• Jewelry shall not be worn except for religious or medical medals.
• A religious medal must be taped and worn under the uniform.
• A medical alert must me taped and may be visible.
Schools may permit modification of uniforms for their athletes for religious reasons without an approval letter from the NJSIAA. Any concerns regarding the accommodations must be addressed through the coach, not the athlete.Officials are instructed to continue with the contest and notify the NJSIAA if there are concerns the following day.No accommodation may create an unsafe environment for any participant.
The NJSIAA does not require schools/athletes to obtain approval to wear religious headwear during any NJSIAA competition.Head coverings worn for religious reasons are not considered hair devices, and therefore do not require NJSIAA approval.All head coverings must be made of non-abrasive or soft material and fit securely.
Pursuant to NJ law and NJSIAA policy, the NJSIAA will approve all reasonable accommodations regarding uniforms as it relates to transgender student-athletes. If there are any questions regarding this on the day of the contest, officials are instructed to continue with the contest and notify the NJSIAA the following day.
Must not violate the NFHS sports specific uniform rules
Must match the existing uniform in terms of color and logos.
Must not create an unsafe environment for all participants.
** If there are any questions regarding uniform modifications for Transgender or religious reasons the day of the contest, officials are instructed to continue with the contest and notify the NJSIAA the following day. **