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Forms for Athletics

Required Forms for Student Participation in Athletics

Athletics Online Registration

  • All students wishing to tryout for sports must be registered by their parent/guardian on  the myMCPS Parent Portal link for  each season. Athletic Registration opens for parents/guardians to go on-line and register their student athletes approximately 1 month prior to each season start date.  If a parent/guardian does not have their access ID and password to set up their portal they may contact Paint Branch HS for this information.
  • The portal takes the place of almost all of the MCPS required specific forms for participation in the interscholastic athletics program that are listed below.  These forms are also available en Español online and through the portal.
  • Parent/guardians click here for step by step instructions on how to register your winter student-athlete for interscholastic athletics.

Required Forms for Student Participation in Athletics

Students must complete and submit the following forms prior to participating in practices or tryouts. Only students who have been denied online registation by the MyMCPS portal may turn in paper forms.

  • Pre-participation Physical Evaluation Form (MCPS Form SR-8) – The Pre-participation Physical Evaluation Form is valid for one year (for high school athletes) and two years (for middle school athletes) from the date of the exam, and covers participation for all sports within that time period. Students submit only the last page to the school/coach (Clearance Form). Schools keep the forms on file.  A partial list of Clinics that offer Sports Physicals within the Montgomery County area is available online. Quality First Urgent Care in Burtonsville ofers physicals for $25.
  • Medical Card for Athletes (MCPS Form 560-30) This form must be submitted for each sport in which the student wishes to participate.
  • Student-Parent Participation Contract and Parent Permission Form (for High School) – The form includes information that student-athletes and parents are required to review, including reference to the Health/Safety section of the MCPS Athletics website. This form must be submitted for each sport in which the student wishes to participate.
  • Middle School Parent/Guardian Permission Form – This form is for parents/guardians of middle school students who wish to participate in the middle school interscholastic athletics program. The form should be filled out and returned to the coach before students can participate.

Required Concussion, Baseline Testing, and Sudden Cardiac Arrest Forms

Please refer to the Concussion, Baseline Testing, and Sudden Cardiac Arrest Parent packet available in the Health and Safety Section. These forms are included i Online Registration and do not need to be completed seperately unless you must turn in paper forms.

Additional Forms for Students