Parents are encouraged to go to the Alabama High School Athletic Association website at www.ahsaa.com and select AHSAA and then Information to view the slide show, “What Every Parent Should Know about AHSAA Eligibility Rules.” This slide show addresses eligibility in middle school too.
Documents required for participation in middle school sports include: a copy of certified birth certificate, current physical exam form signed by a doctor (good for a calendar year), Insurance Form (good for a school year), and upon chosen for a team, a copy of the Concussion Information Form signed by the student athlete and parent. Students will also need to complete the required Stars Sportsmanship Program online.
7th Grade Boys and Girls Basketball- Season begins in September
8th Grade Boys and Girls Basketball-Season begins in September
7th and 8th Grade Girls Volleyball- Season begins in August
Boys and Girls Soccer- Season begins in January
Boys and Girls Track & Field- Season begins February
Cross Country- Season begins in August
Football- Season begins in August
Cheerleading- Check with Cheerleader Sponsors for try-out information.
Gulf Shores Middle School students are allowed to try-out, and if chosen, to participate in the several sports at Gulf Shores High School: Swimming, Softball, Baseball, Tennis, ETC. See coaches for more details.
Students need to check with coaches for information regarding try-out dates, fees, requirements, and eligibility status.