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UAAP Rules and Regulations

  1. PLAYER’S ELIGIBILITY
    1. UAAPGeneral Requirements
      1. All athletes in the Junior Division must be elementary graduates or its equivalent in the case of integrated schools.
      2. All athletes in the Senior Division must be high school graduates or shall have been certified as duly qualified for promotion to college.
      3. All athletes must be certified by the registrar of the Member University concerned as being officially enrolled therein during the current semester/term.
      4. An incoming collegiate athlete is defined as a fresh high school graduate and/or a transferee who is eligible under the UAAP rules.
      5. An incoming collegiate athlete who is a high school graduate from a UAAP Member University and enrolled in another Member University shall take a mandatory one year residency except when a prior clearance is issued by the Member University concerned for the voluntary release of such athlete.
      6. Except as provided in these Rules, the residency requirement for students who have studied abroad in order to be eligible to play in the UAAP, shall be two (2) consecutive years having been duly enrolled in the Philippines and having satisfactorily met the academic requirements by passing the minimum number of units required. For transferees, the rules on transfer students shall apply. Further, the following cases are exempted:
        1. Children of parents assigned abroad due to the nature of their jobs;
        2. Children whose parents are OFW’s and stationed abroad.
        3. Filipino students who had their 2nd high school graduation abroad, provided the 1st graduation was from a high school in the Philippines.
      7. All athletes who took a PEP test or its equivalent qualifying examination or test for admission to high school or college shall be subject to a mandatory one (1) year residency requirement effective SY 2007 – 2008.
      8. Any athlete who joins any draft pool in any professional league or professional sporting event, regardless of whether or not officially drafted or included in the line up, shall automatically be deemed ineligible to play.
      9. Any athlete who joins any coaching staff of any professional league or professional sporting event in whatever capacity (e.g. Consultant, assistant coach, trainer, etc.) may be deemed ineligible to play in the UAAP as determined by the board.
      10. On the other hand, an athlete who has been listed in the official line up or has played in the PBL shall, before being allowed to play in the UAAP be required to establish two (2) years residency in the UAAP. In such case his PBL playing years shall be counted as UAAP playing year.
    2. OTHER REQUIREMENTS
      1. For High School Students:
        1. For purposes of age requirement, all High School athletes shall not be more than 19 years old as of July 31 of such particular UAAP season.
        2. For purposes of enrollment, a high school athlete must take all the regular subjects corresponding to the year level enrolled in.
        3. Eligibility shall be based on promotion provided that such athlete does not have two (2) or more back subjects when promoted to any level.
        4. A High School athlete shall have a maximum of four (4) playing years within five (5) High School years reckoned from the academic year of elementary graduation.
      2. For College Students:
        1. For Purposes of age requirement, all college athletes shall not be more than 25 years old as of July 31 of such particular UAAP season.A college athlete must be enrolled in at least four (4) subjects with a total of a least twelve (12) units in a duly approved course leading to a four (4) or more year bachelor’s degree.
        2. A college athlete must be enrolled in at least four (4) subjects with a total of a least twelve (12) units in a duly approved course leading to a four (4) or more year bachelor’s degree.
        3. Should the curriculum require an athlete’s enrollment in a practicum or its equivalent, with less than twelve (12) units, the athlete may be allowed to play provided that all other eligibility requirements are compiled with. Such athlete shall submit a certification duly signed by the University Registrar of the member University concerned attesting to the fact such athlete is enrolled in a practicum or its equivalent with less than twelve (12) units. Such athlete may be allowed to play upon the approval of the board.
        4. A college athlete who is taking two (2) or three (3) units only to complete the requirements for graduation may play provided all other eligibility requirements are complied with. Such athlete may be allowed to play upon approval of the board.
        5. A college athlete must be duly enrolled in the term when the sporting event of which such athlete is eligible to play.
        6. Summer residence and summer grades shall not be considered in determining the academic eligibility of an athlete.
        7. An athlete who had just graduated from high school is eligible to play during his/her entire freshman year. Freshman year shall mean the first and second semesters (or three (3) trimesters) of one particular school year only.
      3. For Graduate Students
        1. College athletes who have graduated from a first bachelor’s degree and are taking a second bachelor’s degree in the same member University are eligible to play as long as they have not exceeded their UAAP playing time of five years and are within the seven years reckoned from the year of graduation from high school.
