This document was created to help provide information and clarification on eligibility requirements for this unconventional year of athletics due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
Please review the below information sheet and use as a guide to successfully complete the AK Ticket-to-Play athletic eligibility process.
All AK student-athletes, along with a parent/guardian, are required to review this handbook and acknowledge with a signature when completing the on-line AK Athletic Pre-Participation Packet below.
The Pre-Participation Athletic Packet for Ardrey Kell High School must be fully completed and submitted before a student can participate in any athletic activity (in-season or out-of-season).
Please click on the link directly below to begin completing:
A hard copy of the NCHSAA Pre-Participation Sports Physical Form must still be turned in to the school prior to any student participating in any athletic activity. Sports physicals completed on this form ONLY will be accepted and are good for 395 days from exam date.
COVID-19 EXCEPTION: Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, any previously completed and submitted sports physical dated on or after 03/01/2019 will remain valid through the 2020-2021 school year. Sports physicals dated on or after 05/02/2020 will revert back to the 395 days regulation.
As part of the NCHSAA Reopening of Sports/Activities Guidelines, this form is required to be completed and submitted on the date a student-athlete begins practices/workouts.
This form is required to be submitted prior to a student-athlete being permitted to participate in any athletic activities.
The below Residency Certification Form must also be completed in full and a hard copy turned in to the school along with two proofs of residence (one from Column A, one from Column B).
Students may apply for a waiver of the CMS Athletics participation fee if meeting the qualifications. To apply, please download and complete the below form and turn in to the coach or athletic director along with a copy of your letter from CMS Child Nutrition.