Tryout Information

2020-2021 Tryouts

1st Semester Sports: Due to COVID-19, MCPS classes will held virtually during the 1st semester.  During the 1st semester, athletics will also have virtual seasons where any student interested in participating in a sport is encouraged to join.  The schedule and teams will be posted as soon as the information becomes available.

2nd Semester Sports: Pending approval and guidance from State and County health officials, we hope to begin in-person sports.  Information will be shared as it becomes available.

Here is what you need to know:


  • Grades – During the 1st semester ALL students are eligible to participate in the virtual sport seasons.  2nd semester –  you must have at least a 2.0 and no more than 1 E on their most recent report card.
  • Age – you must be under the age of 19 as of the first day of the school year.
  • Required Forms: ONLINE REGISTRATION  will be opened for registration on a date TBD.  Once the online registration opens, all students wishing to participate MUST have a parent register them on the Parent Portal. Parent Login information will be shared by MCPS. You will still need an updated Updated Physical Form with COVID Questions

All candidates for Paint Branch Athletics must register online (or complete all required forms) in order to participate on the first day of tryouts. For additional information, please contact the individual coaches or Heather Podosek, Athletic Specialist. Contact information for coaches can be found on the individual sport pages, linked at the top of the website.

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