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A QUICK GUIDE TO INTERSCHOLASTIC SPORTS 2022-2023

Team

Fall Season Winter Season Spring Season Try-Out Duration Weekly Team Commitment Holiday & School Break Requirements

Varsity

Monday, August 22, 2022 November 14, 2022 March 13, 2023 3-5 Days 6 Days Practices Required

JV

Monday, August 22, 2022 November 14, 2022 March 13, 2023 3-5 Days 5 - 6 Days Likely Required

7th & 8th/Modified

Wednesday, September 7, 2022 November 28, 2022 March 27, 2023 3-5 Days

Usually Mon- Fri.

No Practices scheduled on weekends, during school breaks/closings

FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

  • WHICH SPORTS HAVE NO-CUT VARSITY & JV TEAMS?

    Cross Country, Football, Track & Field, and Wrestling. No-cut teams require the SAME COMMITMENT and are governed by the SAME RULES as teams that have cuts. 

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  • WHICH HOLIDAYS & SCHOOL BREAKS OCCUR DURING WHICH SEASON?

    FALL: Portion of summer vacation (tryouts start 8/22/2022); Labor Day; Columbus Day 

    WINTER: Veterans’ Day; Thanksgiving; MLK Weekend; Dec./Feb. Breaks 

    SPRING: Spring Break; Memorial Day Weekend 

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  • WHO GOVERNS PUBLIC HIGH SCHOOL INTERSCHOLASTIC SPORTS?

    All three levels of Wildcat Interscholastic Sports (Modified through Varsity) are governed by NY State Public High School Athletic Association rules. As per the NYSPHSAA Map, we are in Section One. Section One also has a set of rules to which we must adhere. 

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  • WHAT ARE PLAYER ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS?

    Proper registration and nurses medical clearance is required for all athletes. Once a student is on on a team, NYSPHSAA requires athletes to complete a certain number of team practices to be considered eligible for scrimmage and contest participation.

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  • HOW AND WHEN DO I REGISTER FOR SPORTS?

    Registration is done online and requires a current physical. Registration begins 30 days prior to the start of each season and runs for two weeks. The District will send emails ahead of time detailing the process and deadlines. 

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Westlake Athletic Offerings 2022-23

 

Fall Sports

Cheerleading Varsity & Modified, Cross Country Varsity/Modified, Football V/JV/Modified, Boys Soccer V/JV/Modified, Girls Soccer V/JV, Modified, Girls Tennis V, Volleyball V/JV/Modified, Girls Swim & Dive Team - Merged with 3 area schools-Varsity

Winter Sports

Boys Basketball V/JV/Modified, Girls Basketball V/JV/Modified, Cheerleading Varsity, Ice Hockey - Merged Team Varsity - Boys, Ice Hockey - Merged Team Varsity - Girls, Indoor Track & Field Varsity & Modified, Boys Swim & Dive Varsity - Merged Team, Wrestling Varsity/Modified - Merged Team

Spring Sports

Baseball V/JV/Modified, Golf Varsity, Boys Lacrosse V/JV/Modified, Girls Lacrosse V/JV/Modified, Softball V/JV/Modified, Boys Tennis Varsity, Track & Field Varsity/Modified