The NAIA Competitive Experience Rule ensures that students are competing against other athletes with similar levels of training and experience. Athletes who compete outside the traditional college setting can gain an unfair advantage. The rule states that competition outside the college setting counts, just as it does for students competing in college.
|Competitive Experience and Countable Competition FAQs
Learn more about the NAIA Competitive Experience Rule and how it affects prospective student-athletes.
|Countable Competition Evaluative Criteria
Check out the standards used by the NAIA Competitive Experience Committee to determine whether competition is considered “countable” under the Competitive Experience Rule.