CT Sports Law’s Top 10 Story Lines of 2011 - Part I

With 2011 coming to a close, I have compiled a list of the top story lines and accompanying blog posts from the past year.  Part I will list story lines 6 through 10; Part II will be posted tomorrow and will include 2 through 5; and the top story line will be posted on Tuesday, […]

Athletic Programs Cut from Connecticut’s Technical Schools

It has been reported that Gov. Dannel P. Malloy’s budget plan includes cutting the athletic programs from Connecticut’s vocational-technical high schools (“Vo-Techs”), which are operated by the state.  16 Vo-Techs will lose their athletic programs indefinitely and 10,000 students could be affected. Under existing CIAC rules, students at Connecticut’s Vo-Techs would be eligible to compete at their hometown […]

Friday Night Rights: CIAC Rule Leaves Out Tech School Students

The Connecticut Interscholastic Athletic Conference (CIAC) is the governing body for the state’s high school athletic programs.  Most do not have occasion to become familiar with the CIAC’s rules.  But I recently came across a CIAC eligibility rule that deserves attention, and perhaps should be changed.  The rule at issue reads as follows: Student-athlete participation at any state authorized public school […]