General Information

BASKETBALL REGISTRATION FOR 2017-2018 COMING FALL 2017 - We are currently updating the basketball sections. Please do not attempt to register for 2017-2018 basketball. More updates will be available by September 2017.



*** Basketball details are subject to change. Please visit the Meridian School website for up-to-date information or contact the athletic coordinator at meridian-athletics@mwschool.org ***

 

Girls' Basketball General Information

 

We are excited to share information for the 2016-2017 girls' basketball season which will begin in October.

 

Charter School League Girls' Basketball Teams

 

Team

Grades

Eligible

Registration Deadline

Tryouts

Min.

Players

Max.

Players

Participation

Fees

First

Practice

Varsity

9th-12th

Aug 22

Oct 12-13

10

12

$350

(due Oct 12)

Oct 13-14

Junior Varsity

9th-10th

Aug 22

Oct 12-13

10

12

$300

(due Oct 12)

Oct 13-14

Middle School

7th-8th

Aug 22

Oct 12

10

15

$250

(due Oct 12)

Oct 13-14

 

Important Dates

 

  • Monday, August 22 - online registration forms due for all interested basketball players
  • Monday, September 26 - physical forms due. Submit to reception or email scanned copy to Meridian-athletics@mwschool.org
  • October 12 - High School Girls Basketball Tryouts Day 1
  • October 12 - Middle School Girls Basketball Tryouts
  • October 13 - High School Girls Basketball Tryouts Day 2
  • Wednesday, October 12 - participation fees due for Middle School
  • Thursday, October 13 - participation fees due for High School
  • Tuesday, November 1 - JV Parents Meeting with Coach Caleb 5:25pm-5:55pm in Secondary Gym
  • Tuesday, November 1 - 1st varsity basketball game
  • January 26-28 - basketball regionals games
  • Saturday, February 4 - basketball state game

 

How to Register for Tryouts

 

  • Registration is now closed. If you are a new student, please email Meridian-athletics@mwschool.org.
  • Make sure your Meridian School financial account is in good standing to be considered for tryouts. Contact Marsha Sanders at m.sanders@mwschool.org if you are unsure or if you need your invoice to be emailed to you again.
  • Be sure to have a current physical on file in the Meridian School secondary office. The physical must be valid at least through February to be considered for tryouts.

 

 

Tryout Information

 

Girls High School Tryouts - 2 days
Wednesday, October 12 
  • 1:40-3:30pm in Secondary Gym 
  • Check in 1:40-1:50pm, Tryouts 1:50-3:30pm
  • Payments collected via online invoice.
 
Girls Middle School Tryouts
Wednesday, October 12
  • 2:50-5:15pm in Primary Gym
  • Check in 2:50-3:00pm, Tryouts 3:00-5:15pm, Payments collected 5:15-5:30pm
 
General Tryout Information
  • Student athletes interested in trying out for Girls Basketball must be registered to try out for Girls Basketball. (See How to Register for Tryouts above.)
  • Student athletes interested in trying out for Girls Basketball must have a current, valid physical form on file with the Athletics Department by September 26th to be eligible to tryout.
  • If the minumum number of qualified players are not met for a team, then that team will not be formed. (Minumums required for each team are noted in table above.)
  • Tryouts are closed to parents. Parents should meet student athlete at end of tryouts to learn if she made a team and pay participation fees if so.
  • Please come dressed in athletic clothes and non-scuff athletic shoes. Bring a non-spill refillable water bottle labeled with your name. Also, please bring a check. If you make a team, your participation fees are due before you leave the gym. Don't forget to bring a positive attitude!
 

Practices, Game Schedules, Other Information

 

  • The basketball season is October through February.
  • The practice and game schedule will be available in October.
  • Varsity and junior varsity pre-season practices might be held at Round Rock Sports Center. However, in-season practices will be held in the new Meridian School gym.
  • All middle school pre-season and in-season practices will be held in the primary school gym.
  • All high school players must provide their own basketball during practices.
  • Parents are needed to serve at games in many roles: scoring, concessions, entry sales, etc. Participation on the basketball team includes an expectation that parents will commit to serving in these roles throughout the season.

 

Participation Fees

 

  • Varsity - $350
  • Junior Varsity - $300
  • Middle School  - $250 

 

How Do I Pay?

 

  • We will collect checks and/or cash payments after the athletes accept team placement on October 12th. Be prepared to commit with payment at the end of tryouts on October 12th.

 

Meridian School wants all students to have the opportunity to participate. Financial assistance is available for those who need it. Please contact Eileen Kuhn at e.kuhn@mwschool.org to learn more.

 

 

 

 

*** Basketball details are subject to change. Please visit the Meridian School website for up-to-date information or contact the athletic coordinator at meridian-athletics@mwschool.org ***