General Eligibility

  • We believe that . . .

     

    • Participation in school activity programs is a privilege and not a right.
    • Sportsmanship needs to have a constant presence in all school-based activity programs.
    • Students should have an equal opportunity to participate in all activities offered by their school.
    • Ethical behavior, dignity and respect are non-negotiable.
    • Student participants who choose to be chemically free must be supported.
    • Collaborative relationships with parents enhance a school’s opportunity to positively impact student success.
    • Academic priorities must come before participation in athletic or fine arts activities.
    • Positive role models and an active involvement in a student’s life by parents and others are critical to student success.
    • High school activity programs are designed for student participants, and adults must serve in a supportive role.
    • The success of the team is more important than individual honors.
    • Compliance with school, community and League rules is essential for all activity participants.
    • Participation in school-sponsored activities must be inclusive, not exclusive.
    • Ethical behavior, fairness, and embracing diversity best serve students and school communities.