Mississippi State University

 

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 bbrett@athletics.msstate.edu or call 662-325-0245.

Specific MSU Athletic compliance information for boosters, alumni and fans can be found at www.hailstate.com.

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