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For State Series Contests, per the IHSA Boys/Girls Basketball Terms and Conditons:  IX.  H. Cheerleader/Mascot: A maximum of twelve (12) cheerleaders and one (1) mascot in costume may be on the floor at any state series contest.

Per the NFHS Spirit Rules Book 3.5.3 - Basket Tosses are prohibited on a gym floor

ART. 3 . . . Tosses are permitted provided all the following conditions are met:

a. The toss is executed only on grass (real or artificial), a mat, or a rubberized track.

b. The toss does not involve more than four tossers, including the person who may set or "load" the top person.

c. One of the tossers is behind the top person throughout the toss.

d. The top person is cradled by at least two of the original tossers and a separate head-and-shoulders spotter who was one of the original tossers.

e. The top person does not hold objects in their hands (e.g., poms, signs, etc.). (P) ART. 4 . . . A toss caught in a vertical stunt by the original bases is permitted

Hair Adornments, Padding Requirements Amoung Risk-Based Rules Changes Set for High School Spirit in 2022-23