Benton Middle School

7411 Hoadly Road

Manassas, VA  20112

Phone: 703.791.0727    Fax: 703.791.0859

ATHLETIC DEPARTMENT 2021-22


**Click here for PWC Middle School Physical Form**

**Click here for online Concussion Training**


Click here to see the  Athletics Web Page & Document Container to see who's on the teams

 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 tryout for any sport. 

Guidelines for Academic Eligibility:

Middle School students who wish to tryout for any athletic team must meet the county guidelines for academic eligibility. 

  • All grade six students are eligible for Season 1 tryouts. 
  • 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 2020-21 school year.
  • All grade levels must meet county requirements to be eligible for tryouts for seasons 2, 3 & 4.
  • A student is placed on academic probation and is ineligible for tryouts/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 2021-22 REQUIRED Athletic Physical Forms are available in our middle school office and can be downloaded from the PWCS web site.

Concussion Training:

  • Students in 6th, 7th, & 8th grades must have PWCS Middle School Concussion Training WITH THEIR PARENT/GUARDIAN each year before trying out for sports.
  • Two options for completing Concussion Training are ONLINE Training  or Face to Face Training.
  • Online Training go to https://www.pwcs.edu/academics___programs/student_activities/concussion_information
  • Face to Face Training - see the dates below for Benton's face to face concussion training. 
  • 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 19, 2021 @ 6:30 p.m.

October 27, 2021 @ 6:30 p.m.

January 12, 2022 @ 6:30 p.m.

March 16, 2022 @ 6:30 p.m.

 

Tryout Schedule for 2021-22

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

Tryouts for all sports are limited to three specific days. Participants should attend all three days.  All tryouts 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 tryout for any sport. 

 

SEASON 1

(Sept. - Oct.) 

 

                        Grades 6, 7, 8              Football, Volleyball, Boys Soccer         Tryouts 8/25/21
 Grades 6, 7, 8             Girls Track                        Tryouts 8/26/21*

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SEASON 2    

(Nov. - Dec. - Jan.) 

 

                        Grades 6, 7                  J.V. Basketball (Girls)             Tryouts 11/3/21

                        Grade  8                      Varsity Basketball (Girls)       Tryouts 11/3/21

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SEASON 3

(Jan. - Feb. - Mar.) 

 

          Grades 6, 7                  J.V. Basketball (Boys)           Tryouts 1/18/22

           Grade  8                     Varsity Basketball (Boys)      Tryouts 1/18/22

 

             Grades 6, 7, 8             Wrestling                                 Tryouts 1/18/22

 

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SEASON 4

(Mar. - April - May) 

 

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

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

 

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

Grades 6, 7, 8              Boys Track                              Tryouts 3/22/22*

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CHEERLEADING

 (Season September - Mar.) 

 

Girls/Boys:      Grades 6, 7, 8                                      Tryouts 9/9/21