The IHSA Board of Directors met for their regularly scheduled meeting at the IHSA office in Bloomington on Monday where the Board approved a new Weekly Player Limitations in the sport of Football for the 2019 season. The new rules states:
- A player shall not play in more than 2 games in any one week, and shall not play in more than one game in a single day.
- Players cannot play in games on consecutive days or be involved in live contact/thud in practice the day after playing in a game.
- 1 play in a game equals a game played.
In Wrestling, the Individual Wrestling State Final Tournament will be conducted with a true wrestleback format. This means that every wrestler will be guaranteed two matches at the Individual State Meet in Champaign.
In Boys & Girls Basketball the Mercy Rule will be used in all regular-season and regular-season tournament games.
In Boys and Girls Golf, a cut will be instituted on the first day of the State Final Tournament, with the Top 8 teams and Top 24 individuals advancing to the second day of the tournament.