The NCAA has limitations on the number of hours student-athletes can participate in countable athletically related activities (CARA) with their coaches inside and outside of the playing season.
What is considered/not considered a CARA?
Examples of CARA:
Examples of Non-CARA
VCU student-athletes must complete the outside competition workflow on ARMS and receive pre-approval from the compliance office to compete as a member of an outside sport team or as an individual.
Pending compliance office approval, student-athletes in all sports may compete in any non-collegiate, amateur competition during select time periods (e.g., summer break, official VCU vacation periods when team is out-of-season).
The number of VCU student-athletes on any one outside team shall not exceed the following limitations: