Poudre School District offers a comprehensive athletic program for students at the middle school level. All middle school athletic programs are open to any student in 6th-8th grade (depending upon sport) who have completed the check-out process outlined below.
Sixth-grade students may participate in cross country, golf, tennis, wrestling and track/field at their schools. For all other sports at the 6th grade level, programming is offered through Fort Collins Recreation.
Summer Programs: Any student participating in summer training with their middle school team must be complete this waiver and return it to their coach. PSD Athletics Summer Programs-Waiver 2023.pdf
Middle School Sports Offered
Fall Sports: Boys and Girls Cross Country, Football, Boys and Girls Tennis, Girls Volleyball, & Club Boys Soccer
Winter Sports: Boys Basketball, Girls Basketball, Wrestling
Spring Sports: Softball, Boys Golf, Girls Golf, Boys and Girls Track & Field, Unified Basketball, & Club Girls Soccer
ATHLETICS REGISTRATION PROCESS:
To register your student-athlete for the upcoming season, please click on your school link that will be found on the left side of this page once registration for that sport is opened.
Families need to register a student-athlete online by navigating to the Middle School Registration tab then to your designated middle school for each sports season. Registration Opens July 1st for all middle school sports.
Middle School Athletic Registration Forms:
Sports Physicals Information
Please take the 2023-2024 Middle School Physicians Certification of Student Fitness.pdf to your primary care physician for completion. Once completed, return the form to the school of participation.
The Health and Wellness Center at Centennial High School offers sports physicals/well child exams June - August. The Center can bill insurance and no child is ever turned away for inability to pay. For more information visit https://hwcenters.org/ or call their office at 970-488-4900.
*Home school students or students who attend a school that does not offer middle school athletics will be placed upon request per the PSD Placement Guidelines. Interested parents must contact the PSD Athletic office at 970-490-3332 to request formal athletic placement.
Visit the District Athletics website for all athletic schedules and standings.
MIDDLE SCHOOL ATHLETIC FEES
Athletics Fee Information
- 2023-2024 Fees for PSD Non-Charter Students:
- $140 per sport
- $ 70 for unified basketball
- $140 per sport
- 2023-2024 Fees for Home-based, charter, and private school students 6th-8th grade:
- $210 per sport
- $105 for unified basketball
- $210 per sport
- No family maximum
Middle School students at WMHS must maintain a passing grade (1.5 or higher) in all classes to be eligible for competition play.
Middle school practices are held from 4:15-6:15 M-F. Practices may be held in the morning due to special circumstances. Please reach out to coaches for most up to date information on practices.
PSD ejection policy for spectators:
Any spectator affiliated with PSD schools that is ejected or removed from an athletic venue due to poor sportsmanship will be placed on probation and not allowed to return to further PSD athletic events until the following have occurred:
- The individual meets with the building administration to discuss future expectations for behavior.
- The individual completes an approved NFHS Sportsmanship course. The course is free and is available online. A certificate of completion must be presented to the District Athletic Director as proof of meeting this requirement.
Repeated minor offenses or egregious acts of unsportsmanlike conduct including contact with an official, coach, staff member, opposing team members, throwing items onto court or floor, etc. will be grounds for law enforcement involvement and may be grounds for spectator to be permanently banned from all future PSD contests.
STUDENT ACTIVITY PASS
For $25 students can purchase an Activity Pass for access to all high school games and shows. Follow the School Pay link in the menu. A sticker will go on the student ID once this is complete. This is available to all WMHS students and is valid at events where Wellington teams are playing in PSD.