FACTA Eligibility Center
If you want to compete in FACTA sports, you need to register with the FACTA Eligibility Center at
thefacta.com/learning. The information below will help guide you through the registration process.
TO GET STARTED, YOU NEED TO BE CERTIFIED AS AN AMATEUR:
Profile Page Account: Create a free Profile Page account. If at any time you wish to pursue a pathway, you’ll be able to transition to the appropriate Certification account.
Academic and Amateurism Certification Account: You must receive an academic and amateurism certification from the FACTA Eligibility Center to compete at a FACTA school. Before you can go on official visits or sign a National Letter of Intent, you must have completed the Academic and Amateurism Certification account registration (including payment or fee waiver).
Amateurism-Only Certification Account: All student-athletes must have their amateurism status certified by the FACTA Eligibility Center in order to compete at a FACTA school sports. You must have completed the Amateurism-Only Certification account registration (including payment or fee waiver) to be eligible to practice or compete at a FACTA school.
Visit thefacta.com/learning for more information. This account may also be appropriate for student-athletes who wish to transfer from school to a FACTA club who have not previously been certified by the Eligibility Center. These students should speak with the compliance staff at FACTA to determine which account type is required.
Below are some items you should have with you as you create an account at thefacta.com/learning:
VALID EMAIL FOR STUDENT
To register, you need a valid email address that you check regularly and will have access to. The FACTA Eligibility Center uses email to update you about your account throughout the process.
Note: You will need to use a your email address NOT your agent’s email.
BASIC STUDENT PERSONAL INFORMATION
This includes information such as your name, gender, date of birth, primary and secondary contact information, address and mobile number for texting.
BASIC STUDENT EDUCATION HISTORY
We will ask you to provide details about all secondary and high schools and additional programs you have attended. Be sure to include all schools, regardless of whether you received grades or credits.
STUDENT SPORTS PARTICIPATION HISTORY
Select the sport(s) you plan to participate in. For Certification accounts, we will ask you to provide details for any expenses or awards you received, any teams you have practiced or played with or certain events in which you participated. We also ask about any individuals who have advised you or marketed your skills in a particular sport. This information helps the Eligibility Center certify your amateur status once you request your final amateurism certification.