Athletic Office Hours:
Office Hours: 8-1, 2-4:15 pm (regular business hours)
Please read through each step carefully before registering so that you understand the athletic registration/orange card process.
AN ORANGE CARD IS NOT REQUIRED FOR PRESEASON PARTICIPATION. HOWEVER, A COVID OFF SEASON WAIVER MUST BE COMPLETED UNTIL AN ORANGE CARD IS REQUIRED - FOR SEASON D, ORANGE CARD REQUIRED BY APRIL 26 (Athletes are strongly encouraged to get their card by April 23! ) CLICK HERE FOR COVID WAIVER. CLICK HERE FOR SPANISH VERSION.
ATHLETIC PARTICIPATION FOR THE 2020-2021 SCHOOL YEAR
Participating students and their parents are required to read the PSD ATHLETIC HANDBOOK .
ALL ATHLETES (NEW AND RETURNING) MUST OBTAIN AN ORANGE "PERMIT TO PRACTICE" CARD BEFORE TRYING OUT FOR A SPORT, EACH SEASON!
Process for obtaining an orange "permit," is as follows for Rocky athletes only (if athlete is ***home-based/charter school/private school - please visit https://www.rockyathletics.org/page/3210,.
WHY MUST AN ATHLETE OBTAIN AN ORANGE CARD BEFORE EACH SPORT THEY TRYOUT FOR?
Because Colorado HS Sports Association (CHSAA) requires all athlete's in Colorado to have physical info on file with their school (Rocky - Ms. Seale - Athletic Secretary), registered, eligibility checked/cleared, along with proof of payment shown before an athlete may participate in any sports season. Once this has been done, an orange card is issued.
Cheer/Dance Athletic Fee payment opens on April 1!
Spring-Season D orange cards are being issued for the season. Official start date of April 26. Athletes are strongly encouraged to get their card by April 23!
STEP #1: Bring in a hard copy of 2020-21 HS Physician Certification of Student Fitness for Athletic Participation (Physical certification Espanol), (click form name above in order to print a copy to take to the doctor) for all sports!
IMPORTANT COVID INFO REGARDING PHYSICALS:
IMPORTANT - Doctor must sign and print their name on the bottom of page, AND, puts the "Date of Examination" (date in which the athlete had his/her physical in appropriate space (1 line above physician's name).
*** Physicals cannot be uploaded or completed online.
If - you don't have a physical, or, your physical has/or is expiring soon, schedule your physical with your doctor asap. Take the above form with you to the doctor.
If - athlete has a physical on file at Rocky, and, it is good (physicals only good for 365 days) through the sport season athlete is planning to participate in, then no new physical needed. However, athlete must be sure to be registered online, EACH SEASON for the 2020-2021 year (see step #2 below), and pay athletic fee and training fee for current sport.
(Note: it is the parent/students responsibility to know when the athletes physical expires and plan accordingly to replace expired physical the day after expiration. If physical expires during athletes sport season, athlete will not be allowed to participate further until a new physical has been brought in- due the next business day before traveling to an event, or by end of school day.)
Physical is good for one year (365 days).
STEP #2: REGISTER ON SPORTS ENGINE IF ATHLETE HAS NOT PARTICIPATED IN SPORTS AT ROCKY. OR UPDATE INFO ON SPORTS ENGINE IF ATHLETE HAS BEEN A PAST ROCKY ATHLETE.
If you already have a Sports Engine account, you just have to sign back in (to sign in, go to the bottom of this page and hit the blue sign in button). Choose your season sport, and update any:
info that might have changed (i.e. new medical conditions, medicines, etc...), athlete and parent must update signatures. IMPORTANT NOTE: New "Social Media" policy and a "PSD 2020-2021 Supplemental Athletic Participation Permission (which includes COVID-19 waiver), is now required and can be found within your Sports Engine registration. Both athlete and parent must sign off on this policy.
ALL ATHLETES MUST BE REGISTERED/INFO UPDATED ON SPORTS ENGINE EACH SEASON!!
You can only register/pay for season C after Feb. 15.
You can only register/pay for a season D sport after tba
If- you have not created an account, then (**Registration works best if done in Google Chrome)
STEP #3: Pay athletic fee. See fee table below. How do I pay? There are 2 ways to pay.
**Note...Cheer/Dance athletic fee is not open until April 1! Season D athletic fee not open until March 22.
a) For PSD STUDENTS.. Payment for SEASON B can be made at https://psdschools.schoolpay.com. Note you will have to find your account, or, create an account if you have not already done so.
If you pay with a credit or debit card, there will be a .0335% transaction fee for each item.
b) Payments by check or cash can begin after Feb. 15 (for season C only) in person at RMHS.
***If you are a Home-Based, Charter, etc... payment must be done at Rocky, in person, once placed for athletics here at Rocky.
Be sure to obtain and bring in a receipt when registering for sport in person with Ms. Seale.
IF -- you are on waived fees, YOU MUST HAVE REAPPLIED FOR THE 2020-2021 SCHOOL YEAR!! To apply/re-apply go to: https://www.psdschools.org/fees. Scroll down to: Qualifying Students May Apply to Have Fees/Charges Waived., follow instructions.
Once approved (it could take up to 10 days) the only fee waived for a PSD Non-Charter Student is the (see below) “All Sports” fee of $TBA per sport.
***Home-Based, Charter, etc… students – fee is not waivable.
*If -- you have been approved to have fees waived, you MUST still process a payment through school pay (log into school pay at https://psdschools.schoolpay.com, select your student's sport, add that sport to the cart and it will show up as $0.00 due). Bring receipt in, along with your doctor's sheet to Ms. Seale (Athletic Secretary).
*If -- approved for free/reduced fees, you must also complete the “Permission to Share Info” online via ParentVue.
|All Other Sports||Boys & Girls Lacrosse||Unified Sports||Ice Hockey||Nordic Skiing|
|PSD Non-Charter Students||$175||$175 plus $180||$95||$175 plus $1,000||$175 plus pay as you go.|
|ATHLETIC TRAINING CONTRIBUTION – pays for all training room supplies, maintains/replace weight room equipment for all athletes (PSD and Home Based, charter, etc…).||$10 for each sport played||$10 if not already paid for prior sport|
|Home-Based, Charter, Private and Out of PSD District School Students||$263||$263 plus $270||$143||$263 plus $1,000||$263 plus pay as you go.|
++= fee may be more than $1,000.
Students who do not pay will not be issued an orange "Permit to Practice" card.
STEP #4 - When athlete brings in completed physical and has paid, athlete's eligibility is checked by Ms. Seale (Athletic Asst.) or Mr. Crist (Athletic Director). Criteria: ALL athletes at Rocky must be taking at least 25 credits the current semester while participating in a sport, and, must have earned 25 credits the previous semester.
***Home-Based, charter, other student athletes eligibility will need to be determined. Please bring contact info of who to communicate weekly with regards to athletes eligibility.
STEP #5 - Once cleared by the Rocky athletics department, an orange "Permit to Practice" will be issued to the athlete. Athlete must turn the orange card into the coach by first day of try-outs (this hand-off , from athlete to coach, lets the coach know the athlete is cleared/eligible to participate in his/her sport).
If the orange "permit to practice" card has not been handed off to the coach by official April 26 date, athlete may not participate further, until, permit is given to the coach.
PLEASE DO NOT WAIT UNTIL THE FIRST DAY OF TRYOUTS (April 26) to get an orange card!!!
A Permit to Practice Card must be obtained each season before tryouts.
Please direct questions to:
Athletic Director/ Assistant Principal
Athletic Administrative Assistant
Select an option to continue with the registration.