-The student cannot be 19 years old before September 1
-Age rule may not be appealed

Any student who hasĀ  reached the age of 19 before September 1 of the current school year will not be permitted to participate in any TAPPS competitions. This Age Rule may not be appealed on the basis of special or extenuating circumstances. However, a student who turns 19 on or after September 1 is eligible to participate in competitions.