Eligibility Requirements

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Olympic College competes in the Northwest Athletic Conference, which includes 36 schools throughout Washington & Oregon plus one school in both Idaho and British Columbia.  Below are the basic eligibility requirements to compete in this conference.  

Basic Eligibility Requirements

  • Athletes must be registered in a minimum of 12 credit hours.
  • Athletes must have passed a minimum of 10 credit hours the last quarter you were enrolled in college.
  • Athletes may not participate in one sport more than two seasons.
  • Athletes must be registered within 20 days from the beginning of the quarter.
  • To qualify for eligibility to participate in a second (2nd) season of any sport, you must have earned a minimum of 36 credit hours and maintain a cumulative GPA of 2.00 during any quarter of participation.
  • Athletes must be a high school graduate or the class of which you were a member has graduated.
  • Any time you participate in a regularly scheduled game, match or contest, you will be charged with one year of eligibility in that sport.
  • Athletes may be declared ineligible if during the sport season you represent any club, organization or team other than your college team.
  • If you are a transfer from another community college that is a member of the NWAC, you become eligible for athletic competition after a time lapse of three quarters, exclusive of summer school, after separation from the former college.
  • If convicted for the use or sale of legend drugs, including anabolic steroids, you will be disqualified from participation in a NWAC sponsored athletic event or activity for a period of one year.

To find more information on NWAC eligibility and compliance, please click the links below.  

NWAC Rules & Requirements
NWAC Out of Area Process