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The DCSAA is committed to implementing and enforcing the uniform standards and rules governing District of Columbia interscholastic athletics in order to ensure that all District student-athletes have the opportunity to participate in well run athletic programs and fair league and state competitions.


This page contains everything you need to know about the rules, regulations, and policies of the DCSAA. 

DCSAA Rules for Interscholastic Athletics

As of October, 2018, the DCSAA has been operating under new rules of governance. While most rules remain the same, there are a few significant changes to make note of. 

Be sure to review the documents to the left to familiarize yourself with the new policies. Policies based on the new rules will be enforced at the start of the 2019 Fall athletic season. 

Key Rules Topics

The pages linked to the right represent several major topics that all DCSAA members and stakeholders should be aware of. 


If you are an athletic director or coach for a member school, please be sure to visit the ADs and Coaches coaches page for more detailed information. 

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