Bellefonte Area School District is a member of the PIAA (Pennsylvania Interscholastic Athletic Association). The sports that are school sponosored are for Junior (7th-9th grades) and Senior High (10th-12th grades) School aged student-athletes. Please refer to the chart below for sponsored sports/clubs and their grade level.
Season Boys' Girls' Sport Grades Sport Grades Fall Cross Country 7-12th Cheerleading 7-12th Football 7-12th Cross Country 7-12th Golf 9-12th Golf 9-12th Soccer 7-12th Soccer 7-12th Volleyball 9-12th Winter Basketball 7-12th Basketball 7-12th Swimming 9-12th Cheerleading 7-12th Wrestling 7-12th Gymnastics 9-12th Swimming 9-12th Spring Baseball 9-12th Softball 7-12th Lacrosse 9-12th Lacrosse 9-12th Track and Field 7-12th Track and Field 7-12th CLUBS Winter Bowling 9-12th Bowling 9-12th Spring Lacrosse 6-8th Lacrosse 6-8thA physical examination is required by PIAA for an athlete to be eligible to participate in an interscholastic sport. The physical must be completed after June 1st for fall sports participation and shall be effective, regardless of when performed during a school year until the next May 31st.For Winter and Spring Sports: A reexamination or re-certification is required for each subsequent sports season if the student (a) suffers an illness or injury which renders the student unable to participate in 25% or more of the Regular Season Contests in the immediately preceding sports season; and/or (b) suffers an illness or injury which resulted in absence from school for ten (10) or more days and/or which requires surgery.
Spring 2021 CONCUSSION BASELINE TESTING
(NOTE: Concussion baseline testing has to be completed by those student-athletes that are new to the sports scene for the Spring season. If completed for the Fall season, you do not have to repeat this baseline testing.)
Due to the limitations on gatherings inside, we are asking for student-athletes to complete a baseline concussion test at home. Please take the test seriously and do your best. Here is the link to the directions for logging into the site. If concerned about internet connectivity, please email email@example.com to make an appointment at the school.
PLANETHS - SPRING Sports Physical Directions and Help Sheet
Use this link and follow the directions PlanetHS help sheet to set up your account. All student-athletes will register for the Bellefonte Area High School.
NOTE: First day of Spring Sports is tentatively set for Monday, March 8th. If interested in playing a spring sport, please register and submit your physical to planeths. Repeat athletes will also have to register by completing the repeat athlete form and PIAA waiver. To ensure participation on the first day all registrations should be completed by March 4, 2021. Failure to meet the deadline will delay possible participation on that day.
Spring Sports parent meeting will be held via Zoom on Tuesday, February 23rd at 7:00 PM
Spring Parents Meeting:
Tuesday, February 23rd @ 7:00 PM via Zoom
Meeting ID: 844 9009 0136 Passcode: 7Jx8jx
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*Please Follow these directions
Use your BASD email and school password to create an account. This ensures that the Athletic Office can help you if you forget your password.
Make sure you send a link invite to your parents. This can be a phone number or email. Email is an easier route to go.
Need to complete section 1,2,3,4,5 and 6 on PlanetHS
Sections 1,2,3, and 4 will say complete once you fill in the information.
Section 5 will say "Pending Staff" once you fill in the information. Once the Athletic Training Staff approves section 5 it will say complete.
Section 6 will say Pending Staff Approval once you upload the signed completed form from the doctor's office. Once the Athletic Training Staff approves section 6 it will say complete.
Continue and complete the demo, emergency (*), risk, injury, and return to play forms.
*Consent for Emergency Form: When entering the end date under if the student is covered by insurance make sure you enter a date that is after the season your student plans to participate in.
*If you lose your place or get lost in the forms all you need to do is go back and select a form, click on the Athletic Forms and scroll to the bottom of the page. Links and status of all of the forms are located there. They do not need to be completed in order.
Repeat Athletes: Sign into your planeths account and complete Section 7 and 10.