2018-19 MICHIGAN MERIT EXAM DATES 

Beginning in 2014-15 the Michigan Department of Education instituted a spring online testing period which involves a window of approximately seven weeks.  At the time of the MHSAA Handbook printing,  the 2018-19 window was not published.  The window from the previous year was from the 2nd Monday of April (April 9, 2018) through the 4th Friday in May (May 25, 2018).  The window conflicts  with some MHSAA spring tournaments but  has apparently  increased flexibility as the online tests may be administered on any instructional day and not all students  need to be administered the same assessment at the same time, nor on the same day.  Consult the school counselor and the Michigan Department of Education for the testing dates for 2018-19.  MHSAA tournament events possibly conflicting  with online testing on instructional days (Mon-Fri only listed below – many events held  on weekends not listed)

May 16-29 - Boys and Girls Lacrosse Regionals
May 16-18 - LP Girls Tennis Regionals
May 17-18 - Boys and Girls Track Regionals

2018-19 NATIONAL TESTING DATES 

Please advise students of the 2018-19 test date schedule. Your students should be aware of athletic tournament dates and should attempt to schedule their respective test date away from tournament dates of the sport or sports in which they are interested and participate. Following are test dates for 2018-19 (publicized as of May 15, 2018) and dates where tournaments would create conflict.

ACT ASSESSMENT DATES - CONFLICTS

September 8, 2018--None
October 27, 2018--LP Cross Country Regionals, 11-Player Football Districts, 8-Player Football Regionals, LP Boys Soccer Regionals
December 8, 2018--None
February 9, 2019--Wrestling Individual Districts
April 13, 2019--None
June 8, 2019--LP Boys Golf Finals, Boys and Girls Lacrosse Finals, Baseball Regionals; Softball Regionals, LP Girls Soccer Regionals 


SAT TESTING DATES - CONFLICTS

August 25, 2018--None
October 6, 2018--None
November 3, 2018--LP Cross Country Finals, LP Boys Soccer Finals, Volleyball Districts, 11-Player Football Districts, 8-Player Football Regionals
December 1, 2018--None
March 9, 2019--Girls Gymnastics Finals, Ice Hockey Finals, LP Boys Swimming & Diving Finals
May 4, 2019--None
June 1, 2019--Track & Field Finals, LP Girls Tennis Finals, UP Boys Tennis Finals, UP Boys & Girls Golf Finals, Baseball Districts, Softball Districts, LP Boys Golf Regionals, Boys Lacrosse Quarterfinals, Girls Lacrosse Regionals, LP Girls Soccer Districts


AP EXAM DATES - CONFLICTS

May 6-10, 13-17, 2019--LP Girls Tennis Regionals, Track & Field Regionals, Lacrosse Regionals 

(Advanced Placement Exams are administered over a five-day period for each subject)

Tournament Managers Materials

If your school is hosting any level of MHSAA postseason tournaments, please find pertinent materials and forms on the specific sport pages of the website by clicking on "Sports" in the upper left corner of the page. Each sport page has a tab for Tournament Managers and Participating Schools included in that page's navigation.

Efficiency is Effective...

The MHSAA is always willing to assist with issues concerning Association regulations. Please remember, however, the most efficient method of communication with the MHSAA on eligibility questions is through the athletic director or principal. Athletic directors should gather all information necessary on a question and then call or write the MHSAA. Coaches or parents calling the MHSAA on eligibility matters can create confusion and delay. ADs or principals are encouraged to contact the MHSAA office directly. Please follow this efficient path of communication.