KHSAA Transfer Question

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    KHSAA Transfer Question

    Looking for some clarity on this. If an underclassmen transfers after participating in Varsity games, will the athlete be able to play JV at the new school while awaiting for the 1 year ineligible period to expire?
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    Yes. There may be a period where you have to sit while they are ruling on the case. Once the case has been ruled on and the player has to sit then they can play JV ball

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    That rule needs to go away. Let them play wherever they want.

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    Once the player enrolls at new school and has physical and papers on file he / she is good to play JV and practice with the team, just can't check into a varsity contest until cleared by the KHSAA. Rule was passed last fall (2016).

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    Quote Originally Posted by HoopsKnowItAll View Post
    Once the player enrolls at new school and has physical and papers on file he / she is good to play JV and practice with the team, just can't check into a varsity contest until cleared by the KHSAA. Rule was passed last fall (2016).
    Even if they move to a new house within the new district?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Brcatz View Post
    Even if they move to a new house within the new district?
    If you move then you will be eligible

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    Quote Originally Posted by Basketball1235 View Post
    If you move then you will be eligible
    Not necessarily. If the hearing officer rules finds that the transfer was "athletically motivated" under bylaw 6, section 3, then the "change of address" exemption under section 2 can be nullified. See the Dakota Euton case, among others. Honestly, the KHSAA has TREMENDOUS discretion under its bylaws to declare kids eligible or not eligible. Frequently, in my opinion, it abuses the discretion, one way or another, and court intervention is required. A massive overhaul and re-thinking of the standards is warranted if you ask me.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Pete Mitchell View Post
    Not necessarily. If the hearing officer rules finds that the transfer was "athletically motivated" under bylaw 6, section 3, then the "change of address" exemption under section 2 can be nullified. See the Dakota Euton case, among others. Honestly, the KHSAA has TREMENDOUS discretion under its bylaws to declare kids eligible or not eligible. Frequently, in my opinion, it abuses the discretion, one way or another, and court intervention is required. A massive overhaul and re-thinking of the standards is warranted if you ask me.
    I agree. No consistency in how they apply the rule.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Pete Mitchell View Post
    Not necessarily. If the hearing officer rules finds that the transfer was "athletically motivated" under bylaw 6, section 3, then the "change of address" exemption under section 2 can be nullified. See the Dakota Euton case, among others. Honestly, the KHSAA has TREMENDOUS discretion under its bylaws to declare kids eligible or not eligible. Frequently, in my opinion, it abuses the discretion, one way or another, and court intervention is required. A massive overhaul and re-thinking of the standards is warranted if you ask me.
    I totally agree the They need to throw the rule out. Let the kids go wherever they want. The kid should be allowed to go where it fits them best.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Pete Mitchell View Post
    Not necessarily. If the hearing officer rules finds that the transfer was "athletically motivated" under bylaw 6, section 3, then the "change of address" exemption under section 2 can be nullified. See the Dakota Euton case, among others. Honestly, the KHSAA has TREMENDOUS discretion under its bylaws to declare kids eligible or not eligible. Frequently, in my opinion, it abuses the discretion, one way or another, and court intervention is required. A massive overhaul and re-thinking of the standards is warranted if you ask me.
    If it is a legitimate change of address the KHSAA will rule in favor of the athlete. The problems with all of these rules are you have people out there trying to circumvent the rules and that leads to issues.

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    Quote Originally Posted by groundattack View Post
    If it is a legitimate change of address the KHSAA will rule in favor of the athlete. The problems with all of these rules are you have people out there trying to circumvent the rules and that leads to issues.
    WHat was not "legitimate" about Dakota Euton's change of address?

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