        2. College athletes who take a second bachelor’s degree either from a UAAP or non-UAAP Member University in another school, shall establish a one (1) year residency and are eligible to play as long as they have not exceeded their UAAP playing time of five years and are within the seven years reckoned from the year of graduation from high school.
        3. College athletes who are degree/diploma or certificate holders from abroad are not eligible.
        4. College athletes who have graduated with a bachelor’s degree and are taking a graduate degree from the same Member University shall be allowed to play in the UAAP and are eligible to play as long as they have not exceeded their UAAP playing time of five years and are within the seven years reckoned from the year of graduation from high school.
  2. ELIGIBILITY DOCUMENTS
    1. PROCEDURE
      1. Within the deadline set by the Eligibility Committee, each member University shall submit a list of participating athletes for each sporting event, together with all the necessary supporting papers, such as but not limited to the following:
        1. Athletes’ Eligibility Summary together with photo gallery.
        2. Athlete’s Information / Eligibility Report certified correct by the University Registrar and duly noted by a board member of the member University concerned.
        3. Athlete’s Academic Registration Data certified correct by the University Registrar and duly noted by a board member of the member University concerned.
      2. The Eligibility Committee shall review the eligibility documents and other requirement and submit its findings and recommendations to the board for approval one (1) week before the start of competition. Athletes whose supporting papers are not submitted on time play at the risk of their games being forfeited if these papers are later found to be falsified, spurious, unacceptable, or deemed illegally or unlawfully acquired in which case, the member University and/or the athlete concerned shall be subject to such action as the board may determine.
    2. DOCUMENTS TO BE SUBMITTED BY INCOMING ATHLETES
      1. Birth Certificates (NSO and/or Embassy/Consular Office authenticated)
      2. Form 138 (school card) for High School freshmen or Form 137 (Transcript of Record) for High School transfer students (Certified True Copy).
      3. Form 138 or Transcript of Records for College (Certified True Copy).
      4. ACR and/or Study Permit of foreign athletes whose citizenship is non-Filipino, as the case may be.
      5. Such additional documentary and other requirements that the Eligibility Committee may require to be submitted.
    3. QUALIFYING MARK
      1. A College athlete must have passed the required number of subjects in the term immediately preceding the start of competitions for such sporting event.
      2. When taking any number of subjects per semester/trimester, a College athlete must pass:
        • 3 out of 4 subjects
        • 3 out of 5 subjects
        • 4 out of 6 subjects
        • 4 out of 7 subjects
        • 5 out of 8 subjects
        • 6 out of 9 subjects
        • 7 out of 10 subjects
      3. This shall include subjects with two (2) or more units only, it being understood that a one (1) unit subject may be added to another one (1) unit subject in order to complete one (1) two (2) unit subject.
      4. Grades of “Dropped�, “Withdrawn�, “Conditioned�, “4�, or its equivalent shall be deemed as non-passing marks. A grade of Incomplete (INC) or its equivalent may be considered as a passing mark if the same is completed and submitted to the Eligibility Committee in time for the board meeting on the eligibility of the sporting event involving the athlete concerned. The consideration of such mark as completed shall be subject to approval by the board.
      5. The University Registrar of the member University concerned shall, within two (2) weeks from the opening of classes issue a signed certification in cases where a college athlete has enrolled in a subject that is subsequently dissolved. The certification shall be submitted to the Eligibility Committee for appropriate action.
      6. An athlete who has officially dropped and/or has filed an official Leave of Absence (LOA) will be eligible provide he/she passed the required number of subjects in the semester previous to his official dropping or LOA.
    4. ADDITION AND/OR REPLACEMENT OF ATHLETES
      1. The eligibility Committee may only consider addition or replacement of athletes for eligibility not later than the scheduled meeting of the Committee to review and submit its findings and recommendations for Board approval pertaining to a particular sporting event.
      2. In case an athlete is found ineligible during the Eligibility Committee meeting, such athlete may be replaced within seventy two (72) hours from knowledge of such fact, it being understood that Saturdays, Sundays or holidays are not included. Such replacement shall include the submission of all the required documentary requirements for eligibility purposes within the same period.
      3. An athlete who replaces an ineligible athlete may play only upon the written favorable recommendation of the Eligibility Committee.
      4. The Eligibility Committee shall submit the eligibility of such athlete for Board approval at the meeting or by way of a referendum vote as the ease may be.
