Benton Middle School

7411 Hoadly Road

Manassas, VA  20112

Phone: 703.791.0727    Fax: 703.791.0859

ATHLETIC DEPARTMENT 2020-21

**This information is subject to change depending on the start of school and safety precautions


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 The Benton Middle School Athletic Department welcomes you!  We look forward to an exciting year of competition as the “Benton Cougars” in our school colors of purple and gold.  Benton Middle School will be competing in the Central Division, to include Beville MS, Hampton MS, Lake Ridge MS and Saunders MS.

 

All Participants MUST have a current Athletic Physical and a Concussion Training Card on file with the athletic department in order to try out for any sport. 

Guidelines for Academic and Conduct Eligibility:

Middle School students who wish to try out for any athletic team must meet the county guidelines for academic and conduct eligibility. 

  • All grade six students are eligible for Season 1 try outs. 
  • All 7th & 8th grade students must meet the county’s academic eligibility standards for Season 1 try outs based on their 4th quarter grades for the 2019-20 school year.
  • All grade levels must meet county requirements to be eligible for try outs for seasons 2, 3 & 4.
  • A student is placed on academic probation and is ineligible for try outs/participation in sports if he/she has received an “F” in two or more subject areas. 

Physicals:

  • To be considered as current, Athletic Physicals must be dated May 1 of the current school year to June 30 of the succeeding year. 
  • The 2020-21 REQUIRED Athletic Physical Forms are available in our middle school office and can be downloaded from the PWCS web site.

Concussion Training:

  • Policy 759 Middle school students who are trying out for a sport for their first time in middle school or are new to Prince William County Public Schools must attend a face-to-face concussion training WITH THEIR PARENT/GUARDIAN at one of the county's middle schools.
  • Take note of start times. Plan to arrive early and stay to complete the entire session. Doors will be closed once the training begins.  Late arriving parents and students will not be permitted in the training once it has started.

Benton Middle School will be hosting Face to Face Concussion Training on the following dates: 


August 20, 2020 @ 6:30 p.m.

October 27, 2020 @ 6:30 p.m.

January 12, 2021 @ 6:30 p.m.

March 17, 2021 @ 6:30 p.m.

 

Tryout Schedule for 2020-21

*Please refer to our web page as dates may be adjusted due to inclement weather, etc.

Try outs for all sports are limited to three specific days. Participants should attend all three days.  All try outs will be from approximately 3:05 p.m. to 5:05 p.m.  Students must be picked up PROMPTLY (no later than 5:30 p.m.). All Participants MUST have a current Athletic Physical and a Concussion Training Card on file with the athletic department in order to try out for any sport. 

 

SEASON 1

(Sept. - Oct.) 

 

                        Grades 6, 7, 8              Football, Volleyball, Boys Soccer         Tryouts 8/27/20

                        Grades 6, 7, 8             Girls Track    Tryouts 8/28/20*

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SEASON 2    

(Nov. - Dec. - Jan.) 

 

                        Grades 6, 7                  J.V. Basketball (Girls)             Tryouts 11/4/20

                        Grade  8                      Varsity Basketball (Girls)       Tryouts 11/4/20

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SEASON 3

(Jan. - Feb. - Mar.) 

 

          Grades 6, 7                  J.V. Basketball (Boys)           Tryouts 1/19/21

           Grade  8                     Varsity Basketball (Boys)      Tryouts 1/19/21

 

             Grades 6, 7, 8             Wrestling                                 Tryouts 1/19/21

 

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SEASON 4

(Mar. - April - May) 

 

 Grades 6, 7, 8              Baseball                                   Tryouts 3/22/21

Grades 6, 7, 8              Girls Soccer                             Tryouts 3/22/21

 

Grades 6, 7, 8              Softball                                   Tryouts 3/22/21

Grades 6, 7, 8              Boys Track                              Tryouts 3/23/21*

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CHEERLEADING

 (Season September - Mar.) 

 

Girls/Boys:      Grades 6, 7, 8                                      Tryouts TBA