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September 1 – Fall Sports Pre-Season Meeting Forms Due
September 1 – Fall Sports Information Due Online
September 2 – Fall Golf Season Start Date
September 2 – NMAA Office Closed
September 3 – Spirit, Swimming, Wrestling Officials Registrations Due
September 3 – Basketball Schedules & Officials’ Exclusions Due
September 3 – Hardship Review
September 4 – NMAA Commission Meeting
September 16 – Membership Contracts & Fees Due
September 18 – Board of Directors Meeting (NMAA Office)
September 27 – NMAA Hall of Fame Nominations Due
September 29-30 – NMAA/NMADA Fall Conference
September 30 – NMAA Annual AD’s Mandatory Meeting
September 30 – NMAA Student Leadership Advisory Council Meeting
September 30 – NMAA Hall of Fame Selection Committee Meeting
IN THE NEWS:
2019 NMAA/NMADA FALL CONFERENCE REGISTRATION
The 2019 NMAA & NMADA Fall Leadership Conference will take place September 29-30 at the Marriott Pyramid Hotel in Albuquerque. The conference will feature several NIAAA Leadership Training Courses on Sunday the 29th along with a general session for mid school athletic directors and additional networking opportunities during the NMADA Social. Monday will then feature numerous professional development opportunities along with the NMAA’s Annual Report & Meeting of Schools – these sessions are mandatory as each school must be represented by their athletic director or designee. Full Conference information along with the registration form can be accessed from the main page of the NMAA website. If you have questions pertaining to the 2019 Fall Conference, please contact NMAA Assistant Director Tammy Richards at (505) 923-3278 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
MEMBER SCHOOL’S “OFFICIAL VOTER” DESIGNATION
NMAA Bylaw 3.12.1 states “The administrative head of each member school, with local Board of Education approval, appoints the “Official Voter” for the school. The “Official Voter” is the school’s voting representative for all matters pertaining to the business of the NMAA when the referendum is required.” NMAA Bylaw 3.9.2 requires that the “Official Voter”, and other staff information, is posted on MaxPreps on or before September 16. If you have any questions, please contact Assistant Director, Tyler Dunkel at email@example.com.
ATHLETIC TRAINER ALL ACCESS PASS
All athletic trainers need an NMAA All Access pass to gain complimentary entrance into NMAA sanctioned events, including state championships. Please have your athletic trainer fill out the online application and submit it to the NMAA by September 16, 2019 in order to receive a pass for the year. The application form is available here.
MEMBERSHIP DUES, FEES AND CONTRACTS
Membership dues/fees and contracts have been mailed to all schools. Please be sure to submit these to the NMAA by September 16, 2019. If you have not received either of these, or have any questions regarding membership contracts, please contact Alissa Wesbrook at 505-923-3266 or firstname.lastname@example.org. For questions regarding membership dues and fees please contact Shari Kessler-Schwaner at 505-923-3279 or email@example.com.
MAXPREPS VIDEO TOOLS
The NMAA, along with MaxPreps has created a series of three videos to help Athletic Directors and Coaches set up accounts, give access to schools or teams and enter rosters and schedules. These videos are listed under the ADMIN HUB, For Athletic Directors on the NMAA website. For further assistance contact Tyler Dunkel at firstname.lastname@example.org.
- HOW TO SIGN UP FOR A MAXPREPS ACCOUNT (VIDEO)
- HOW TO ENTER A ROSTER ON MAXPREPS (VIDEO)
- HOW TO ENTER A SCHEDULE ON MAXPREPS (VIDEO)
COMPETE WITH CLASS SCHOLARSHIP
The New Mexico Activities Association, in conjunction with the NMAA Foundation, will be awarding a maximum of eight (8) $1,000 Compete with Class scholarships during the 2019-2020 school year. Awards will be given to students that best exemplify the three pillars of the Compete with Class sportsmanship initiative – Respect, Integrity, and Responsibility. Recipients will be selected by the NMAA Foundation Board of Directors based on recommendations from the NMAA and its member schools.