A physical exam opportunity will be given next Wednesday, April 28, to any athlete currently in grades 5th through 11th for the 2021-2022 school year. Please scan the QR Code below and complete the google form to give us an idea how many to prepare for on Wednesday. You may read the section below from the GHSA Constitution and By-Laws on Limits of Participation:
1.40 – LIMITS OF PARTICIPATION
1.41 Students must have a certificate of an annual physical examination on file at the school prior to participating
in any athletic try-outs, practices, voluntary workouts or games that indicate the students are physically
approved for participation.
(a) Physical examinations will be good for twelve (12) months from the date of the exam. EXCEPTION: Any
physical examination taken on or after April 1 in the preceding year will be accepted for the entire next
GHSA school year.
(b) The physical exam must be conducted by a licensed medical physician, doctor of Osteopathic medicine,
nurse practitioner or a physician’s assistant.
(c) The exam must be signed by an M.D., D.O., or by a Physician’s Assistant, or an Advance Practice Nurse
who has been delegated that task by an M.D., or D.O.
(d) The GHSA requires that member schools use the latest edition of the preparticipation physical evaluation
form approved by the American Academy of Pediatrics, et. al., found on the GHSA web site.
Here is the information regarding the exam opportunity that will be given next Wednesday. Please bring the completed form and $18 if you plan on participating. If you need a physical form, click here to download.