Sports Wagering (NCAA Bylaw 10)
Amateurism (NCAA Bylaw 12)
Student Athlete Employment
Sports Wagering (NCAA Bylaw 10)
NCAA Bylaw 10.3 stipulates that staff members of the athletics department of a member institution and student-athletes shall not knowingly:
• Provide information to individuals involved in organized gambling activities concerning intercollegiate athletics competition;
• Solicit a bet on any intercollegiate team;
• Accept a bet on any team representing the institution;
• Solicit or accept a bet on any intercollegiate competition for any item (e.g., cash, shirt, dinner) that has tangible value; or
• Participate in any gambling activity that involves intercollegiate athletics or professional athletics, through a bookmaker, a parlay card or any other method employed by organized gambling.
• All student-athletes must fill out a Sports Wagering Form in JumpForward.
Amateurism (NCAA Bylaw 12)
Competition with Professionals: An individual shall not be eligible for intercollegiate athletics if the individual ever competed on a professional team, regardless or whether the individual knew (or had reason to know) that the team was a professional team.
Draft: An individual, prior to initial, full-time collegiate enrollment is permitted to enter a professional league's draft and/or be drafted without jeopardizing intercollegiate eligibility.
Agent: An individual is not permitted to retain an agent or receive any benefits from an agent.
Contract: An individual is not permitted to sign a contract with a professional team.
Prize Money Based on Place Finish: An individual, prior to initial, full-time collegiate enrollment, is permitted to accept prize money based on place finish in an open athletics event, not to exceed actual and necessary expenses, from the sponsor of the event.
Educational Expenses: An individual, prior to initial, full-time collegiate enrollment, is permitted to accept educational expenses (i.e., tuition and fees, room and board and books) from any individual or entity other than an agent, professional sports team/organization or representative of an institution's athletics interests, provided such expenses are disbursed directly through the recipients' educational institution (e.g., preparatory school, high school).
Salary: An individual is not permitted to accept any direct or indirect salary, gratuity or comparable compensation for his or her participation in athletics.
A professional team is any organized team that:
(a) Provides any of its players more than actual and necessary expenses for participation on the team, except as otherwise permitted by NCAA legislation. Actual and necessary expenses are limited to the following, provided the value of these items is commensurate with the fair market value in the locality of the player(s) and is not excessive in nature: (Revised: 4/25/02 effective 8/1/02)
(1) Meals directly tied to competition and practice held in preparation for such competition;
(2) Lodging directly tied to competition and practice held in preparation for such competition;
(3) Apparel, equipment and supplies;
(4) Coaching and instruction;
(5) Health/medical insurance;
(6) Transportation (expenses to and from practice competition, cost of transportation from home to training/practice site at the beginning of the season and from training/practice site to home at the end of season);
(7) Medical treatment and physical therapy;
(8) Facility usage; (Revised: 4/24/03)
(9) Entry fees; and (Revised: 4/24/03)
(10) Other reasonable expenses; or (Adopted: 4/24/03; Revised: 10/28/04)
(b) Declares itself to be professional (see Bylaw 22.214.171.124.4). (Revised: 8/8/02)
All student-athletes must fill out Promotional Activities Form in JumpForward prior to participation.
Student Athlete Employment
All earnings from summer employment must be at a rate of pay that is comparable with the going rate, in that locale, for the type of work performed.
You should be paid by check (not cash) for the hours that you actually worked. (Exceptions: Work such as babysitting, lawn work, etc.)
You cannot have transportation to and from work provided by your employer unless transportation is provided to all employees.
Your employer cannot provide you with any benefit or privilege that is not provided to all employees (e.g., meals, cars, entertainment at home, vacation trips, water skiing, etc.). One exception: A representative of the University of San Diego's athletics interests (which would include your summer employer) is permitted to provide a student-athlete with an occasional home meal. The meal must be at the representative's home and may not be in a restaurant and must be on an infrequent basis (i.e., once every few months). In addition, the representative is permitted to provide you with transportation for the sole purpose of attending this occasional home meal.
You can be employed by a community agency or club to teach sport skills as long as you have other duties and responsibilities.
Fee for lesson instruction: A student athlete may receive compensation for teaching or coaching sport skills or techniques in his or her sport on a fee-for-lesson basis, provided:
(a) Institutional facilities are not used;
(b) Playing lessons shall not be permitted;
(c) The institution obtains and keeps on file documentation of the recipient of the lesson(s) and the fee for the lesson(s) provided during any time of the year; and
(d) The compensation is paid by the lesson recipient (or the recipient's family) and not another individual or entity.
(e) Instruction to each individual is comparable to the instruction that would be provided during a private lesson when the instruction involves more than one individual at a time.
(f) The student-athlete does not use his or her name, picture or appearance to promote or advertise the availability of fee-for-lesson sessions.
Academic Year Employment
• All earnings from academic year employment must be at a rate of pay that is commensurate with the going rate for the type of work performed.
• You must be academically eligible in order to seek term-time employment.
• You may work off-campus or on-campus, but not within the athletics department or in a facility owned or operated by the athletics department.
All student-athletes who plan on working must fill out a Student-Athlete Employment Form in JumpForward.
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