Category Archives: Athletic Directors

NFHS Offering Free Officials Courses

One way of addressing the declining number of high school officials is by retaining the ones you already have. And one way of retaining them is by thanking them for their hard work and sacrifice. That’s one of the reasons we’re offering FREE officiating courses at the NFHS Learning Center from now until July 1. Check out the officials section of the NFHS Learn center here.

CIAC Tournament Coronavirus Update

CHESHIRE, Conn. – Due to continuing concerns regarding the spread of COVID-19 (coronavirus) CIAC has made the difficult decision to cancel the remainder of its winter championship tournaments. The decision was made in light of discussions with numerous agencies and considering the circumstances of our member schools, our championship venues, and weighing the health andContinue Reading

Eight Distinguished Contributors Joining CAS-CIAC Hall of Honor

CHESHIRE, Conn. – In recognition of exceptional careers of service to CAS-CIAC eight distinguished honorees will be recognized as the fifth class in the CAS-CIAC Hall of Honor. Earle Bidwell, Armand Fabbri, Harold Goldberg, Art Kohs, Tom Murray, Armand Regalbuti, George Synnott, and Margaret Williamson will be honored at the induction ceremony being held onContinue Reading

CIAC Launches Officials Appreciation Initiative

Upon returning to school and competition after the winter break, CIAC member schools and their winter teams have heave been invited to focus on something besides just their games and practices — saying “thank you” to the officials overseeing those contests. Beginning January 9th, CIAC has invited its member schools to participate in its firstContinue Reading

Arbiter FAQs

Arbiter FAQs

Below are each of the Arbiter FAQ messages we have sent to schools. As new messages are sent we will continue to add them to this page. Note that you can search for text on this page (or any page) in your web browser by typing Control-F (Windows) or Command-F (Mac). The tool on theContinue Reading

Register Now For CIAC Sportsmanship Conference

Register Now For CIAC Sportsmanship Conference

Mark your calendars now and get your student-athletes ready for the 2019 CIAC Sportsmanship Conference, taking place Thursday, November 21. One of the largest events CIAC holds each year, the event at the AquaTurf Club will feature a Keynote speaker, Class Act School presentations, Michaels Cup honors and more. Click here to register for theContinue Reading

Application Deadline Approaching For New England Student Leadership Conference 2019

The application process is now open for the 2019 New England Student Leadership Conference. Click here to begin the application process. CAS-CIAC is proud to continue our partnership with athletic directors and principals in the northeast for the New England Student Leadership Conference. We will be sending a delegation of Connecticut student leaders from athletics,Continue Reading

Schedule Changes For New England Championships

CHESHIRE, Conn. – Due to the forecast of inclement weather, there have been changes to the schedules for the New England Wrestling and Indoor Track & Field Championships. Competition on Saturday at the New England Wrestling Championships will now begin at 10 a.m. and the schedule will also eliminate all breaks in the competition whenContinue Reading

2019 Spring Rules Interpretation Meeting Schedule

Below is the schedule for the 2019 spring rules interpretations meetings provided to CIAC by officials’ organizations and leagues. CIAC rules and regulations require head coaches or their designee to represent your school at these important meetings. Other coaches are encouraged to attend. If your coach cannot make the meeting in your area, I amContinue Reading

2018 CIAC Sportsmanship Conference Highlights

2018 CIAC Sportsmanship Conference Highlights

Roughly 750 student leaders, school staff, and more took part in the 2018 CIAC Sportsmanship Conference. Attendees were treated to an inspirational keynote from Kevin Laue, sportsmanship presentations and discussions from Class Act Schools, CAS-CIAC Battle of the Fans information, a presentation from an expert on internet safety, recognition of the 19 Michaels Achievement CupContinue Reading