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2018 Dance Competition Rules

2018 Dance Rules Competition  Click the link above to download a Word file JUDGING PROCEDURES The judges for the event will be appointed at the sole discretion of MHSAA. As the teams make their presentations, the judges will score the teams using a 100 point system. Judges scores will be …

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2018-19 MMEA New Director’s Guide

Welcome                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Welcome to choral music in the State of Mississippi! Whether you are a first-year teacher or a seasoned veteran from another state, this handbook is designed to help you through your first year of teaching in the State of Mississippi.  The Mississippi Music Educators Association(MMEA) is the state affiliate …

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2018-19 Choral Information Manual

Introduction This manual is a simple (but official) user-friendly manual of explanations, guidelines, requirements, regulations, understandings, suggestions, expectations, etc. for choral directors in the state of Mississippi.  This handbook includes events for MMEA, MS ACDA, and MHSAA of which high school programs need to know. It is updated annually and …

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Cheer-Dance State Championship Information

MHSAA_VS_CompetitionScoop_2018 Competition Scoop MHSAA JH/JV Competitions & MHSAA Varsity Cheer & Dance State Championship December 14 & 15, 2018 Jackson Coliseum | 1207 Mississippi Street | Jackson, MS 39202 For Coaches Registration/Check-in: Please follow directional signs to Check-in Registration Times: Dance (Fri) – NOON Cheer (Sat) – 7:00am You must …

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Esports setup instructions

Earlier this year, the Mississippi High School Activities Association and the National Federation of State High School Associations sanctioned Esports as an activity for student participation. As part of this state initiative, each school has the opportunity to establish an esports program through the PlayVS online platform. Esports is competitive video game play that requires …

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Cheerleading and Dance Squad Music: Copyright Law Issues

http://www.nfhs.org/articles/cheerleading-and-dance-squad-music-copyright-law-issues?ArtId=149598 By Lee Green, NFHS.org Trending Issues in Music Copyright Law In 2001, in A&M Records et al v. Napster, the most significant judicial ruling of the digital music age, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit held that peer-to-peer (P2P) file-sharing services were liable for copyright infringement …

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MHSAA to add Esports as pilot program in 2018-19

The National Federation of State High School Associations (NFHS) and the NFHS Network have entered into a partnership with PlayVS to begin the rollout of esports competition in high schools throughout the nation. PlayVS, an online gaming provider, will work directly with the NFHS and the NFHS Network to introduce …

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#MyReasonWhy Campaign Showcasing Value of High School Programs

http://myreasonwhy.com INDIANAPOLIS, IN –  The National Federation of State High School Associations (NFHS) and the Mississippi High School Activities Association are beginning the second year of the #MyReasonWhy campaign, which is designed to showcase the tremendous value that high school sports and activities offer to students. Through real-life examples, #MyReasonWhy …

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Dawson named Assistant Director of Activities

On June 1, 2018, LeAnna Dawson will assume the position of Assistant Director of Activities for the Mississippi High School Activities Association. “We are very excited to have LeAnna Dawson join our MHSAA staff. We believe she will be a tremendous asset to our staff and will help us take …

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