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Participation and Rules

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Health and physical examinations

The Intramural Department cannot assume responsibility for injury incurred during participation in any of the scheduled activities and sports. Condition is a matter of individual responsibility.

General rules for all activities

  • All participants must be college students or spouses (currently enrolled) or current employees of the college.
  • A player may play only on one team in each sport. A player will be considered a member of that team, if he/she enters an official scheduled intramural league contest or places his/her name on the official roster.
  • An intramural unit refers to a residence hall, a fraternity or sorority, a recognized campus organization, or off campus. There will be competition among residence halls, fraternities, sororities and campus organizations to determine an overall champion at the end of the school year.
  • Each intramural unit may enter any number of teams in intramural competition, in any given activity, but only the top three will count for league and place points.
  • Any student may participate in all scheduled events with a recognized campus organization as long as he/she is an official member of that organization.
  • A player may participate in intramurals for a fraternity or sorority as long as he/she is an "active" member of the organization or has paid their pledge fee.
  • Teams and team members names should be entered on official intramural entry forms prior to the entry deadline. Each team must have enough eligible team members listed on their entry to provide sufficient players for the sport in question by the entry deadline.
  • The person listed as captain on an intramural team entry form shall assign any overall championship points earned by the team to the unit of his/her choice.
  • New players may be added at any time, provide they are eligible under intramural rules. Exception: No new players may be added for playoff games or post-season games. Players must play at least two regularly scheduled games or matches prior to any tournaments or post-season games.
  • All professional athletes are ineligible in the intramural sports of their specialty. Any collegiate lettermen at WSC, or winners of comparable awards, may participate in the intramural sport of their specialty one year after having lettered in that sport. These rules apply to both men's and women's sports.
  • Junior college lettermen will be eligible to compete in intramurals.
  • Candidates for varsity and freshmen intercollegiate squads are not eligible for intramural participation in sports for which they are practicing if the intramural season for that sport has started. Fall baseball and softball candidates are ineligible to compete in intramural softball.
  • Any freshman or varsity squad member who drops from the squad after the intramural season in the same sport has started, will not be eligible to participate in the sport involved for the current year.
  • Track varsity or freshman candidates are ineligible for intramural track competition if they have participated in any freshman or varsity matches or meets, exhibition or otherwise, during the current school year.
  • No player may play under an assumed name.
  • Each player is responsible for his own eligibility, and should be familiar with intramural rules.
  • Special or unusual cases involving eligibility, will be decided by the Intramural Council and/or the Intramural Director. Example: A person wants to play in a particular sport but there is no team for the unit they should play for.
  • All protests, except eligibility protests, must be made in writing and presented to the Intramural Office within 24 hours after the contest in question. Eligibility protest should be called to the attention of the Intramural Office before the team competes in another game.
  • Protests based solely on a decision which involved accuracy of judgment on the part of the official shall not be considered.
  • Two successive forfeits by an intramural team mean automatic forfeiture of the remaining games and a revision of the schedule if necessary to compensate for the loss of a team or teams.