Mid-Year Eligibility for Freshmen

Article V, Section C, Item 5: Mid-Year Eligibility & 9-Hour Rule Bylaw Wording Definition of an Entering Freshman, V.B.5 : ...
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Use of Non-Term Credits – Reliance on Transcript

For the 2021 Convention, the membership passed a bylaw on how to apply inter-term credit earned for eligibility purposes. While ...
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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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24/36-Hour Rule Exception Junior College Transfers

Article V, Section C, Item 6, Exception 2 states: EXCEPTION 2: A transfer student who has met the graduation requirements ...
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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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Recruitment: Responding to Contact

Responding to Contact from Student, Representative of a Student, Potential Student-Athletes, & When Notification is not Required NAIA Bylaws Article ...
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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 Participation & Amateurism

Article VII, Section C, Item 2 An individual participating as a recognized amateur under the rules of a sport’s national ...
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