Athletics registration must be completed for each season of participation regardless of previous participation. There are 3 seasons – fall, winter, and spring.
Winter Sports Online registration opened on Monday Oct. 1, 2018 and closed Sunday Nov. 11, 2018. If you are not registered by 11/11/18 you will not be eligible to tryout on 11/15/18 for a winter sports team. No registrations will be accepted after the 11/11/18 deadline to allow for administrative processing.
Parents must register their student in order to participate in Winter sports via the MyMCPS parent portal. Use google chrome as your browser for registration.
Once your registration is complete – you will get one of two emails – one that says Congratulations your registration is successful or one that says You are NOT TRYOUT approved. Please do not request an individual email as to the status of your registration. Thank you.
The Montgomery County Public Schools (MCPS) Athletics program is excited to continue the process of online registration for the upcoming Winter sports season through the myMCPS Parent Portal (RIGHT CLICK to open in new window). The portal will open on Monday, Oct. 1 and will allow for registration for all high school interscholastic athletic teams. The myMCPS Parent Portal is a secure, user-friendly online registration platform designed to provide a convenient registration process for our students and parents/guardians. Additionally, the portal will help MCPS Athletics become more administratively efficient and environmentally responsible.
Information for Registration
To begin, in order to register and access online registration, parents/guardians must confirm their login information to the myMCPS Parent Portal. myMCPS login information was mailed home for all students. Parents/guardians who need login information for the portal should contact the school. Parents/guardians can find support materials for using the myMCPS Parent Portal at http://www.montgomeryschoolsmd.org/mymcps-classroom/.
During registration, parents/guardians will need to verify information about the student-athlete’s medical providers, health insurance, health history, immunizations, physical exams and medications. MCPS Form SR-8, Pre-Participation Physical Evaluation for Athletics must be completed prior to student participation in tryouts and practices. Parent/guardians should upload the Clearance Page of the physical evaluation.
Registration for winter sports should be completed by November 11. The first day of tryouts/practices for Winter sports is November 15, 2018. If you are not fully registered you may not tryout on November 15th – registration includes medical clearance from the doctor/medical professional at time of registration. Physicals must be stamped, dated, and signed. Physicals are valid for one calendar year ONLY.
Registration Quick Tips
Step 1: Open the Athletic Registration Application from the myMCPS Parent Portal online
- Chrome is the recommended internet browser
- The athletics registration platform is not yet fully user friendly with all cell phones
Step 2: Review the instructions for completing Athletic Registration online forms
- Directions are also available on the MCPS Athletics website.
Step 3: Complete the Athletic Registration Forms online
- Contact the student’s school to update demographic information in student-athletes record if incorrect information is displayed
Step 4: Review and Submit Athletic Registration Forms online
- Parent/guardians should print or save a Submission Confirmation page for their records
- Student-athletes should submit a hard copy of the Physical Clearance Form to the athletic director, only IF the form was not uploaded electronically during the online registration process.
Thank you in advance for your support as we transition the registration process for MCPS Athletics to the myMCPS Portal. We look forward to another exciting season of MCPS Athletics!
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