Sports Q&A

Sports Q & A

Frequently Asked Questions
Q: What is the difference between Interscholastic and Intramural sports? A: Interscholastic sports are where our student-athletes compete against other middle schools. Seasons usually last 8-9 weeks and students practice daily. Intramural sports only compete against other classmates from Berkshire. Practices are usually held 3 times a week before school. Tennis Club operates as an interscholastic sport in that athletes in all grades usually practice every day at the Birmingham Country Club. Q: When and where will I get specific information about each sport? A. Before each season, check for information on this website, in the Daily Announcements and announcements from Mr. Brooks. Q: Is there an exemption for paying for a 3rd sport? A. There is no longer an exemption for paying for a 3rd sport. Students are required to pay for every sport that they participate in.
Q: If my child decides not to participate, will I be refunded the registration fee?
A: Students who are cut from a team during tryouts will receive a full refund of their registration fee. Any student who decides not to participate during the first week of practice (tryout week included) will also receive a full refund. Any student who removes themselves or is removed from a team after the first week of practice for any reason will not be eligible for a refund.