IMPORTANT MUSIC INFORMATION
On June 14, the IHSA Board of Directors approved added the following language to the 2016-17 IHSA Cheer and Dance Terms and Conditions.
"The association assumes no responsibility for the payment of copyright, royalty, or any other fees connected to the performances of any material in the cheer/dance competitive series."
Music copyright law has been in effect for 40 years and the additional language is intended to educates coaches that they need to assure that the music they use is in compliance with U.S. copyright law.
Additional resources can be located at: https://www.nfhs.org/activities-sports/spirit/
2016 ICCA FALL CONFERENCE
At Normal West High School
October 10, 2016
Information and Registration Form
ILLINOIS CHEER & DANCE COACHES CONFERENCE
At OAK FOREST HIGH SCHOOL
SUNDAY AUGUST 7, 2016
10:00 AM TO 5:00 PM (please note extended time)
We are excited to announce this year’s key note speaker is Justin Carrier (Vice President of NCA/NDA and Varsity All Star)
Registration, check in, visit vendors and continental breakfast from 9:00- 10:00 AM, lunch served at noon
Below are a few of the topics that will be included.
·Difficulty and/or flip cards or any other ideas
·The 30 pt. difference between transitions, spacing and staging
·Musicality or Choreography
·You Make the Call
·2016-2017 NFHS Rules changes
·Rules Interpretation and Stunt Trouble Shooting (Live Demo)
·Understanding the Scoresheet
·Skills Rubric breakdown
·Maximizing the scoresheet- non rubric categories
·Elite Stunt Analysis
·Let’s get Social- How to use social media to your advantage
If you are no longer coaching please share with your AD or new coach.
Hope to see everyone!
Head Cheerleading Coach
Oak Forest High School
State Final Performance Order
Each Sectional was randomly assigned a letter code (A to E) prior to the start of the State Series: A: Joliet (West)-1, B: Lake Zurich-1 and Triad-2 C: Mahomet-Seymour, D: Triad-1 and Lake Zurich-2, E: DeKalb
. Each team’s State performance order within a particular division will be determined by the place the team wins at the Sectional tournament, according the terms and conditions. Please see the linked document for additional information.
30 Second Time Outs
As a reminder, NFHS Spirit Rules (rule 2-1-10) prohibit spirit teams from coming on the playing area/floor during a 30 second or less time out in a basketball game. Basketball officials should work with game administration in the enforcement of this rule.
2015-16 NFHS Spirit Rules Book Corrections
Risk Minimization Key Focus of High School Spirit Rules Changes
The National Federation of State High School Associations (NFHS) Spirit Rules Committee revised several rules for the 2015-16 season, all of which focused on minimizing risk to participants.
NFHS News Release
Spirit Rules Changes
Purchase your copy of the NFHS Spirit Rulebook at IHSAStore.com