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Wrestling (Grades 6-8)


Middle School Athletics / Wrestling -
Winter 20-2021

About Middle School Wrestling

LEAP middle school wrestling welcomes 6-8 grade students of all ability levels and experience. This eight-week program of educational athletics will focus on skill development, gaining an appreciation for the sport of wrestling, and teamwork. Effort, attitude, and commitment will directly influence individual growth within the program. A high level of sportsmanship will be expected of all involved with the program.

If you have questions about any of these items or are not sure you have completed the registration process please email: kielda@tcaps.net - include your students name, school and grade. Thank you.

    INFORMATION ABOUT THIS OFFERING MAY CHANGE: PLEASE CHECK BACK FREQUENTLY FOR UPDATES. THANK YOU.

    As of: 10/28/20

    • Safe Return to Play: MS Wrestling will follow MHSAA guidelines for safe return to play. A few key changes that will be required this season include:
      • Competition limits– no more than 4 teams at a location.
      • No tournaments/invitationals
      • One meet per week (Tuesdays is recommended schedule day).
      • NO Transportation
      • The complete report of wrestling specific information can be found HERE.
    • Face Coverings: Masks will be required without exception. Per MHSAA guidelines, there is no medical waiver exempting any students. Should your child choose to participate, he will be required to wear a mask at all times.
    • Spectators: Spectators will be limited & will be required to mask while in our facilities. Limitations may vary from meet to meet (seating capacity limitations vary from 40-400 people dependent on facility). For all meets we will be airing on the side of caution to protect our season and our ability for students to attend in-person school. We do not want to shut down due to people attending an event that do not absolutely need to be there.

    • Additional safety & sanitation measures will be in place.
    • Students will be working in pods of 6- 12 athletes each day & proper social distancing measures will be enforced.
    • Athletes must pass a daily screening & temperature check. This year we will be utilizing FinalForms to complete the daily screening process. Final Forms is an online forms and data management service that is currently utilized by our High School Athletic Departments.
    • ALL STUDENTS MUST REGISTER FOR A FINAL FORMS ACCOUNT SO PROPER SCREENING/MONITORING CAN TAKE PLACE.
    • Please register at: https://traversecity-mi.finalforms.com and follow the prompts to create your account, create your students, and sign your forms.
    • If you require any support during the process, scroll to the page bottom and click “Use Support,” or feel free to contact our office. NOTE: During parent registration, you will need to input your students’ TCAPS email address. It will be helpful to have that info available ahead of time in case you do not know it!
    • ONCE YOUR STUDENT IS REGISTERED, PLEASE ADD HIM/HER TO THE SPORT 'CO-ED WRESTLING' FOR THE 2020-2021 SCHOOL YEAR.

Check-in Process:

    Check-In will begin 15 minutes prior to the start of practice each day. Students must wear a mask for the entire check-in process and maintain proper social distancing while in line. Students may remove their mask during active participation in practice, but should remain masked during down times. Students should come dressed in work out clothes, tennis shoes and bring a water bottle. Once screened, cleared students will be permitted to practice. Any students who do not pass the initial screening will be sent home. 

Season Start & End Dates

Monday, February 1, 2021 - Saturday, March 20th, 2021

Practice Schedule

East Middle School Practice Schedule:

    Beginning February 1, 2021    -    Dates/Times/Location TBD

Please note that on meet or invitational days, practice schedules may be altered. This will be communicated to you by your coach.

West Middle School Practice Schedule: Practices will take place at the WMS balcony 

    Beginning February 1, 2021   -     Monday - Friday 2:45 - 5:15 PM (no practice on meet days)

Please note that on meet or invitational days, practice schedules may be altered. This will be communicated to you by your coach.