      5. No addition or replacement of athlete shall be allowed after the Board meeting on eligibility, except as may be allowed by the Board upon favorable recommendation of the Eligibility Committee.
    5. WITHDRAWAL OF ATHLETES
      1. An athlete may be withdrawn from the official line-up for whatever reason after the Eligibility Committee meeting and during the Board meeting on eligibility. In such ease, the withdrawal shall not be counted as a playing year.
      2. ln case an athlete is withdrawn for whatever reason after the Board meeting on Eligibility, such withdrawals shall be counted as a playing year of the athlete concerned.
      3. In all cases of withdrawal of an athlete from the official line up for whatever reason, no replacement shall be allowed.
    6. PROTEST ON ELIGIBILITY
      1. Protest on player’s eligibility shall be presented in writing to the Chairperson of the Eligibility Committee and any Board Member of the University being protested against, anytime from the start of competition up to the end of the first round.
      2. The eligibility of an athlete may no longer be questioned twenty-four (24) hours before the start of the second round, except in cases where there has been negligence on the part of the Member University, as determined by the Board.
      3. The Board reserves the right to impose such sanctions on team official proven to have been involved in any such irregularity, illegality or anomaly.
    7. MISREPRESENTATION OF DOCUMENTS
      Any athlete established to have submitted falsified records/documents in order to gain eligibility shall be banned from any UAAP competition. Such disqualification shall be communicated to the National Sports Association concerned.
  3. RESIDENCY REQUIREMENT
    1. Transfer Students
      1. From UAAP Member University
        1. An undergraduate transferee who is an athlete (regular or training team) from a UAAP member University must establish two (2) years – meaning 730 calendar days of continuous residency in such Member University.
        2. The resident years of an athlete will be counted as two (2) playing years if he/she transfers to another Member University.
        3. Athletes who transfer from a UAAP Member University to another UAAP Member University shall only be required to establish one-year residency instead of two (2) years if such athletes are voluntarily released with a written clearance by the concerned UAAP Member University.
      2. From Non-UAAP Member University
        1. No undergraduate or high school transferee from a non-UAAP Member University shall be allowed to play in the UAAP unless he/she has established one (l) year residency, it being understood that the one-year residency is equivalent to three hundred sixty live (365) calendar days of continuous residency in such university.
        2. Except for those who re-enroll in the same university, athletes who stop schooling for two (2) or more years must establish one (1) year residency in a Member University before being allowed to play in the UAAP. ln such case, the year of residency shall not be counted as a playing year.
        3. Athletes pursuing a second bachelor’s degree or its equivalent in another university shall establish a one (l) year residency before being allowed to play in the UAAP and subject to compliance with the UAAP eligibility requirements.
        4. For UAAP eligibility purposes, a high school graduate who is enrolled in a vocational course after high school graduation is considered to have stopped schooling. lf a high school graduate enrolls in a vocational course in a UAAP Member University and transfers to another Member University’s degree program, he/she must establish a one (l) year residency before he/she will be allowed to play in the UAAP, regardless of whether he/she has spent less than two (2) years in the previous vocational course.
        5. An athlete who is in the process of establishing residency requirements in the UAAP shall not play for another team in any league; otherwise, an additional one (1) year residency shall be required. Such athlete may play for his/her own university outside the UAAP.
        6. An athlete proven to have played for another team in violation of Rule:(e) ahove shall he prohibited from playing for one (l) calendar year starting from the time he/she last played for such team. The player’s suspension of (l)year shall be counted in his/her playing years in the UAAP.
        7. No residency requirement will be imposed to an athlete whose team has been disbanded by his/her UAAP Member University and who transfers to play for another UAAP Member University.
  4. NUMBER OF PLAYING YEARS
    A college athlete can have a maximum residency of seven (7) years in the UAAP, reckoned from the academic year that such athlete graduated from high school. Of these seven (7) years, only five (5) years shall be the actual playing years in the UAAP. These shall include playing years in the NCAA, CUSAA, SCUAA, NCRAA and other collegiate leagues.
  5. PERMISSION TO PLAY OUTSIDE THE UAAP
    1. No athlete and/or team of any UAAP Member University may play for any other entity for the duration of the UAAP tournament in which such athlete/team is/are participating except;
      1. Exhibition Games
      2. Barangay Level Tournament
      3. DECS – CHED Organized competitions
      4. National Team Selections
      5. Tournament for ranking purposes provided he/she represents his/her UAAP Member University or him/herself
      6. AFP
      7. NSA organized tournament
      8. Alumni organized tournaments.
      9. Commercial Leagues except PBL

