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Frederick County Public Schools (FCPS) supports three athletic seasons per year.  For the 2017-18 school year, athletic season starting dates are as follows.

 Season Starting Dates
 Fall  Wednesday, August 9, 2017
 Winter  Wednesday, November 15, 2017
 Spring  Thursday, March 1. 2018


​FCPS Sports Offered
Frederick County Public Schools offers twenty-eight different athletic programs over the course of the three season school year.  Listed below are the sports offered during each competitive season.

Fall Season Winter Season Spring Season
 Cheerleading (V, JV)  Basketball - Boys (V, JV)  Baseball (V, JV)
 Cross Country - Boys (V)  Basketball - Girls (V, JV)  Lacrosse - Boys (V, JV)
 Cross Country - Girls (V)  Bocce - Unified  Lacrosse - Girls (V, JV)
 Field Hockey - Girls (V, JV)  Cheerleading (V, JV)  Softball - Girls (V, JV)
 Football (V, JV)  Swimming & Diving - Boys (V)  Tennis - Boys (V)
 Golf (V)  Swimming & Diving - Girls (V)  Tennis - Girls (V)
 Soccer - Boys (V, JV)  Indoor Track - Boys (V)  Track & Field - Boys (V)
 Soccer - Girls (V, JV)  Indoor Track - Girls (V)  Track & Field - Girls (V)
 Tennis - Unified   Wrestling (V)  Track & Field - Unified
 Volleyball - Girls (V, JV)    


2017-18 Tryout Schedules
Tryouts for athletic teams are conducted over the first two to three days of the season.  Tryout schedules for each athletic season are available below.
CHEERLEADING - August 9th and 10th, 4:00pm - 7:00pm in the Auxillary Gymnasium
CROSS COUNTRY (BOYS AND GIRLS
) - August 9th, 10:30am at the main Stadium Gates

UNIFIED TENNIS - September 11, 2:30 - 3:30pm in room 100
BOY'S SOCCER - August 9th, 10th, and 11th from 8am - 10:30am on the lower practice field
GIRL'S SOCCER - August 9th,10th, and 11th 5:00pm to 8:00pm; August 12th 8:30am to 11:30am all tryouts on lower practice field
GOLF - August 9th and 10th at 3:00pm at Richland Golf Club (Middletown)
FIELD HOCKEY - August 9th, 10th, and 11th at 5:00pm on the Field Hockey Field
FOOTBALL - August 7th equipment and mandatory meeting at 7:00pm (Meet The Coaches Night) 
                         August 9th - 12th varsity 8:00am - 10:00am          JV 4:00pm - 7:00pm
VOLLEYBALL - August 9th and 10th in the main gymnasium
                              Varsity 4:00pm - 6:00pm
                              JV 6:00pm - 8:00pm  


                   

 

FCPS Student-Athlete Registration
All prospective student-athletes must complete the required FCPS Online Athletic Registration, including a physical dated April 1, 2017 or later.  Registration must be completed prior to each athletic season that a student-athlete plans to participate.

FCPS Interscholastic Athletic Fee
Frederick County Public Schools requires that each student pay a non-refundable interscholastic athletic fee of $93 for each sport in which he or she is a member. Fees collected will contribute to the county athletics program to underwrite transportation, coaching salaries, officials’ fees, equipment and uniforms. Students are expected to pay this fee as soon as they are selected for their teams, but at the latest prior to the date listed below.

  • Pay FCPS Athletic Fee On-line (will open on approximately August 14, 2017 following tryouts)
    • ​​Fall Sports fees due by August 21, 2017
    • Winter Sports fees due by November 27, 2017
    • Spring Sports fees due by March 12, 2018

Health Insurance
Frederick County Public Schools requires that each candidate for and participant on an interscholastic team must provide proof of insurance covering possible accident or injury in school-sponsored games, practice sessions, and travel to and from athletic contests. School insurance must be purchased if athlete does not have insurance coverage. Feel free to enroll online using the link below and coverage will be effective immediately.