Meet Schedule:

Admission Prices

Admission will be charged for LEAP middle school basketball, football, volleyball, and wrestling activities. Admission may be paid at each event, or for the entire season with an All-Access Sports Pass. See prices below:

Single Event Admission

Adults - $3.00

Students - $2.00

Children 5 & Under - Free

All Access Athletics Passes

All Access Athletics Passes are available for purchase and include admission to all LEAP and TCAPS athletic events. TCAPS All Access sports passes are not valid for MHSAA-sponsored events. Prices are $100 adults, $70 students, and $30 for senior citizens. Prices remain the same all year no matter what season in which the pass is purchased. Passes can be purchased from the LEAP Office, located at Central High School as well both high school athletic offices.

Coaches

East Middle School

Tristan Barnett  ~ Email:  tjbarnett1998@gmail.com

West Middle School

Adam Beers ~ Email:  adambeers@gmail.com

Helpful Information

Transportation will be requested for all out of district meets, and will be provided when available. If transportation is unavailable for an out of district game, transportation will be the sole responsibility of the participants parent/guardian.

What to Bring:

Athletic clothing - t-shirt, shorts, sweatpants, running/tennis shoes.

Wrestling shoes.

Head gear.

    Sports Physicals:

    Middle School Athletes must have an updated physical on file each school year. Sports physicals must be dated April 15th, 2020 or newer, and can be used for the entire 20-21 school year. For 2020-2021, TCAPS is accepting a new Health Questionnaire that students who had a valid sports physical in 2019-20 (completed on or after April 15, 2019) can complete with required signatures to meet the pre-participation health status requirement in 2020-21. This NEW health questionnaire is a 14 question form that if all answers are 'no', then the 2019-20 physical on file is good for next year and can be found HERE.

    • Incoming 7th & 8th graders: Students who had a valid physical for the 2019-20 school year do not need a new physical if you answer NO to all 14 questions on the form & submit it prior to your sports season.
    • Incoming 6th graders: will need a new physical dated April 15th, 2020 or later.
    • 6th-8th graders that did not have an up to date physical will need a physical dated April 15th, 2020 or later.
    • If you answered YES to any of the 14 questions, you will need a new physical.
    • If you answered NO to all of the questions, you may still go get a new physical if you choose.
    • This is all in response that Dr. offices and clinics have said it will be difficult to see all athletes prior to the start of fall sports.
    • For more information on this process, you can access a Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) page for this new Health Questionnaire form by clicking HERE.
    • If all answers are NO, email or mail the signed form to: TCAPS LEAP 1150 Milliken Dr. Traverse City, MI 49686 and we will mark your physical valid for next year.
    • Do you need a new physical? Download and print the TCAPS physical form here, and then please call your family physician to schedule a physical for your child. Mail completed physicals to: TCAPS LEAP 1150 Milliken Dr. Traverse City, MI 49686

Participation Fee

Cost: $125.00

Reduced fees are available to those who qualify for the free and reduced meals program. Participation fees for those that qualify are as follows:

Reduced Meals Participation Fee: $70.00 if registered by the deadline.

Free Meals Participation Fee: $40.00 if registered by the deadline.

Registration Deadline & Details

Deadline: TBD

Registration deadlines are final. Late registrations may not be accepted after the posted registration close date.

Register for your school below.

If your child does not attend a TCAPS school, select the "Non-TCAPS" option.

In an effort to be a good community partner, LEAP will accept non-TCAPS students when possible. Space is limited and enrollment may be capped for various offerings. For high demand activities TCAPS students will receive priority.

Payment is required at the time of registration. To register online using a Discover, MasterCard, Visa, or ACH (via a checking or savings account) please register below. Payment with cash or check can be made at the LEAP office located at Central High School, 1150 Milliken, Traverse City. Please use the 1st (smaller) auditorium entrance - we are located just inside the doors to the right. Office hours are Monday – Friday, 8:30 am – 4:30 pm. Please call the LEAP office at 231.933.6570 for more information.

NOTE: Registration is not complete until your course appears in your dashboard. You will also receive an email from Eleyo confirming your registration. If you do not receive the confirmation email or see the course in your dashboard, be sure you have not left any course items in your shopping basket. If you need assistance please call the LEAP office (231.933.6570). If you did not receive an email from Eleyo or see your course in your dashboard, the payment did not process and the student is not registered.

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TC East Middle School
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