Intramural Sports Policy
It is the responsibility of the team captain to ascertain the eligibility of his/her
players prior to captain's meeting. Eligible participants for UD Recreational Programming
intramural sports, tournaments, classes, or events include:
- Current students with University ID*
- Current faculty
- Current staff
All participants must be able to present a valid University ID at all intramural sport,
tournaments, classes or events.
While the University of Dallas Student Activities and UD Rec Programming encourage
an active lifestyle and participation in Rec Programming activities, it is UD Rec
Programming's and Student Activities' policy that Alumni are prohibited to participating
in Intramural Sports, Tournaments, Classes, or Events. These events are reserved for
current students, faculty, and staff only.
*See NCAA Student Athlete Involvement.
Policy Regarding NCAA Student Athlete Involvement in Intramural Sports
Note: all NCAA students athletes must fill out NCAA waiver and have their coach's
to permission to participate in all Intramural Sports.
While NCAA students are encouraged to participate in Intramural Sports upon completion
of a NCAA waiver and with their coach's permission, it is UD Rec Programming and Student
Activities policy that:
- NCAA student athletes MAY NOT participate in the intramural sport or related intramural
sport in which they are currently rostered or participating in at the University of
Dallas, regardless if the intramural sport is offered outside of the NCAA sanctioned
season. (I.e. a currently rostered soccer player may not participate in Intramural
- Students who are ineligible within their related sport MAY NOT participate in their
respective NCAA University sport, in which they would be rostered or participating
in with eligibility.
- If a NCAA Student Athlete is found participating in an intramural sport in which they
are not eligible, the player will be removed from the game and disqualified from play.
Continued failure to abide by NCAA Student Athlete Policy will result in loss of eligibility
to participate in UD Intramural Sports. Teams are subject to forfeiture or disqualification
if found with ineligible players.
Policy Regarding "Ringer" Participation
All players must be listed on the original roster. "Ringers" may not be brought in
for any games or participation. This includes any person eligible to participate in
Rec Sports or any person outside the University.
The following penalties and sanctions apply if a "ringer" or person outside of the
University of Dallas is suspect or caught participating in an Intramural sport, class,
event, and tournament:
If a "Ringer" or non rostered player is found participating in an intramural sport,
the player will be removed from the game and disqualified from play. Teams are subject
to forfeiture or disqualification if found with ineligible players.
- Captains are responsible for attending any informational meetings, knowing all the
rules, informing their team of the rules, and making sure their team has met all requirements
and turned in all necessary paperwork/forms.
- The captain is responsible to inform his/her team of the rules governing the specific
activities, as well as the time and place they will play their games.
- Captains will be held responsible for the behavior of teammates and spectators.
- Prior to game time, the captain is responsible for ensuring that all players have
signed in with the Intramural Sports Commissioner (all players should check in 15
minutes prior to their scheduled game time). Following the game, both captains must
confirm that the game is recorded correctly with the Intramural Sports Commissioner.
- Captains are urged to notify all players and fans that alcohol, tobacco and other
illegal substances are prohibited on all Intramural Sports playing sites and that
no one is allowed to participate while under the influence of said substances.
- Captains should advise teammates that parking on service drives and in non-marked
parking spaces is prohibited. Vehicles not parked properly will be subject to ticketing
and towing by the University Campus Safety.
- Pets are not permitted at any Intramural Sports playing facilities.
Alcohol & Intoxication
For the safety of all players and referees, any player that arrives at a game under
the influence of alcohol or intoxicated will NOT be allowed to play. If it is discovered
by the referees that a team is playing under the influence, then the team will be
forced to forfeit the game. If a team violates this rule more than once, they will
forfeit the remainder of their games and be disqualified from the playoffs. Furthermore,
fans are NOT allowed to bring alcohol or other substances to the games, whether the
games are at the fields or in the gym.