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Section 138 – Eligible Schools

Athletic By-Laws
Sections 130-198

Schools shall abide by rules in the Constitution, by rules in the By-Laws, by rules in the Contest Rules, by rules in the TAPPS News Briefs, by regulations issued from the TAPPS office in the coaches and administrator’s sports manuals, and other official notices from the TAPPS office.  Where any term or section of the Contest Rules and/or the coaches and administrators’ sports manuals is found to be inconsistent with the Constitution and By-Laws, the Constitution and By-Laws shall prevail and apply and the re­maining terms and sections of the Contest Rules and/or the coaches and administrator’s sports manuals shall continue in effect.

  1. ELIGIBLE SCHOOLS. A school shall not participate in a sports activity unless that sport is indicated on the current contract, signed by the superin­tendent or designated administrator, and on file in the TAPPS office by September 1 of the current school year. Exception: A school which does not participate in foot­ball the first year of a new align­ment may not participate the second year except by unanimous consent of the district executive committee.