Boys Cross Country 2020

Varsity and JV

Tuesday, September 22ndt is the first day of tryouts.

Location: Flag Pole in front of BHS Main Entrance

Time : 3:00pm - 4:30pm

All try-outs will take place on  BHS Campus & Trails Around Clay Pit Pond.  Coach Brotchie  will be contacting candidates in advance of Monday, September 21st to let them know what (group / cohort) they will be in. Depending on the number of candidates (groups / cohorts) may be assigned a specific day to report for tryouts.  Participation numbers and roster limits may result in cuts needing  to be made from all levels of the Cross-Country program. 

Try-out Days/Times:

  • Tuesday, Sept 22nd  3:00pm - 4:30pm
  • Thursday, Sept 24th  3:00pm - 4:30pm
  • Saturday, Sept 26th  8am - 10:00 am
  • Monday, Sept 28th  3:00pm - 4:30pm
  • Wednesday, Sept 30th  3:00pm - 4:30pm
  • Friday, Oct  2nd  3:00pm - 4:30pm

For ALL players

  • Masks are required to be worn at all times
  • Candidates are required to being  their own water to tryouts & practices
  • Daily, Mandatory Pre Participation COVID-19 screening will be conducted  by your coach prior to any practice or game
  • Please review the MIAA Sports Modification for Cross-Country  by placing the following link in your browser: Cross Country Modifications Fall 2020
  • Athletic participation fee must be paid in order to try out.  These are due Wednesday, September 16th
  • All candidates must have on file in the BHS Athletic office for the current 2020-2021 school year a parent permission form, MIAA 
  • Chemical Health form and BHS concussion education form & concussion history form.
  • All candidates must have on file in the BHS Nurses office proof of a current physical within the last 13 months in order to try out
  • Depending on the number of candidates cuts may be made

Preseason tryouts and practices will be physically demanding. It is in your best interest to show up in shape and ready to play to the best of your ability.

Things to bring:

  • running shoes,
  • water.

Interested candidates can contact Mr. Brotchie Varsity Boy’s Cross Country Coach by email at wbrotchie@belmont.k12.ma.us or wbrotchie@yahoo.com anytime for more information.

Start your application process for fall sports by filling out this form: Sign up form for Fall Athletics

Girls Cross Country 2020

Varsity and JV

Monday, September 21st is the first day of tryouts.

Location: Flag Pool in front of BHS Main Entrance

Time : 3:00pm - 4:30pm

All try-outs will take place on the BHS Campus & Trails Around Clay Pit Pond. Coach Tkacs  will be contacting candidates in advance of Monday, September 21st to let them know what (group / cohort ) they will be in. Depending on the number of candidates (groups / cohorts) may be assigned a specific day to report for tryouts.  Participation numbers and roster limits may result in cuts needing  to be made from all levels of the Cross Country program. 

Try-out Days/Times:

  • Monday, Sept 21st  3:00pm - 4:30pm
  • Wednesday, Sept 23rd  3:00pm - 4:30pm
  •  Friday, Sept 25th  3:00pm - 4:30pm
  • Tuesday , Sept 29th  3:00pm - 4:30pm
  • Thursday, Oct 1st  3:00pm - 4:30pm

For ALL players

  • Masks are required to be worn at all times
  • Candidates are required to being  their own water to tryouts & practices
  • Daily, Mandatory Pre Participation COVID-19 screening will be conducted  by your coach prior to any practice or game
  • Please review the MIAA Sports Modification for Cross Country  by placing the following link in your browser: Cross Country Modifications Fall 2020
  • Athletic participation fee must be paid in order to try out.  These are due Wednesday, September 16th.
  • All candidates must have on file in the BHS Athletic office for the current 2020-2021 school year a parent permission form, MIAA 
  • Chemical Health form and BHS concussion education form & concussion history form.
  • All candidates must have on file in the BHS Nurses office proof of a current physical within the last 13 months in order to try out
  • Depending on the number of candidates cuts may be made

Preseason tryouts and practices will be physically demanding. It is in your best interest to show up in shape and ready to play to the best of your ability.

Things to bring:

  • running shoes,
  • water,

Interested candidates can contact Ms. Tkacs Varsity Girl’s Cross Country Coach by email at mtkacs@belmont.k12.ma.us anytime for more information.

Start your application process for fall sports by filling out this form: Sign up form for Fall Athletics

Required forms:

BHS Parents & Student Athletes are reminded that the following required forms need to be completed prior to try-outs. These forms are now E-forms and parents will receive access to them in an e-mail from BPS after June 10th.

  • Parent permission form
  • MIAA Chemical Health form
  • Concussion Education form
  • Seasonal Concussion History form

Physical

Proof of a Physical Exam should be sent to The Belmont High School Nurse by July 31, 2020 to ensure that they are processed prior to the start of Fall Sports. Currently per the State Department of Public Health regulations, Physical Exams are ONLY GOOD for 13 months from the date of the exam, NO EXCEPTIONS.

Athletic Participation Fee

The athletic fee must be paid prior to the start of Fall Sports. The on-line fee system will be available starting June 11th. If paying on-line, go to the Belmont Public Schools website, click pay fees on-line and then follow the prompts.

Please take care of physicals and required athletic participation forms before arriving on the first day. There are many of these and candidates can only participate when ALL forms completed and are on file. It is recommended that you do this early/mid-summer to ensure your child can participate on the first day of tryouts. Make sure all paperwork is turned in before tryouts begin. 

Players missing any requirements will not be able to participate in tryouts.