Tampering is not to be included in the solicitation of students by school personnel, school volunteers, parents, or any other third party. Tampering is a violation of TAPPS rules and may result in the loss of the affected student’s eligibility to participate in TAPPS events. 

Tampering occurs when any of the aforementioned people directly or indirectly:

  1. Entices
  2. Induces
  3. Persuades
  4. Recruits
  5. Targets for athletic purposes
  6. Or attempts to entice, induce, persuade, recruit or target any student to attend a TAPPS member school while the student is registered at another school.