A student is ineligible by PIAA policy for athletic competition if he/she:
- Becomes 19 years old after July 1 of any school year.
- Attends more than 8 semesters of high school.
- Enrolls after the 17th day of a semester without extenuating circumstances (i.e. sickness, accident, transfer).
- Competes in a given sport more than four different seasons.
- Participates in an all‑star contest or similar activity involving participants from more than a given league unless sanctioned by the PIAA.
In addition, a student is eligible for athletic competition only if he/she meets all of the following PIAA criteria:
- Maintains amateur status.
- Has a physical examination every school year as confirmed by physician's signature on the PIAA physical examination card or alternate year athletic permit
- Has parental permission (signed) on the UDSD card.
- A student, whether an adult or not, is eligible for interscholastic competition ONLY at the school in the attendance area in which his/her custodial parent(s)/guardians are legal (physical) residents.
- Please refer to the policy stated in the Upper Darby High School
- Student Handbook.
NOTE: If a contest forfeiture results due to false academic or residential information furnished by a student or student's parents, the student becomes ineligible for all sports for one (1) calendar year from date of last contest participation.
- Academic Weekly Eligibility
- Academic Marking Period Eligibility
- Behavior Weekly Eligibility