Spirit Safety Meetings

KSHSAA Spirit Safety Meetings 2020-2021
Are Required For All Head Coaches "Annual" requirement

  • Head Spirit Coaches/Advisors (grades 7-12) shall attend a mandatory meeting annually, intended to promote and provide fundamentals of the activity and participant safety.
  • Face-to-face spirit rules meetings will be conducted at the KSHSAA Summer Cheer/Dance Conferences and Fall Spirit Spreader Clinics.
  • Spirit Coaches/Advisors shall complete a test with information provided and discussed at the spirit safety meeting.
  • The KSHSAA strongly recommends head spirit coaches attend a face-to-face safety rules meeting if their team performs stunts during the school year.
  • Head Spirit Coaches/Advisors assuming positions after the scheduled meetings are concluded or who have been granted special permission by their administration may meet the above requirement by taking an online meeting which will be available August 17 until October 4.
  • Schools failing to submit the mandatory spirit safety test will be listed in the Activities Journal and subject to a $100 penalty.

Spirit Safety Meeting
Spirit Safety Meetings
Dates and Sites
KSHSAA Bylaw, Article XIV -
Approval of Events

· Rule 7 - Physical Examination
· Rules 12-18 - Student Eligibility
· Rule 47 - Spirit
· Rule 52 - Citizenship/Sportsmanship

NFHS Spirit Rules:
· Safety Limitations
· Major Rule Changes

Spirit groups roles:
· Support Groups
· Competition Groups

Code of conduct and due process
Share ideas and challenges
Summer Meetings - 2:00 p.m. (Unless noted)
Monday, July 13 – Coffeyville Community College
Friday, July 17 – Topeka-Capitol Plaza Hotel
Sunday, July 19 – Salina-Kansas Wesleyan University
Monday, August 3 – KSHSAA Coaching School
  @ Capitol Plaza Hotel – 4:30 p.m. - Emerald 4 Ballroom
Friday, August 7 – Topeka-Capitol Plaza Hotel
Fall Meetings - 9:15 a.m. - 11:15 a.m.
Monday, August 31 – Salina-Kansas Wesleyan Univ.
Tuesday, September 1 – Haysville-Campus HS
Wednesday, September 2 – Dodge City Civic Center
Thursday, September 3 – Colby Comm. Building
Friday, September 4 – Hoisington HS
Tuesday, September 8 – Rossville HS
Wednesday, September 9 – Chanute HS
Thursday, September 10 – Spring Hill HS
Friday, September 11 – Highland Comm. College


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