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Middle School Athletics

Lesley Emmons
Lesley Emmons
OMS Athletic Director

Middle School Sports Participation Procedure

The Athletic Department has developed a “Sign-Up Completion Slip – Gold Card” which each participating athlete must possess prior to the MHSAA Designated date for first practice, of their sport. Sign up for middle school fall sports will begin Monday, June 4 2018, during lunch and on-line. Sign-ups will continue until the start of fall sports (please check with your student as they may have already signed up at school).
Summer Office hours:
June 11- June 17 (M-F) – 8:00 am-3:00 pm
June 18- June 21 (M-TH) – 7:30 am-5:00 pm
August 14- August 16 (M-F) – 8:00 am-3:00 pm
The first day of practice for fall sports is August 20th for football and August 22nd for Cross Country (6th -8th ) and Volleyball (7th -8th).
This “Gold Card” will be issued to each athlete and/or parent upon completion of the sign up requirements and prior to any athlete being allowed to participate in tryouts or the first day of practice. The former practice of allowing partial completion of sign up requirements will not be allowed.

To help speed up the sign up process in the office, please complete this brief online registration form. You will still need to stop by the main office to turn in the appropriate paperwork and fee in order to receive your “Gold Card”. The “Gold Card” will be issued to the student athlete and/or parent when the following items have been verified and the required forms are completed and on file in the main office.
The following requirements must be met:
  • Student is enrolled full time at Otsego Middle School.
  • A sport physical dated after April 15, 2018 is on file in the athletic office- (1 copy per year).
  • A Parent Consent/Medical Emergency Form is on file in the athletic office – (1 copy per year).
  • Transportation Form allowing release with an approved driver is on file in the athletic office- (1 copy per year).
  • $10.00 Activity Fee is paid per sport season.

OMS Sports:

  • Football (7th & 8th grade)
  • Volleyball (7th & 8th grade)
  • Cross Country (6th, 7th & 8th grade)
Winter I:
  • Boys Basketball (6th, 7th & 8th grade)
  • Competitive Cheer (6th, 7th & 8th grade)
Winter II:
  • Girls Basketball (6th, 7th & 8th grade)
  • Wrestling (6th, 7th & 8th grade)
  • Track & Field (6th, 7th & 8th grade)


Click the links below for the 2018-19 Sports Information for athletes and families, the registration packet and transportation permission form. If you are unable to access these forms on the website, you can pick them up from the Otsego Middle School office at the hours listed above.