Spring-Ford Athletics

Announcements

The following are changes in today's schedule:

  • Girls Golf - postponed until Thursday, Sept. 20, no practice
  • Girls Tennis - postponed for today
  • JVB Field Hockey - has been postponed to Wednesday, Sept. 19
  • Cross Country practice cancelled for today
  • Boys JVB Golf practice has been cancelled for today
  • Girls Field Hockey 7/8 has been postponed for today

Match and practice is cancelled for today......we will play our match vs Hatboro-Horsham on Thursday at the Phoenixville Invitational at Turtle Creek.


SFASD Homecoming Parade

A festive weekend is in store for Spring-Ford students, families, alumni and community members who attend this year's Homecoming celebration. Spring-Ford students will continue a longstanding tradition of parading through the streets of downtown Royersford on September 29, 2018 at 12 p.m. Main Street will be closed to traffic during the parade. The parade will end with a community picnic, provided by the Spring-Ford Education Association (SFEA). Click here to learn more.

Welcome to the 2018-2019 school year! Please review this special Back-to-School Ram Review, as it contains a wealth of information for both new and returning parents and families including contact information, immunization updates, volunteer news and much more! Click here to read more.

Start Dates for 2018-2019 Fall Sports
Parents, please be aware that if your son or daughter is going out for a winter sport,
the list of starting dates are listed below for each sport. Please plan your vacations accordingly. Athletic Sports Registration MUST be completed at least 2 weeks prior to the beginning of the sports season.
Please have your student listen for announcements about interest meeting 1-3 weeks before tryouts begin. These dates are subject to change.

High School Fall Sports

Sport

Start Date

Due Date

Cheerleading - Grades 9-12

Monday, August 13, 2018

Monday, July 30, 2018

Cross Country - Grades 9-12

Monday, August 13, 2018

Monday, July 30, 2018

Field Hockey - Grades 9-12

Monday, August 13, 2018

Monday, July 30, 2018

Football - Grades 10-12

Monday, August 6, 2018

Monday, July 30, 2018

Football - Grade 9

Monday, August 13, 2018

Monday, July 30, 2018

Golf - Boys and Girls - Grades 9-12

Monday, August 13, 2018

Monday, July 30, 2018

Soccer - Boys and Girls - Grades 9-12

Monday, August 13, 2018

Monday, July 30, 2018

Tennis-Girls - Grades 9-12

Monday, August 13, 2018

Monday, July 30, 2018

Volleyball-Girls-Grades 9-12

Monday, August 13, 2018

Monday, July 30, 2018

Middle School Fall Sports

Sport

Start Date

Due Date

Cheerleading - Grades 7/8

Tuesday, September 4, 2018

Tuesday, August 21, 2018

Cross Country - Grades 7/8

Tuesday, September 4, 2018

Tuesday, August 21, 2018

Field Hockey - Grades 7/8

Tuesday, September 4, 2018

Tuesday, August 21, 2018

Football - Grades 7/8

Monday, August 27, 2018

Monday, August 13, 2018

Soccer - Boys and Girls - Grades 7/8

Tuesday, September 4, 2018

Tuesday, August 21, 2018

Volleyball-Girls-Grades 7/8

Tuesday, September 4, 2018

Tuesday, August 21, 2018

When you are registering your student to participate in Sports for the 2018-19 school year please remember the following:

  • Be sure to complete the Online Registration, as your student is not considered registered until all items are complete. If you need help with your password please send an email to : pweis@spring-ford.net
  • On Section 5 Health History, please make sure a parent signs the form along with the student.
  • The deadline for registration is 2 weeks before the beginning of the season:
    • HS sports begins on August 13 (Football begins on August 6) - All registration is DUE: July 30, 2018
    • MS sports begins on September 4 (Football 7/8 begins on August 27) - All registration is DUE: August 21, 2018
    Failure to adhere to these due dates may result in a missed tryout opportunity.

Attention girls interested in playing varsity/jv soccer next year. There will be an informational meeting with the new head coach on Wednesday May 23rd from 3-3:30 pm at the 10-12 center Hurda Learning Center. Please plan on attending if you plan of trying out in the fall. Also, arrange for transportation home that day after meeting.

