2013-14 CCAA MANUAL
CONSTITUTION, BYLAWS, AND SPECIAL GROUP CODES
CALIFORNIA COLLEGIATE ATHLETIC ASSOCIATION 1350 Treat Blvd.
Suite 285 Walnut Creek, CA 94597 925.472.8299 (phone)
925.472.8887 (fax) www.goccaa.org
CAL POLY POMONA
CAL STATE DOMINGUEZ HILLS
CAL STATE EAST BAY
CAL STATE L.A.
CAL STATE MONTEREY BAY
CAL STATE SAN BERNARDINO
CAL STATE STANISLAUS
SAN FRANCISCO STATE
UC SAN DIEGO
TABLE OF CONTENTS CONSTITUTION ARTICLE I - PURPOSE & POLICY 1.1 Official Name of Organization 1 1.2 General Purpose.. 1 1.3 Specific Purposes. 1 1.4 Fundamental Policies. 2 ARTICLE II - MEMBERSHIP 2.1 History 3 2.2 NCAA Membership.. 3 2.3 Provisional Membership 3 2.4 Regular Membership. 3 2.5 Affiliated Membership 3 2.6 Application for Membership 4 2.7 Withdrawal from Membership.. 4 2.8 Termination or Suspension of Membership 5 2.9 Dues 5 2.10 Dues for Affiliated Members..5 ARTICLE III - ORGANIZATION 3.1 Governance of the CCAA..7 3.2 Presidents/Chancellors Group..7 3.3 Presidents/Chancellors Board of Directors.7 3.4 Presidents/Chancellors Board of Directors Meetings 8 3.5 CCAA Management Executive Council..8 3.6 Powers and Responsibilities of the Executive Council..9 3.7 Executive Council Board of Directors.9 3.8 Standing Committees.9 3.9 Special Committees Reporting to the Executive Council 10 3.10 Administrative Liaison 11 3.11 Executive Council Officers and Duties.. 11 3.12 Executive Council Meetings 11 3.13 Personnel. 12 3.14 Parliamentary Authority 18 ARTICLE IV - REGULATIONS 4.1 Eligibility 19 4.2 Financial Aid 21 4.3 Gender Equity 21 4.4 Amendments.. 22
SPECIAL GROUP CODES 5.1 General Special Groups Regulations 23 5.2 Baseball Regulations 33 5.3 Basketball Regulations 37 5.4 Cross Country Regulations 41 5.5 Mens Golf Regulations 43 5.6 Soccer Regulations 47 5.7 Softball Regulations.. 51 5.8 Outdoor Track and Field Regulations ..55 5.9 Womens Volleyball Regulations .61 5.10 Sports Medicine Regulations .63 5.11 Student-Athlete Advisory Committee Regulations 65 5.12 Sports Information Regulations . 67 APPENDICES I Standing Committee Assignments 69 II Administrative Liaisons 70 III Rotation for Host Institution 71 IV Special Groups Action Sheet 72 V CCAA Student-Athlete Eligibility Form 73 VI CCAA Permission to Speak Form 75 VII CCAA Intra-Conference Transfer Release Form 76 VIII CCAA Eligibility Waiver Form 77 IX CCAA Hardship Waiver Form 78 X CCAA Medical Absence Waiver Form 79 XI CCAA International Competition Waiver Form 80 XII CCAA Annual Financial Aid Report Form 81 XIII CCAA Conference Letter of Intent Form 82 XIV CCAA FARs Guidelines.. 83 XV CCAA General Game Management Protocol. 84 XVI CCAA Membership Criteria 86 XVII CCAA Sportsmanship Statement... 88 XVIII NCAA Medical Documentation Standards for Waivers....89 XIX CCAA Baseball Game Management Protocol 93 XX CCAA Basketball Game Management Protocol 98 XXI CCAA Soccer Game Management Protocol.104 XXII CCAA Softball Game Management Protocol. 109 XXIV CCAA Womens Volleyball Game Management Protocol.113
CONSTITUTION, BYLAWS, AND SPECIAL GROUP CODE CHANGES FOR 2013-14
Article/Code Topic Page 18.104.22.168 CCAA All-Academic Awards 28 22.214.171.124 Digital Video Exchange Policy 30 126.96.36.199 Digital Video Exchange Policy - Volleyball 30 188.8.131.52 Digital Video Exchange Policy - Basketball 30 184.108.40.206.2 Baseball Game Conduct Game Times 33 220.127.116.11.3 Baseball Game Conduct Double Headers 33 18.104.22.168 Basketball Game Conduct Shooting/Practice 37 22.214.171.124 Basketball CCAA Championship Tournament 38 126.96.36.199 Mens Golf CCAA Championships Location 43 188.8.131.52 Mens Golf CCAA Championship Policies Tee Times 44 184.108.40.206 Mens Golf CCAA Championship Policies - Course 44 5.5.6 Mens Golf Special Situations Host Inst. Rotation 46 220.127.116.11 Soccer Special Equipment/Specific Situations - Practice 50 18.104.22.168 Softball Game Conduct Time of Contest 51 22.214.171.124 Softball Game Conduct Infield Practice 51 126.96.36.199 Softball Game Conduct Infield Tarps/Drying Agent 52 188.8.131.52 Sports Medicine Travel Without Trainer - Care 63 184.108.40.206 Sports Information Statistics Requirements 67 220.127.116.11 Sports Information Statistics Deadline for Changes 67 18.104.22.168 Sports Information Stat Crew Short Names 67 22.214.171.124 Sports Information Roster Formats 67 126.96.36.199 Sports Information Athletes of the Week 68 188.8.131.52 Sports Information - Meeting 68 184.108.40.206 Sports Information Meeting Minutes 68 Deleted CCAA Bylaws Article/Code Topic Page 5.10.4 OSHA Compliance Blood Born Pathogen Standards 64 220.127.116.11 Fax Service 68 18.104.22.168 Publications CCAA Media Guide 68 22.214.171.124 Publications Institutional Media Guides 68 All new or changed articles and special group codes are indicated in the 2013-14 Manual by a shaded gray box highlighting the designated article or code.
