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When an AD has determined an athlete is ineligible, use the steps on the link below to communicate the ineligibility to the student and family. AD’s should meet with the family when presenting this document to declare ineligibility and provide information in reference to the appeal process.

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Determination of Ineligibility  

 
  


If you (or your student) have (has) been determined ineligible by the building Athletic Director, follow the steps below if you choose to appeal the decision.
 

 
The following "Request for Appeal" document must be filled out, signed, and sent to the AD of the school by the date indicated in the Declaration of Ineligibility.

 
Request for Appeal  
 
 

 
Decide which of the following categories to appeal the hardship, complete the appropriate packet and collect necessary documents.
 
Harassment/Intimidation/Bullying  
 
Medical/Mental/Physical  
 
Financial  
 
Season Limitations  

General (does not fit in one of the other categories)  
 
 

 
Submit the entire Appeal Packet to the building AD so they can schedule a hearing with the District Eligibility Chair.
 
Appeal Packet Checklist: 

  • New Student Packet
  • Declaration of Ineligibility
  • Request for Appeal
  • Hardship Packet
  • Transcript
  • Current Schedule/Grades (if school is in session)
  • Additional Supporting Documents (if relevant)

 

 
What to Expect at a District Hearing  
 
  


The District Eligibility Committee will grant, deny or table (request more information) the Appeal. The Eligibility Committee will communicate the decision within five (5) school business days following the date of the Hearing.                                 

If the appeal is denied by the District Eligibility Committee and the student/family chooses to Appeal the decision to the State Level, please follow the steps to request a State level Appeal here (this document can also be found on the Eligibility Forms page).

 


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