      Provided, however, that such tournament is not in conflict with the UAAP schedules. In such case, priority shall always be given to the UAAP. A prior written request for participation in such tournament must be submitted to the Board for its approval.

    2. In case a basketball athlete intends to join the PBL team after two (2) UAAP playing years, the approval of the Athletic Director or its equivalent of the concerned UAAP Member University shall be required.
  6. DISCIPLINE OF PLAYERS OFFICALS
    Each UAAP Member University shall be responsible for the conduct of its players, team officials/staff and, for disciplining them.

    1. An athlete who is thrown out of or ejected from the game by a referee or umpire shall not be allowed to play in the succeeding game based on the schedule followed at the time of the incident. This is without prejudice to the right of the Board to impose such and other sanctions as it may determine alter due deliberation.
      1. It shall be the responsibility of the concerned Tournament Commissioner to impose such sanction and see to it that such an incident is duly recorded and signed by the official concerned. A Board member of the UAAP Member University involved shall be notified of such fact within forty-eight (48) hours.
      2. It shall be the responsibility of the Tournament Commissioner to impose disciplinary measures on any athlete who demonstrates highly unsportsmanlike conduct and/or deliberately employs dangerous or dirty tactics or fouls in the course of any game or sporting event.
    2. Notwithstanding the action taken by the referees, the Commissioner and/or Coordinator or other game officials during the game, the Board reserves the right to impose sanctions/penalties on an athlete who, upon the eyewitness testimony of two (2) or more Board Members, showed highly unsportsmanlike conduct and/or deliberately employed dangerous or dirty tactics or fouls. The fixed set of reprimands for unsportsmanlike conduct is as follows:
      • 1st offense – written reprimand
      • 2nd offense – one (1) game suspension
      • 3rd offense – two (2) games suspension
      • 4th offense – suspension for the entire season
    3. Any coach, trainer, or team manager who fails to observe the rules of conduct and discipline and the true spirit of sportsmanship may be penalized The extent of the penalty or sanction shall be determined by the Board.
  7. CITIZENSHIP OF PLAYERS AND TEAM COMPOSITION
    1. A maximum of two foreign athletes will be allowed per team with only one such foreign athlete playing at a time in a team competition.
    2. Except as provided in these Rules, the residency requirement for students who have studied abroad in order to be eligible to play in the UAAP, shall be two (2) consecutive years having been duly enrolled in the Philippines where such students desire to play and having satisfactorily met the academic requirements by passing the minimum number of units required. ln the case of transferees, the rules on transfer students shall apply.Further, the following cases are exempted:
      1. Children of parents assigned abroad due to the nature of their jobs;
      2. Children of parents who are OFW’s; and
      3. Filipino students who had their 2nd high school graduation abroad, provided the 1st graduation was from a high school in the Philippines
  8. PARTICIPATION IN SPORTING EVENTS
    Each Member University may participate in all sporting events. However, participation in men’s basketball and women’s volleyball competitions is compulsory.In High School, each Member University must participate in at least four (4) sporting events. However, participation in boy’s basketball competitions is compulsory.

