ELIGIBILITY

Description of terms:


NORMAL GRADE -
The grade the majority of non-home schooled students are a specific age on September 1st. This is what would be considered the “NORMAL GRADE” for that age.

These specific ages are listed below.

v  9th Grade – 14 years old

v  8th Grade – 13 years old

v  7th Grade – 12 years old

v  6th Grade – 11 years old

v  5th Grade – 10 years old

 

PLAYING UP is defined as a player competing at the level above their normal grade.

PLAYING DOWN is defined as a player competing at the level below their normal grade.

NATURAL PROGRESSON – the goal oriented system describing the purpose of each level of play namely:

Ø  9-10 year olds – (5th Grade)
practice hard; earn some minutes;
prepare for next year

Ø  11 year olds – (6th Grade)
should be earning starting minutes; encouraging younger players;
prepare for next age group

Ø  12 year olds – (7th Grade)
practice hard; earn some minutes;
prepare for next year

Ø  13 year olds – (8th Grade)
should be earning starting minutes; encouraging younger players;
prepare for high school play

 RULES REGARDING "CROSS-OVER" PLAY
(i.e. playing "up" or playing "down")