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Tryout Information

WINTER 2017 Tryout Schedules


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Please see the below schedule for signups and tryouts dates. All Students are encouraged to see Mr. Blumenstetter prior to tryouts to ensure ALL paperwork is handed in and PROPERLY filled out PRIOR to tryouts. If not, students will not be able to tryout... PARENTS/GUARDIANS ARE PROHIBITED FROM ATTENDING TRY-OUTS...

FULLY COMPLETED FORMS ONLY NEED TO BE HANDED IN ONCE PER SCHOOL YEAR (UNLESS INSURANCE CHANGES or PHYSICALS (Good for 1 year) NEED UPDATED...

*There will be a MANDATORY PARENT MEETING for students that make the teams on Tuesday, December 5th in the Cafeteria. Girls basketball and Cheer will be at 5:30pm and Boys Basketball will be at 7pm.

 

SIGN-UP DATES: Nov. 14th,15th and 16th during lunch

 

Girls Basketball Tryouts:

 

Tuesday, November 28th (4pm-5:30pm)

Wednesday, Novemeber 29th (4pm-5:30pm)

Thursday, November 30th (4pm-5:30pm)

 

Boys Basketball Tryouts:

Monday, November 27th (4pm-6pm)

Tuesday,November 28th (5:30pm-7:30pm) 

Wednesday, November 29th (5:30pm-7:30pm)

 

Cheer: 

Wednesday, November 29th (4pm-5:45pm)

Thursday, November 30th (4pm-5:45pm)

 

The earliest possible day of tryouts for ALL WINTER SPORTS is Friday, November 17th. Some tryouts will be immediately after school and others not, please take note. 

Required Pre-Participation Forms for Tryouts include:

All paperwork MUST be turned in to Mr. Blumenstetter or Front Office NO LATER than the beginning of the day on Monday, November 27th.  It is preferred that all packets are turned in by FRIDAY, November 17th.  Forms are also available in the Front Office.

  • CMS Athletic Pre-Participation Form ( Health Insurance filled out and Physical/medical History signed,stamped and dated by physician signifying athlete is "Fully Cleared" or "Partially Cleared" w/Restrictions Stated
  • Concussion Statement Form
  • Honor Code Form
  • Notice and Release Form (football only)
  • Notice and Release Form (all other sports)

 

*An attached physical will be accepted as long as it is within a year of the entire sports season and marked "Fully Cleared". Medical Insurance still needs to be filled out on the pre-participation form.

IMPORTANT INFORMATION

ALL CMS PRE-PARTICIPATION FORMS MUST BE CORRECTLY COMPLETED TO BE ELIGIBLE TO TRY OUT. STUDENTS WITH INCORRECT, OR INCOMPLETE, PAPERWORK WILL BE ASKED TO RETURN WITH CORRECT INFORMATION. 

  • Once first cuts are made,students CANNOT begin trying out for the team UNLESS they were absent from school during the initial tryouts and have all completed paperwork the day they return.
  • Try out specific information will be handed to students at sign ups to inform them on what is needed, assessed, expected, and details on the process.
  • Coaches reserve the right to closed tryout sessions. No photography or filming is permitted at try outs. Any of those in violation will be asked to leave.
  • Physicals are valid for 1 year. Students may use their Primary Healthcare provider, or if insurance has calendar limitations, are suggested to use the CVS Minute Clinic with no appointment for an approximate out of pocket fee of $40.
  • Contact Bob Blumenstetter with any individual questions/inquiries.

Responsibilities of Parents and Student-Athletes

• Must adhere to all North Carolina Department of Public Instruction (DPI) and CMS athletic eligibility regulations.

• Must sign all CMS required athletic eligibility participation forms.

• Must provide proof of medical or accident insurance.

• Must pay the participation fee ($50 per sport season) or meet the waiver criteria when named to the team roster. The participation fee does not guarantee playing time.

• Must receive a medical examination each year (365 days) by a duly licensed physician, nurse practitioner or physician assistant.

• Must attend a required pre-season meeting at the school prior to the sport season (fall, winter, spring).

• Must not accept prizes, merchandise, money or any item that can be exchanged for money as a result of athletic participation.

• May not, as an individual or as a team, practice during the school day or on a Saturday or Sunday.

• Official school sponsored camps are not permitted by CMS.  Summer training is the responsibility of the student/parents.  For conditioning/preparation ideas please feel free to contact the sports coach with inquires. 

Academic Eligibility Requirements

Only students in grades 7-12 may participate in interscholastic athletic competition (State Board of Education Regulation).No student may be eligible to participate at the middle school level for a period lasting longer than four (4) consecutive semesters beginning with the student’s entry into the seventh grade. The principal shall have evidence of the date of each player’s entry into the seventh grade and monitor the four (4) consecutive semesters. In order to qualify for public school participation, a student must meet the following requirements, but is not limited to the following requirements:

7th Grade

• A student who is promoted from the sixth grade to the seventh grade
automatically meets the GPA, attendance and minimum load
eligibility requirements for the first semester.

• Must have earned a 2.0 GPA from previous semester (beginning second
semester) 
• Must have passed a minimum load of work during the previous semester
(beginning second semester) *
• Must be currently enrolled in at least one-half of the minimum academic
course load
• Must be in attendance at school for at least one-half of the instructional day
• May participate at the school where he/she is enrolled
• Shall not participate if he/she becomes 15 years of age on or before
August 31 of said school year

8th Grade

• Must meet local promotion standards
• Must have earned a 2.0 GPA from previous semester 
• Must have passed a minimum load of work during the previous semester *
• Must be currently enrolled in at least one-half of the minimum academic
course load
• Must be in attendance at school for at least one-half of the instructional day
• May participate at the school where he/she is enrolled
• Shall not participate if he/she becomes 15 years of age on or before
August 31 of said school year

Exceptional Children
(Grades 7-12)

• The 2.0 eligibility rule will be waived if (1) I.E.P. goals are being met;
(2) satisfactory progress is being made in mainstreamed classes, and
(3) has the principal’s recommendation.


*Middle School: A minimum load is defined as passing six out of eight courses in the A/B format of block scheduling during the traditional school day.