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TAPPS Constitution

Sub-Chapter A – Definitions and General Provisions

Section 1 – Definitions

Section 2 – Computation of Time to Act

Section 3 – Scheduling Restrictions/Accommodation

Section 6 – Application for TAPPS Membership

Sub-Chapter B – Membership in TAPPS

Section 7 – Qualifications for Membership

Section 8 – School’s Eligibility to Participate

Section 9 – Membership Dues and Event Fees

Section 10 – Membership and Right to Participate

Section 11 – Event Passes

Section 12 – Legal Action

Section 14-   TAPPS Staff

Section 15-   Sanctions

Sub-Chapter C – Organization and Administration

Section 16 – Composition of TAPPS

Section 17 – TAPPS Binding Actions

Section 18 – Liability Insurance

Section 19 – TAPPS Leadership

Section 20 – Executive Board

Section 21 –   Leadership Advisory Council

Section 22 – Athletic Executive Committee

Section 23 – Fine Arts Executive Committee

Section 24 – District Executive Committee

Section 25 – Responsibilities of the Superintendent / Head Admin.

Sub-Chapter D – Violations and Protests

Section 26 – Violations / Penalities Reported to the TAPPS Office

Section 27 – Conduct Subject to Protest

Section 28 – Filing a Protest

Section 29 – Report of a Violation

Section 30 – Investigation of Protests or Allegations

Section 31 – Probations and Sanctions

Sub-Chapter E – Committee Meetings and Appeals

Section 35 – Committee Meetings and Appeals

Section 40 – Appeals

Sub-Chapter F – Rules and Amendments

Section 45 – Official Interpretations of Rules

Section 46 – Official Staff Interpretations

Section 47 – Rules of Construction

Section 52 – Proposed Amendments to the By-Laws and Contest Rules

Sub-Chapter G – Classifications and Districts

Section 57 – Establishing Classifications

Section 58 – Classification Based on Enrollment

Section 59 – Competition by a New School

Section 60 – District Reassignment by Agreement

Section 61 – Appeal of District Assignment

Section 62 – Final District Assignments and Contracting Games

Sub-Chapter H – Non Discrimination Policy

Section 67 – Non-Discrimination Policy

Section 68 – Exceptions to Non-Discrimination Policy

Sub-Chapter J – Contests

Section 72 – Henderson Cup

Section 73 – TAPPS Contests

Section 74 – Official Calendar Published

Section 75 – Scheduling Contests

Sub-Chapter K – Eligibility

Section 79 – Boarding School

Section 80 – Students Not Living With Parents

Section 81 – High School Graduate

Section 82 – Full-Time Day Student

Section 83 – Regular Attendance

Section 84 – Four Year Normal Program of High School Courses

Section 85 – 8th Grade Participation

Section 86 – Participation of Seniors on Junior Varsity Teams

Section 87 – Solicitation of Students

Section 88 – Burden of Proof for Eligibility

Section 89 – Burden of Proof in Allegations of Violations

Section 90 – Denial to Renew Membership

Section 92 – Eligibility for Fine Art Contests

Section 97 – Eligibility for Music Contests

Section 102 – Eligibility of Foreign Students

Section 103 – Amateur Athletic Status

Section 104 – Transfer Rule        (PowerPoint Review)

Section 105 – Eligibility Forms

Section 106 – Proof of Age

Sub-Chapter L Awards

Section 107 – Limitations of Awards

Sub-Chapter M – Records

Section 111 – Open Records

Section 112 – Requests for Inspection of Records

Section 113 – Contest Records

Sub-Chapter N – Publications

Section 118 – TAPPS Constitution, By-Laws and Contest Rules

Section 119 – TAPPS News Briefs

Section 120 – Forms

Section 121 – Other Publications

Section 122 – Publication Charges

Sub-Chapter O – Finances

Section 127 – Annual Report

Section 128 – Sources of Income

Section 129 – Media