• CIF Oakland Section CIF Oakland Section CalendarOakland Athletic League

    2016 - 2017





    Dead Period:

    • Dead periods will adhere to Bylaw 504.8.


    Limited Periods:

    • Practice is allowed Monday - Friday for 1.5 hours/day. Saturday practice may be extended for up to four (4) hours. However, a maximum of eight (8) hours/week are allowed, including Monday - Saturday. Sunday practices are not allowed
    • No outside competition of any kind is permitted during the Limited Period.
    • For the sport of football, the use of any football equipment will not be allowed during the limited period (see Bylaw 1903.3).
    • All football activities must meet the provisions of the CIF.


    Out of Season:

    • Out of season activities must be sponsored by an agency not under the authority of the CIF as specified in Bylaw 504.7 and 504.9h. If this option is chosen, the use of school equipment is not permitted, any facility usage must be approved by the school district administration, and the group must provide proof of insurance.



    • Summer (see Bylaw 501F, G & 504.7b, c & 504.9i): From June 1 (with the exception of Bylaw 1903.2) until the first day of fall practice. Therefore, all athletic activities during this time period shall be under the authority of each league and/or school district.
    • All football activities must meet the provisions of the CIF.


    Last Contest Date:

    • The last contest date is the last day permissible for any regular season competition, practice or activity in that sport as determined in the sport calendar.


    End of Season Dead Period:

    • The end of season dead period begins immediately following the last contest date for each respective sport. Coaches and their athletes are not allowed to participate in club activities together during this time. The same rules as the preseason dead period apply (Bylaw 504.8b).


        Pre-Season Dead Period

    Practice Begins

    1st Contest Date


                 Aug. 1-6

        Aug 8th

         Aug 22nd


             Oct 31- Nov 5

         Nov 7th

         Nov 14th


             Jan. 31- Feb 4

         Feb 6th

          Feb 13th