Prince William County Public Schools offers interscholastic competition in middle and high schools. Athletes are given excellent opportunities to compete and improve skill level with quality coaching and supervision. Emphasis is placed on the importance of developing the student-athlete's academic performance and sportsmanship.
Tryout InformationFor information concerning sports seasons and specific school information, contact your middle school or high school.
To try out and participate in athletic activities students must:
meet participation requirements, and
have a current physical dated after May 1.
Physicals from previous years are ineligible. Please remember to complete the physical form in its entirety complete with required signatures.
For a quick reference for Virginia High School League (VHSL) eligibility, click here.
All student athletes must meet the VHSL academic requirement of passing five classes in the previous semester and must be enrolled in no less than five classes for the current semester.
PWCS academic standards require high school students participating in interscholastic athletics, cheerleading, marching band, and drill team to pass five subjects and earn a "C" or better in two of those five subjects at the end of the first semester and at the end of the school year.
Health & SafetyHELMET and EQUIPMENT FITTING
This video is provided for Helmet fitting training for all coaches, interscholastic, and club sports.
Virginia High School League EligibilityPWCS Regulation 721-2 STUDENT TRANSFERS - High School Athletic Eligibility
With the adoption of PWCS Regulation 721-2, changes have been added that impact a student’s VHSL eligibility for participation in interscholastic sports at the high school level. Briefly stated, the following excerpts from Regulation 721-2 describe possible impact if a student transfers from one school to another:
♦ Once a student establishes eligibility in a high school, any additional transfer requests for designated site programs shall not be considered for a waiver and the student shall be ineligible for 365 days from the date of the transfer.
♦ Students who enter the ninth grade through residence or acceptance into a designated site program will establish VHSL eligibility at the school.
♦ Once a student establishes eligibility at a high school and the student transfers to another high school for any reason, the student shall be ineligible for 365 days unless there is a corresponding change of address in accordance with VHSL Regulation 28A-7-1.
For The College Bound Student-AthleteAre you interested in knowing if you are eligible for NCAA athletic participation? Student-athletes interested in participating in college athletics at a Division I or Division II college or university must register with the National Collegiate Athletic Association.
Dynamite Sports Dynamite Sports provides educational programs to high school student-athletes and parents. They also provide staff development training and resources for high school coaches and counselors, so everyone involved can make knowledgeable decisions regarding college athletics and the recruiting process.
Virginia Interscholastic Athletic Administrators Association CampsCheck Back in April for 2016 Offerings!
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