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Athletics Compliance Office > Student-Athletes > Outside Competition

 

As a student-athlete, you may compete out-of-season as a member of an outside team in a non-collegiate, amateur competition provided the competition occurs during an official vacation period and the number of Notre Dame athletes participating does not exceed the NCAA limitations set forth below.

 

During the Academic Year

A student-athlete who participates during the academic year as a member of any outside team in any non-collegiate, amateur competition (e.g., tournament play, exhibition games) except while representing the institution in intercollegiate competition shall be ineligible for intercollegiate competition for the remainder of that academic year and for the next academic year.

General Exceptions

 

  • High School Alumni Games
  • Olympic Games
  • Official Pan-American Games (Tryout and Competition)
  • U.S. National Teams
  • Official World Championships and World Cup tryouts and competition
  • USA Fencing National Championships
Soccer Exception
After May 1, soccer student-athletes may compete as a member of an outside soccer team provided only five or less student-athletes from any single NCAA institution participate, the competition is approved in advance by the Compliance Office, and no class time is missed for practice activities or competition.

Volleyball Exception
After May 1, volleyball student-athletes may compete as a member of an outside volleyball team provided only two or less student-athletes from any single NCAA institution participate, all practice/competition is confined to doubles tournaments in outdoor volleyball, the competition is approved in advance by the Compliance Office, and no class time is missed for practice activities or competition.

Summer Participation

Student-athletes should check with the Compliance Office prior to participating in non-collegiate, amateur competition during the summer period. Each sport has specific regulations regarding permissible summer activities.

Summer Leagues - Basketball

Student-athletes in the sport of basketball are required by NCAA rules to obtain written permission from the Athletic Director prior to engaging in any summer league activities. Student-athletes must participate in NCAA-certified leagues, and no more than two University of Notre Dame basketball players may compete on any certified summer league team.

 

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University of Notre Dame

Department of Athletics

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Thursday, November 4, 2010

 
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