18-B-11: Season of Competition

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

SUBJECT: Season of Competition 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 take at face value seasons of competition based on intercollegiate participation charged as assessed by another […]

18-B-12: Season of Competition – Unattached – Non-NAIA Institutions

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

SUBJECT: Season of Competition – Unattached – Non-NAIA Institutions Amend Bylaws Article V, Section B, Item 18b 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 […]

18-B-13: Eligibility Center Requirement

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

SUBJECT: Eligibility Center Requirement Amend Bylaws Article V, Section C as follows: For a student to be eligible for any NAIA recognized intercollegiate competition, a member institution must ensure that the student conforms to the following regulations. Any student competing in a sport recognized by the NAIA who is a first-time NAIA participant must receive […]

18-B-14: Freshman Eligibility – Test Scores

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

SUBJECT: Freshman Eligibility – Test Scores Amend Bylaws Article V, Section C, Item 2a as follows: For a student to be eligible for any NAIA recognized intercollegiate competition, a member institution must ensure that the student conforms to the following regulations. .  .  . 2. An entering freshman student must meet two of the three […]

18-B-15: Class Rank Submissions

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

SUBJECT: Class Rank Submissions Amend Bylaws Article V, Section C, Item 2c as follows: 2.  An entering freshman student must meet two of the three entry-level requirements below. Students not meeting at least two of the three standards shall be denied athletics participation at a member institution for the first full year of attendance (two […]

18-B-16: Freshman Eligibility – HiSet Exam

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

SUBJECT: Freshman Eligibility – HiSet Exam Amend Bylaws Article V, Section C, Item 2, Note 1 and Article V, Section B, Item 18, Exception 2 as follows: 2.   An entering freshman student must meet two of the three entry-level requirements below. Students not meeting at least two of the three standards shall be denied athletics […]

18-B-17: Transfer Residency Requirement: Written Release

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

SUBJECT: Transfer Residency Requirement: Written Release Amend Bylaws Article V, Section G, Item 1 as follows: A dent who has participated in an intercollegiate contest at the immediately previous four-year institution and then transfers to an NAIA member institution shall be required to be in residence for a period of 16 calendar weeks before being […]

18-B-18: Submission of Eligibility Certificates

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

SUBJECT: Submission of Eligibility Certificates Amend Bylaws Article V, Section J, Item 2 as follows: 2.  Institutions which sponsor sports that carry over from one term to another (basketball, swimming and diving, wrestling, etc.) must certify that students participating in these sports are eligible for all terms in which the competition takes place. A statement […]

18-B-19: Drug Testing: Reporting of Team Competition Results

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

SUBJECT: Drug Testing: Reporting of Team Competition Results Amend Bylaws Article VI, Section C as follows: The NAIA National Eligibility Committee, and/or National Conduct and Ethics Committee, and/or National Drug Testing and Education Committee, after reviewing the violation(s), shall apply one or more of the following courses of action.  Place any or all of the […]

18-B-20: Drug Testing: Appeals to the National Coordinating Committee

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

SUBJECT: Drug Testing: Appeals to the National Coordinating Committee Amend Bylaws Article VI, Section E as follows: An institution (chief executive officer, athletics director or faculty athletics representative) shall have the right to request an appeal of a ruling by the National Eligibility Committee, the National Conduct and Ethics Committee, the National Administrative Council, the […]