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December Recruiting Calendars

DECEMBER RECRUITING CALENDARS

Men’s Basketball, Women’s Basketball:

Evaluation Period except for below:

December 24-26 Dead Period

Cross Country/Track and Field:

December 1-12 Contact Period

December 13-31 Quiet Period except for below:

December 13 (12:01 am) -17 (12:01 am) Dead Period

Men’s Lacrosse:

December 1-23 Quiet Period

December 24-31 Dead Period

Baseball, Women’s Lacrosse:

December Quiet Period

Softball:

Quiet Period, except for below:

December 1-4 (12:01 am) Dead Period

Volleyball:

December 1-4 Contact Period

December 5-13 Quiet Period

December 14-31 Dead Period, except:

(1) Coaches attending the AVCA annual awards banquet may have incidental contact with two-year college prospects being honored at the banquet, provided no recruiting conversation occurs.

(2) Thursday of the Division I Women’s Volleyball Championship through the Sunday immediately following the championship (December 15-18). An institution’s authorized coaching staff members (see Bylaw 11.7.4) may evaluate on only one day and may attend only one event on that day during this period. Such an event shall occur within a 30-mile radius of the site of the championship (San Antonio, Texas). Coaches from the same institution who attend such an event shall attend the same event on the same day. Coaches shall not attend events that occur at the same time that any intercollegiate competition in conjunction with the NCAA championship occurs: Evaluation Period

Football:

December 1-31 Contact Period, except for below:

Six in-person off-campus contacts per prospective student-athlete shall be permitted during this time period with not more than one permitted in any one calendar week (Sunday through Saturday) or partial calendar week:

(1) December 18, 2011, all junior college prospective student-athletes who intend to enroll midyear: Quiet Period

(2) December 19-22, 2011, all junior college prospective student- athletes who intend to enroll midyear [except for (a) below]: Dead Period

(a) Institutional staff members may have contact with a prospective student-athlete who has been admitted for midyear enrollment, provided the prospect has signed a National Letter of Intent or other offer of admission and/or financial aid to attend the institution and is required to be on campus to attend institutional orientation sessions for all students: Contact Period

(4) December 18, 2011: Quiet Period

(5) December 19, 2011, through January 3, 2012, [except for (a) below]:  Dead Period

(a) Institutional staff members may have contact with a prospective student-athlete who has been admitted for midyear enrollment, provided the prospect has signed a National Letter of Intent or other offer of admission and/or financial aid to attend the institution and is required to be on campus to attend institutional orientation sessions for all students: Contact Period

PHONE CALLS

2012 Grads (Seniors)

Division I:

Football, Ice Hockey – once a week.

All Other Sports – twice a week.

*Unlimited calls the day after the recruit signs the NLI, written offer if admission and/or financial aid: OR the day after the college received a fanatical deposit from you.

Division II: All Sports – once a week.

*Unlimited number of contacts and evaluations the day after the college receives a financial deposit from you.

Division III/NAIA/2-year: All Sports – Unlimited.

2013 Grads (Juniors)

Division I: Men’s Basketball, Men’s Ice Hockey – once a month.

Division II: Not Allowed.

Division III/NAIA/2-year: All Sports – Unlimited.

2014 & 2015 Grads (Underclassman)

Division I/II: Not Allowed.

Division III/NAIA/2-year:  All Sports – Unlimited.

2013 & 2014 Grads (Underclassman)

Division I/II: Not Allowed.

Division III/NAIA/2-year: All Sports – Unlimited.


EMAILS & LETTERS

2012 Grads (Seniors) & 2013 Grads (Juniors)

All Divisions: All Sports – Unlimited.

2014 & 2015 Grads (Underclassman)

Division I/II: Not Allowed.

Division III/NAIA/2-year: All Sports – Unlimited.

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