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Dec 28, 2015
Winston-Salem Forsyth CountyHigh School Athletics*
Fall Sports Season-(This year July 30th)Football ( B&G )Soccer ( Boys ) Volleyball ( Girls )Tennis ( Girls ) Cross-Country ( Boys)Cross-Country ( Girls )Golf ( Girls )Field Hockey ( Girls ) not sanctioned by HSAACheerleading ( B & G)Weight Training ( B & G )*
Winter Sports Season-Oct. 31stBasketball ( Boys )Basketball ( Girls ) Wrestling (B & G)Swimming/Diving ( Boys ) Swimming/Diving ( Girls )Indoor Track ( Boys ) Nov. 12thIndoor Track ( Girls ) Nov. 12th Cheerleading ( B & G)Weight Training ( B & G) *
Spring Sports Season-Feb 13thBaseball ( Boys )Softball ( Girls ) Track ( Boys ) Track ( Girls ) Soccer ( Girls )Lacrosse ( Boys)Lacrosse ( Girls ) Tennis ( Boys )Golf ( Boys )Weight Training( B & G)
26 Varsity Sports
Weight Lifting throughout the Year
JV Programs in most Sports
9th Grade Basketball (Boys & Girls)
*General Sports Summary
General Requirements for Athletic EligibilityRenew membership each year before Nov. 1st
75 cents per pupil enrolled at the school
Student must be eligible prior to dressing or participating in any contest
Student must participate at the school to which he or she is assigned by the local Board of Education
A player must have been in attendance for at least 85% of previous semester ( 90 Day Semester) (13 days) (Local policy is 10 days previous semester)
A player must pass a minimum load the previous semester(Local policy requires a 2.0 QPA)General Requirements for Athletic Eligibility*
A player must have a medical examination once every 365 days by a licensed physician
Eight semester rule
No student may be approved for athletics if his or her 19th birthday comes on or before August 31stGeneral Requirements for Athletic Eligibility*
Amateur Rule:Dressing for game or practiceAll Star or Benefit gamesProfessionals/CollegesFelony Policy:Player will lose eligibility if they are convicted of a crime classified as a Felony under NC or Federal LawSkill Development Sessions:Allowed, but shall not be held during any tryout period of an in-season sport.Sessions are not allowed during the following dead periods:From the start of fall practice through midnight Sept 1st.From the start of winter sports practice through midnight Dec. 1st.From the start of spring sports practice through midnight March 15th.Sessions are also not allowed during the last five student days of each semester including the weight room. General Requirements for Athletic Eligibility*
*Transfer Policies Choice Transfer Period Jan. 30th Feb. 8thStudents can apply to go to any high school, and transfers are awarded according to space available.
Special TransfersAfter the designated choice transfer periods, a student may request and be granted a special transfer for a good and substantial cause.
A request for a special transfer may be made after the period set by the Superintendent only if there is a material or substantial change in circumstances that occurs after the open enrollment period and warrants consideration of the request.*Transfer Policies
Special Transfers (continued)Request for a special transfer made between the choice period and two calendar weeks prior to the beginning of the school year for students must be made in writing to the Assistant Superintendent for High Schools.
Athletic Eligibility A student granted a special transfer during a sports season, as defined by the NCHSAA shall be ineligible for interscholastic athletics in the same sport for the remainder of that sports season.*Transfer Policies
Eligibility of Students Who Are TransferredStudent athletes who request and are granted more than one high school transfer in any twelve month period shall be ineligible for interscholastic athletics for a minimum of one full academic semester.
RecruitingNo employee shall encourage a student-athlete to seek a transfer from one school to another for athletic purpose or to otherwise engage directly or indirectly in recruiting practices that may result in such transfer requests.
*Start Up Costs