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Want to Compete at an NCAA School?

Create the Eligibility Center account that's right for you!

If you want to compete in NCAA sports, you need to register with the NCAA Eligibility Center. Plan to register before starting your freshman year of high school (or year nine of secondary school). The information below will help guide you through the registration process.

To get started, review the three account options and choose the one that's right for you! You'll only need to create one account with the Eligibility Center. Starting with the free Profile Page is best practice, as you can transition it later to the Certification account needed for your circumstances.

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If unsure, please contact Customer Service at 877-266-1492 for assistance, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Eastern time

Make registration easy.

Use this checklist to make sure you have all required information ready to enter.

Search our Frequently Asked Questions to learn more about becoming an NCAA student-athlete.