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PleasebeadvisedoftheFloridaHighSchoolAthleticAssociation(FHSAA)bylawsandpolicies
StudentEligibility2011-12
OperationBylaw,Article9
9.1
GENERALPRINCIPLES
9.1.1
ParticipationinInterscholasticAthleticsaPrivilege.Participationininterscholasticathleticprogramsbyastudentisaprivilege,notaright.Studentswhoparticipatearerequiredtomeettherequirementsestablishedinstatelaw,FHSAAregulations,andbytheirrespectiveschools.9.1.1.1LocalRulesMayBeMoreStringent.Schoolsandlorschooldistrictsmayadoptmorestringentrulesforthestudentsundertheirsupervision.Noschoolorschooldistrict,however,mayadoptrulesthatarelessstringentthanthoseoftheFHSAA.
9.1.2
SchoolResponsibletoEnsureStudentEligibility.Aschoolmustnotpermitastudenttorepresentitininterscholasticathleticcompetitionunlessthestudentmeetsalleligibilityrequirementsandtheschoolhascertifiedthestudent'seligibilitytotheFHSAAOffice.9.1.2.1IneligibleStudent.Anineligiblestudentshallnotbeallowedontheplayers'bench,intheteamboxoronthefieldofplaywearinganyportionofateamuniform.9.1.2.2FalsificationofInformation.Astudentwhofalsifiesinformationtogaineligibilityshallbedeclaredineligibletorepresentanymemberschoolforaperiodofoneyearfromthedateofdiscovery.9.1.3RationaleforEligibilityStandards.Eligibilityrulesarenecessaryforparticipationininterscholasticathleticsbecause:(a)Theyprotecttheopportunitiesofqualifiedstudentstoparticipate;and(b)Theypromotecompetitiveequityamongschools;and(c)Theyencourageacademicachievementbystudent-athletes.
9.2
ATTENDANCEREQUIREMENTS
9.2.1
StudentMayOnlyParticipateatSchoolHe/SheFirstAttendsEachSchoolYear.Astudentmustattendschool,andmayparticipateonlyintheinterscholasticathleticprogramssponsoredbytheschoolhe/shefirstattendseachschoolyear,whichiseither:(s.1006.20(2)(a),FloridaStatutes)(a)Theschoolwherethestudentfirstattendsclasses;or(b)Theschoolwherethestudentfirstparticipatesinanathleticactivitiesonoraftertheofficialstartdateofthatsportseasonbeforehe/sheattendsclassesatanyschool.9.2.1.1Definitionof"AttendSchool."Astudentattendsschoolifhe/sheispresentinaschoolclassroomonaregularbasisorislegallyregisteredasahomeeducationstudentparticipatingforamemberschool.Astudentcanattendonlyoneschoolatatimeforthepurposesofinterscholasticathleticeligibility.9.2.1.2Definitionof"InterscholasticAthleticPrograms."Interscholasticathleticprogramsencompassallactivitiesrelatingtocompetitivesportcontestsinvolvingindividualstudentsorteamsofstudentsfromoneschoolagainstindividualstudentsorteamsofstudentsfromanotherschool.Suchactivitiesinclude,butarenotlimitedto,tryouts,offseasonconditioning,summerworkouts,preseasonconditioning,in-seasonpracticeandcontests.
9.2.2
AttendanceExceptions.9.2.2.1HomeEducationStudent.Alegallyregisteredhomeeducationstudentmayparticipateatoneofthefollowing:(a)Thepublicschoolthestudentnormallywouldattend;or(b)Apublicschoolthestudentcouldchoosetoattendaccordingtocontrolledopenenrollmentprovisions;or(c)Aprivateschoolthatwillacceptthestudentforparticipation;or(d)Ahomeeducationcooperativetowhichthestudentbelongs.
