Competition Seasons - Girls' Sports in 'Non-Traditional' Seasons: The Foundation Position

 

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Did you know that some athletic associations are regulating when girls have their sports seasons? The disadvantages that come with this practice are not just wrong, they're against the law.
 
Requiring female student-athletes to participate in sports during seasons which are different than traditional seasons discriminates against these female athletes and takes away from their athletic opportunities and experiences.

Competition Seasons - Girls' Sports in "Non-traditional" Seasons: The Foundation Position (PDF 437k)

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