CONSTITUTION & BYLAWS
ARTICLE I - PURPOSE & POLICY 1.1 OFFICIAL NAME AND ORGANIZATION The name of this organization shall be the California Collegiate Athletic Association, referred to hereafter as the CCAA. 1.2 GENERAL PURPOSE The general purpose of this corporation is to foster and administer amateur sports competition among its member institutions; to solicit, receive, and maintain gifts of money and property; and, to distribute money for charitable activities related to the corporation. This corporation is organized and operated exclusively for charitable purposes within the meaning of Section 501 (c) (3) of the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 or the corresponding provision of any future United States internal revenue law. Notwithstanding any other provision of these bylaws, this corporation shall not, except to an insubstantial degree, engage in any activities or exercise any powers that are not in furtherance of the purpose of this corporation, and the corporation shall not engage in any activity which is not permitted to be engaged in: (a) by a corporation as amended; (b) by a corporation, contributions to which are deductible under section 170 (c) (2) of the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 as amended; or (c) by a public charity described in Section 509 (a) (1), (2) or (3) of the Internal Revenue Code of 1986, as amended; or (d) by any corresponding provision of any future United States internal revenue law. 1.3 SPECIFIC PURPOSES The specific purposes of the CCAA are: 1.3.1 To initiate, stimulate, and improve intercollegiate athletic programs for student-athletes and
promote and develop educational leadership, sportsmanship, physical fitness, sports participation as a recreational pursuit and athletic excellence.
1.3.2 To uphold the principle of institutional control of, and responsibility for, all intercollegiate sports
in conformity with the Constitution and Bylaws of the CCAA. 1.3.3 To encourage its members to adopt eligibility rules to comply with satisfactory standards of
scholarship, sportsmanship, and amateurism. 1.3.4 To formulate and publish rules of play governing intercollegiate sports when necessary to
supplement those established by the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA). 1.3.5 To collect, disseminate, and preserve intercollegiate athletic records. 1.3.6 To establish eligibility standards for, and supervise the conduct of, athletic events sponsored by
the CCAA. 1.3.7 To cooperate with other amateur athletic organizations in promoting and conducting local and
regional athletic events. 1.3.8 To study, in general, all phases of competitive intercollegiate athletics and establish standards
whereby the colleges and universities of the CCAA can maintain their athletic activities at a high level.
1.3.9 Strive for greater access to NCAA National Championships.
1.4 FUNDAMENTAL POLICIES 1.4.1 The competitive athletic program of all member institutions is intended to be a vital part of the
participants total educational experience. Intercollegiate athletics shall be maintained as an integral part of the educational program and the student body. A clear line of demarcation shall be maintained between college athletics and professional sports.
1.4.2 Legislation governing the conduct of intercollegiate athletic programs of member institutions shall
apply to basic athletic issues such as admissions, financial aid, eligibility and recruiting; member institutions shall be obligated to apply and enforce the legislation. The enforcement program of the CCAA shall be applied to an institution when it fails to fulfill this obligation.
1.4.3 The Director of Athletics shall be responsible to the President/Chancellor or her/his designee for
the proper functioning of the intercollegiate athletic program. 1.4.4 Institutional members of the CCAA and their representatives shall not discriminate against
student-athletes on the basis of race, gender, creed, or ethnicity in their admission policy or the administration of the intercollegiate athletic program.
1.4.5 Intercollegiate competition shall be limited to student-athletes properly admitted, in good
academic standing as determined by the faculty of each member institution and who are maintaining satisfactory progress toward a baccalaureate or equivalent degree. They shall be subject to the same published admission requirements and academic standards as are applicable to all students.
1.4.6 Participation of student-athletes in CCAA-sponsored events must be in conformance with the
National Collegiate Athletic Association Constitution and Bylaws and the Constitution and Bylaws of the CCAA.