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Addicted to Quack's Summer NCAA Compliance Trivia Series #4

More NCAA logic fun time!

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We're two weeks out from fall camp, six from the season, and that means the leaders will start separating themselves from the pack. Though, I have no idea what the scores are, so for all I know, you guys are all acing this. Keep up the hypothetical good work!

Last week's answers:

1. An OPEN EVENT conducted or held on the campus of an institution is not considered a tryout provided which of the following?

A. The event is not classified by age group or level of educational institution

B. Selection of participants is limited ONLY by number, geographical area, or some objective standard of performance

C. All participants must be amateurs

D. Both A and B

2. A coach may make in person, off-campus contact with a prospective student-athlete _____________

A. During the prospective student-athlete's competition.

B. Two hours before the prospective student-athlete's competition

C. One day one of a two-day tournament

D. At the completion of the prospective student-athlete's competition, provided the prospective student-athlete has been released by the appropriate institutional authority and has exited the meeting/dressing facility.

3. Institutional financial aid based in any degree on athletics may be reduced or canceled during the period of the award for which of the following reasons?

A. An injury, illness, or mental condition that prevents the recipient from participating in athletics.

B. The student-athlete renders him or herself ineligible for intercollegiate competition.

C. For any athletics reason.

D. A student-athlete voluntarily withdraws from a sport at any point for personal reasons.

E. B and D.

4. A prospective student-athlete is in his senior year of high school during the 2010-11 year. Prior to graduation in spring 2011, he realizes he will be short one core course. As a result, he discontinues enrollment at his high school and does not graduate with his class. He enrolls in a preparatory school in fall 2011 with the intention of completing the one core course in order to satisfy the NCAA's initial eligibility requirements. It is permissible for the prospective student-athlete to use the core course taken from the preparatory school in order to satisfy NCAA core curriculum requirements?

A. True

B. False

5. An enrolled student-athlete has a friendship with with a prospective student-athlete currently attending the student-athlete's former high school. The student-athlete may write the prospective student-athlete provided the correspondence is not at the direction of the institution and the institution does not provide any of the expenses related to the written correspondence (I.E. postage, envelopes, etc).

A. True

B. False

Here are this week's questions. Enjoy, and remember, think like an NCAA official! USE THE GOOGLE DOC LINKED HERE

1. An institution may provide free or reduced camp or clinic admission privileges to a high school award winner, provided he or she resides in the institution's locale.

A. True B. False

2. In sports other than men's and women's basketball, an institution may permit a prospective student-athlete to make an UNOFFICIAL visit at any time, other than during a dead period.

A. True B. False

3. Under what conditions can in institution provide an OFFICIAL visit to a prospective student-athlete?

A. The prospective student-athlete has presented the institution with an academic transcript.
B. The prospective student-athlete has presented the institution with a test score (PSAT, SAT, PLAN, ACT) taken on a national testing date under national testing conditions.
C. The prospective student-athlete has registered with the NCAA eligibility center and is placed on the institution's institutional request list.
D. All of the above

4. A professional athletics team is any organized team that provides any of its players more than actual and necessary expenses for participation on the team.

A. True. B. False.

5. When may a NON-QUALIFIER who is enrolled in a two-year college make an official visit to an institution?

A. After the completion of the first semester at the two-year college.
B. After the completion of the first academic year at the two-year college.
C. A non-qualifier at a two-year college may never make an official visit.

D. At any time after enrolling in the two-year college.