Student Athletics

Find out the requirements for participating in high school sports in FCPS.

Students and parents will need to complete several steps prior to participating in high school sports, including:

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Virginia High School League Pre-participation Exam Form

Students must have a completed physical exam prior to participating in high school sports. The exam must be completed by a MD, DO, NP or PA on the current VHSL form. The form must be completed by the physician after May 1, 2020 to be valid for the 2020-21 school year. Completed forms should be turned in to the Activities Office at school.

Voluntary Student Insurance

Interscholastic Sports in FCPS 




Cheerleading – Varsity, JV, Freshman Boys and Girls Basketball - Varsity, JV, Freshman

Baseball – Varsity, JV

Boys and Girls Cross Country Girls Gymnastics Boys and Girls Crew*
Girls Field Hockey – Varsity, JV,  Freshman* Riflery* Boys and Girls Lacrosse– Varsity, JV
Football – Varsity, JV, Freshman Boys and Girls Swimming/Diving Boys and Girls Soccer - Varsity, JV
Boys and Girls Golf Boys and Girls Track and Field Softball – Varsity, JV
Girls Volleyball - Varsity, JV, Freshman Wrestling – Varsity, JV Boys and Girls Tennis
    Boys and Girls Track and Field 

Coed Sports - Baseball, Cheerleading, Football, Golf, Riflery*, Wrestling

*Club Sports are not necessarily VHSL sanctioned, but are FCPS sanctioned and are financially self-supporting activities.                                                                                  


Regional Membership of FCPS in Virginia High School League 

Each FCPS high school is a member of the Virginia High School League (VHSL) and is assigned in one of three regions.


Region C

Class 6

Region D

Class 6

Region C

Class 5

Annandale Centreville Briar Woods
Edison Chantilly Freedom (Loudoun)
Fairfax Herndon Thomas Jefferson
Falls Church Langley Lee
Hayfield Madison Potomac Falls
Justice Marshall Riverside
Lake Braddock McLean Rock Ridge
Mount Vernon Oakton Stone Bridge
Robinson South Lakes Woodgrove
South County Wakefield  
West Potomac Washington-Liberty  
West Springfield Westfield  
T. C. Williams Yorktown  


Want to Know More


Athletic Training Program

Each high school has a certified athletic trainer that ensures the health and safety of student athletes.
Find out more about the Athletic Training Program

Directors of Student Activities

The Directors of Student Activities are in charge of a variety of programs at each high school.
Get contact information for High School Directors of Student Activities