To earn a State Championship exemption, boys & girls must meet one of the following criteria:
- Top-5 from previous year’s points list
- Current year overall champion at the Western, Eastern or Players Open
- Qualify to play in the current year USGA Jr. Amateur
The following players are exempt into THE 2017 STATE CHAMPIONSHIP if they so choose. If a player chooses to play in their District Championship they forfeit their exemption and must earn one of the qualifying spots at their District Championship.
All exempt players must play in at least one Sub-District event to be eligible to use their exemption.