    Senior (Men’s) Division:

    Athletics, Football, Badminton, Judo, Baseball, Lawn Tennis, Basketball, Swimming, Beach Volleyball Table Tennis, Chess, Tae Kwon Do, Fencing, VolleyballSenior (Women ’s) Division:
    Athletics, Lawn Tennis, Badminton, Softball, Basketball, Swimming, Beach Volleyball, Table Tennis,
    Chess, Tae Kwon Do, Fencing Volleyball, Football, Judo

    Junior (Boys) Division:

    Athletics, Swimming, Basketball, Table Tennis, Chess, Volleyball, Football, Tae Kwon DoJunior (Girls) Division:
    Athletics, Table Tennis, Chess, Volleyball, Swimming
  9. SCHEDULE OF DIFFERENT SPORTING EVENTS
    1. First Semester – July – October
        Men Women Boys Girls
      Basketball X X X  
      Chess X X X X
      Swimming X X X X
      Table Tennis X X X X
      Beach Volleyball X X    
      Judo X X    
      Tae Kwon Do X X X  
      Badminton X X    
      Fencing X X    
    2. Second Semester – November – March
        Men Women Boys Girls
      Athletics X X X  
      Baseball X      
      Football X X    
      Lawn Tennis X X    
      Softball   X    
      Volleyball X X X X
    3. January – March
        Men Women Boys Girls
      Badminton X X    
      Fencing X X    

      (Effective UAAP Season 71, Badminton and Fencing competitions will be held in the First Semester)

