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TEXAS SPORTS ASSOCIATION - GRADE/AGE ELIGIBILITY RULES 

  • 3rd Grade - An athlete must be in the 3rd grade or below for the 2021-22 school year and cannot turn 11 prior to September 1, 2022.  Age Exception: Athlete does not turn 10 before September 1, 2022.

  • 4th Grade - An athlete must be in the 4th grade or below for the 2021-22 school year and cannot turn 12 prior to September 1, 2022. Age Exception: Athlete does not turn 11 before September 1, 2022.

  • 5th Grade - An athlete must be in the 5th grade or below for the 2021-22 school year and cannot turn 13 prior to September 1, 2022. Age Exception: Athlete does not turn 12 before September 1, 2022.

  • 6th Grade - An athlete must be in the 6th grade or below for the 2021-22 school year and cannot turn 14 prior to September 1, 2022. Age Exception: Athlete does not turn 13 before September 1, 2022.

  • 7th Grade - An athlete must be in the 7th grade or below for the 2021-22 school year and cannot turn 15 prior to September 1, 2022. Age Exception: Athlete does not turn 14 before September 1, 2022.

  • 8th Grade - An athlete must be in the 8th grade or below for the 2021-22 school year and cannot turn 16 prior to September 1, 2022. Age Exception: Athlete does not turn 15 before September 1, 2022.

  • 9th Grade - An athlete must be in the 9th grade or below for the 2021-22 school year and cannot turn 17 prior to September 1, 2022. Age Exception: Athlete does not turn 16 before September 1, 2022.

  • JV - An athlete must be in the 10th grade or below for the 2021-22 school year and cannot turn 18 prior to September 1, 2022. Age Exception: Athlete does not turn 17 before September 1, 2022.

  • VARSITY - An athlete must be in the 12th grade or below for the 2021-22 school year and cannot turn 20 prior to September 1, 2022.

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