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The IGHSAU promotes, directs, protects and regulates amateur interscholastic athletic relationship for junior high and secondary girls between member schools.

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THe IGHSAU is the only organization in the nation solely devoted to interscholastic competition for girls. Over 70,000 girls in Iowa compete in an IGHSAU-sponsored activity

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Girls Golf Memo #2

Our golf season is finally underway.  Iowa’s temperamental spring has prevented many meets from happening, however Mother Nature seems to be on our side with warm temps and sun this week. Hopefully the winter golf gear can be put away for good. Below are a few...

2015 Soccer Manual

2015 SOCCER MANUAL 2014-2015 NFHS RULE CHANGES Rule 3-3-2b(2): If the referee stops the clock for an apparent injury to a field player or goalkeeper, the field player or goalkeeper will have to leave the field. The field player may be replaced, and the goalkeeper must...

Coach-Athlete Contact Memo

COACH-ATHLETE CONTACT (“Camps & Clinics Rule”) 281-36.15(6) Summer camps and clinics and coaching contacts out of season.  The new Coach-Athlete Contact Rule went into effect January 14, 2015.  The change in the new rule states: “Coaching...

4-13-15 Tennis Memo

April 13, 2015 TO:     Athletic Directors, Tennis Coaches SUBJECT:      Tennis Updates for Schools Tennis Manual for 2015 The 2015 manual is on the IGHSAU web site. There are changes dealing with tournament play that all coaches should become aware of for this coming...