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Rules 101

Rules Education

Watch these short videos about
NAIA eligibility rules. A download link for the PowerPoint is included.

Academic Eligibility video

Academic Eligibility regarding Full-time Enrollment and Terms of Attendance (PPT)

Athletic Eligibility video

Athletic Eligibility and Timeline for Competing (PPT)
 

Freshmen Academic Eligibility video

Academic Eligibility for 1st and 2nd Term Freshmen (PPT)

Academic Eligibility video

Academic Eligibility - 9 & 24/36 Hour Rule (PPT)

Academic Eligibility for Continuing Students video

Academic Eligibility for Continuing Students (PPT)

Eligibility Considerations for Transfers video

Eligibility Considerations for Transfer Students (PPT)

Financial Aid COP Policy video

Financial Aid COP Policy (PPT)

Practice and Playing Limits video

Practice and Playing Limits (PPT)

Recruiting Limitations video

 Recruiting Limitations (PPT)

Amateurism Bylaws video

Introduction to Amateurism Bylaws (PPT)

Emerging and Invitational Sports video

 How Emerging and Invitational Sports are Treated (PPT)

Exception video

Process for Requesting Exception to a Standing Rule  (PPT)

Competitive Experience video

Competitive Experience and Outside Seasons of Competition (PPT)

   

Convention Rules and
Education Presentations

This section entails presentations from the 2018 and 2017 convention including the rules presentations, case study questions, and supporting documents for the case studies.

2018 Convention Presentations

Get in Game presentation

Get in the Game (Presentation)

Get in the Game (Supporting Docs)

Stay in the Game

Stay in the Game (Presentation)

Stay in the Game

Stay in the Game (Supporting Docs)

Play in the Game

Play in the Game (Presentation)

Play in the Game

Play in the Game (Supporting Docs)

2017 Convention Presentations

Advanced Applications video

Eligibility 2.0 - Advanced Applications

Advanced Applications video

Eligibility 2.0 - Advanced Applications

Case Studies video

Case Studies (Full)

Questions video

Case Studies (Questions)

Answers video

Case Studies (Answers)

2017 Case Studies supporting docs

Case Studies (Supporting Docs)

Eligibility Tests

Use these to test your knowledge of the NAIA bylaws! Contact Legislative Services if you have issues receiving your results.

Athletic Director's Eligibilty Test (Full Version)

Athletic Director's Eligibility Test (Short Version)

Coach's Eligibility Test

Faculty Athletics Representative Eligibility Test

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