The Guilford County Schools will begin their “Pay-to-Play” athletics programs this Fall for organized teams sports involving middle schoolers and high schoolers in the Guilford County Schools System…
GCS Athletics participation will require a one-time per year fee of $45.00 and that fee will cover a student-athlete for all of their sports for that given school year(2017-2018)….
There will be special circumstances where if a student can not afford to pay, they will receive a special waiver, like the schools have with the Free Lunch program…
No students who have not paid the fee or been granted a waiver will be allowed to compete this Fall….
The fee must be paid before the first official games/contests this Fall/Late Summer….
To read more about the “Play-to-Pay” requirements and for key details, CLICK HERE….
Joe Sirera, at the News and Record, has done a good job of breaking this new program down….
If a kid wants to really carry their own freight, it is not too late, to get a Summer job…Say if if you have a household of six, it might be time for the older athletes to be hitting the bricks….