Baseball Advisory Committee

August 22, 2005 • 10 a.m.
Robert W. Hughes FHSAA Building
Gainesville, Florida

1. Introductions, purpose, e-mail addresses

2. Review Procedures, agenda, expense vouchers

3. Selection of chairperson

4. Review of 2004 committee minutes [2004 RECOMMENDATION #1 passed by FHSAA BOD as part of calendar revision for 2005-06]

5. Review of existing FHSAA Baseball Manual

6. 2005 State Tournament Review

7. National Federation Rules
a. 2006 NFHS Changes [not received as of July 7, 2005]
b. “by state association adoption”

8. Old Business
a. 2004 RECOMMENDATION #2: Reword 205 (District and Region Tournaments) to read “…The district and region tournaments shall be played in a double-elimination format with only the district champion advancing to the regional tournament. Each district shall decide if the top 3 or 4 teams advance to the district tournament.”
b. Tabled by BOD in Oct. 2004: Revise 103.02 to include 25 playing dates, a maximum of 3 doubleheaders, tournaments count as 2 games, and add pre-season classic tournaments as part of the regular season.

9. New Business
a. Amendment to Policy 30 “Unsportsmanlike Conduct.”
b. Possible meeting date change to May 2006.
c. [no other recommendations received as of July 7, 2005]

10. FACA Recommendations—none submitted as of July 7, 2005

11. Sportsmanship Update

12. Open Agenda

13. Adjournment