Sanctioning Events

All interstate and international sanctioning applications must be completed online with the NFHS (National Federation of State High School Associations) at  Paper sanctioning applications for interstate and international events are not accepted.  All fees must be paid by credit card or electronic check to the NFHS when requested by email notification. Sanctioning fees for the NFHS should not be sent to your CIF Section or CIF State Office.  Please review the NFHS Online Sanctioning Process Presentation below for more information.

For questions regarding the process please send an email to the CIF State Office:

Additional Information:

NFHS Online Sanctioning

NFHS Event Manager Registration

New NFHS Online Sanctioning Process Presentation

Bylaw 700 Series (Sanctioned Events)

Bylaw 800 Series (Awards for CIF Competition)

Bylaw 200 Series (Eligibility Requirements)

Financial Report of Sanctioned Event


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