The following sections are from the ASAA Handbook that governs all 9th-12th students that participate in ASAA sanctioned activities.Section 4 - Repeating Grades for Athletic Purposes (page 32)A. A student held back in the seventh (7) or eighth (8) grade for athletic purposes shall cause that student to lose one of his or her four years of high school eligibility for each year that he or she is held back.
B. Penalty: Loss of Fourth Year: A student held back one year in the seventh (7) or eighth (8) grade for athletic purposes shall lose his or her fourth year of eligibility after entering the ninth (9) grade. . Loss of Third and Fourth Years: A student held back for two years in the seventh (7) and eighth (8) grades for athletic purposes shall lose both the third and fourth years of eligibility after the ninth (9) grade.