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Old 03-24-2013
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Originally Posted by RAMbunctious View Post
3.120 ALL-STAR PARTICIPATION
3.121 No student at a member school shall participate on an all-star team in basketball,football,soccer or volleyball during the
studentís high school career until completing their interscholastic athletic eligibility in that particular sport. A student
may participate in no more than three (3) all-star contestsin a sport.


True that this by-law only specifies football, basketball, soccer, & volleyball, but I would want to see written approval from the IHSA specifiying that it was ok, before I would allow an underclassman to wrestle in an "all-star" dual. After 41 years as a high school coach in Illinois, I have learned to only trust written verification from the IHSA about specific situations. To say I don't always trust them with the gray areas would be an understatement.
I had this confirmed with Gannaway when I was looking to put on an all-star event, but I agree, I would get it in writing before actually going through with things.
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