 
9.2.2.1.1HomeEducationStudentRequirements.Toparticipateininterscholasticathletics,ahomeeducationstudentmust:(s.1006.15(3)(c)1-7,FloridaStatutes)(a)registerasahomeeducationstudentwiththedistrictschoolsuperintendentofthecountyinwhichhe/sheresides;and(b)registerwiththeschoolofhis/herintenttoparticipatebeforethebeginningdateoftheseasonforthesportinwhichhe/shewantstoparticipate;and(c)meetthesamestandardsofacceptance,behaviorandperformanceastheschoolrequiresofotherparticipatingstudents;and(d)certifytotheschoolattheendofeachsemesterthathe/shehastheminimumcumulativegradepointaveragerequiredforparticipation;and(e)meetallotherFHSAAeligibilityrequirements;and
(f)
mustbeapprovedbytheFHSAAOfficeeachyearusingaformprovidedbytheAssociation.9.2.2.2CharterSchoolStudent.Astudentwhoattendsacharterschoolthatdoesnotsponsoraninterscholasticathleticprograminoneormoresportsmayparticipateinthesportorsportsnotsponsoredbythecharterschoolateitherofthefollowingschools:(a)Thepublicschoolthestudentnormallywouldattend;or(b)Thepublicschoolthestudentcouldattendaccordingtocontrolledopenenrollmentprovisions.9.2.2.2.1CharterSchoolStudentRequirements.Toparticipateininterscholasticathletics,acharterschoolstudentmust:(s.1006.15(3)(d)1-7,FloridaStatutes)(a)meettherequirementsofthecharterschooleducationprogramasdeterminedbythecharterschoolgoverningboard;and(b)meettheminimumgradepointaveragestandardsthatarerequiredofallstudents;and(c)meetthesameresidencyrequirementsasotherstudentsintheschoolatwhichhe/sheparticipates;and(d)meetthesamestandardsofacceptance,behaviorandperformancethatarerequiredofotherstudentsininterscholasticathletics;and(e)registerwiththeschoolhis/herintenttoparticipateininterscholasticathleticsasarepresentativeoftheschoolbeforethebeginningdateoftheseasonforthesportinwhichhe/shewishestoparticipate;and
(f)
meetallotherFHSAAeligibilityrequirements(noformisrequired).9.2.2.3StudentsinDualEnrollmentandEarlyAdmissionPrograms.Astudentwhoattendsadualenrollmentorearlyadmissionprogramoperatedbyacommunitycollegeoruniversitymayparticipateattheschoolthestudentwouldnormallyattendif:(a)Theschoolawardscredittowardgraduationfortheworkthestudentcompletesatthecommunitycollegeoruniversity;and(b)Thecommunitycollegeoruniversityofficiallyissuesgradesonthesamescheduleastheschool'ssemester;and(c)Thestudenthasnotmetthegraduationrequirementsasspecifiedbytheschool'sorschooldistrict'sstudentprogressionplanforhighschoolgraduation;and(d)Thestudentdoesnotparticipateintheintercollegiateathleticprogramsofthecommunitycollegeoruniversity;and(e)ThestudentmeetsallotherFHSAAeligibilityrequirements(noformorletterisrequired).9.2.2.4StudentsinAlternativeorSpecialSchools.Astudentwhoattendsanalternativeschoolorotherspecialschooloperatedbyaschooldistrictmayparticipateattheschoolhe/shewouldnormallyattendaccordingtotheschooldistrictattendancepolicy,providedthealternativeorspecialschooldoesnotsponsoraninterscholasticathleticprogramandthesuperintendentordistrictathleticdirectorhasnotifiedthisAssociationwhichschoolsqualifytoallowstudentstoparticipateunderthisbylaw.ThestudentmustmeetallotherFHSAAeligibilityrequirements.9.2.2.5ParticipationinSummerAthleticActivitiesbyStudentsChangingSchoolsorEnteringaMemberSchoolorCombinationSchoolfortheFirstTime.Astudentmayparticipateinathleticactivitiessponsoredbyoraffiliatedwithaschoolduringthesummerperiodimmediatelyprecedingattendanceinthatschoolifthestudenthasbeenassignedtooracceptedbytheschoolandnolongerattendshis/herpreviousschool.Thestudentwillbeconsideredtohaveestablishedresidenceinthatschoolandwillnotbeeligibletoparticipateinathleticactivitiessponsoredbyoraffiliatedwithaschoolorcompetitionatanyothermemberschoolduringthatschoolyear.Astudentwhoisassignedtoand/oracceptedbymorethanoneschoolwillbeconsideredtohaveestablishedresidenceintheschoolhe/shefirstattendsorpartiCipatesinsummerathleticactivitiespriortoattendance,whichevercomesfirst.9.2.2.6MiddleSchoolStudentsAttendingNon-memberPublicSchools.Astudentingrades6through8whoattendsapublicschoolthatisnotamemberofthisAssociationandhasnoathleticprogramduetolowstudentpopulationmayrepresentamemberpublicschoolthatispartofthesameschooldistrictininterscholasticcompetition,providedsuchparticipationisatthejuniorhighormiddleschoollevel.
 
9.2.3
AttendanceWithinFirst10DaysofSemesterRequired.Astudentmustattendclasseswithinthefirst10schooldaysofasemester.Otherwise,thestudentwillnotbeeligibleuntil:(a)Thestudenthasmadeupallclassworkmissedduringhis/herabsence;and(b)Thestudenthasattendedoneschooldayforeachschooldaymissed.
