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Fine Arts School Authority

  1. SCHOOL AUTHORITY RESPONSIBILITY.  Responsibility for the proper administration and scheduling of all contests shall be under the supervision of the designated administrator.
  2. PREVIOUS SUSPENSION. The TAPPS Executive Board shall forfeit any contest won by an individual or school if it finds a school employee previously suspended under Section 23 of the By-Laws participated on behalf of the individual or school in the contest while prohibited from doing so under order of the TAPPS Executive Board.
  3. COACH OR ADULT SPONSOR. No student shall represent his or her school at any time in connection with TAPPS competition unless accompanied by a coach or another appointed member of the school faculty/staff.  Exception: A non-school employee may serve as the adult sponsor of students when appointed by the administrator in areas where no coaching/directing takes place.  These individuals may provide the transportation to and from the activity and be responsible for the supervision of participants.
  4. PROFESSIONAL ACKNOWLEDGMENT FORM. All personnel coaching or sponsoring in grades 9-12 must sign a Professional Acknowledgment Form (Form) prior to the beginning of each school year.  These forms will be kept on file in the administrator’s office.
  5. SCOPE.  Each coach/sponsor shall complete the TAPPS Training for the activity they coach.