This memo is to provide you with information on the 2013-14 Eligibility Guide for Participation in High School Athletics and 2013-14 Eligibility Guide for Participation in 7th-8th Grade Athletics.
The eligibility guides contain the basic OHSAA requirements necessary for students to participate in interscholastic athletics along with other key OHSAA regulations. Also included is information on preparticipation evaluations and OHSAA consent forms; information on concussion management and the requirement to sign off on the Ohio Department of Health’s ‘Concussion Information Sheet;’ information on sporting behavior, and overviews on the purpose of interscholastic athletics and the OHSAA. In addition, both guides contain a one-page eligibility checklist, which you may consider.
It is highly recommended that you take time to review the elements of these guides with student-athletes.
Links to the eligibility guides on the OHSAA website are as follows:
High School Guide: http://www.ohsaa.org/eligibility/EligibilityGuideHS.pdf
7th-8th Grade Guide: http://www.ohsaa.org/eligibility/EligibilityGuideMS.pdf