Eligibility will be strictly administered and enforced at all Teammate Basketball tournaments. Coaches are responsible for ensuring all players on team roster satisfy eligibility requirements. Teammate Basketball eligibility is considered “grade-based”, meaning an athlete’s grade will determine the division in which they will participate in most cases, however there are limits on how old a player can be for a certain grade, as well as exception for players to play down a division if young enough. See chart below.

Eligibility criteria applies to boys and girls teams.

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Grade-Based Eligibility

Grade Eligibility
2nd Grade

A player must be in the 2nd grade as of October 1, 2020 and cannot turn 10 prior to September 1, 2021.
Grade Exception: A player who is in the 3rd grade as of October 1, 2020 and does not turn 9 prior to July 1, 2021.

3rd Grade A player must be in the 3rd grade as of October 1, 2020 and cannot turn 11 prior to September 1, 2021.
Grade Exception: A player who is in the 4th grade as of October 1, 2020 and does not turn 10 prior to July 1, 2021.
4th Grade

A player must be in the 4th grade as of October 1, 2020 and cannot turn 12 prior to September 1, 2021.
Grade Exception: A player who is in the 5th grade as of October 1, 2020 and does not turn 11 prior to July 1, 2021.

5th Grade

A player must be in the 5th grade as of October 1, 2020 and cannot turn 13 prior to September 1, 2021.
Grade Exception: A player who is in the 6th grade as of October 1, 2020 and does not turn 12 prior to July 1, 2021.

6th Grade

A player must be in the 6th grade as of October 1, 2020 and cannot turn 14 prior to September 1, 2021.
Grade Exception: A player who is in the 7th grade as of October 1, 2020 and does not turn 13 prior to July 1, 2021.

7th Grade

A player must be in the 7th grade as of October 1, 2020 and cannot turn 15 prior to September 1, 2021.
Grade Exception: A player who is in the 8th grade as of October 1, 2020 and does not turn 14 prior to July 1, 2021.

8th Grade

A player must be in the 8th grade as of October 1, 2020 and cannot turn 16 prior to September 1, 2021.
Grade Exception: A player who is in the 9th grade as of October 1, 2020 and does not turn 15 prior to July 1, 2021.

9th Grade

A player must be in the 9th grade as of October 1, 2020 and cannot turn 17 prior to September 1, 2021.
Grade Exception: A player who is in the 10th grade as of October 1, 2020 and does not turn 16 prior to July 1, 2021.

10th Grade A player must be in the 10th grade as of October 1, 2020 and cannot turn 18 prior to September 1, 2021.
Grade Exception: A player who is in the 11th grade as of October 1, 2020 and does not turn 17 prior to July 1, 2021.
11th - 12th Grade A player must be in the 11th or 12th grade as of October 1, 2020 and cannot turn 20 prior to September 1, 2021. A 12th Grader turning 20 prior to September 1, 2021 is ineligible for the 11th/12th Grade Division and should consider post-high school play.