Compliance

TRYOUTS

General Rule for Non-Enrolled Students

A member institution, on its campus or elsewhere, shall not conduct or have conducted on its behalf any physical activity at which one or more prospective student-athletes reveal, demonstrate, or display their athletic abilities in any sport

Who is a Prospective Student Athlete for Tryout Purposes?

  • Sports Other than Men's Basketball
    • Anyone who has started classes for the ninth grade and is not enrolled at Ohio State at the time of the practice or test.
  • Men's Basketball
    • Anyone who has started classes for the seventh grade and is not enrolled at Ohio State at the time of the practice or test.
    General Tryout Rule for Enrolled Student Athletes

  • Three-Day Tryout
    • Student must show trainer proof of physical;
    • Compliance must receive student's name and OSU email; and
    • Student may not participate in any CARA after the three-day period.
  • More than Three-Day Tryout
    • Student must be added to the roster, complete all compliance check-in forms, receive a compliance education session, and complete a physical with athletic trainer prior to participating in any CARA activity;
    • Student must register with NCAA Eligibility Center and be added to institution's Institutional Request List (IRL);
    • SA may participate in CARA as regular team member and it must be recorded in JumpForward.
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