The Union County Conference was formed to provide wholesome athletic competition among member schools, to encourage and inspire high standards of sportsmanship at all times, to develop the physical, mental and emotional health of participants in athletic competition and to abide by the Constitution and By-Laws of the NJSIAA.
The term “CONFERENCE” shall refer to all member schools. Membership in the conference is comprised of public and non-public schools in Union County. Membership includes: Benedictine, Brearley, Cranford, Dayton, Elizabeth, Gov Livingston, Hillside, AL Johnson, Kent Place, Linden, New Providence, Oak Knoll, Oratory, Plainfield, Rahway, Roselle, Roselle Catholic, Roselle Park, St Mary’s, St. Patrick’s, Scotch-Plains, Summit, Union, Union Catholic and Westfield.
The term “DIVISION” shall refer to the grouping of schools within the conference for scheduling purposes. There may be one, two or three divisions created depending on the sport (Watchung, Mountain and Valley). The divisions will be equal in size based on enrollment and conference records. The odd number school may be placed up or down based on the recommendation of the individual sports committee. The Watchung Division is the highest level of competition followed by the Mountain and then Valley Divisions. Kent Place School has been assigned the following divisions within the sport:
Soccer - Mountain Division
Cross Country - Valley Division
Volleyball - Mountain Division
Tennis - Watchung Division
Basketball - Valley Division
Swimming - Valley Division
Spring Track and Field - Valley Division
Softball - Valley Division
Schools may move up/down one division every two years based upon performance on the previous two years.