Pay-to-Participate Policy

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2022-23 Athletics Pay-to-Participate Policy

District-Funded Sports:

Cross Country, Football, Tennis, Volleyball, Basketball, Varsity Hockey, Alpine Ski, Swim & Dive, Gymnastics, Wrestling, Sideline Cheer, Dance Team, Golf, Track & Field

Self-Funded Sports:

Soccer, Bowling, Competitive Cheer, Nordic Ski, Figure Skating, Softball, Baseball

  1. Each Pay to Participate fee is due and payable IN FULL on the FIRST DAY OF PRACTICE or TRYOUTS. Athletes are considered ineligible until the fee is received by the coach or athletic department.
  2. In the event that an athlete does not make a team roster, checks will be returned.
  3. For all District-Funded sports, MSHS will follow the Federal Guidelines for Free or Reduced Hot Lunch.   If your student has qualified for FREE lunch status when the season begins, there will be no participation fee.  If your student has qualified for REDUCED lunch status when the season begins, the fee will be reduced by 50%.  All transactions will be confidential. You must fill out a Fee Waiver Request Form to be eligible for a waiver.  Click here for the 2022-23 Pay-to-Play Fee Waiver Form.
  4. PLEASE COMPLETE THE ONLINE REGISTRATION AND PAYMENT PROCESS AT THIS LINK
  5. A full refund will be granted up to the first contest. A 50% refund will be given up to one (1) month from the beginning of the sport season (see schedule) for: a) moving out of district; b) season-ending sports injuries or medical reasons with a physician’s note. c) extenuating circumstances (determined by Coach, Athletic Director, and High School Principal). Refunds will NOT be granted for academic ineligibility, quitting the team, or disciplinary action affecting team participation or membership.
  6. Scholarship donations by individuals, organizations, and businesses are GREATLY appreciated. Please make checks payable to “MSHS ATHLETIC SCHOLARSHIPS” and forward to the Athletic Office at the following address: MSHS Athletics, 1203 West Fair Avenue, Marquette, MI 49855

  7. A $750 per-family cap has been approved by the school board for participation in district-funded sports. If your family has exceeded, please notify the Athletic Office.  Please note that any pay-to-participate fee for self-funded teams WILL NOT count toward the MSHS family cap.

  8. Please call the Athletic Office (225-4220) or submit an e-mail (athletics@mapsnet.org) with any questions you may have or to request a scholarship or refund.

Sport/Activities

Fall Sideline Cheer

Fee

$100

Start Date 

Aug. 8

Fee Due

Aug. 11

Refund Deadline

Aug. 26

Cross Country

175

Aug. 8

Aug. 11

Aug. 26

JV/Varsity Football

250

Aug. 8

Aug. 11

Aug. 26

Freshman Football

225

Aug. 8

Aug. 11

Aug. 26

Varsity Girls Tennis

175

Aug. 8

Aug. 11

Aug. 26

JV Girls Tennis

150

Aug. 8

Aug. 11

Aug. 26

Varsity Volleyball

225

* Aug. 8

Aug. 11

Aug. 26

Freshman/JV Volleyball

200

Aug. 8

Aug. 11

Aug. 26

Dance

150

Aug. 8

Aug. 11

Aug. 26

JV/Varsity Boys Soccer

TBD

Aug. 8

Aug. 11

Aug. 26

JV/Varsity Boys Basketball

250

* Nov. 21

Nov. 24

Dec. 9

Freshman Boys Basketball

200

* Nov. 21

Nov. 24

Dec. 9

JV/Varsity Girls Basketball

260

* Nov. 14

Nov. 14

Dec. 9

Freshman Girls Basketball

200

* Nov. 14

Nov. 14

Dec. 9

Gymnastics

175

* Oct. 31

Nov. 3

Dec. 9

Hockey

600

* Oct. 31

Nov. 3

Dec. 9

B/G Ski

200

* Nov. 14

Nov. 17

Dec. 9

B/G Swimming

175

Nov. 7

Nov. 10

Dec. 9

Varsity Wrestling

225

* Nov. 14

Nov. 17

Dec. 9

JV Wrestling

200

* Nov. 14

Nov. 17

Dec. 9

Figure Skating

TBD

Early Oct.

Late Oct.

Dec. 9

B/G Bowling

100

Nov. 10

Nov. 13

Dec. 9

Winter Cheer

TBD

Nov. 7

Nov. 10

Dec. 9

Nordic Ski

TBD

* Late Oct.

Late Oct.

Dec. 9

B/G Golf

175

* Mar. 13

Mar. 13

Apr. 14

Varsity Boys Tennis

175

Mar. 13

Mar. 13

Apr. 14

JV Boys Tennis

150

Mar. 13

Mar. 13

Apr. 14

B/G Track

175

Mar. 13

Mar. 13

Apr. 14

JV/Varsity Girls Soccer

TBD

Mar. 13

Mar. 13

Apr. 14

JV/Varsity Softball

TBD

Mar. 13

Mar. 13

Apr. 14

Baseball

TBD

Mar. 13

Mar. 13

Apr. 14

* These sports may also be required to pay a user fee and/or hotel fee for regular season overnight trips. These additional fees WILL NOT count toward the family cap.