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

 

Content Summary


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)

Download Now

Published
By Women's Sports Foundation

EXPLORE FURTHER

Why Sports Participation for Girls and Women

Sport has been one of the most important socio-cultural learning experiences for boys and men for many years. Those same benefits should be afforded our daughters.

Male Versus Female Competition in Boxing

Should men and women be able to compete against one another in boxing?

WSF Response to “Top Ten Politicians’ Promises Gone Wrong with John Stossel”

“Top Ten Politicians’ Promises Gone Wrong” included a four minute segment on Title IX. he claimed that men’s sports programs are being cut as an “unintended consequence” of compliance with the law.

STAY IN-THE-KNOW

Sign up for our newsletter to receive infrequent updates, news and information.

SUBSCRIBE