On a vote of 33-18, the NSAA Representative Assembly amended NSAA Bylaw 18.104.22.168 changing the season start date for volleyball to coincide with all of the other NSAA fall sports. Beginning this fall, the first allowable day of practice is the Monday of week 6 (August 7, 2017). In addition, the first allowable day of competition is the Thursday of week 8 (August 24, 2017). Competition points and match limits remain the same. The NSAA State Championship is scheduled for November 9-11, 2017 in Lincoln.