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Athletics at Thomas Jefferson provide additional means for students to grow in leadership, self-awareness, respect, responsibility, healthy competition, lifelong fitness, and other positive disciplines. Dedication, practice and hard work are principles that apply on the field, on the court, in the classroom and in life.

Below you will find resources for current and future student athletes and their families. Download the athletics paperwork you need to participate in sports, find contact and website information for each individual team and game schedules as well as helpful links to TJ athletics-related websites such as maxpreps, Denver Post Preps and CHSAA. If there is anything you have trouble finding, please email TJ’s Athletic Director Anne Rice at anne_rice@dpsk12.org Go Spartans!

TJ Parent Athlete Meeting 2017

Athletics Info Flyer

Interested in participating in Spartan Athletics during the 2017-2018 school year? Click the link below to find our athletic information flyer which includes contact information for our coaching staff, start dates and what you will need prior to the first day of practice. Please contact the specific coach of the program(s) you are interested in to get more information about off season and summer workouts.

2017-2018 Athletic Info Flyer: Athletic Info Flyer 2017-2018

Announcing FamilyID for Athletic Registration!

We are excited to announce that we are now offering the convenience of online registration and parent permission forms through FamilyID (www.familyid.com).
FamilyID is a secure registration platform that provides you with an easy, user-friendly way to register for our programs, and helps us to be more administratively efficient and environmentally responsible. When you register through FamilyID, the system keeps track of your information in your FamilyID profile. You enter your information only once for each family member for multiple uses and multiple programs.

It will be helpful to have the following information handy to allow for accurate completion of your online registration.

  • Doctor information, Health Insurance Information, Emergency Contact information

You will need to submit hard copies of your current physical and FRL information if you sign up for the free and reduced lunch waiver payment. These items will be submitted to your athletic director.

REGISTRATION PROCESS

A parent/guardian should register by clicking on this link: 

Family ID

You will need to create an account with FamilyID or log in with an existing account. Make sure to click the save and continue button and review your registration summary.

You can choose to pay your athletic fee using Pay Pal, credit or debit card and will be charged a $1.00 convenience fee OR you can choose to pay your athletic fee at the school. You will receive and email confirmation of your registration and a receipt if you have chosen to pay on-line.

At any time, you may log in at www.familyid.com to update your information and to check your registration(s).
To view a completed registration, select the ‘Registration’ tab on the blue bar.

SUPPORT

  • If you need assistance with registration, contact FamilyID at: support@familyid.com or 888-800-5583 x1.
  • Support is available 7 days per week and messages will be returned promptly.

Golden Ticket Process

In order to participate in athletics each student must receive their “golden ticket” from the athletic office prior to the first day of practice. This ticket verifies for the Head Coach of each program that the student athlete has paid their pay to play fee to the school treasurer, submitted the FamilyID registration (or paper packet), and provided a copy of their current sports physical to the athletic office. Student athletes aren’t cleared to practice until they turn in their golden ticket to their coach.

Pay to Play Fee

The pay to play fee is $60 per student per season. If the student athlete qualifies for free and reduced lunch this fee can be reduced to $10. In order to receive this reduced fee the student’s parent or guardian must sign a waiver allowing the school treasurer to verify their free and reduced status. If the treasurer is notified that the student doesn’t qualify for free and reduced lunch, or failed to apply, the additional $50 will be charged to the student’s account in Infinite Campus.

Athletics Packet

The entire packet must be reviewed, signed and returned to the Athletics Office. If possible, please  scan signed documents in their original order and email them to the Athletic Secretary Jasmine_Locks@dpsk12.org or the Athletic Director, if not please hand deliver them to our office. You can download a copy of the athletic packet by clicking the link below.

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Sports Physical Information

A copy of your student’s current sports physical must be on file with the athletics office in order to participate. Be sure to make a copy for your own records before emailing it to our Athletic Secretary Jasmine_Locks@dpsk12.org or hand delivering it to her or Ms. Rice the Athletic Director in the main office.

All DPS students are eligible to get a free sports physical through the Denver Health School Based Clinics. The clinic here at TJ will open for the year on August 11th, at which time you may call 720-423-7190 to schedule an appointment. Other locations that are open throughout the summer include Place Bridge Academy in southeast Denver (720-424-2050) and the Evie Dennis Campus in the far northeast (720-423-7610). You will need to complete the Denver Health application and consent form prior to receiving services. You can download these forms below:

Denver Health Application/Consent – English

Denver Health Application/Consent – Spanish

CHSAA Bylaws

Thomas Jefferson High School is a member of the Colorado High School Activities Association.  Click here for the 2017-2018 CHSAA Constitution and Bylaws.

Admission to Games

DPS schools collect admission to many sporting events, which in turn helps fund and promote our athletics programs at TJ.  Outside sports do not collect admission unless the game is played at All-City Stadium.  Generally, inside sports (basketball, gymnastics, swimming, volleyball, wrestling) collect admission.

Admission Prices*:

$5.00 for Adults

$3.00 for students without athletic pass/sticker

$1.00 for Senior Citizens (65 and +)

$1.00 for Elementary students

FREE for children under 3

Post-season games and tournament admission prices may be different – please check ahead of game times.

Adults and Students – Get Your Season Pass!  Season Passes are $60 each, and can be purchased from our treasurer. A Season Pass gets you into all DPS league games (no post-season/tournaments) for FREE throughout the school year.  If you plan to attend 12 or more games throughout the year, it is worth the money!

*Subject to change per DPS policies

Useful Links

Colorado High School Activities Association (CHSAA)

TJ Sports on Max Preps – Find game/competition results

Proactive Coaching – Great resource for positive, character based approach to athletics

City Prep Radio – Local coverage of High School Athletics

Denver Post Preps – Local coverage of High School Athletics, game/competition results.

Coaches Information/Paperwork

Coaching Approval Form

http://nfhslearn.com/courses – Search for course titled “Concussion in Sports”

http://www2.chsaa.org/coaches/test/login.asp – Annual CHSAA Coaches Test

http://www2.chsaa.org/coaches/pdf/New%20Coaching%20Form%2015-16.pdf – CHSAA Coaches registration is required for anyone who does not hold a current teaching license.

http://www2.chsaa.org/coaches/pdf/Rate_Contest_Official_2014.pdf – Rate your game official

http://athletics.dpsk12.org/coaches/ – CPR Class Information for DPS