Participation

1.              Athletes must follow all practice rules set by VJHSAL policy and coach.

2.              Students on school restriction may not be eligible to participate. Refer to individual school policy.

3.              Students should notify the coach in advance if they are unable to attend any practice session.

4.              Participants must be enrolled in the sixth, seventh, or eighth grade at the school or home schooled within that school boundaries.

5.              Player classifications:

a.              Cross country and Track & Field – By grade level.

b.              Wrestling-

Varsity: 6th, 7th and 8th

JV: 6th, 7th and 8th

c.              Team sports

1.              8th grade team – Open only for the 8th grade students.

2.              7th grade team – Open for 6th and 7th grade students.

3.              C team – Open for 6, 7, 8th grade students who are 5’3” (63) inches or shorter.

d.              C team measurement – All player must be measured lying down with athletic director and administrator’s supervision.

6.              Players must stay on assigned teams after first formal regularly scheduled game.

7.              Students may not play with hard casts, or braces that may cause harm. (Even if padded. CHS rule).

8.              In the event a school is unable to field complete teams (7th & 8th), they can still participate as an eighth grade team, however, they must first forfeit the game before they play.