Category Archives: Parents

CIAC Winter 2020 Sportsmanship PSA

CIAC Winter 2020 Sportsmanship PSA

Students Take The Lead For ECC Class Act Leadership Summit

If you want to see what kind of impressive athletic feats high school athletes can achieve just check out the many CIAC championship events that conclude each season. If you want to see what amazing things high school leaders can achieve off the playing field in tackling issues of sportsmanship, the CIAC Class Act SchoolContinue Reading

2016-17 CAS-CIAC Battle of the Fans Deadline Approaching

CAS-CIAC 2016-17 BATTLE OF THE FANS Do you think your school’s student section is the best in Connecticut, demonstrating the best mix of creativity, school spirit, and sportsmanship? NOW’S YOUR CHANCE TO PROVE IT! Take part in the 2016-17 CAS-CIAC Battle of the Fans (BOTF) and have your school recognized as the top cheering section in Connecticut.Continue Reading

CIAC Launches Class Act Schools Sportsmanship Program

CHESHIRE – Conn. – The CIAC and its membership will officially launch a new sportsmanship initiative for its member schools entitled “Class Act Schools” at its Sportsmanship Conference, November 17 at the AquaTurf Club in Southington. Media are invited to attend the conference to learn more about the program and how it may be implementedContinue Reading

Special Olympics Unified Sports Reaches Historic Milestone

CHESHIRE, Conn. – Today, Special Olympics & CIAC is celebrating a significant milestone in Special Olympics’ 50-year history. Thanks to the generous support of ESPN, the Department of Education, Kim Samuel and the Samuel Family Foundation, Lions Club International, and many others, Special Olympics surpassed its goal of registering 1 million Unified Sports participants, by registering 1.2Continue Reading

CAS-CIAC Honors 348 Scholar Athletes

CHESHIRE, Conn. – Three hundred forty-eight senior student athletes were honored as CIAC Scholar Athletes at the 33rd Annual CAS-CIAC Scholar Athlete Banquet at the Aqua Turf Club in Southington Sunday night. The event is the largest of the many honors programs CAS-CIAC hosts each year. The Scholar Athlete program recognizes two high school seniorContinue Reading

CIAC Concussion Management Policy

CIAC Concussion Management Policy

The issue of concussions and brain injury has been a focus of the CIAC for many years, and with new information coming to the fore, the critical importance of this issue has come into sharper focus. Through its policies and requirements the CIAC has made great effort to protect the well-being of student-athletes. It hasContinue Reading

Sign Up For CIAC Tournament Updates

Sign Up For CIAC Tournament Updates

CHESHIRE,Conn.– The CIAC will release tournament pairings for 15 total championships in four fall sports on Friday, Nov. 1. The best ways for media and fans to follow the action is to sign up for CIAC E-mail/SMS Updates for tournament competition. The ability to sign up for the updates is available at http://ciacsports.com/site/?page_id=116. A mailingContinue Reading

CIAC Coaches Update Newsletter Tackles A Pair of Topics

CIAC Coaches Update Newsletter Tackles A Pair of Topics

The latest edition of the CIAC Coaches Update Newsletter is available for viewing on-line and has been distributed throughout the state for schools and coaches to enjoy. The latest edition tackles a pair of vastly different, but equally different topics. The first is aimed at both coaches and parents, and tries to help answer the challengingContinue Reading

High School Sports Participation On The Rise Again

High School Sports Participation On The Rise Again

INDIANAPOLIS, IN  — Participation in high school sports increased for the 24th consecutive year in 2012-13 and passed the 7.7 million mark for the first time, according to the annual High School Athletics Participation Survey conducted by the National Federation of State High School Associations (NFHS). Based on figures from the 51 NFHS-member state high schoolContinue Reading