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Calendar of Events

2016-2017 AISA Calendar of Events

Council approval on January 26, 2016

Approved by State Board on February 27, 2016

* DO NOT SCHEDULE ATHLETIC EVENTS ON THESE DAYS

DateEvent
June 1Annual Athletic Meeting/Football Coaches’ Rules Meeting – (Required) Panama City, FL
May 31-June 2Administrators’ Conference – Orange Beach, AL
Jul 11-14West Cheerleader Clinic – Huntingdon College
July 12-13Accreditation Workshop
July 20State Board Meeting – Huntingdon College – Drum Theater 9:00 a.m
Annual Meeting (Headmasters, State & Local Board Chairs) – Drum Theater Huntingdon College (Required) 10:00 a.m
July 18-21East Cheerleader Clinic – Huntingdon College
July 24Volleyball Practice May Begin 
July 27Directory Information Form and Headmaster-Board Chair Information Form Due in the AISA Office
July 27Athletic Committee Meeting – AISA Office at 10:00 a.m
July 28Varsity Football Practice May Begin
August 8AISA Recommended Opening School Day
School’s Master Eligibility due into State Office for football and volleyball
August 11Volleyball Season Opens
August 17-SGA Planning Meeting with AISA State Officers and District Representatives – AISA Office 10:00 a.m.
August 18-19Football Jamborees (11th regular season game may be scheduled on this date.)
August 24- Athletic Committee Meeting - AISA Office at 10:00 a.m./ Council Meeting – AISA Office at 1:00 p.m.
August 25Varsity Football Season Opens (last day to add to master eligibility for football and volleyball) 
September 5Labor Day (Holiday)
September 5Last day for AISA Office to accept last school year’s Course Work/Credit for eligibility purposes
September 12SGA Workshop – Huntingdon College
September 28Athletic Committee Meeting – AISA Office at 10:00 a.m.
State Board Meeting – AISA Office at 1:00 p.m. (Executive Committee meets at 12:30 p.m.)
October 2AISA Administrators Dinner (Wynlakes Country Club, Montgomery, AL)
October 3AISA Professional Development Day (Vaughn Forest Church, Montgomery, AL)
October 3Winter Sports Practice May Begin
October 8Jr. High Volleyball Invitational Tournament
October 10Columbus Day (Holiday)
October 111st Round Volleyball Region Play
October 13Semi/Championship Volleyball Region Semi/Champ
October 17Volleyball Elite 8 Quarter Finals – Highest Seed Hosts
October 18District Oratorical Contest
October 20State Volleyball Tournament- Faulkner University – Final Four
October 25State Oratorical Contest – Faulkner University Theater
October 26Football Playoff Meeting – AISA Office
October 28Regular Football Season Ends
October 29All Star Volleyball Game - Cramton Bowl Multiplex, Montgomery, AL
October 31Winter Sports Season Opens – Last day to add to master eligibility for basketball.
November 4First Round Football Playoffs
November 10State Writing Competition Due
November 11Veteran’s Day (Holiday)
November 11Football Semi-Finals Football Championship
November 18 *AISA Football Tripleheader Championships Troy University
November 21-25Thanksgiving (Holidays)
November 30All Star Football Players Report To Montgomery, AL
December 1All Star Cheerleaders Report to Montgomery, AL
December 2 *All Star Luncheon –1:30 p.m. Montgomery, AL, Cramton Bowl Multiplex
All Star Football Game - 7:00 P.M. Montgomery, AL, Cramton Bowl
December 7Athletic Committee Meeting - AISA Office at 10:00 a.m.
December 16Recommended Last Teaching Day Before Christmas
January 2Recommended Back to School
January 9Spring Sports Practice May Begin
January 10District Middle School Scholars' Bowl
January 11Region Drama Competition
January 14Jr. High Basketball Invitational Tournaments
January 16MLK/Lee Day (Holiday)
January 20State Drama Festival - Faulkner University
January 24State Middle School Scholars' Bowl - Huntingdon College
January 25Athletic Committee Meeting - AISA Office at 10:00 a.m. / - Council Meeting - AISA Office at 1:00 p.m.
January 26-28Region Basketball Tournaments
January 30District Spelling Bee
January 31-February 2State Basketball Elite Eight Tournament - Montgomery Multiplex
February 3-4, 6State Basketball Tournament (Final Four) – Montgomery Multiplex (7th, weather day)
February 6Spring Sports Season Opens - Last day to add to master eligibility for all spring sports
February 7District Middle School/High School Math Contests
February 8State Spelling Bee - Huntingdon College, Drum Theater
February 14District High School Scholars’ Bowl
February 15District Science Fairs
February 16All Star Basketball Players Report – Huntingdon College
February 17All Star Luncheon - Huntingdon College
All Star Basketball Games - Huntingdon College
February 20Presidents’ Day (Holiday)
February 22Athletic Committee Meeting – AISA Office at 10:00 a.m.
February 23State Science Fair – Huntingdon College
February 24State Middle School/High School Math Contest – Faulkner University
State Band Festival
February 24-25State Honor Band
March 8State High School Scholars' Bowl -- Huntingdon College
March 20-24Spring Holidays
March 29Athletic Committee Meeting - AISA Office at 10:00 a.m.
State Board Meeting – AISA Office at 1:00 p.m.
March 29SGA Information Due in the AISA Office (Intent to Run, Nominations for Teacher of Year and SGA Scholarship, Scrapbooks, Documentation)
March 30All State Academic Team Nomination Form Due in the AISA Office State Reading Competition Due
April 4Honor Choir - Huntingdon College
April 5SGA Planning Meeting
April 6Student-Athlete Nomination Form Due in the AISA Office
April 7Elementary Choral Festival - TBA
April 10-11State Tennis Tournament - Lagoon Park
April 12-13State Track and Field Meet – Gulf Shores, AL 
April 13-15Jr. High BB/SB Invitational Tournaments
April 14Easter Holiday
April 17-181st Round Soccer
April 19District Art Show
April 20-21State Soccer Tournament – Montgomery, AL
April 21State Technology Fair – Faulkner University Rotunda
April 21-22First Round (Regionals) State Baseball Tournament
April 24-25State Golf Tournament - TBA
1st Round Softball Best 2/3
April 27-282nd Round (Regionals) State Baseball Tournament
April 28State Art Show - Faulkner University Gymnasium
April 27-29Region Tournament Softball
May 1State SGA Convention – Faulkner University
May 3-4Third Round (Final Four) State Baseball Tournament
May 5-6State Softball Tournament - Lagoon Park
May 9-10-11State Baseball Tournament Paterson Field Montgomery (May 12-13th – Rain Out Date)
May 17Athletic Committee Meeting - AISA Office at 10:00 a.m.
Hall of Fame Committee Meeting – AISA Office at 1:00 p.m.
May 19AISA Recommended Last Day of School - 178 Total Days
May 29Memorial Day (Holiday)
May 30-June 1Administrators’ Conference - Orange Beach, AL
May 31Annual Athletic Meeting/Football Coaches’ Rules Meeting – (Required) Panama City, FL
June 1President’s Award Due in the AISA Office
Chairman’s Award Due in the AISA Office
June 6East Alabama Technology Conference - Lee-Scott Academy
July 10-13East Cheerleader Clinic – Huntingdon College
July 17-20West Cheerleader Clinic – Huntingdon College
July 19State Board Meeting – Huntingdon College – Drum Theater 9:00 a.m.
Annual Meeting (Headmasters, State & Local Board Chairs) – Drum Theater Huntingdon College (Required) 10:00 a.m.

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