Welcome to the DeWitt Middle School Athletic page!
We appreciate your continued commitment to support our student athletes in maintaining strong academics and his or her growth as a leader, team player and athlete on the field. It is our intent to provide all of the information you need to navigate your families journey through our athletic programs. Should you have a suggestion, please email DeWitt Middle School athletic director Bobby Dodson.
The DeWitt Board of Education sets fees annually for student participation pricing. Sports Participation Fees (Pay to Play) for the 2023-2024 school year:
High School fee $250/Year ($550 Family Limit)
Middle School fee $160/Year ($320 Family Limit)
The limit for families with both high school and middle school athletes is $550. Please make out checks to DeWitt Middle School.
Fee are due before the first competition. Sports Participation Fees will be waived for families that qualify for free/reduced lunch through Food Services. Please reach out to Athletic Director @ firstname.lastname@example.org if you have qualified through Food Services.
Students must have a valid, up to date physical on file in the Middle school office before they can tryout, practice, or compete. All physicals must be dated April 15th of the current year or later. A completed copy of the physical can be turned in at the middle school office or emailed as a pdf to the athletic director at email@example.com
Student eligibility requirements are set by the DeWitt Board of Education in consultation with the Michigan High School Athletic Association. At DeWitt Middle School the athletic director pulls weekly eligibility reports by noon on Friday. Any student that is failing any class is deemed not eligible for the full following week. Student's eligibility will be redetermined the following Friday for the following weeks competition. For trimester eligibility, a student must have 5 out of 6 passing grades per semester to be eligible for the next semester.
Ticket prices for admission are $5 for adults and students to enter volleyball, basketball, wrestling, and track competitions. DeWitt Middle School students are admitted free with student ID. Senior citizens who are over 60 and children under 5 are also free. DeWitt sports passes and CAAC passes are also accepted.
MHSAA New Concussion Care Medical Insurance
Beginning with the 2015-16 school year, the Michigan High School Athletic Association is providing athletic participants at each MHSAA member junior high/middle school and high school with insurance that is intended to pay accident medical expense benefits resulting from concussion. The suspected concussion must be sustained while the athlete is participating in an MHSAA in-season covered activity (practice or competition). Policy limit is $25,000 for each accident.
This program intends to assure that all eligible student-athletes in MHSAA member schools in grades 6 through 12, male and female, in all levels of all sports under the jurisdiction of the MHSAA, receive prompt and professional attention for head injury events even if the child is uninsured or under-insured. Accident medical deductibles and co-pays left unpaid by other policies are reimbursed under this program.
For help with filing a claim, please click on the following link.
Athletic Code of Conduct
Please take time to read and understand our athletic code of conduct. This document covers the rules and expectations of our athletes on top of the student code of conduct. The best place for our student athletes to start his or her season is with a strong understanding of the high expectations we have of them.
Middle School Code of Conduct, and Athletic Code of Conduct