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Revised 2020  |  WIAA Handbook:  Executive Board Policies

Schools and students are required to adhere to the following practice model:

*Insert cooling tub requirements within specific sports sections or in a general area:

When the Heat Index meets or exceeds 70°F it is recommended that all schools provide at any practice or event, a method for rapidly cooling athletes experiencing heat illness.  Approved methods include ice water immersion or tarp assisted cooling with oscillation (TACO).
 
If you move practices inside the same restrictions apply unless the indoor facility is climate controlled.
 
Must apply to all sports.


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