Champions for Character Dinner Approaching

LOS ALAMITOS — On Monday, September 28, 2015 the California Interscholastic Federation-Southern Section (CIF-SS) is proud to hold their 12th Annual Dr. Jim Staunton Champions for Character Awards Dinner in The Grand in Long Beach. Sixteen years ago the State CIF and all 10 sections partnered to promote the 16 principals of coaching, competing and... Continue Reading →

Valid Change of Residence

As the school year moves from August into September, our office is focused on processing the large number of transfers that are submitted to us by our member schools. For example, in one month, August, 2015, we processed 1,645 total transfers. The category that has the highest number of transfers, 745 in the month of... Continue Reading →

MVP AD Exam Study Guide #1

CIF-SS ATHLETIC ADMINISTRATORS SUMMIT 2015   STUDY GUIDE #1   “Layers of Eligibility” C.I.F. Southern Section Blue Book     Age Requirement – Rule 203   Eight Semesters – Rule 204   0 GPA – Rule 205 A + B (Cannot Hardship less than a 2.0 GPA) 20 Credits – Rule 205 B (1) (b)... Continue Reading →

NFHS Heat Stroke Alert Memo

Dr. Kristen Kucera, the Director of the National Center for Catastrophic Sport Injury Research (NCCSIR), has just brought to my attention that 6 catastrophic heat stroke events (5 confirmed, 1 possible) have occurred so far this year in high school football. In 2014 we had a total of 3 heat strokes (1 fatal) plus 2... Continue Reading →

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 →