Sport Law / Athlete Eligibility
Anderson Sports Law Lawyer
If your son or daughter was wrongfully denied the opportunity to participate in extracurricular sports activities such as football, baseball, soccer, track or wrestling due to eligibility issues, you may be unsure of the legal remedies that are available to you.
At Allen and Allen Law Firm, we represent student athletes who have been denied participation in a sporting activity by the school or the South Carolina High School League (SCHSL) for an array of reasons, including transfers, allegations of recruitment or undue influence, or participation in a club sport. Established by Chuck Allen, our firm has served clients in all of South Carolina.
South Carolina High School Athletic Eligibility Attorney
Being a part of a school sports team is a valuable experience for students. Not only can it help students boost their confidence and make new friendships, it also offers students health benefits associated with physical activity.
In South Carolina, participation in a school sports is considered a privilege, not a right. Students can be denied eligibility for school sports for numerous reasons. Factors that the schools consider when determining eligibility include:
- Academic performance
- School Attendance
- Transfer status
- Amateur status
As experienced Anderson sports law attorneys, we will review the eligibility requirements of your son’s or daughter’s school and the reasons why eligibility was denied. We will help you determine your rights and legal options.
If your student has been denied eligibility for school or varsity athletics, contact our firm online or call us at 864-226-6184 to schedule a consultation with our skilled lawyer.