We just got the announcement below from the WIAA and the ammendments passed by the Representative Assembly.
You’ll not that the one that prohibits out-of-season use of football helmets and shoulder pads did not pass (only 5 of the 53 votes were in favor).
Here is the press release:
RENTON, Wash. — The Washington Interscholastic Activities Association announced the passed amendments for the 2012-13 academic school year, voted on by the WIAA Representative Assembly.
The following amendments were passed after reaching super majority:
MS/HS #5: 17.5.7 — Coaches may meet with squads to prepare for summer leadership training
HS #8: 17.14.0 — Prohibits contests against college freshmen
MS/HS #9: 18.19.2.c — 8th graders may be used to salvage JV basketball teams to reach 16 players
MS/HS #12: 27.6.0 — Coaches may be penalized for violation of WIAA rules
HS #13: 51.8.0 — 10-run rule in baseball would apply in all regular and postseason games
HS #15: 57.6.0 — Running clock would apply in second half in 1B football with 40-point margin
HS #16: 63.5.1 — Criteria for two-day tennis tournament to count as one-day event
(ML=Middle Level; HS=High School)
The amendments were proposed in February and were discussed at the Winter Coalition in March. The votes were submitted online and needed to receive 60 percent of majority approval to be ratified. Full text of the amendments can be found here.
The WIAA Representative Assembly is comprised of administrators from member schools in each of the nine districts. They are empowered to pass legislation and to direct the WIAA Executive Board to carry out its policies.