What is the Alaska NIL Law?
The Alaska NIL Law is a bill that expressly allows college athletes, while they are students, to personally profit from the use of their name, image, and likeness, and prohibits the NCAA from preventing these practices.
When does Alaska NIL Compliance Start?
Alaska NIL started on July 1, 2021, per the NCAA Interim Policies.
How does Alaska NIL affect NCAA Student-Athletes?
Alaska NCAA Student-Athletes will be able to earn compensation for the use of her or his name, image, or likeness (NIL) through a multitude of different opportunities. Student-Athletes can now make money for things such as endorsements, sponsorships, appearances, autographs, memorabilia, podcasts, camps, clinics, private lessons, crowdfunding, and many more!
What are Alaska Name, Image, and Likeness Best Practices?
Both athletes and administrators in the State of Alaska should start by making sure they have a proper understanding of the rules and regulations set-forth by NCAA Interim Policies. A working-knowledge of the ‘Dos and Don’ts’ for Alaska NIL will allow all parties to safely and successfully navigate the new landscape. The next most important aspect would be the compliance component of NIL. Not only do students need to make sure they are entering agreements that are compliant with the passed state regulations, but they need to make sure they are transparent with their school to avoid any institutional conflicts.