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Eligibility Requirements

Eligibility Requirements
  1. You must have earned 8 credits in the two semesters prior to the start of the season.
  2. You must pass at least 4 classes plus physical education on each report card.
  3. You must maintain at least 80% attendance in each subject class for each marking period.
  4. Lateness to school/class may result in exclusion from athletics.
  5. Cutting class will result in exclusion from athletics.
  6. You are no longer eligible after your 8th term of high school or if you turn 19 years of age before July 1 of that school year.

BEGINNING SEPTEMBER 2013, THERE WILL BE NEW PSAL ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS:
  • The 5 + 1 Rule: A student must pass five credit bearing subjects and physical education. A senior programmed for 4 or 5 classes who fails one class will be eligible as long as the failed class is not required for graduation.
  • The 10 credit Rule: A student must accumulate ten credits for the two semesters prior to the eligibility period, not counting physical education
  • Students must achieve a minimum of 90% attendance at the end of each marking period (NO MORE THAN 3 ABSENCES)
  • Student-athletes must achieve a passing GPA at time of eligibility evaluation.
  • Lateness to school/class may result in exclusion from athletics.
  • Cutting class will result in exclusion from athletics.
  • You are no longer eligible after your 8th term of high school or if you turn 19 years of age before July 1 of that school year.
All of the above requirements will go into effect September 2013 with the exception of the 10 Credit Rule which will go into effect as of February 1, 2014.

**NO ONE MAY TRY OUT WITHOUT TURNING IN A COMPLETED MEDICAL AND CONSENT FORM**

The medical form must be signed and stamped by the doctor as well as having the registry number and date of the physical or it will not be accepted. The top portion must be completely filled out and signed by your parent/guardian.