Dead Period:

    • Dead periods will adhere to Bylaw 504.8.

    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.


    Intramurals :

    • An intramural sport season prior to the official opening date of any activity shall be limited to twenty school days in length.  The intramural sport season must meet the following criteria:
      A. A coach shall not provide instruction during the intramural season.
      B. Notice of an intramural season shall be posted in the school.
      C. An intramural season shall be open to all students of a school.
      D. During an intramural season students may be organized into leagues/tournaments.
      E. Parent approval must be obtained before a student may participate.


    • 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/school.
    • 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


    2018-2019 School Year 


    Dead Period

    Practice Begins

    1st Contest Date


    July 14-21

    July 23

    Aug. 17


    Oct. 15-20

    Oct. 22

    Nov. 5th


    Jan. 28- Feb. 2

    Feb. 4

    Feb. 11