9.2.4
ParticipationinNon-SchoolAthleticActivitiesAffiliatedwithaSchool.TheFH5AAsupportsandendorsesFlorida'sphilosophyofschoolofchoiceforacademicpurposes.However,ifastudentchoosestoattendorparticipateforaschool,publicorprivate,inwhichthestudentparticipatedinanynon-schoolathleticactivitiesaffiliatedwithaschoolthatthestudentdoesnotattendordidnotattendinthepreviousschoolyear(inthecaseofhomeeducationstudents,doesnotparticipateforordidnotparticipatefor)andthenestablisheshis/herschoolresidence(inthecaseofhomeeducationstudents,he/sheparticipates)attheaffiliatedschoolwithinonecalendaryearofsuchparticipationwillnotbeeligibleinthenewschooluntilthestudenthasbeeninattendanceatthatschoolforonecalendaryear.Establishingsuchschoolresidenceisbonafideevidencethatthestudentisattendingtheschoolinwholeorinpartforathleticreasons.9.2.4.1Non-SchoolAthleticActivitiesAffiliatedwithaSchool.Non-schoolathleticactivitiesaffiliatedwithaschoolareanyathleticactivitiesnotsponsoredbytheschoolbutareorganized,coachedand/orsupervisedbyaschoolemployee,athleticdepartmentstaffmember,orrepresentativeoftheschool'sathleticinterests(asdefinedbyFHSAAPolicy36.2.1.1),orinwhichthemajorityofparticipantsarestudentswhoattendtheschool.Suchactivitiesinclude,butarenotlimitedto:(a)clubteams;(b)travelteams;(c)gradeschoolteams;(d)recreationalleagueteams;(e)personalinstructionsessions;and
(f)
anyothertypeofactivitydeterminedbytheFH5AAtobeanathleticactivity.
9.2.5
RelocationofaCoach.Astudentwhoestablishesresidenceataschoolwithinoneyearoftherelocationofanymemberofthecoachingstaffofthestudent'ssport(s),onanylevelregardlessofwhichlevelthestudentparticipated,willnotbeeligibletoparticipateinthesport(s)coachedbythatcoachuntilthestudenthasbeeninattendanceforonecalendaryearifsaidcoachisinanywayaffiliatedwiththeathleticprogramatthenewschool.Establishingsuchresidenceisbonafideevidencethatthestudentisattendingtheschoolinwholeorinpartforathleticreasons.
9.2.6
IneligibleStudentCannotChangeSchoolstoBecomeEligible.Astudentwhoineligbleforanyreasonwillnotbeeligibleinthenewschooluntilthestudenthasbeeninattendanceforonefullsemester.Attendinganewschoolatthebeginningoftheschoolyeardoesnotdecreaseoreliminatetheperiodofineligibility.
9.3
TRANSFERREGULATIONS
9.3.1
"Transfer"Defined.Atransferoccurswhenastudentmakesanychangeinschoolsafterhe/sheestablishesresidencyataschooleachyear.
9.3.2
TransferStudentNotEligibleUntiltheFollowingSchoolYear.Astudentwhotransfersfromoneschooltoanotherwillnotbeeligibleatthenewschooluntilthebeginningofthenextschoolyear,unlessthestudentqualifiesunderoneofthefollowingfourexceptions:9.3.2.1Exception-FullandCompleteMovetoNewResidence.Astudentwhomovestoanewhomeaddressduetoafullandcompletemovebythestudentandthepersonswithwhomhe/shehasbeenlivingforatleastonecalendaryearthatmakesitnecessaryforthestudenttoattendadifferentschoolandmeetsallothereligibilityrequirementsasprovidedinArticle9willbeeligiblesubjecttoBylaw9.3.3.Astudentandhis/herparentscannotoccupyaresidenceatmorethanoneaddress,andonlythestudent'scurrentresidencemaybeusedforeligibilitypurposes.9.3.2.1.1FullandCompleteMoveDefined.Thefollowingitemsareevidenceamoveisfullandcomplete:(a)Theformerresidenceisnotoccupiedforanypurposeatanytimebythestudentoranyofthepersonswithwhomthestudenthasbeenliving;and(b)Allpersonalbelongingsaremovedfromtheformerresidence;and(c)Mailisreceivedatthenewresidence;and(d)Allutilitiesaretransferredtothenewresidence;and(e)Driver'slicense,voterregistrationandotherformsoflegalidentificationarechangedtothenewresidence.9.3.2.2Exception-NecessaryRelocationtoReSidenceofAnotherIndividual.Astudentwhotransfersbecausehe/shehastomoveintotheresidenceofanotherpersonwholivesataresidencethatmakesitnecessaryforthestudenttoattendadifferentschoolandmeetsallothereligibilityrequirementsasprovidedinArticle9willbeeligibleatthenewschoolsubjecttoBylaw9.3.3.Thisexceptionappliesonlytothefollowingspecificsituations:(a)Oneofthepersonswithwhomthestudenthasbeenlivingdies;or(b)Oneofthepersonswithwhomthestudenthasbeenlivingisimprisonedorcommittedbycourtordertoamentalfacility;or

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