WIAA
WIAA
435 Main Ave S | Renton, WA 98057 | (425) 687-8585
Twitter
Instagram
FaceBook
May 2020

5/28/2020 - Foundation Games Approved for 2020-21 School Year

5/27/2020 - "Patience Needed as States Develop Plans for Restarting High School Sports, Performing Arts," by Dr. Karissa L. Niehoff, NFHS Executive Director

5/27/2020 - WSSAAA Wednesday - Jen Cohen/Mick Hoffman

5/21/2020 - WSSAAA Wednesday - Collin Henderson/Mick Hoffman

5/21/2020 - Student Stories: "Hope Is Not Cancelled," by Nancy Phan, Rogers (Spokane) HS

5/15/2020 - Breland, Parrish Named 2020 WIAA/Dairy Farmers of Washington/Les Schwab Tires Smart Choices Scholarship Winners

5/14/2020 - "Fighting Today's Fraud" on-demand webinar presented by Gesa Credit Union

5/14/2020 - State Basketball Format Fan/Student Survey

5/13/2020 - WSSAAA Wednesday - Dr. Ken Briggs/Andy Barnes

5/11/2020 - WIAA Representative Assembly Passes 18 Amendments

5/7/2020 - WSSAAA Wednesday - Coyte Cooper/Jeff Lowell

5/4/2020 - COVID-19 Updates

5/1/2020 -  WIAA and FinalForms Announce Strategic Partnership


Foundation Games Approved for 2020-21 School Year
5/28/2020

The WIAA Executive Board has authorized the addition of a WIAA Foundation Game for the sports of baseball, basketball, soccer, softball and volleyball beginning with the 2020-21 school year. Each varsity team will have the opportunity to add one additional contest above the allowable limit during the regular season.

Initially, games will be limited to varsity teams only and all games will be played during the sports regular season dates, with potential for expansion to other sports/levels. Each school will be responsible for its own expenses and will be able to retain all revenues generated from the event such as ticket sales, concessions, etc. The additional game will serve as a regular-season contest and will be counted in the RPI, team record, etc.

Schools will be required to sign up prior to the season start for the right to play this additional game and with fees, tiered based on sport and classification, to be paid at year’s end. The Association is working to form a Foundation which will allow the Association and its membership to engage with a wider range of donors for increased financial stability. Initially the funds from the Foundation Games will help the Association offset foundation costs within its budget and will ultimately go to funding the Foundation, directly impacting member schools and students in the form of grants, scholarships, and insurance costs.

“This is really a win-win for the WIAA and the member schools, using a very similar model to what other State Associations have had in place for quite some time,” said WIAA Executive Director Mick Hoffman. “Coaches and players will have the flexibility to schedule and play in an extra contest while proceeds from the rights fees will help fund Association costs that directly support student-athletes.”

The Foundation Games online sign-up form will be available mid-summer for athletic directors and district athletic directors.

Sign up for RSS Feed
Washington Interscholastic Activities Association  |   435 Main Ave S   |  Renton, WA 98057  |  (425) 687-8585  |  © 2020
Home
 
About
    Mission & Strategic Plan
    WIAA Staff
    Contact
    Member School Directory
    Districts & Leagues
    Classifications 2016-2020
    Classifications 2020-2024
    Executive Board
Athletics/Activities
    Athletics
        Softball (Slowpitch)
    Activities
    Statewide League Standings
Tournaments
    Brackets & Past Results
    Tournament Central
    WIAA Live Mobile App
    State Championship Dates
        2019-20 State Championship Dates
        2020-21 State Championship Dates
        2021-22 State Championship Dates
    Media
        Media Credential Registration
    Ticket Prices
    Tournament History
    Tournament Regulations
    Allocations & Draw Criteria
Programs
    Athlete of the Week
    Women in Sport Summit
    Team of the Month
    Smart Choices Scholarship Program
    Scholastic Cup
    Scholastic Awards Program
    LEAP
    Hall of Fame
        Hall of Fame Home
    RTO Program
 
Resources
    Handbook
        2020 Proposed Amendments
    Forms
    Health & Wellness
        Concussion Management Guidelines
        Sudden Cardiac Arrest Guidelines
        Heat Index Calculator
        Asthma Info For Coaches
        Sideline Asthma Basics
    Member School Directory
    WIAA-WOA Statewide Agreement
    College Eligibility
AD/Coaches
    Order Handbooks and Rule Books
    Athletic Directors
    Coaches
    MyWIAA
    Coaches School
    MaxPreps
    Job Openings
    Games Wanted