August 1, 2012 through July 31, 2013
(See NCAA Division I Bylaw 13.17.3 for Women’s Basketball Calendar Formula)
The dates in this calendar reflect the application of Bylaw 13.17.3 at the time of publication of this manual but are subject to change per NCAA Constitution 220.127.116.11 or if certain dates change (e.g., National Letter of Intent signing dates) are altered.
Women’s Basketball staff members shall not exceed 100 recruiting-person days. A recruiting person day is defined as one coach engaged in an off-campus recruiting activity of a women’s basketball prospect on one day; two coaches engaged in recruiting activities on the same day shall use two recruiting days.
(a) August 1 through September 15, 2012: Quiet Period
(b) September 16 through October 6, 2012: Contact period
September 28-30: Evaluations permitted at nonscholastic women’s basketball events.
(c) October 7, 2012 through February 28, 2013, [except for (1) and (2) below]: Evaluation Period
(1) November 12-15, 2012: Dead Period
(2) December 24-26, 2012: Dead Period
(d) March 1 through April 4, 2013: Contact Period
(e) April 5-18, 2013 , [except for (1) and (2) below]: Evaluation Period
(1) One women’s basketball event certified by the NCAA (Bylaw 30.17) held in conjunction with, and conducted in the host city of the NCAA Division I Women’s Basketball Championship:
(2) April 12-14, 2013: Quiet Period
(f) April 19-23, 2013: Evaluation Period
April 19-21: Evaluations permitted at nonscholastic women’s basketball events
(g) April 24 through July 5, 2013: Quiet Period
(h) July 6-12, 2013: Evaluation Period
(i) July 13-22, 2013, [except for (1) below]: Dead Period
(1) It is permissible for an institution to have contact with a prospect who is enrolled in the institution’s summer term (i.e., summer session or summer bridge program) and has signed a National Letter of Intent or other written commitment to attend the institution.
(j) July 23-29, 2013: Evaluation Period
(k) July 30-31, 2013: Dead Period
1. Evaluations are permitted during the National Junior College Athletic Association championship competition.
2. Evaluations are permissible in the following states only during the time periods listed, provided evaluations outside of the July period are counted toward the 100 recruiting-person days:
Hawaii: March 1 through May 31 and July 8-31
All states (except Hawaii) that play the high school basketball season in the spring: April 8-28 and July 8-31