How to Get Cleared for Athletics

Every student who wishes to participate in our athletic program must obtain a clearance card issued by the Athletic Department. Participation includes (First Day of Tryouts &/or Practice). Each step must be completed prior to the first Day of Tryouts &/or Practice.

Below is information and the steps to receive your clearance card.

Steps to obtain Athletic Clearance

Full Clearance is necessary to participate in Athletics at CCHS.

  1. Complete Online Athletic Forms. Each parent or guardian must login using the student’s school email address and password. This will allow you access to the forms. There are eight pages to complete (If you are unable to submit the paperwork at the end of the process, this indicates that a required field has not been completed. Please go back and complete the missing information and re-submit). A green bar will appear at the top of the page to verify submission.
  2. Complete and Athletic Physical Form (click here to download) The form must be completed by a physician (MD/DO), physician’s assistant (PA), or nurse practitioner (NP) licensed in the State of California. The physical is only valid if completed on or after June 5th, 2021. It is important that this form is signed, dated, and stamped (or physician’s business card is attached).
  3. Cathedral Catholic is reinstating the mandatory annual parent meeting beginning the ‘21-’22 school year. Parents must attend one meeting a year to meet eligibility requirements for their students to participate in athletics at Cathedral Catholic High School. Parents must attend a meeting prior to the first contest. The meetings will begin in late July and the dates of the meetings will be posted on the website. This year we will discuss issues surrounding, drugs and alcohol as well as diversity and equality. The meetings fill up fast. Please RSVP using a link below so that your student will be eligible for participation.

TRANSFER STUDENTS PLEASE TAKE NOTE: Transfer students are considered students that have been enrolled at and attended another high school prior to becoming a student at Cathedral Catholic High School. Transfer students that are interested in participating in sports must go through the residential eligibility process required by the California Interscholastic Federation. Families will meet with the athletic director to establish residential eligibility at Cathedral Catholic High School. This is part of the clearance card process for transfer students. Transfer students must contact the athletic director’s office to set an appointment. Please call 858-523-4022.

MULTI-SPORT STUDENT-ATHLETES: Each time you participate in a new sport you will need to pickup a clearance card from the Athletic Office. Ex) Student-Athlete plays a fall sport, will need to pickup a new clearance card if they intend to participate in a sport in winter or spring.

First day of practice/Tryout

Updated first day of practice and tryout information can be found here.