Spirit Rules Corrections - 2016-17

By NFHS on September 13, 2016 spirit

Publisher’s Note: The National Federation of State High School Associations is the only source of official high school interpretations. They do not set aside nor modify any rule. They are made and published by the NFHS in response to situations presented.
Robert B. Gardner, Publisher, NFHS Publications © 2016

Corrections to Rules Book:

Page 20 – SITUATION A should read as follows:

3.3.5 SITUATION A: The top person in a braced flip is assisted by: (a) one bracer in a double-base prep and one person on the floor; (b) two bracers, one on each side, facing away from the top person; (c) two bracers, one on the side and the other behind the top person; (d) two bracers in double-base preps. RULING: (a) and (b) illegal; (c) and (d) legal (a), (c) and (d) legal; (b) illegal.

3.5.5. SITUATION C: … Add the bold print: “The top person and each bracer, who is at shoulder level or below, have a separate spotter with the exception of bracers in shoulder sits and thigh stands”.

Page 72 – Top pictures should say ILLEGAL LEGAL.