The National Team selection encompasses a cross-section of Gridiron athletes in Jamaica, and as such The NTFA uses strict criteria to select team members.
• Professionals from any US, Canadian, and European leagues are eligible.
• Players that have graduated from college, current college, and high school players are eligible.
• All levels of NCAA and NAIA athletics are required to be represented, not just FBS.
• Team members must be Jamaican born, third generation Jamaican, and/or possess a Jamaican passport.
*** These criteria are applied to make international tournaments more competitive.