Division I Council

DI Council Coordination Committee issues waiver on minimum contests

The Division I Council Coordination Committee granted a blanket waiver that reduces by 50% the current legislated minimum number of contests that teams in fall sports other than football must play.

Division I Council Coordination Committee extends waiver allowing virtual nonphysical activities

The Division I Council Coordination Committee extended to one week before the final examination period of a school’s fall term a waiver allowing student-athletes to participate in up to eight hours of virtual nonphysical countable athletically related activities per week.

DI Council takes legislative and waiver action

The Division I Council issued a blanket waiver to allow a Football Bowl Subdivision team to count for bowl eligibility and scheduling requirements two games against Football Championship Subdivision teams that meet adjusted minimum scholarship criteria. This adjustment applies only to the 2020-21 season.

DI Council extends recruiting dead period in all sports

The Division I Council extended the recruiting dead period in all sports through Aug. 31. The Council met virtually Thursday afternoon.

Division I Council extends waiver allowing virtual, nonphysical activities through July

Division I student-athletes in sports other than football and basketball may continue to participate in eight hours of required, virtual nonphysical activities per week.

Acrobatics and tumbling, women’s wrestling added to NCAA Emerging Sports for Women program

Acrobatics and tumbling and women’s wrestling will be added to the NCAA Emerging Sports for Women program in Division I, the Division I Council decided Wednesday. The Council met virtually.

DI Council approves plan for men’s and women’s basketball summer activities

The Division I Council approved a plan for summer athletics activities for men’s and women’s basketball. The Council met virtually Wednesday.

DI Council approves football summer and preseason model

The Division I Council approved a model for football summer athletic activities and preseason practice. The Council met virtually Wednesday, June 17.

Division I Council proposes pathway for DIII schools to become DI members

The Division I Council introduced a proposal into the 2020-21 legislative cycle that would establish a reclassification process for schools to transition directly from Division III to Division I.

Division I recruiting dead period extended through July 31

The Division I Council Coordination Committee extended the recruiting dead period in all sports through July 31.

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