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2016-2017 Academic Eligibility Periods

Ineligibility Period:     30 calendar days

Athletic Rule (Scholarship Rule 36.15).  Students must pass all classes and make adequate progress toward graduation.  If not passing all at the end of a final grading period, student is ineligible to dress for and compete for the first period of thirty (30) consecutive calendar days in the interscholastic event in which the student is a contestant.  There is no requirement that the student competed in the sport previously.  Students in Baseball and Softball have the same penalty as all other students.  The first date is figured as the first date of official competition or the first date in which grades are released.  Students in Cheer and Dance will be handled in Urbandale within this rule (Board Policy 510) with their “season” commencing the first day of each semester or in accordance with the actual sport season in which they are participating.

Music/Speech Association Rules.  Outlined in the Constitutions of the Iowa High School Speech Association (IHSSA) and Iowa High School Music Association (IHSMA).  Students must pass all classes and make adequate progress toward graduation.  If not passing, a student must sit out thirty (30) calendar days from the point in time when grades are released or the first thirty (30) calendar days of the semester.

Students regain eligibility at 12:01am on the 31st calendar day from the start of the ineligibility period.

 

ALL DATES ARE SUBJECT TO CHANGE BASED UPON FLUCTUATIONS IN THE SCHOOL CALENDAR TO INCLUDE SNOW DAYS.

 

Vocal, Instrumental, Drama 

1st or 2nd Semester 2015-2016 Failure

Participation Ineligibility        May participate on September 22, 2016.

1st Semester 2016-2017 Failure

Participation Ineligibility        May participate on February 3, 2017.

Based upon a January 4, 2017 grade release date.

 

Football

First Legal Playing Date         August 18

1st or 2nd Semester 2015-2016 Failure

Athletic Ineligibility                May participate on September 17, 2016.

 

Boys Golf

First Legal Playing Date         August 11

1st or 2nd Semester 2015-2016 Failure

Athletic Ineligibility                May participate on September 10, 2016.

 

Boys Cross Country

First Legal Playing Date         August 22

1st or 2nd Semester 2015-2016 Failure

Athletic Ineligibility                May participate on September 21, 2016.

 

Girls Cross Country

First Legal Playing Date         August 22

1st or 2nd Semester 2015-2016 Failure

Athletic Ineligibility                May participate on September 21, 2016.

 

Girls Swimming

First Legal Playing Date         August 22

1st or 2nd Semester 2015-2016 Failure

Athletic Ineligibility                May participate on September 21, 2016.

 

Volleyball

First Legal Playing Date         August 22

1st or 2nd Semester 2015-2016 Failure

Athletic Ineligibility                May participate on September 21, 2016.

 

Boys Basketball

First Legal Playing Date         November 28

2nd Semester 2015-2016 Failure

Athletic Ineligibility                May participate on December 28, 2016.

1st Semester 2016-2017 Failure

Participation Ineligibility        May participate on February 3, 2017.

Based upon a January 4, 2017 grade release date.

 

Wrestling

First Legal Playing Date         November 28

2nd Semester 2015-2016 Failure

Athletic Ineligibility                May participate on December 28, 2016.

1st Semester 2016-2017 Failure

Participation Ineligibility        May participate on February 3, 2017.

Based upon a January 4, 2017 grade release date.

 

Boys Swimming

First Legal Playing Date         November 21

2nd Semester 2015-2016 Failure

Athletic Ineligibility                May participate on December 21, 2016.

1st Semester 2016-2017 Failure

Participation Ineligibility        May participate on February 3, 2017.

Based upon a January 4, 2017 grade release date.

 

Girls Basketball

First Legal Playing Date         November 18

2nd Semester 2015-2016 Failure

Athletic Ineligibility                May participate on December 18, 2016.

1st Semester 2016-2017 Failure

Participation Ineligibility        May participate on February 3, 2017.

Based upon a January 4, 2017 grade release date.

 

Girls Bowling

First Legal Playing Date         November 21

2nd Semester 2015-2016 Failure

Athletic Ineligibility                May participate on December 21, 2016.

1st Semester 2016-2017 Failure

Participation Ineligibility        May participate on February 3, 2017.

Based upon a January 4, 2017 grade release date.

 

Boys Bowling

First Legal Playing Date         November 21

2nd Semester 2015-2016 Failure

Athletic Ineligibility                May participate on December 21, 2016.

