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OSAA Weekly Updates

 

October 17, 2019

HEADLINES

Delegate Assembly Summary
Summary from October 14 meeting. Includes a number of adopted revisions.

Computation of ADM
Enrollment figures with ADM adjustments from the 18-19 year.

Title IX Webinar Registration
The upcoming Title IX Webinar will focus on policy development revolving around Discriminatory harassment in athletics. Our webinar will be held on December 12, 2019, from 9 am-10 am.

Winter Rules Book Available
Additional Winter Rules Books and BIA Supplies are now available in the OSAA Corner Store.

Sports Registration Financial Assistance
Kids in the Game helps support low-income families with sports registration fees. Check out the flyer and forward it to your families who could use this assistance.

SPOTLIGHT

New This Year – State Championship Merchandise Pre-Orders
RushTeamApparel, the new exclusive merchandise partner of the OSAA, offers Pre-Orders for State Championship Merchandise!. No waiting in line! Tell your teams, parents, and fans to order online, then pick up their order at the Final Sites.

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Cross country notebook: Paul Mariman meet offers 4A preview
Philomath boys, Marist girls win showdown of top 4A teams; Lincoln freshman Kate Peters records best 5K by Oregon girl this fall .

 

October 10, 2019

HEADLINES

Computation of ADM Task Force
Update from their latest meeting. Some key ideas they would like feedback on are included.

Discount Ticket Order Form
Now available for fall activities for member schools to purchase.

Fall Championships Information Posted
Information for Cross Country, Volleyball, Soccer, and Football are now posted.

Upcoming Freeze Dates
Freeze dates for rankings are coming up. Please update any out-of-state records frequently.

OSAA Corner Store
The OSAA just launched its online store. A one-stop-shop for membership banners, rule books, lineup cards, and more... Check it out!

SPORTSMANSHIP SPOTLIGHT

Custom Sportsmanship Flyer
Head to the Sportsmanship Resource page to download a custom sportsmanship flyer for your school!

QUICK MINUTE VIDEO

Point of Emphasis for 10/10
Topics include: custom Sportsmanship Flyer.

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OSAAtoday Podcast Episode 3
Host Billy Gates covers La Grande football and Summit girls cross country.

 

October 3, 2019

HEADLINES

Delegate Assembly Agenda and Caucus Items
Agenda and Caucus Items for their first meeting of the year.

SAT/ACT Testing Memo
Remember some SAT and ACT testing dates conflict with State Championships.

Preselection, Participation and Fall Academic All-State
These forms are due next week! (October 11 deadline).

Web Developer Internship
The OSAA has an exciting opportunity for an individual to get some great work experience as a web developer intern. The application deadline has been extended to November 1.

Sample Sportsmanship PA Read
Pendleton High School partnered with their local radio station to produce student-read Sportsmanship PA reads to be played before each contest. Click the link to listen!

SPOTLIGHT

Download the OSAA Live app!
Stay connected to your team with the new OSAA Live mobile app. OSAA Live features the scores, schedules, and rankings for all teams and leagues across Oregon. Search OSAA Live in the App Store or on Google Play to download today. Download the app this fall and be entered to win a $300 gift card from OnPoint Community Credit Union!

QUICK MINUTE VIDEO

Point of Emphasis for 10/3
Topics include: Delegate Assembly Caucus Items; Computation of ADM, Score Differentials, Transfer Task Force.

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Veteran Officials ‘Hanging it Up’ Because of Unruly Behavior
A message from Dr. Karissa L. Niehoff, NFHS Executive Director.

 

September 26, 2019

HEADLINES

Lightning Safety Guidelines
Please make sure you're up to date on the Lightning Safety Guidelines including identification of appropriate nearby safe areas to evacuate everyone to.

Title IX Webinar Information
We have downloaded the most recent webinar regarding Title IX and Athletics: Discriminatory Harassment on our website under Title IX resources. It can be found on our Support and Equity page under the Title IX tab. Our next Title IX webinar will be on December 12, 2019, at 9 am.

