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3535.3000 DEFINITIONS.

Subpart 1.

Scope.

All the words listed shall have the meaning herein ascribed to them.

Subp. 2.

Athletic program.

"Athletic program" means all interscholastic and intramural sports offered to students by public and private elementary and secondary educational institutions.

Subp. 3.

Interscholastic athletic program.

"Interscholastic athletic program" means all athletic activities offered within a school the purpose of which is to provide opportunities for students to compete with other students on like teams in other schools within an organized conference under the auspices of the Minnesota State High School League or with other like teams in other schools operating under separate jurisdictions.

Subp. 4.

Intramural athletic program.

"Intramural athletic program" means all noninterscholastic athletic activities offered within a school, which are not a part of the regular physical education curriculum, designed to provide students athletic opportunities, experiences, and the development of competencies in a variety of sports.

Subp. 5.

Participate.

"Participate" means for interscholastic sports, a student has been selected by the coach to be a member of a particular athletic team, inclusive of varsity, junior varsity, and sophomore teams, after the tryout period has ended.

Subp. 6.

Participation rate for a particular sex in the interscholastic athletic program.

"Participation rate for a particular sex in the interscholastic athletic program" means the ratio of the number of participants of that sex in the athletic program to the number of students of that sex in the student body.

Subp. 7.

Participation rate for a particular sex in the intramural athletic program.

"Participation rate for a particular sex in the intramural athletic program" means the ratio of the number of participants of that sex in the athletic program to the number of students of that sex in the student body.

Statutory Authority:

MS s 124.15

Published Electronically:

September 26, 2007