  10. TOURNAMENT RULES
    1. Ground Rules
      Specific ground rules pertaining to each sporting event shall have primary application.
    2. International Rules
      In all matters not covered by the specific ground rules, the existing International Federation Rules shall have suppletory application.
    3. Postponement of Games
      1. Games which are postponed due to “force majeure� are to be resolved in the following manner:
        1. If the disruption of a game happens during the first half, the game will be reset for another date and will start from the beginning. The date and venue will be decided by the Host University of the sporting event.
        2. If the disruption of the game happens during the second half, the game will he resumed from the time of disruption, it being understood that the game will be played based on the remaining time left until its conclusion. The date and venue will be decided by the Host University of the sporting event.
      2. Games which are postponed due to reasons other than “force majeure� are to be resolved in the following manner:
        1. If the game has not yet started, or if the disruption of the game happens during first half, the game will be reset for another date and will start from the beginning. The date and venue will be decided by the Host University of the sporting event.
        2. If the disruption of the game happens during the second half, the game will be resumed from the time of disruption, it being understood that the game will be played based on the remaining time left until its conclusion. The date and venue will be decided by the Host University of the sporting event.
      3. In case of power failure, the length of time to wait for the restoration of power is thirty (30) minutes.
        1. If the disruption of a game happens during the first half, the game will be reset for another date and will start from the beginning. The date and venue will be decided by the Host University of the sporting event.
        2. If the disruption of the game happens during the second half, the game will be resumed from the time of the disruption, it being understood that the game will be played based on the remaining time left until its conclusion. The date and venue will be decided by the Host University of the sporting event.
      4. In all matters not covered by the specific ground rules and the provisions above, the existing International Federation Rules shall be appliéd.
    4. Uniforms
      1. In all events except swimming, athletics, judo, table tennis, lawn tennis and badminton, the surnames of the athletes shall be indicated at the back of their shirts with the height of the lettering being at least two (2) inches.
      2. UAAP logo shall be required in all uniforms except swimming and beach volleyball. In the case of raquet sports, the UAAP logo is required in the uniforms used by the athletes in their first match.
      3. A maximum of 4 logos are allowed provided no logos are related to liquor, prohibited drugs, cigarettes and the like. The inclusion of any other logo/s shall be subject to Board approval, as the case maybe.
      4. All athletes are required to wear the uniform used for the current UAAP season.
    5. Defaults, Walk-outs and Refusal to Play
      1. A Member University whose team / athlete fails to appear or play in a scheduled game shall be deemed in default for such game. A line in the amount of Five Thousand Pesos (P5,000.00) for a team sporting event and Two Thousand Five Hundred Pesos (P2,500.00) for an individual sporting event who fails to appear may be imposed upon the approval of the Board. In addition such Member University shall pay for the overhead expenses (venue rentals, officials’ fees, etc.) for the concerned defaulted game. The line must be paid to the Host University of the sporting event before the team/athlete shall be allowed to play in any succeeding game.
      2. A walk-out is committed when a team/athlete, after starting to play in a scheduled game walks out in the course of such game with the intention of not finishing the game. A walk out is committed after the expiration of the applicable grace period as specified in the applicable International Federation Rules.
      3. Any team/athlete who, for reasons not considered a default or walk-out, refuses to continue to play in a scheduled game shall be considered as having “refused to play� in violation of this rule. In case of a walkout or refusal to play, a fine in the amount of Twenty Thousand (P20,000.00) may be imposed upon the Member University concerned upon approval of the Board.
      4. A default, walk-out and refusal to play shall be considered as a loss.
      5. ln cases of default, walk-out or refusal to play, the concerned coach of the sporting event involved shall be suspended for one (l) game, to be served in the immediately succeeding game of the team/athlete concerned based on the schedule of games .
      6. In all matters not covered by the specific ground rules and the provisions above, the applicable International Federation Rules shall be applied.
    6. Competition Pairing – Applicable to all events
      Eight (8) Teams

      1st Round Pairing 5th Round Pairing
      1 vs. 3 1 vs. 7
      2 vs. 4 2 vs. 8
      5 vs. 7 3 vs. 5
      6 vs. 8 4 vs. 6
      2nd Round Pairing 6th Round Pairing
      1 vs. 5 1 vs. 8
      2 vs. 6 2 vs. 5
      3 vs. 7 3 vs. 6
      4 vs. 8 4 vs. 7
      3rd Round Pairing 7th Round Pairing
      1 vs. 4 1 vs. 2
      2 vs. 3 3 vs. 4
      5 vs. 8 5 vs. 6
      6 vs. 7 7 vs. 8
      4th Round Pairing  
      1 vs. 6  
      2 vs. 7  
      3 vs. 8  
      4 vs. 5  

      Seven (7) Teams

      1st Round Pairing 5th Round Pairing
      7 vs. 2 4 vs. 6
      6 vs. 3 3 vs. 7
      5 vs. 4 2 vs. 1
      Bye 1 Bye 5
      2nd Round Pairing 6th Round Pairing
      1 vs. 3 5 vs. 7
      7 vs. 4 4 vs. 1
      6 vs. 5 3 vs. 2
      Bye 2 Bye 6
      3rd Round Pairing 7th Round Pairing
      2 vs. 4 6 vs. 1
      1 vs. 5 5 vs. 2
      7 vs. 6 4 vs. 3
      Bye 3 Bye 7
      4th Round Pairing  
      3 vs. 5  
      2 vs. 6  
      1 vs. 7  
      Bye 4  

