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Conduct Subject to Protest

  1. PROTEST OF PARTICIPANT SCHOOL. A participant school may protest an act or omission that is a violation of the TAPPS Constitution, By-Laws or Contest Rules, but may not pro­test a contest judge’s / referee’s or other official’s decision.
  2. PROTEST OF AN INDIVIDUAL. If an individual protests an act or omission that is a violation of the TAPPS Constitution, By-Laws or Contest Rules,
    • the superintendent should try to resolve the protest within 15 days.
    • If the individual is not satisfied with the dispo­sition of the protest, the superin­tendent shall notify the individual that the individual may file the protest with the District Executive Committee.
    • If still dissatisfied with the District Executive Commit­tee’s disposition of the case, and if further information is forthcom­ing, the case may referred to the
      • Athletic Executive Committee
      • Fine Arts Executive Committee
    • If still dissatisfied with the District Executive Commit­tee’s decision, the case may be referred to the TAPPS Executive Board to determine if there is substance to rehear the case.
  3. PROTEST OF DISTRICT EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE DECISION.

If an individual or school is not satisfied with the decision and/or sanctions of the District Executive Committee,

  • The Individual or School may file a protest with the TAPPS office to be directed to the
    • Athletic Executive Committee; or
    • Fine Arts Executive Committee
  • If still dissatisfied with the District Executive Commit­tee’s decision, the Individual or School may file an appeal of the case to be referred to the TAPPS Executive Board to determine if there is substance to rehear the case.