In order to participate in Sports for the 2018-19 school year, you will need to complete the following:

1.Online Athletic Registration (go to the Athletics page and choose Registration). Please keep in mind our system is case sensitive.

2.Section 5 Health History (you can print these forms from the web site instructions)

3.Section 6 CIPPE Physical

This MUST be completed 2 weeks before the start of your season, failure to adhere to this due date may result in a missed tryout opportunity. High School sports deadline if July 31.

Registration

Registration

2018-2019 Student Athletic Registration

We encourage you to start registration now for any student who plans on participating in a Fall, Winter or Spring sport from grades 7-12 (current 6-11 grade students). Parents must fill out the initial registration. In order to register your student the following must be completed before they can participate in any practice. Due dates for Sports Registration is 2 weeks before the start of the season for high school and middle school. Failure to adhere to this due date may result in missed tryout opportunity.

  1. Register online for 2018-19 on our web site (using the link below) will be open on Monday, May 7, 2018. Please note registration for the 2017-18 school year may not be used for 2018-19 as you must register each new school year. See the directions below.
  2. Section 5: Health History – must be printed, completed and returned. Please check to see that the student and parent signed this form.
  3. Section 6: PIAA Comprehensive Initial Pre-Participation Physical, must be printed and taken to the doctor when getting physical. Physical must be administered by the doctor ON or AFTER June 1, 2018 for student-athlete to be eligible to participate in sports for the 2018-19 school year. Please make sure the doctor dated and signed the physical.

Cost for the physicals done at the school (June of 2018) are $20, you can pay with a check made payable to Dr. Brosius or cash at the time of the physical. Dates and times are listed on the Athletic Home Page, please register online before attending the physical.

The above forms must be turned into Athletic Office for your student’s grade level.

  1. Students in grades 7 (grade as of August 27, 2018) forms are to be turned into the 7th grade center, Attn: Mr. Seislove
  2. Students in grade 8 (grade as of August 27, 2018)forms are to be turned into the 8th grade center, Attn. Mr. Harrison
  3. Students in grades 9 through 12, forms are to be turned into the Athletic Office at the 10-12 Center, Attn: Mrs. Weiss


Questions on registration please contact Mrs. Weiss by email: pweis@spring-ford.net or phone at 610-705-6030. Be sure to leave your students first and last name and grade.

Login Instructions

To sign onto Athletic Sports Registration you will need to do the following:

  1. Use your Skyward Family Access username of the first guardian listed under your students family information. This is the primary user name that will allow you access to gateway registration. The user name is usually in all capital letters, example: Sally Perkiomen would be PERKISAL000. Please keep in mind our system is case sensitive.
  2. Use your Family Access password. This is either the password you were initially assigned, or whatever you changed it to.
  3. In order to start the process click here.
If you have any further questions, please contact the athletic office at 610-705-6030 or email pweis@spring-ford.net

Re-Certification (participation in students 2nd or 3rd sport)

RE-CERTIFICATION IS ONLY FOR THE WINTER OR SPRING SEASON (the students 2nd and 3rd sport of the school year).

If you have a student athlete at Spring-Ford, please read below and then use the link below to proceed to the secure re-certification page.

All student athletes Grade 7 through 12 who participated in a Fall or Winter Sport this school year, must RE-CERTIFY buy using the procedure detailed below.

We encourage you to start Re-Certification NOW for any student currently participating in a Fall or Winter Sport and is now Re-Certifying for a Winter or Spring Sport. Parents need to complete the online Re-Certification, using the link below. Re-Certification must be completed 2 weeks before the start of tryouts. Failure to adhere to this due date may result in missed tryout opportunity.

Re-Certification for 2017-2018 school year must be completed by:

  • Winter Re-Certification Deadline:
    • Grades 9-12 - November 3, 2017
    • Grades 7-8 - November 13, 2017
  • Spring Re-Certification Deadline:
    • Grades 9-12 - February 19, 2018
    • Grades 7-8 - March 5, 2018

Failure to adhere to this due date may result in missed tryout opportunity.

All re-certification must be done online, for Spring it must be completed after January 1, 2018.

