Extra Benefits

NCAA Bylaw 16.02.3

An extra benefit is:

  • Any special arrangement by an institutional employee or representative of the institution’s athletics interests (booster) to provide a student-athlete or the student-athlete family member or friend a benefit not expressly authorized by NCAA legislation.
  • Receipt of a benefit by student-athletes or their family members or friends is not a violation of NCAA legislation if it is demonstrated that the same benefit is generally available to the institution’s students or their family members or friends or to a particular segment of the student-body (e.g., international students, minority students) determined on a basis unrelated to athletics ability.

Please remember:
DO NOT ACCEPT ANYTHING FROM ANYBODY OUTSIDE OF YOUR FAMILY OR THE ATHLETICS ASSOCIATION THAT CANNOT BE RECEIVED BY THE NON-STUDENT ATHLETES AT UGA!

Advertisements and Promotions After Becoming a Student-Athlete

After becoming a student-athlete, an individual shall not be eligible for participation in intercollegiate athletics if the individual:

(a) Accepts any remuneration for or permits the use of his or her name or picture to advertise, recommend or promote directly the sale or use of a commercial product or service of any kind; or

(b) Receives remuneration for endorsing a commercial product or service through the individual’s use of such product or service.

Student-Athletes please do not give your permission to allow anybody to use your name on a commercial product even if you are not being paid.

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