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October 28 – Mandatory In-Person Basketball Rules Clinic – Gallup HS – 6 p.m.
October 30 – Mandatory In-Person Basketball Rules Clinic – Artesia Learning Complex – 6 p.m.
October 31 – NMADA Membership Deadline
November 1-15 – Winter Online Rules Clinics
November 1-2 – State Soccer 1st Round
November 1-2 – Cross Country District Meets
November 1-2 – 2A Football 1st Round
November 1-2 – 8-Man Football Quarterfinals
November 1-2 – 6-Man Football Semifinals
November 1-2 – One-Act Play Sparta
November 2 – 3A-6A Brackets Released
November 3 – Cross Country Entries Due
IN THE NEWS:
3A-6A FOOTBALL INPUT FORMS
Seeding and selection for 3A-6A State Football Championships will take place Saturday, November 2nd. Coaches Input Forms and the District Placement Forms must be submitted no later than 4:30 p.m. in order to be included.
SOCCER CHAMPIONSHIP BRACKETS RELEASED
The 2019 Fuddruckers State Championship brackets have been released. Please click the links below to view the brackets for each classification.
6-MAN, 8-MAN & 2A FOOTBALL CHAMPIONSHIP BRACKETS RELEASED
The 2019 8-Man and 2A Football State Championship bracket has been released and the 6-Man Football bracket has been updated following the quarterfinals. Please click the link below to view the brackets.
2019 State Football Brackets
WINTER RULES CLINICS ONLINE STARTING NOVEMBER 1
Online winter rules clinics will be available November 1-15, 2019 on each sport landing page at www.nmact.org. Rules clinic attendance is mandatory for all head coaches during their sport season. This year, ALL Basketball Rules Clinics will be In-Person. A list of dates, locations in your area and times are listed below.
Basketball Mandatory In-Person Rules Clinics –
• Monday, October 28 – Gallup HS – 6 pm
• Wednesday, October 30 – Artesia Learning Complex – 6 pm
• Monday, November 4 – Las Cruces Board Room – 6 pm
• Tuesday, November 5 – Eldorado HS – 6 pm
• Monday, November 11 – Pojoaque Middle School – 6 pm
• Tuesday, November 12 – Santa Rosa HS – 6 pm
POSTING ASSISTANT COACHES ON MAXPREPS
Athletic Directors and Head Coaches, the NMAA has created a video explaining the process for entering in your assistant coaches on MaxPreps. It is important that your assistant coaches are entered in this specific area on MaxPreps. The NMAA uses this information to grant assistant coaches into State events. If they are not listed in the proper place they will not be given access to the State event. For more information, please contact Tyler Dunkel at email@example.com.
ELECTIONS FOR NMAA BOARD AND COMMISSION POSITIONS
Ballots have been posted and emailed for positions on the NMAA Board of Directors and the NMAA Commission. The appropriate forms are available on the NMAA Home Page, on the Board of Directors page and on the Commission page. Please contact Dusty Young at firstname.lastname@example.org with any questions about the election process. Ballots are due by 4 p.m. on Thursday, October 31st
DOUBLE CHECK ARBITER SCHEDULES
Athletic Directors – a reminder to please check and compare schedules in your arbiter account and your schedules on MaxPreps to ensure players, coaches, parents and officials all know the correct times for your events. If you, an assistant or an administrative assistant need help with the arbiter please email Nate at email@example.com or call (505)923-3286.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.