Copyright Compliance
Please ensure that your school/district is copyright compliant. There are specific rules for school compliance, including dance and cheer performance and competition compliance.

2019 NAERA Football Helmet Reconditioning and Recertification Recommendations
A letter from the National Athletic Equipment Reconditioners Association (NAERA) on 2019 football helmet reconditioning and recertification.

Initial BIA Assessor Training Workshop Registration
Any person who wishes to assess wrestlers minimum wrestling weight will need to complete an online assessor profile form and attend an initial training workshop on Sunday, October 13 at the OSAA Office in Wilsonville.

Oregon Girls Sports Leadership Summit
November 23 from 9 am-3:30 pm at Oregon Episcopal School. Register today!

SPOTLIGHT

Introducing the OSAAtoday Podcast
We are excited to announce the launch of the OSAAtoday Podcast, which will be available weekly starting this week. Longtime prep sports writer Billy Gates hosts the podcast and will take you inside the action at schools throughout Oregon. Check it out!

QUICK MINUTE VIDEO

Point of Emphasis for 9/26/2019
Topics include: State Championship Testing Conflicts, Board Meeting Summary Deep Dive

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Girls Cross Country Coaches Polls
A look at the top teams in each classification

 

September 19, 2019

HEADLINES

Required PA and Sportsmanship Announcements
Mandatory PA script to be read prior to contests.

Wilson Basketball Customization
Customize your Wilson Evolution with your school colors and logo.

League Meetings
If your league is interested in receiving an OSAA update at one of your upcoming meetings, please contact.

Out-of-State Contests
Please update your out-of-state opponent's records regularly.

Order 2019-20 NFHS Rule Books
The last day to order additional fall sport rule books is September 20.

Prepare for the SAT/ACT thru eKnowledge
Take advantage of significant discounts as an OSAA member school.

SPOTLIGHT

Nominate a team for September's Les Schwab Team of the Month
Nominate a team based on performance, dedication in the classroom, and service to the community. One team per classification will receive a trophy and a monetary donation. Nominations are due 9/25/19.

QUICK MINUTE VIDEO

Point of Emphasis for 9/20/2019
Topics include: Submit Scores Online, Contest Rosters, Rankings

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Football: Week 3 Preview
OSAA news, coaches polls, and stories from across the state.

 

September 12, 2019

HEADLINES

Executive Board - September 9 Summary
Includes actions taken by the Executive Board at their first meeting.

Administrative Assistants Workshop - September 26
A workshop for building relationships and to get administrative specialists and secretaries aware of all the things the OSAA can offer towards making their jobs a little bit easier.

Board Policy Reminder - Modifications to Address Conflicts with Religious Beliefs
Please notify OSAA by October 1 if you have Fall State Championship participants who may have a possible modification request.

Enter Game Results by 10pm
Please report all scores by 10pm the day of the contest. For volleyball, please do not enter any pool play matches/results.

Fall Pre-Selection and Participation Forms
These forms are due to the OSAA website by October 11.

SPOTLIGHT

OnPoint Community Credit Union Academic All-State
The forms to submit your fall activities are now open.

QUICK MINUTE VIDEO

Point of Emphasis for 9/12/2019
Topics include: Participation Limitations and Academic Eligibility Reminders

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Vaping Has Reached a Crisis Stage and Must Be Stopped
A message from the executive director of the National Federation of State High School Associations.

 

September 5, 2019

HEADLINES

Update Varsity Head Coaches by September 11!
We will be sending varsity head coaches a digital version to their NFHS Rule Book next week to the e-mail address in our database.

Associate Member School Update
If you have students participating from Associate Members, their school must be listed prior to participation.

Title IX Webinar – September 24 at 9am
Discriminatory Harassment in Athletics presented by Karin Moscon (ODE) and K.T. Emerson (OSAA). Focused on identifying discriminatory harassment in athletics and activities including sexual harassment and sexual assault. Also discussing the responsibilities of those who witness or have behaviors reported to them. Register today!

