NAIA Request Approval for Competition against Professionals

Submission of this online form is required to obtain NAIA approval for participation against a professional team or player. The NAIA Legislative Services Department will provide a written response containing the approval or denial of the request.

Article VII, Section B, Item 1 in the NAIA Official/Policy Handbook:
A student will not lose amateur standing for playing with an amateur team against a professional team or player if the student or student’s team is competing under the approval of NAIA or the governing body of the sport concerned.


At least five (5) business days prior to applicable competition.