NJSIAA again ranks No. 1 in Korey Stringer Institute Safety Policy Rankings

The New Jersey State Interscholastic Athletic Association (NJSIAA) has once again been ranked first nationally for health and athletic safety policies by the Korey Stringer Institute (KSI). It is the second consecutive year that the NJSIA...Read More

Important Opioid Video Mandate and Procedure

Please Note - Video from NJCARES has been delayed. We will post as soon as it is available.

Please See Important Opioid Video Mandate and Procedure Starting this Fall 2019

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Big Changes to Player-on-Player Contact at HS Football Practices

Player-on-player practice contact for New Jersey high schools has been reduced to the lowest level in the history of football – less contact than mandates or recommendations by the NFL, NCAA, Ivy League, USA Football, Pop Warner, or any other foot...Read More

Playing Multiple Sports in High School

It was a tremendous honor last December to induct the largest, most impressive Hall of Fame class in NJSIAA history. The stellar, 16-member group entering the NJSIAA Gallagher/Bollinger Hall of Fame included an Olymp...Read More

Wrestling Hydration Testing News & Update


During the 2019-2020 school year, the NJSIAA will be transitioning to a new hydration testing method for weight certification which will replace the Tanita scale. 

Wrestling schools can choose to use either the...Read More

A Message from NJSIAA's Student Ambassadors

After the New Jersey State Interscholastic Athletic Association (NJSIAA) convened a Student Athlete Advisory Council (SAAC) earlier this school year, New Jersey’s 283,000 student athletes now have a voice on issues and concerns that affect t...Read More

2019 Football Regulations and Starting Strength Index Numbers

Attached please find the Football Regulations for the 2019 season, as well as the starting Strength Index (SI) numbers for each team. 

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Irvington Wrestling Program to Receive Mat Donated by Air Force

When the NJSIAA wrestling championships were conducted at Boardwalk Hall in Atlantic City in March, there was a new element to the competition. 


In addition to the mats brought in to the arena from an assortment of...Read More

Important – Transfer Amendment; Bona Fide Change of Residence and Affidavit Approve. Click for Mo


Transfer Amendment; Bona Fide Change of Residence and Affidavit approved by the NJSIAA Executive Committee.  See documents below:

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NJSIAA Student Ambassadors enjoy trip to NFHS National Student Leadership Summit

When Jillian Ryan and Sean Furlong are asked  about what they did during their summer vacations, they’ll each be able to provide a very unique answer. 


Jillian, a rising senior at South Brunswick, and Sean, a junio...Read More

New System for Assigning Officials in 2020-2021

NJSIAA is happy to announce that in the 2020-21 school year, a new state-of-the-art sports officials assigning system will be utilized, through Philadelphia-based ZebraWeb.org. Click on the link below for more information.  
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NJSIAA Hosts Workshop for First-year Athletic Directors

The role of a high school athletic director is a demanding one. The hours are long, the responsibilities are many and the person is, for better or worse, usually the face of their school’s Interscholastic sports in t...Read More