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Age Determination

Updated Friday March 22, 2019 by Chris Slack.

Age Determining Date/Grade

Exception Rule

b. August 1st , shall be the determining date for the age of the basketball players. Eligibility to participate is based first on the age determining date. The grade of the athlete is not a consideration if the athlete meets the age determining date. An athlete who does not meet the age determining date may qualify under the grade exception rule. In the 8U/3nd Grade through the High School League, each team is allowed a maximum of three grade exception athletes.

c. 14/15/16 and Under/9th 10th, 11th grade league - born on or after - August 1st and/or in the 9th - 11th grade: Grade Exception: A player who is in the 11th grade and who was born before August 1st can participate in the High School League.

 d. 13 and Under/8th grade - born on or after - August 1st and in the 8th grade: Grade Exception: A player who is in the 8 th grade and who was born before August 1st can participate in the 13U league.

e. 12 and Under/7th grade - born on or after - August 1st and in the 7th grade: Grade Exception: A player who is in the 7 th grade and who was born before August 1st can participate in the 12U league.

f. 11 and Under/6th grade - born on or after - August 1st and in the 6th grade: Grade Exception: A player who is in the 6 th grade and who was born before August 1st can participate in the 11U league.

g. 10 and Under/5th grade - born on or after - August 1st and in the 5th grade: Grade Exception: A player who is in the 5 th grade and who was born before August 1st can participate in the 10U league.

h. 9 and Under/4th grade - born on or after - August 1st and in the 4th grade: Grade Exception: A player who is in the 4 th grade and who was born before August 1st can participate in the 9U league.

i. 8 and Under/3 rd grade - born on or after - August 1st and in the 3 rd grade: Grade Exception: A player who is in the 3 rd grade and who was born before August 1st can participate in the 8U league.

j. Grade Confirmation: Players participating under the grade eligibility exception must present a birth certificate and confirmation of grade level from the School Administrator. Grade level is determined by players grade on September 1st, 2016