1st Semester 2016-2017 Failure

Participation Ineligibility        May participate on February 3, 2017.

Based upon a January 4, 2017 grade release date.

 

Boys Tennis

First Legal Playing Date         March 27

2nd Semester 2015-2016 Failure / 1st Semester 2016-2017 Failure

Athletic Ineligibility                May participate on April 26, 2017.

2nd Semester 2016-2017 Failure

Athletic Ineligibility                May not participate after May 31, 2017

                                            *Ineligibility may extend to next athletic activity 

(assumes a grade release date of May 31, 2017)

 

Girls Tennis

First Legal Playing Date         March 22

2nd Semester 2015-2016 Failure / 1st Semester 2016-2017 Failure

Athletic Ineligibility                May participate on April 21, 2017.

2nd Semester 2016-2017 Failure

Athletic Ineligibility                May not participate after May 31, 2017

                                                *Ineligibility may extend to next athletic activity

(assumes a grade release date of May 31, 2017)


Boys Soccer

First Legal Playing Date         March 30

2nd Semester 2015-2016 Failure / 1st Semester 2016-2017 Failure

Athletic Ineligibility                May participate on April 29, 2017.

2nd Semester 2016-2017 Failure

Athletic Ineligibility                May not participate after May 31, 2017

                                             *Ineligibility may extend to next athletic activity

(assumes a grade release date of May 31, 2017)

 

Girls Soccer

First Legal Playing Date         April 3

2nd Semester 2015-2016 Failure / 1st Semester 2016-2017 Failure

Athletic Ineligibility                May participate on May 3, 2017.

2nd Semester 2016-2017 Failure

Athletic Ineligibility                May not participate after May 31, 2017

                                             *Ineligibility may extend to next athletic activity

(assumes a grade release date of May 31, 2017)


Boys Track

First Legal Playing Date         March 13 (date established by IGHSAU / IHSAA)

2nd Semester 2015-2016 Failure / 1st Semester 2016-2017 Failure

Athletic Ineligibility                May participate on April 12, 2017.

 

Girls Track

First Legal Playing Date         March 13 (date established by IGHSAU / IHSAA)

2nd Semester 2015-2016 Failure / 1st Semester 2016-2017 Failure

Athletic Ineligibility                May participate on April 12, 2017.

 

Girls Golf

First Legal Playing Date         March 22

2nd Semester 2015-2016 Failure / 1st Semester 2016-2017 Failure

Athletic Ineligibility                May participate on April 21, 2017.

2nd Semester 2016-2017 Failure

Athletic Ineligibility                May not participate after May 31, 2017

                                                *Ineligibility may extend to next athletic activity

(assumes a grade release date of May 31, 2017)

 

Baseball

First Legal Playing Date         May 22

1st Semester 2016-2017 Failure

Athletic Ineligibility                May participate on June 21, 2017.

2nd Semester 2016-2017 Failure

Athletic Ineligibility                May participate on June 30, 2017.

(assumes a grade release date of May 31, 2017)

 

Softball

First Legal Playing Date         May 22

1st Semester 2016-2017 Failure

Athletic Ineligibility                May participate on June 21, 2017.

2nd Semester 2016-2017 Failure

Athletic Ineligibility                May participate on June 30, 2017.

(assumes a grade release date of May 31, 2017)


Jaywalkers

1st Semester – in accordance with the first day of school

Winter Sports – in accordance with the Girls Basketball Schedule

2nd Semester – in accordance with the release date of grades

1st or 2nd Semester 2015-2016 Failure

Participation Ineligibility        May participate on September 22, 2016.

Winter Dance

2nd Semester 2015-2016 Failure

Athletic Ineligibility                May participate on December 18, 2016.

1st Semester 2016-2017 Failure

Participation Ineligibility        May participate on February 3, 2017.

Based upon a January 4, 2017 grade release date.

 

Cheerleading

1st Semester – in accordance with the first day of school

Winter Sports – in accordance with the Girls Basketball Schedule

2nd Semester – in accordance with the release date of grades

1st or 2nd Semester 2015-2016 Failure

Participation Ineligibility        May participate on September 22, 2016.

Winter Cheerleading

2nd Semester 2015-2016 Failure

Athletic Ineligibility                May participate on December 18, 2016.

1st Semester 2016-2017 Failure

Participation Ineligibility        May participate on February 3, 2017.

Based upon a January 4, 2017 grade release date.