Information & Interpretations

Computer Access to KSHSAA Publications-Password
Music Directors need to see their activity director and ask for their School’s ID and Coach’s Password if they need to access a computer version of any school KSHSAA publication (ie. music manual or monthly activity journals). Once you get your ID and Password – go to KSHSAA home page and click on the “Schools” tab on top of page then click on “login”. Please note that every year at the end of July all Athletic Directors are mailed multiple published copies of the current year’s music manual to hand out to their music directors.

All high school music head directors are required to complete the KSHSAA online rules meeting each year beginning 2014-15. The online meeting will be available for credit from August 20 until November 2. Instructions for how to log on and view the online meeting will be mailed to Athletic Directors by the first of August along with the Music manual. Schools with coaches failing to complete the online meeting by November 2 will be subject to a $25 fine and their school will be listed in the Activities Journal

Music adjudicator training will be offered at the 2015 KMEA Teacher In-Service on Thursday, February 26 from 2 p.m.-4 p.m. The training is open to all current adjudicators, any music directors thinking about becoming a music adjudicator or any music director wishing to learn what adjudicators are trained to look for when judging KSHSAA music festivals.

Orchestra soloists are no longer required to memorize their music for state festival. Thus, all instrumental soloists are not required to memorize their music for regional or state festival. No change for vocal or piano soloists, they are still required to memorize their music for regional and state festival.

Pep Bands will not be allowed to participate in postseason volleyball tournaments (sub-state and state). Rationale: The nature of volleyball differs from many other school activities, i.e. multiple matches played simultaneously, playable/non-playable areas, space to set up.

Adjudicator fees were increased from $180 to $200 per day.

State Large Group entry fees increased by $10. [continue >>>]