Washington Interscholastic Athletic Association (WIAA) is the governing organization for all Washington State HS sports
WIAA Mandatory Completion of 12 Football Practice Days:
Players must complete 12 practice days to qualify to play in a WIAA sanction football game – multiple practices per day count as only 1 practice day
Interruption of Practices – Beginning at 4 missed practice days in a row – the total days missed will be subtracted from the number of days previously practiced
(Ex: practice 5 days, miss next 4 practice days = 1 total net practice day credited toward completion of required 12).
WIAA & LWHS Sports Injury Policy
LWHS Athletic Trainer - Delaney Farmer
Players are required to be evaluated by the Athletic Trainer at time injury occurs.
Player’s injury will be assessed by the Athletic Trainer and parents contacted for further consultation.
Players who have additional treatment by a medical doctor (for Injury or Illness) must obtain a release letter from the doctor addressed to the Athletic Trainer, in order to be authorized to return to practice.
Player will not be allowed to return to practice w/o completion of steps above
WIAA: If an athlete does not provide a clearance note from the medical provider, they are ineligible to participate. If the athlete participates in a competition while ineligible, their team would need to forfeit that competition
LWHS Athletic Trainer’s website has additional information
LW Football Team membership is an earned privilege
Each player is held accountable to the Team, teammates, and coaches for all on and off the field conduct.
Academics is the # 1 priority above football
Mandatory Practice Attendance:
Player makes season commitment to teammates, and coaches
Practice attendance recorded daily.
Arrive 15 minutes early – required to be fully prepared when practice starts
Game Week Absences
Normal Game Week has 4 practices
4/4 – Eligible to play & start
3/4 – Eligible to play, No start
2/4 – No game, eligible to travel/wear jersey
0-1/4 – No game, no travel, no jersey
Player Football Equipment:
Player safety is the absolute top priority at LWHS Football
LW player football equipment averages 8 seasons or newer
Players are individually measured and properly fitted per football equipment industry guidelines and training
Players sign for check out equipment
Players are financially responsible for any equipment not returned at the end of the season.Replacement cost fines are placed on players LW Student Account.
Players are responsible to purchase their own cleats, and integrated girdle.All players are required to wear an integrated girdle under their practice and game pants for contact protection. LW does not stock hip, thigh, and tail bone pads.