Tryouts with Prospective Students & 24-Week Season

Approved Ruling: Tryouts of prospective students, in accordance with NAIA Bylaws, shall not constitute practice per Article I, Section H, ...
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Transfer Residency Casebook Examples

Transfer – Participation at Four-Year and Two-Year Schools Case: A student competed at a four-year institution for one year. The ...
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Participation Prior to Enrollment in the Fall

Approved Ruling: When an institution has scheduled an intercollegiate contest prior to the opening of school in the fall, a ...
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Prospective Student-Athletes: Tryouts, Camps/Clinics, & Practice During Academic Term

Tryouts Approved Ruling: Tryouts of prospective students, in accordance with NAIA Bylaws, shall not constitute practice per Article I, Section ...
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2022 Graduate Student Eligibility Interp

At the 2022 NAIA National Convention, the National Eligibility Committee (NEC) reviewed the continuing eligibility requirements for graduate students and ...
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Summer Activities with Prospective Student-Athletes

Who is considered a prospective student? Article V, Section B, Item 16: A prospective student is any individual, regardless of ...
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Transfers & Permission to Contact

Do I need a permission to contact form? A permission to contact is solely an NCAA rule. This bylaw requires ...
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Transfer Release Exceptions

See this article regarding the requirement for a release per Article V, Section G, Item 1. A student shall have ...
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Transfer Release

When does a student need a transfer release? In general, a transfer student is subject to a 16-week residency period ...
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Progress Rule vs. 24/36-Hour Rule

The two core NAIA continuing eligibility requirements, the 24/36-Hour Rule and the Progress Rule, are often mistaken for one another. However, ...
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