General Amateurism and Eligibility for International Student-Athletes

Part A: Professional Team Issues

Has the individual participated on any organized team that:
1. Is a member of a professional sports organization?
2. Recognizes or promotes itself as a professional sports organization?
3. Is supported directly or sponsored by a professional sports organization?
4. Is supported directly or sponsored by a team that recognizes or markets itself as a professional team?
5. Is a member of a playing league that is directly supported or sponsored by a professional team or professional sports organization?
6. Is a member of a league that recognizes or promotes itself as a professional league or is directly supported or sponsored by a team or an organization that recognizes or promotes itself as a professional league?
7. Has an athlete on the team who is receiving, for his or her participation, any kind of payment, directly or indirectly, from that professional team or that professional sports organization?

If the answer to any of the questions above is "yes," the individual may have jeopardized his or her amateur status and may not be eligible for intercollegiate competition in a particular sport.

Part B: Additional Amateurism Issues

Has the individual received:
1. Any direct or indirect salary, gratuity or comparable compensation for the individual's participation on a team?
2. Prize money or payment based on the individual's performance in competition that exceeds actual and necessary expenses?
3. Preferential treatment, benefits, or services because of the individual's athletics reputation or skill other than expressly authorized by NCAA rules?

If the answer to any of the questions above is "yes," the individual may have jeopardized his or her amateur status and may not be eligible for intercollegiate competition in a particular sport.