In order for any student to be a member of an athletic team, he/she must meet the following requirements:
The opportunity to be a member of all sports teams is open to all students in grades seven and eight. By North Carolina Athletic Policy, sixth graders are not eligible to participate in interscholastic sports. Sixth grade students who would like to be involved in athletics should speak to a coach concerning the possibility of becoming a manager of a team.
Coaches will conduct tryouts in each sport at the beginning of each season. (Students who tryout and do not make an athletic team are encouraged to participate in outside sports activities to continue to develop athletic skills.) Continued hard work and participation may make students even better players than some of those who were selected for athletic teams.
Physical Examination - Student Athletic Packets - Insurance
Each athlete and cheerleader must have a physical examination by a doctor before he/she will be allowed to participate in tryouts. The physical examination is only valid for one year from the date of the physical.
Student Athlete Expectations
All student-athletes represent Madison County and their respective schools. Therefore, each student athlete's actions both in and out of school must reflect positively on the district and school community or the participant will not represent the school in any athletic activities.
While at school, student-athletes are expected to set positive examples for the rest of the student body. All student-athletes are expected to follow school rules at all times.
Here are three required forms needed for all student-athletes.
Physical Exam Form
Concussion Awareness and Pledge
Student Athlete Pledge
Blue Ridge Conference
New web site for the Blue Ridge Conference is now up showing schedules, game results and standings.