NCAA and MSU Athletic Compliance
Question of the Month
Q: What is crowdfunding and is a student-athlete permitted to participate in a for-profit crowdfunding service?
A: Crowdfunding is the practice of funding a project or venture by raising monetary contributions from a large number of people, typically via the Internet. No, a student-athlete is not permitted to use his or her name or picture to advertise, recommend or promote directly the sale or use of a commercial product or service of any kind including a crowdfunding entity.
If you have any questions related to athletic compliance issues, please email Bracky Brett, associate athletic director for compliance, at email@example.com or call 662-325-0245.
Specific MSU Athletic compliance information for boosters, alumni and fans can be found at www.hailstate.com.