Basic CIF Eligibility Rules
How to Protect Your Athletic Eligibility:
Your high school career will be highlighted by your participation in interscholastic athletics, which will prove to be some of the most enjoyable years of your life. The CIF Central Section has standards that you must meet in order to be eligible to compete at the high school level. You are urged to study these carefully.
A student has residential eligibility upon initial enrollment in:
Note: Any student “recruited” or “encouraged to attend” a school by anyone connected directly or indirectly with that school will lose athletic eligibility at that school. In addition, the school may be sanctioned by CIF.
No student, whose nineteenth birthday is attained prior to June 15, shall participate or practice on any team. A student whose 19thbirthday is on June 14, or before is ineligible.
A student is scholastically eligible if: