Athletic Clearance

Please, read this entire page as information has changed!

Athletic Clearance registration for the 2022-2023 school year is now open! Please read the Instructions to Register, as the software has been updated and has a whole new look! 

Fall forms due date June 16, 2022. Forms may be dropped off at the Athletics Office.  Drop off times are during normal school hours only. Due to graduation June 9th, the office will be closing at noon and will be closed Friday, June 10th. Forms may be dropped off June 13th-16th from 8am - noon at the main office. The Athletics Office will be closed during the summer, and forms will not be accepted or processed during that time. 

Checklist of Athletic Clearance forms to turn into Poway Athletics: 
Turn in these original forms scans, uploads, and photocopies will not be accepted):
☐      signed AthleticClearance.com confirmation page; and
☐      completed PUSD Health History and Physical Exam forms. Physicals can only be accepted from a California Licensed Health Care Provider, are valid for 12-months, and cannot expire during the selected sports season.


Athletic Clearance Forms Drop-Off
AthleticClearance.com registration is required for an athlete to be cleared for a Poway sport team. Follow the Instructions for Completing the Athletic Clearance. If trying out for multiple sports, be sure to include them on your initial registration.  

Incomplete or missing forms could delay the clearance further, so please double check before dropping off. Forms submitted late take an extended length of time to review, depending on time allotted outside of responsibilities to the in season sports and school breaks.

If you think you/your student might be interested in participating in a Poway spring sport, please submit the required forms ASAP. By doing so, when/if the opportunity arises there won't be any delays. Choosing to 'wait and see' might result in missing a try out. Clearance itself is required, however the student is under no obligation to try out.

Obtain a Physical
Print the Poway's Athletic Physical forms (3 pages). Complete the health history (two pages), then take to your physician with the Physical Examination form for them to complete. Physicals are good for ONE year from date of examination and cannot expire during the sports season. {Must be valid prior to the season and valid through the conclusion of the season.} Make sure all line items {‘yes’ explanations, dates, signatures, etc.} are completed before you leave the doctor; otherwise omissions may cause delays. Physicals must be original documentsNo scanned/emailed copies will be accepted. Physicals (only) may only be faxed directly from the physician's office to Poway. 

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Athletic Clearance 2022-2023 Due Dates
  • June 16 for Fall Season Sports
  • October 13 for Winter Season Sports
  • January 12 for Spring Season Sports

Failure to submit Athletic Clearance by the due date may delay and/or prohibit the athlete from trying out. Forms dropped off after the due date will need at minimum one week to process. See 'Check Your Cleared Status' below.

Late forms submitted may take an extended length of time to review, depending on school holidays and time allotted outside of responsibilities to prepare for the upcoming seasons' sports. Incomplete or missing forms could delay the clearance further, so please double-check before dropping off. *There will not be drop-off availability during District breaks/holidays.*
Clearance
The student athlete will be eligible to be Athletically Cleared when the above steps are completed prior to the due dates noted each season. A clearance notification will be sent to the email registered with Athletic Clearance.
 
 
Check Your Cleared Status
Log into your AthleticClearance.com account. Uncleared status indicates your registration is pending review; and if you have Denied status, please check your email associated with AthleticClearance.com account for action items. The email subject will be titled 'Student Clearance' and the email message will be from Home Campus.
The Athletic Clearance must be renewed each school year. Only Poway Athletic Clearance forms are accepted.
 
 
 
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