Frequently Asked Questions
 
































What do I need in order to try-out for a sport?
In order to be eligible to try-out for a sport, all athletes must have their parent/guardian complete the online registration for the sport, have a current physical on file with the school nurse and have passed a minimum of 5 classes in the prior semester.

What does "current" physical on file with the nurse mean?
Physicals are valid for 395 days from the date of the physical. In order to avoid missing try-outs, practices or games please be sure to turn in an updated physical to the school nurse prior to the expiration date.

What is the fee for participation in IHSA Sports & Competitive Activities?
The participation fee is $225 per sport.  The fee is not paid until the student is officially a member of the team. 

When is payment for the Athletic Fee due?
Fall Sport Due Dates:
  • Boys & Girls Golf àFriday August 21st 
  • Football, Tennis, Soccer, Volleyball, Swimming & Diving àMonday August 24th   
  • Cross CountryàFriday August 28th   
 If the fee is not paid by Tuesday September 8th, your child will be removed from the team. 

Winter Sport Due Dates:
  • Girls Basketball | Monday November 16th
  • Boys Basketball | Monday November 23rd
  • Wrestling | Monday November 23rd
  • Gymnastics | Monday November 23rd
  • Bowling | Monday November 23rd
  • Boys Swimming & Diving | Monday November 30th

If the fee is not paid by Friday December 11th, your child will be removed from the team.

 

Winter Sport Due Dates:
  • Baseball, Soccer, Softball, Track & Field àFriday March 11th  
  • Tennis & VolleyballàWednesday March 16th  
If the fee is not paid by Thursday March 31st, your child will be removed from the team. 
 


Can I set up a payment plan for the Athletic Fee?
If you wish to set up a payment plan for athletics, please contact Karen Efsen AFTER your student has been assigned to a team. Payments can be made in 3 installments of $75.  Due dates are listed below by season.
  • To set up a payment plan you will need to provide a credit/debit card that will be set up for 3 recurring payments of $75 for IHSA programs. Athletes on a payment plan who miss a payment will not be allowed to compete until payment is made.
Fall Sport Payment Plan Due Dates: 
  • ​First payment of $75 Due on Sport Due Date
  • Second payment of $75 due on September 15th
  • ​Final payment of $75 due on October 15th
Winter Sport Payment Plan Due Dates: 
  • ​First payment of $75 Due on Sport Due Date
  • Second payment of $75 due on January 15th
  • ​Final payment of $75 due on February 15th
Spring Sport Payment Plan Due Dates: 
  • ​First payment of $75 Due on Sport Due Date
  • Second payment of $75 due on April 15th
  • ​Final payment of $75 due on May 13th

Athletes on a payment plan who miss a payment will not be allowed to compete until payment is made. Athletes who default on a payment plan will not be approved for another payment plan during the same school year.