- Last Updated: 17 November 2016 17 November 2016
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Public Information and Communications
Media Coverage - Athletic and Other School Activities
The District is the sole owner of media rights for all District athletic events and other school activities except those superseded by the South Dakota High School Activities Association (SDHSAA).
Interscholastic High School Activities and Events
News media (as defined by SDCL 13-1-57(2)) may engage in journalism (as defined by SDCL 13-1-57(1)) to the public for regular season interscholastic high school activities and events. Complimentary athletic passes will be issued to the news media by the Coordinator of Athletics/Physical Education’s office.
If news media seek to engage in journalism from a District designated media area, a request shall be referred to the Coordinator of Athletics/Physical Education or individual building administrator for prior approval. Approval will be on space available basis.
Communication Lines and/or Equipment
Arrangements and all costs associated with any communication line or equipment installation, etc., required by the news media to engage in journalism shall be the responsibility of news media, subject to the approval of the Coordinator of Athletics/Physical Education or building administration. If news media seek to engage in journalism by accessing District productions, news media will be required to donate $100.00 per event for interscholastic high school football games and $50.00 per event for all other interscholastic high school activities and events to the District’s CTE Academy Media Production program.
Separate request and approval must be sought from the Coordinator of Athletics/Physical Education for football playoff games at Howard Wood Field or by building administrator for tournament games played at the high schools beyond the regular athletic season. All news media will be required to have South Dakota High School Activities Association (SDHSAA) issued media badges for playoff/tournament games.
Other School Activities
All applications by the media for permission to broadcast or televise any other school activity must be referred to the principal of the school involved.
SDCL 13-1-57 Definitions regarding news media coverage of high school activities
SDCL 13-1-58 Interference with news media coverage of high school activities prohibited
SDCL 13-1-59 Promulgation of rules to accommodate news media coverage of high school activities
|Regulation||Board Action||(formerly 1112.31)|