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Sports Physicals and Tryout Dates


Prior to participating in tryouts, students must turn in the following forms at least one week in advance:

-Physical (within 12 months)

-Signed concussion form (one per school year)

-Proof of insurance form (one per school year)

-COVID 19 Release form (one per school year)

 

Forms may be dropped off at Central Intermediate School. For soccer, cross country and wrestling, forms may also be dropped off at Shepherd Middle School.



2022-2023 School Year Tryout Dates 


Sport

Tentative Tryout Dates

*Final tryout dates will be posted at least two weeks in advance. Please check back for any changes.

6-8 Soccer


Thursday, August 4 from 3:00-4:30

Friday, August 5 from 3:00-4:30 


BOTH DAYS OF TRYOUTS ARE MANDATORY


Mandatory parent meeting: TBA

5-8 Cross Country

Monday, August 1 from 8:00-10:00 AM

Tuesday, August 2 from 8:00-10:00 AM

Wednesday, August 3 from 8:00-10:00 AM


ALL 3 DAYS OF TRYOUTS ARE MANDATORY


Mandatory Parent Meeting: TBA

5/6 Girls' Basketball

August 25th and 26th 

5th Grade: 9:00-10:15

6th Grade: 10:15-11:30 

 

ATTENDANCE AT BOTH DAYS OF TRYOUTS ARE MANDATORY

Parent Meeting TBA

5/6 Boys' Basketball 

Tuesday, October 11 (held at Shepherd Middle School)
5th grade: 4:00-5:30
6th grade: 5:30-7:00
AND
Thursday, October 13 (held at Central Intermediate School)
5th grade: 4:00-5:30
6th grade: 5:30-7:00

ATTENDANCE AT BOTH DAYS OF TRYOUTS ARE MANDATORY

5-8 Wrestling

Thursday, December 1st

AND 

Friday, December 2nd 

5th and 6th Grade from 3:00 - 4:30

5/6 Volleyball

5th Grade - November 14th from 4:00-6:00
6th Grade - November 14th from 6:00-8:00 


For athletic questions, please contact Nate Matthies at [email protected]    



Mandatory Sports Forms


The following forms must be turned in prior to tryouts. Students missing any of the following will not be able to tryout for a sport. 

Athletic Handbook

Sports Schedules

The following schedules are tentative for the 2022-2023 school year. Game dates listed may change. Any changes will be noted on the schedule in red. 

Directions to Away Games

Admission Prices

Central Intermediate School charges admission to all home sporting events. Admission prices are listed below. Prices are subject to change based upon the type of event (ie. tournaments). 
 
Adults- $3.00
Senior Citizens - $2.00
Students (K-8) - $1.00 
 
Sports passes are available for purchase at a discounted rate. Please talk to your child's coach for more information. 

Directions to Central's Home Games

Central Intermediate School (5th-6th Grades)
711 E. McKinley Rd- Ottawa, IL
 
All 5th-6th grade home games are played at Central Intermediate School. Central School shares a campus with Shepherd Middle School. Central is a two story building located behind Shepherd Middle School. 
 
Soccer- All home soccer games are played at the field located West of Central Intermediate School.  
 
Wrestling- All home meets (5th-8th Grade) will be held at Central Intermediate School (711 E. McKinley Rd)