2015 Summer Workshop Schedule

The CIF Southern Section Office has designed several free workshops to help your athletic administration and pertinent staff brush up on important eligibility rules, processes and computer programs utilized by all athletic departments in our section. We strongly encourage athletic directors, athletic secretaries and vice principals in charge of athletics to attend. There is a... Continue Reading →

CSIET & F1 Students

CSIET (the Council on Standards for International Educational Travel) just recently published its list of approved programs for the 2015-2016 academic year. This years’ list includes schools and programs that place international (F-1) students. In order to have your school considered among the approved CSIET organizations for the 2016-2017, CSIET and the NFHS have collaborated... Continue Reading →

Hall of Fame/Distinguished Service Award Nominations

The Hall of Fame Recognition Award is given to individuals with exemplary accomplishments of a long and distinguished career in interscholastic athletics. Nominations can be made prior to an individual’s retirement but should follow the completion of the tenure which brought about the significant service, contribution or accomplishment of the nominee. Nominees will be chosen... Continue Reading →

Champions for Character Award Nominations

Submission Deadline is May 1, 2015 Please click on a category below and complete all the required information in order to nominate a school or individual for a Champion for Character Award. Link to: STUDENT ATHLETE NOMINATION Student Athletes must currently be in 10th or 11th grade in order to be considered for an award.... Continue Reading →

2015-16 Meetings Dates

Executive Committee Meeting – Workshop and New Member OrientationThursday, August 18 National Federation Section 7 & 8 MeetingSunday-Tuesday, September 18-20 Champions for Character Awards Dinner – The Grand, Long Beach, CAMonday, September 26 Executive Committee MeetingThursday, September 29 Southern Section Council Meeting – Deadline for Southern Section Proposals – September 13Tuesday, October 4 State Federated... Continue Reading →

A Principal’s Best Friend – A Great Athletic Director

Throughout our 102 years of existence, the CIF Southern Section has always been referred to as an organization of high school principals. We still hold to that concept today, but the reality of the present high school environment is the high school principal’s job has changed dramatically and there is no question that a principal’s... Continue Reading →