STATE CROSS COUNTRY CHAMPIONSHIPS
The 2017 State Cross Country Championships will be held in Sheridan at the Sheridan VA on Saturday, October 21st. For more information click the link below:
STATE CROSS COUNTRY MAIN PAGE
THE FOLLOWING SCHOOLS CHOSE NOT TO VOTE FOR FALL SPORTS OFFICIALS:
STATE MARCHING BAND FESTIVAL
The 2017 State Marching Band Festival will be held in Casper at the Events Center on Saturday, October 14th. For more information click the link below:
STATE MARCHING BAND MAIN PAGE
For those of you that are not able to make it to State Marching Band, the NFHS Network will be streaming the event live, for a minimal cost. Click on the logo below to access the NFHS Network's site. For Technical Support, please email: email@example.com or call 877-978-2311.
STATE JOURNALISM RESULTS ARE IN!
The 2017 State Journalism Results are now available! For more information click the link below:
STATE JOURNALISM MAIN PAGE
CARE & PREVENTION OF ATHLETIC INJURIES
Riverton High School
November 18, 2017
Attention all coaches needing Care & Prevention of Athletic Injuries to complete their coaching certifications! Riverton High School will be offering a hybrid version of this course on November 18th. The course is split into two separate portions: lecture and practical. The lecture portion of the course is completed online and can be accessed from anywhere. This means no more three day courses in the middle of the summer! Coaches will attend the practical session in the Riverton High School training room Saturday, November 18th and will have completed the 21 required contact hours. If you are interested in enrolling or have any questions, please contact Ross Anderson at firstname.lastname@example.org or (307) 856-9491.
2017-18 STUDENT ADVISORY COUNCIL MEMBERS
WRESTLING MECHANICS CAMP
We will be having our clinic on Saturday, November 18, 2016 at Glenrock High School. We will do some classroom instruction and then officiate matches during the Glenrock Middle School Wrestling Tournament.
MECHANICS CAMP REGISTRATION FORM (PDF)
OWEN ST. CLAIR SELECTED TO SERVE ON THE NFHS BOARD OF DIRECTORS
Owen St. Clair, Superintendent of Fremont School District #14, has been selected to serve on the National Federation of State High School Associations (NFHS) Board of Directors. Owen has been on the WHSAA Board of Directors for the past seven years and will represent Wyoming as an at-large member on the NFHS Board. Owen will be the first Native American to ever serve on the NFHS Board. “We are extremely excited that Owen has been selected for this opportunity,” Commissioner Ron Laird said. “He will do a great job representing our state and will also be serving the states in Sections 8 and 5 as well. We believe having a presence at the National table is important with the changing dynamics of high school activities. It allows us an opportunity to be proactive in addressing issues others are facing around the Nation,” said Laird. Owen will serve a four year term on the NFHS Board of Directors.
FIVE WYOMING STUDENTS ATTEND NATIONAL STUDENT LEADERSHIP SUMMIT IN INDIANAPOLIS
Three of the WHSAA’s Student Advisory Council members and two Unified Sport Athletes from Evanston represented Wyoming at the NSLS in July.
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HIGH SCHOOL ACTIVITIES BRING COMMUNITIES TOGETHER
MAKE THE RIGHT CALL
BECOME A HIGH SCHOOL OFFICIAL
In June, the WHSAA hosted a Transportation Summit for our member schools. The Summit was the first of its kind, and brought over one hundred Superintendents, Principals, Activities Directors, Business Managers, Transportation Directors, Wyoming Department of Education personnel and School Board members from around the state together to discuss Wyoming K-12 school travel.
Please click on the link below to view all of the information and goals that were established at the Summit. There is also a link for each of the proposals that will be discussed at the upcoming District Meetings of the member schools.
TRANSPORTATION SUMMIT LINK
HEAD COACHES TESTS
Coaches tests are now available. Please make sure you have taken and passed the test in your sport before you coach your first contest. All head coaches are required to pass their respective tests with an 80% or higher.
BASKETBALL COACHES RULES TEST
CHEER COACHES RULES TEST
DANCE COACHES RULES TEST
FOOTBALL COACHES RULES TEST
SOCCER COACHES RULES TEST
SWIMMING AND DIVING COACHES RULES TEST
VOLLEYBALL COACHES RULES TEST
WRESTLING COACHES RULES TEST
The WHSAA is creating the Rules Clinics offline and posting them to Youtube. All Rules clinics will be avalaible once they are created by clicking this link: WHSAA RULES CLINICS YOUTUBE PAGE and also at the individual links below. Once you have viewed your Rules Clinic, fill out this form: RULES CLINIC VIEWER FORM (Google Form). These are for Head Coaches and Officials. If you are an assistant coach, please do not fill out the form.
BASKETBALL RULES CLINIC
FOOTBALL RULES CLINIC
SPIRIT GROUPS (CHEER AND DANCE) RULES CLINIC
SWIMMING AND DIVING RULES CLINIC
VOLLEYBALL RULES CLINIC
WRESTLING RULES CLINIC
The NFHS and many State Associations, including the WHSAA, support the SAT/ACT Donation Project to assist students, athletes and families with college entrance exam preparation. The SAT/ACT Donation Project has already helped over a quarter MILLION students. For more information, please click the following links:
SAT/ACT DONATION PROJECT LINK
SAT/ACT DONATION PROJECT LINK 2
CONCUSSION IN SPORTS – WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW
In a continued effort to educate our coaches, officials, parents and students, we are pleased to announce a free course dealing with the importance of proper concussion recognition and management in high school sports. It is imperative that all parties involved are as educated as possible on the signs and symptoms of concussions for the safety of our students. Please click on the link below to register (if you are not a member of the NFHS Learn site, you will need to register to view the course) and take the 20 minute course. It could save a life!
POSITIVE SPORT PARENTING
As a parent of a student who participates in athletics, you make a huge difference in the quality of your child’s sport experience, as well as what is being taught and learned by our youth. Please click on the link below and take a free class being offered by the NFHS to provide information and resources to help educate you on the importance of the role of the parent in school sports. If you are not a member of the NFHS Learn site, you will need to register to view the course.
POSITIVE SPORT PARENTING COURSE
ADM FIGURES FOR THE 2016-18 RECLASSIFICATION CYCLE
The following numbers
will used for the WHSAA reclassification cycle for 2016-18.
These figures were obtained from the spring ADM's turned in (WDE600)
by each School District to the State Department of Education. The
ADM's from grades 7-10 determine the 2016-17 figure and the ADM's
from grades 6-9 determine the 2017-18 figure. The average of those
two figures will be used for classification purposes.
RECLASSIFICATION STRUCTURES - 2016-17 and 2017-18
2017-18 MEDIA INFORMATION
In order to facilitate
the disbursement of media passes for all WHSAA sponsored district,
regional, and state activities, the WHSAA will be working in conjunction
with the Wyoming Association of Broadcasters and the Wyoming Press