18-B-01: Frequency of Play – Contest Designations

On March 16, 2018, in Bylaws Proposals, by Jen Saab

SUBJECT: Frequency of Play – Contest Designations Amend Bylaws Article I, Section F, Item 1 as follows: 1.     The maximum number of varsity games, contests or playing dates an institution may schedule is listed below. The number of junior varsity or freshman games, contests or playing dates scheduled during the academic year cannot exceed the […]

18-B-02 Frequency of Play Limits and Medical Hardship Limits – Bowling

On March 16, 2018, in Bylaws Proposals, by Jen Saab

SUBJECT: Frequency of Play Limits and Medical Hardship Limits – Bowling Amend Bylaws Article I, Section F, Items 1-2 as follows: 1.  The maximum number of varsity games, contests or playing dates an institution may schedule is listed below. The number of junior varsity or freshman games, contests or playing dates scheduled during the academic […]

18-B-03: Frequency of Play – Mandatory Day Off

On March 16, 2018, in Bylaws Proposals, by Jen Saab

SUBJECT: Frequency of Play – Mandatory Day Off Amend Bylaws Article I, Section F, Item 5 as follows: 5.   Each sport shall have a maximum 24-week practice and competition season established by each member institution. Frequency of play, practice and scheduling policies shall be applied only during the period of August 1 to May 15. […]

18-B-04: Frequency of Play – Football Practice Regulations

On March 16, 2018, in Bylaws Proposals, by Jen Saab

SUBJECT: Frequency of Play – Football Practice Regulations Amend Bylaws Article I, Section F, Item 6 as follows: 6.   Practice will be defined as follows: An activity organized and/or directed by an identified member of the coaching staff of that sport in which appropriate equipment is used or instruction and/or evaluation of the athlete […]

18-B-05: Per-Sport Membership

On March 16, 2018, in Bylaws Proposals, by Jen Saab

SUBJECT: Per-Sport Membership Amend Bylaws Article I, Section T, Item 15 as follows: 15. Governing documents of an affiliated conference shall include a clearly defined application and approval process for conference membership. NOTE :   When conference/A.I.I. governing documents allow for multiple tiers of membership, an affiliated conference/A.I.I. may permit an NAIA active member to […]

18-B-06: Eligibility Chair

On March 16, 2018, in Bylaws Proposals, by Jen Saab

SUBJECT: Eligibility Chair Amend Bylaws Article I, Section U as follows: The eligibility chair shall be appointed by the conference/A.I.I. governing body, with input from the conference/A.I..I. faculty athletics representatives. The eligibility chair must have significant experience in eligibility certification and eligibility rules, including but not limited to serving as an institutional faculty athletics representative, […]

18-B-07: Athletics Compliance Administrator

On March 16, 2018, in Bylaws Proposals, by Jen Saab

SUBJECT: Athletics Compliance Administrator Add Bylaws Article I, Section D as follows: SECTION D – ATHLETICS COMPLIANCE ADMINISTRATOR When appointed, an athletics compliance administrator shall work in cooperation with the faculty athletics representative and athletics director to foster an environment of education and adherence to all institution, conference and NAIA regulations. An athletics compliance administrator […]

18-B-08: Financial Assistance – Occasional Meals

On March 16, 2018, in Bylaws Proposals, by Jen Saab

SUBJECT: Financial Assistance – Occasional Meals Amend Bylaws Article II, Section B as follows: Assignment of scholarships, grants in aid, or student loans shall be controlled by the faculty through the regularly constituted committee on student loans and scholarships. Any financial aid or assistance to prospective or enrolled students in money or in kind, except […]

18-B-09: Financial Assistance – Natural Disasters or Emergencies

On March 16, 2018, in Bylaws Proposals, by Jen Saab

SUBJECT: Financial Assistance – Natural Disasters and Emergencies Amend Bylaws Article II, Section B as follows: Assignment of scholarships, grants in aid, or student loans shall be controlled by the faculty through the regularly constituted committee on student loans and scholarships. Any financial aid or assistance to prospective or enrolled students in money or in […]

18-B-10: Season of Competition – Unattached Exception

On March 16, 2018, in Bylaws Proposals, by Jen Saab

SUBJECT: Season of Competition – Unattached Exception Amend Bylaws Article V, Section B, Item 18 as follows: 18. Season of Competition: a.   Participation in one or more intercollegiate contests whether in a varsity, junior varsity or freshman program. The NAIA shall count seasons of competition based on intercollegiate participation charged by another intercollegiate athletic association. […]