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2018-19 Governance Changes

This quick reference does not replace the published By-Laws. 

This list is a resource only for your review.

Governing Rules

New Policy

Date Rule Approved

Date Rule  Effective

Section 1

Definition of “camp” is added.

9/2018

9/2018

Section 22

Amendment to the Requirements for election and selection of committee members

9/2018

9/2018

Section 23

TAPPS Fine Arts Executive Committee shall be by appointment and not by general election.

7/2018

7/2018

Section 40

The method of appeals shall be determined by the TAPPS Executive Board.

7/2018

7/2018

Section 78

Rules regarding the eligibility of students living outside of the US and traveling daily to attend member schools

7/2018

8/2018

Section 80

Students not residing with their parents 5 or more nights per week are subject to the provisions of this sections.

9/2018

8/2019

Section 104

“Rules”

Establishment of policy for students transferring to a new school and participation in 7 on 7, Sand Volleyball or other summer activities.

9/2018

5/2019

Section 104

“Process”

Schools must initiate the TRANSFER PROCESS within two weeks of the student’s first day of attendance

9/2018

1/2019

Section 104

“Rules”

Senior transfer deadline shall be no later than August 15th or the first day of classes at the new school if that date is later than August 15 of the current school year.

9/2018

8/2019

Section 134

Additional provision that requires cancelling school to pay officials if the officials cannot be reassigned, acts of God notwithstanding.

9/2018

9/2018

Section 136

Volleyball shall be allowed 15 days in the spring to conduct after school practice.  

9/2018

9/2018

Section 136

Amendment to the 7 on 7 coaching restrictions during the school year.

9/2018

9/2018

Section 138

Pregame Procedures clarification

7/2018

8/2018

Section 142

Heat in August rules

7/2018

8/2018

Section 162

Participation in TAPPS for six man football

4A Schools and above shall be eligible to participate in Division 1 Six Man Football

3A Schools and below shall be aligned in Division II and III Six Man Football.

9/2018

8/2020

Section 164

Rules for TAPPS 7 on 7 participation are added to the By-Laws

9/2018

9/2018

Section 176

Softball Pitch Count Tracking

7/2018

8/2018

Section 192

Rules for TAPPS Sand Volleyball participation are added to the By-Laws

9/2018

9/2018

Section 199

Prohibition of live animals and the article included in Section 138 Prohibited Activities at Fine Art Events

9/2018

9/2018

Section 236

Single Gender Schools combined participation in large music groups

7/2018

9/2018

Section 254

Prohibition of live animals in OAP productions

9/2018

9/2018