      Six (6) Teams

      1st Round Pairing 5th Round Pairing
      1 vs. 6 1 vs. 2
      2 vs. 3 3 vs. 6
      3 vs. 4 4 vs. 5
      2nd Round Pairing  
      1 vs. 5  
      6 vs. 4  
      2 vs. 3  
      3rd Round Pairing  
      1 vs. 4  
      5 vs. 3  
      6 vs. 2  
      4th Round Pairing  
      1 vs. 3  
      4 vs. 2  
      5 vs. 5  

      Five (5) Teams

      1st Round Pairing 5th Round Pairing
      2 vs. 5 3 vs. 1
      3 vs. 4 4 vs. 5
      Bye 1 Bye 2
      2nd Round Pairing  
      1 vs. 4  
      2 vs. 3  
      Bye 5  
      3rd Round Pairing  
      5 vs. 3  
      1 vs. 2  
      Bye 4  
      4th Round Pairing  
      4 vs. 2  
      5 vs. 1  
      Bye 3  

      Four (4) Teams

      1st Round Pairing 3rd Round Pairing
      1 vs. 4 1 vs. 2
      2 vs. 3 3 vs. 4
      2nd Round Pairing  
      1 vs. 3 2 vs. 4
         
  11. GENERAL CHAMPIONSHIP AWARDS
    1. In determining the General Championships for the Seniors Division, scoring shall be as follows regardless of teams competing:
      Place/Team/Points 8 7 6 5 4
      First 15 15 15 15 15
      Second 12 12 12 12 12
      Third 10 10 10 10 10
      Fourth 8 8 8 8 8
      Fifth 6 6 6 6  
      Sixth 4 4 4    
      Seventh 2 2      
      Eighth 1        
    2. In determining the General Championships for the Juniors Division, scoring shall be as follows regardless of teams competing:
      Place/Team/Points 8 7 6 5 4
      First 15 15 15 15 15
      Second 12 12 12 12 12
      Third 10 10 10 10 10
      Fourth 8 8 8 8 8
      Fifth 6 6 6 6  
      Sixth 4 4 4    
      Seventh 2 2      
      Eighth 1        
  12. SANCTIONS
    1. A suspended athlete shall not be allowed to sit in the bench and its immediate vicinity during the period of suspension. A violation of the condition of the suspension shall result in the forfeiture of the game where such suspended athlete was found present.
    2. The presence of a suspended coach, manager, assistant manager, statistician, scorers, masseurs, etc. and those listed as members of the team shall not be allowed in the bench or venue dining the period of suspension. A violation of the condition of the suspension shall result in the forfeiture of the game where such suspended team official or member was found present.
    3. An athlete whose name was included in the line up but was unable to comply with any of the eligibility requirements after the first round, shall be deemed to have played and such shall be counted as one (1) playing year for the athlete concerned. In case the same athlete will play again, he/she will not be considered eligible unless the requirement/s not complied with are first submitted or complied with.
    4. In addition to any and all sanctions already provided in the Articles & By Laws, the Board may impose the following sanctions in such manner, period, terms and conditions as it may determine:
      1. Declare an athlete ineligible, including counting of playing years
      2. Suspension
      3. Expulsion
      4. Perpetual disqualification (ban)
      5. Forfeiture of games
      6. Assessment of a fine and the amount involved.

Effective UAAP Season 70 (SY 2007-2008) as APPROVED by the UAAP Board of Trustees at is Annual Board Meeting on 22 May 2007

UAAP Amendments Committee
UAAP Season ‘69
Host: University ofthe East

Chairman: Mr. Jose A. Capistrano, Jr. (ADMU)
Members: Ms. Luz S. Sta Ana (UE)
Ms. Felicitas R. Francisco (UST)
Ms. Arline P. Royo (NU)
Ms. Jocelyn E. De Leon (FRU)
Mr. Holando M. Perez (UE)