Fall Brackets, Districts, and Plans Are Posted
Information for Football, Soccer, Cross Country and Volleyball are now available.

SPOTLIGHT

Nominate a student for the Wendy's Athlete of the Week
Each week throughout the school year, Wendy's and the OSAA will recognize varsity athletes that exhibited an outstanding performance during the previous week.

QUICK MINUTE VIDEO

Point of Emphasis for 9/5/2019
Topics include: Football Sideline Management (Restricted Zone) and Sideline Safety for Spirit Groups

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Cross country notebook: Lincoln frosh phenom Peters debuts
OSAA news, coaches polls, and stories from across the state.

 

August 30, 2019

HEADLINES

Executive Board Agenda - September 9
Includes a number of action items for the first meeting of the school year.

PROPOSED Spring 2020 Special Districts
Please review and provide feedback to Kelly Foster by September 6.

Required PA and Sportsmanship Announcements
Includes required PA announcement to be read prior to all contests.

Social Media Handles
Insert your social media handles for your school and for individual programs!

Download the OSAA Mobile App!
Download today for a chance to win prizes every other week. All registrants between now and November 20 will be eligible to win a $300 VISA gift card grand prize courtesy of OnPoint Community Credit Union. Download & Register Now!

SPOTLIGHT

2019 Moda Scholarship Winners
Moda Health congratulates George Sadi (De La Salle North Catholic) and Jessica Neal (Central Linn) for winning these awards.

QUICK MINUTE VIDEO

Point of Emphasis for 8/30/2019
Topics include: Pre-Contest Public Address Announcement, Additional Sportsmanship Resources and Team/Contest Roster Sportsmanship Statement.

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Oregon Sports Awards
Recap of 2019 winners includes those in all OSAA sports

 

August 22, 2019

HEADLINES

Cooperative Sponsorship Reminder
Make sure all co-op forms are submitted and the co-op shows on your team page prior to August 29.

Fall Sports Varsity Team Schedules and Rosters due August 29
Along with fall schedules and rosters, schools need to update school/coach information.

Initial BIA Assessor Training Workshop Registration
Any person who wishes to assess wrestlers minimum wrestling weight will need to complete an online assessor profile form and attend an initial training workshop on Sunday, October 13 at the OSAA Office in Wilsonville.

Update Staff and Contacts
Please update your coaches staff contact information for the OSAA to communicate throughout the year.

SPOTLIGHT

Order 2019-20 NFHS Rule Books
The last day to order additional fall sport rule books is September 20.

QUICK MINUTE VIDEO

Point of Emphasis for 8/22/2019
Topics include: Practice Model reminders and Associate Member School Student information.

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Boys soccer coaches polls: Preseason
OSAA news, coaches polls, and stories from across the state.

 

August 8, 2019

HEADLINES

Executive Board Summary - July
Adoptions include amendments to policies involving new legislation about Crowd Control, Sportmanship & Non-Discrimination.

Home School Testing Reminder
Home school students must have taken the annual test on or before August 15 in order to participate in OSAA activities during the following school year.

Fall Administrator Workshops - NEXT WEEK
Sign up today to register for a required workshops. Need to change what you already signed up for? Simply re-register!

Order 2019-20 Rule Books
Each school gets one free rule book per activity, schools that order additional by August 9 will receive at Administrator Workshop.

Update Staff and Contacts
Please update your coaches staff contact information for the OSAA to communicate throughout the year.

SPOTLIGHT

20% off at all Dick's Sporting Goods (August 10-11)
Take advantage of this 20% off coupon at all Oregon locations.

QUICK MINUTE VIDEO

Point of Emphasis for 8/8/2019
Topics include: Association Year/Summer Policy, Student Intent to Transfer, Home School Testing Deadline.

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Pre-season volleyball notebook
News and notes from around the state.