Login Instructions:

To sign onto Athletic Sports Re-Certification you will need to do the following:

1. Use your students ID number as your username, example 123456.
2. Use your students date of birth as the password, example 01/01/2016 (MM/DD/YYYY)
3. In order to start the process go to the Spring-Ford.net choose Athletics you will see Athletic Sports Re-Certification, the link to re-certification is at the bottom of the page.

If you have any further questions, please contact the athletic office at 610-705-6030 or email Mrs. Weiss at pweis@spring-ford.net. Please make sure to leave your students full name, grade and sport.

CLICK HERE TO RE-CERTIFY

Athletic Eligibility

Eligibility For Athletics & Other Extra-curricular Activities
Interscholastic programs are sponsored in football, baseball, basketball, soccer, softball, wrestling, track, tennis, golf, field hockey, lacrosse and volleyball. Practices are conducted after school hours; games are played afternoons and evenings, dependent upon the sport and the schedule. In addition to sports, a large variety of clubs and activities are open to all students and meet on schedules consistent with the type of activity. Academic eligibility requirements listed below apply to all clubs, activities and sports. Eligibility is determined by P.I.A.A. and Spring-Ford regulations. Certain important rules are:

  1. One must be an amateur under 19 years of age prior to the day July 1, occurring before the current school term.
  2. One must be regularly enrolled in a public high school and in regular attendance thereafter.
  3. Absence for 20 or more days during a semester for reason other than quarantine shall cause ineligibility until he has been in attendance for a period of 45 days following his 20th absence.
  4. One must never have played on a professional team.
  5. One cannot participate in an athletic contact sport and be a member of any other similar team the same season.
  6. One must maintain for the current marking period a passing grade of a minimum of 70%in each of four or more major subjects.
  7. One must be examined by the school physician each sport season before one commences to train or practice for the sport, and one’s physical condition must be satisfactory.
  8. Written consent of the athletes’ parent or guardian is required.
  9. Misconduct, or other evidences of poor school citizenship, may because for ineligibility at the discretion of the coach or principal.
  10. Students participating on athletic teams must have medical insurance coverage. Students may purchase school insurance at any time or provide proof of coverage through another policy.
  11. The student activity fee must be paid before the first event or the student may not be able to participate in the athletic event or performance.


Athletic Awards

  1. A plaque and an engraved plate will be awarded to each student who meets the school requirements for earning a letter in a sport.
  2. For each subsequent sport in which requirements are met, an engraved plate shall be presented.
  3. The final judgment on eligibility for awards will rest with the principal in consultation with the athletic director and coaches.

PAC Information

PAC Event Admission Information

  • Boyertown:$5 Adult/$3 Student
  • Methacton: $5 Adult/$3 Student
  • Owen J. Roberts: $5 Adult/$5 Student
  • Perkiomen Valley: $5 Adult/$3 Student
  • Phoenixville: $5 Adult/$3 Student
  • Pottsgrove: $5 Adult/$3 Student
  • Pottstown: $5 Adult/$4 Student
  • Pope John Paul II: $5 Adult/$3 Student
  • Spring-Ford: $5 Adult/$3 Student
  • Upper Perkiomen: $5 Adult/$3 Student
  • PAC Championships: $5 Adult/$5 Student
  • PAC Track Championships - Friday: $3 Adult/$3 Student
  • PAC Track Championships - Saturday: $5 Adult/$5 Student

PAC Code of Conduct

  1. Show respect for their country by standing attentively when the American flag passes and during the playing and singing of the National Anthem.
  2. Show respect for the alma maters of both schools.
  3. By conducting themselves as ladies and gentlemen at all times.
  4. Show respect for the game officials and refrain from interfering with their control of the contest.
  5. Refrain from vulgarity and indecent gestures.
  6. Cheer under the organized guidance of the cheerleaders.
  7. Refrain from using noisemakers and signs at indoor contests.
  8. Refrain from throwing any objects onto the playing areas.
  9. Support musical groups for indoor activities. Such groups must be organized, school sponsored and supervised to play only before games and during halftime.
  10. Radio, tape and C.D. players, except for Walkman with headsets, are prohibited at sporting events.
  11. Respect and abide by all guidelines and regulations of the home school.

Pioneer Athletic Conference (PAC) Schools reserve the right to eject any spectators whose conduct is detrimental to good sportsmanship. Misbehavior at sporting events may lead to prosecution or school disciplinary action.

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