ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS FOR PLAYOFFS ARE 8 VARSITY GAMES OR 12 CUMULATIVE VARSITY/JV LEAGUE GAMES. AN ELITE PLAYER MUST PLAY IN 8 VARSITY GAMES. JUNIOR VARSITY PLAYOFFS REQUIRE A PLAYER TO PLAY IN 50% OF THE JV LEAGUE GAMES, 5 (five). ALL EXCEPTIONS TO THE ABOVE MUST BE REFERRED TO THE RULES COMMITTEE FOR REVIEW AND APPROVAL.
There is no form for waivers, include all of the required/pertinent information in an email to Doug Ottenlips; firstname.lastname@example.org
7-G-4 A - Insure all players are enrolled in courses that offer 3.0 units of credits in the second semester.
7-G-4 H - review first semester grade cards to insure scholastic eligibility for the second semester and playoffs. Scholastic eligibility may be appealed. The appeal should be based on issues such as illness, injury, or other like issues. The Rules Committee will review each appeal and make the final decision.
7-G-5 - Graduation Credits completed- these situations must be forwarded to the Rules Committee for their verification.
7-G-12 C - Eligibility challenges are handled by a Committee of three MSCHA Board members during the playoffs
7-G-16 - Playoff eligibility exceptions considered will be those events completely out of the control of the player such as illness, injury, COVID ISSUE. The exception request must include information regarding the start date of non-play, number of games missed, reason for non-play, number of games played outside of the non-play time frame ( reasons for not playing games, if there are any ).
Documentation for an exception request due to injury or illness should include verification from doctors, hospitals, clinics, school nurse, county health department, etc.
DATA REQUIRED: date of problem, nature of problem, prognosis, games missed, games played, date of release to play. Non-play for medical reasons should also include documentation of when the player is released to play
2-JV-2 - after scoring 21 points (Varsity and JV during League play only) a swing player is no longer JV eligible.
2-JV-4 - please see 7-G-16 for exception consideration.
Any questions regarding eligibility or requests for waivers should be directed to Doug Ottenlips, email@example.com
In order to avoid any delay please be sure you include all necessary information with requests.
All requests will be acknowledged upon receipt.
Doug Ottenlips for the Rules Committee