Bancroft Middle School Sports
For the 2023-2024 School Year, all athletic sign ups must be completed at www.athleticclearance.com
All students must have a valid* physical clearing them to be able to participate in tryouts.
*For the 2023-2024 school year, athletes must have a physical dated after May 1, 2023.
Once a student athlete is registered on www.athleticclearance.com, the student will need a “Golden Ticket” to hand to their coach for the 1st tryout or 1st practice (if the sport does not have tryouts.) You can obtain a Golden Ticket from the Athletic Director.
We are happy that you have expressed a desire to participate in the athletic program at Bancroft Middle School. In order to participate on a team, there are responsibilities and obligations, which you must assume to qualify for and remain a part of the athletic program. Please visit www.athleticclearance.com to register/sign up. Please read the qualifications governing the athletic program before signing the agreements so you are fully aware of your responsibilities. You will also be requested to share specific medical and contact information. Below is a list of what needs to be completed or adhered to.
- Register on Athletic Clearance (www.athleticclearance.com), which includes contact and emergency information, medical information including health insurance coverage and sportsmanship requirements, obligations, agreements, and more.
- Upload a valid physical (dated after May 1st.)
- Adherence to team specific codes of conduct, including a scholar athlete code of conduct, uniform contracts, practice guidelines, etc.
- A minimum grade point average of 2.0 must be achieved on the quarter report card immediately preceding the beginning of the season. This minimum 2.0 GPA must be maintained for the duration of the sport.
It will be helpful to have the following information handy to allow for accurate completion of your online registration.
Health Insurance Information, including policy #
Completed Medical Clearance Form (ready to be scanned/uploaded)
Go to www.athleticclearance.com and follow these steps:
Click on CA
Next click create an account. (If you already have an account, you can log in)
Create your secure Athletic Clearance account by entering the account owner First and Last names (parent/guardian), E-mail address and password. Select I Agree to the Athletic Clearance Terms of Service. Click Create Account.
You will receive an email with a link to activate your new account. (If you don’t see the email, check your E-mail filters (spam, junk, etc.).
Click on the link in your activation E-mail, which will log you in to athleticclearance.com
Next click on the Start Clearance Here button in the upper right corner
Under “school” type in Bancroft, make sure address is correct. Then choose the school year of registration and click next
Choose the sports your athlete would like to participate in.
Once in the registration form, complete the information requested. All fields with a red* are required to have an answer.
Click the Save & Continue button when your form is complete.
Review your registration summary.
You will receive an email from Athletic Clearance confirming your registration.
At any time, you may log in at www.athleticclearance.com to update your information and to check your registration(s).
If you need assistance with registration, click the “Help” tab and you can submit a request
NOTICE: The requirements for Parent Drivers has changed; Proof of a passed TB test and a fingerprint screening have been added to the Transportation form, auto insurance information, and CDL copy requirements.
Bancroft Middle School Sports Offered, 2023-2024
A member of the Southern Alameda County Municipal Athletic League
We are offering the sports listed below for the 2023-2024 School Year.* The approximate season time frames are noted. Please notice the seasons for some of the sports has changed.
|SEASON 1, Early Fall||WHO||TRYOUT PROCEDURE||SEASON TIMES|
|Girls Softball||Girls||Tryouts followed by cuts||August to October|
|Cross Country||COED||No cuts/Anyone can join||August to October|
|Boys Basketball||Boys||Tryouts followed by cuts||August to October|
|SEASON 2, Late Fall||WHO||TRYOUT PROCEDURE||SEASON TIMES|
|Girls Soccer||Girls||Tryouts followed by cuts||October to December|
|Boys Volleyball||Boys||Tryouts followed by cuts||October to December|
|SEASON 3, Winter||WHO||TRYOUT PROCEDURE||SEASON TIMES|
|Wrestling||COED||No cuts/Anyone can join||January to March|
|Flag Football||COED||Tryouts followed by cuts||January to March|
|Girls Basketball||Girls||Tryouts followed by cuts||January to March|
|SEASON 4, Spring||WHO||TRYOUT PROCEDURE||SEASON TIMES|
|Track and Field||COED||No cuts/Anyone can join||March to May|
|Boys Soccer||Boys||Tryouts followed by cuts||March to May|
|Girls Volleyball||Girls||Tryouts followed by cuts||March to May|
|Golf||COED||No cuts/Anyone can join||March to May|
All students and families are encouraged to attend sporting events to support our Broncos! Please see SACMAL Spectator Code of Conduct. Volunteer parent drivers are always needed (see Transportation form, copy of auto insurance & CDL, TB test, fingerprint screening is required) and financial donations or donations of snacks, beverages, or food can also be helpful. If you are interested in supporting Bancroft Athletics or if you have any questions about our program, please contact the athletic director, Sandra Hernandez, at 510-618-4380, x 3692 or email at email@example.com. GO BRONCOS!!!!!