South Dakota Changes

cheer

  1. Eliminate the step-out deduction on the score sheet

  2. Require that all coaches, head or assistant, paid or volunteer, for SDHSAA fall sports complete the NHFSLearn.com "Heat Illness Prevention" course PRIOR to assuming coaching duties each school year.


SOUTH DAKOTA MODIFICATIONS TO NFHS RULES

  1. No glitter hairspray is allowed.

  2. Hair devices shall be safe and secure.  The hair shall be worn in a manner to ensure safety while performing.  All members of the competitive cheer/dance team shall wear their hair up and away from the face and off their shoulders.

  3. Head judge will be designated for both cheer and dance. Judges scores from low to high shall be no more than 10 points.