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Oct. 22, 2020
Men's 55
411 posts
Team or Player Rating Question
Player is Age 61 and plays full time on a 60AAA team

Same player gets picked up by another team to play 50AAA

Looking at the ratings guidelines on this site

Player has a "5" rating playing 60AAA but a "7" rating playing 50AAA

does playing on the Age 50 team with a higher rating of (+2) hurt him (or his team) for playing in his own age group????
Oct. 22, 2020
3336 posts
A "one-time-fill-in-for-a team-with-a-case-of-the-roster-shorts" in 50-AAA would probably not have any long term adverse effects if you get Home Office approval ahead of time ... But becoming a regular member of a 50-AAA team, by playing in more than one event, will attach the 50-AAA R/I=7 level to his player experience history ... Doing the math, he would still be able to play in the 60's age group, but only at 60-Major (R/I=6) as one of the maximum three (3) allowable out-of-rating players permitted on the target roster ... He would be precluded from 60-AAA under the rule of "..May NOT play TWO R/I less without PRIOR approval by SSUSA Home Office under GRANTED exception request.." ... As always, please feel free to call the SSUSA Home Office at (916) 326.5303 weekday mornings in the Pacific time zone and ask for an "eligibility person" to walk you through your options ... Good luck! ...

Oct. 22, 2020
Men's 55
411 posts
SSUSA Staff, THANK YOU as I figured this was the case, but just wanted some clarity on the subject.

Your explanation is what I had "assumed" but wanted to get the official answer.

Keep up the good work!!

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