Qualifications & Requirements

The Warren Junior Scholar and Rising Stars program year is from July 1 to June 30 of the following year.

To be chosen as a Warren Junior Rising Star Program, students must be residents of Illinois, list the USCF as their FIDE federation and meet the following criteria:

* For high school players, have a minimum USCF rating of 1500 as of the July rating supplement of the current year

* For players in 8th grade or below, have a minimum USCF rating of 1200 as of the July rating supplement of the current year.