Ballard High School

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Athletics

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The BHS Athletic department staff is committed to do all we can to provide a positive experience for your student through our core PACT principles.

Pride, Attitude, Compete, and Trust

Athletic Registration & ASB Fees

  • Winter Sports (FinalForms Registration Due Nov 7): Basketball (Boys), Basketball (Girls), Gymnastics, Swim & Dive (Boys), Wrestling (Boys), Wrestling (Girls), Bowling (Girls), and Flag Football (Girls).
  • Winter Club Sports: Coed Ultimate, Boys Fall Lacrosse, Unified Basketball (signup on team websites)

FinalForms Registration


Athletic News

Beaver Head logo Ballard Beavers

Winter Athletics & Club Sports Info

Winter Athletics, Club Sports and Unified Basketball Information.

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Annual Dance Team Winter Showcase Dec 2

Don’t Miss the Dance Team Showcase

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Beaver Gear & Duffle Bag Update

Duffle Bags & Beaver Gear


High School Seasons & Metro 3A Schedules

Select a Ballard sport below to view their schedule on the Metro League website.


Stream Live Sports Events

Subscribe to the Ballard Athletics YouTube channel to watch live streamed events.


Yearlong WIAA Activities Dance & Cheer

Dance
Year Round
Bethany Nielcen
bhsdanceteam@gmail.com
Information on the BHS Dance Team site

Cheer
Year Round
Amber Torres Program Director (Red Head Coach)
Samantha Burnstead aka: Coach Nieto (Black Head Coach)
Cheer Website
Email: ballardhs.cheerleading@gmail.com


Club Sports

Club Sports: Boys Lacrosse, Girls Lacrosse, Ultimate Frisbee BUF, and also Ballard Unified Basketball (a partnership between Ballard High School and Special Olympics of WA.) are a valuable part of Ballard HS but are not WA Interscholastic Activities Association (WIAA) sanctioned sports.

Team funding comes from players, families, and donors, instead of SPS and WIAA. Scholarships are available. Club sports signups are not via FinalForms, but on team websites.

Boys and Girls Lacrosse

  • Spring Season

Ballard Ultimate Frisbee (BUF)

Ultimate at Ballard HS has three season:

  • Fall Season | Boys Ultimate during Aug – Oct
  • Winter Season | Coed Ultimate during Nov – Feb
  • Spring Season | Girls Ultimate during March – May

Visit BUF website for information and the three seasons. Email Georgette at ballardultimate@gmail.com if you have any questions at all.

Ballard Unified Basketball


Beaver Gear and Spirit Wear Breakdown

  • Athletic Booster Club (ABC) has Beaver Gear and spirit wear (shorts, baseball tee, bleacher seats, plaid flannels, socks, scarf and hats) on the ABC website with Duffle Bags offered at different times of the school year.
  • The DAM” BHS Student Store is run by Advanced Marketing Students in the BHS Activity Center (AC) during lunch and has great spirit items (long & short sleeve t-shirts, hoodies, hats, sunglasses, etc.) Follow updates on Instagram: @thedambhsstudentstore
  • Performing Arts (BPA) spirit merchandise can be found on the BPA Website and offered at different times of the school year.
  • Athletics! Check with coaches about specific Athletics/Sports Merchandise

How to View and Print BHS Athletic Sports Schedules

All BHS Weekly Athletic Schedules

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  1. Visit the Metro League website
  2. Select the RED B at the top of the Metro League Home Page. The Ballard Home page will display.
  3. To view or print ALL Sports select the “printer icon” (if not displayed select another day on the calendar that has an event and the printer icon will display). Select the printer icon. Print and view options will display.
  4. From the Print Option page select either Today or This Week.
  5. Select the “Preview” button.
  6. The BHS Athletic Events for the current day or week will display. 

A Specific BHS Sports Schedule

  1. Visit the Metro League website
  2. Hover over the RED B at the top of the Metro League Home Page.
  3. Select a SPORT from the dropdown list.
  4. Select “Schedule” from the top red tool bar.
  5. The schedule for that Sport will display.

Schedules are subject to change, please check back to the Metro League WA website frequently.


What is Metro League WA?
Ballard is 3A

The purpose of the Metro League organization is to maintain and conduct a program of amateur sports competition and to promote and preserve a wholesome atmosphere of good fair play among its participating and member schools.

On the Metro League WA website you will find the most accurate and up to date schedules, scores, and standings for the Metro League. All the information on the Metro League website is entered and maintained by league Athletic Directors and coaches.

  • Note: BHS Football is in the Metro Tier 1 – Mountain Division. Also get updates on the MaxPreps site.

Can’t Find What You Are Looking For?

Email me with tips on information you would like located here or better ways to support your searches on the Ballard HS website. Diane Taylor, BHS Website Editor at dmtaylor@seattleschools.org Thank you!


District Updates

SPS Athletics

Seasons 2023-24

Start dates for each season in the 2023-24 school year. Contact your school to confirm when practices begin for your team.

High School

Fall
Football – August 16
Fall Sports – August 21

Winter
Bowling – October 30
Winter Sports – November 13

Spring
Spring Sports – February 26

K-8 and Middle School

Fall
September 12

Winter
December 6

Spring
March 11-13

Athletic Registration

We are using FinalForms for online athletic registration. If you previously had an account, you can log in and all your info will still be there!

If you have not created an account, please follow the instructions below. A parent/guardian must create their FinalForms account first, before the student is able to create their account.

  1. Parents/guardians, go to the FinalForms website
  2. Type your name, date of birth, and email and then click register
  3. Check your email for a FinalForms email, and click confirm your account in the email text.
    • You will receive an email within 2 minutes prompting you to confirm and complete your registration. Remember to check your spam folder. If you still do not see the FinalForms email, please email support@finalforms.com.
  4. Create your new FinalForms password and click confirm account.
  5. Click register student for your first child. Add your student and their email.

If you require any support during the registration process, scroll to the bottom of the FinalForms page and click “Use Support”.

Physicals are valid for 24 consecutive months

  • The History document (Page 1) should be completed and remain with your provider
  • The Exam document (Page 2) should be completed and remain with your provider
  • The Medical Eligibility document (Page 3) should be the only item submitted to your school

Student-athletes must have health insurance to play a sport. If not covered by a parent/guardian’s insurance plan, insurance can be purchased through SPS.

SPS Student Insurance Enrollment

Digital Tickets for High School Games

SPS home games (matches played at SPS high schools) can be purchased online via SPS HomeTown Ticketing Box Office.

This includes all regular season games for football and basketball. It also includes post-season games for volleyball, basketball, wrestling, gymnastics, baseball, soccer, softball (slowpitch and fastpitch), and track/field. Learn more about SPS Digital Athletic tickets.

Please note: tickets are posted under the HOST school (For example, West Seattle High School hosting Garfield High School would appear under West Seattle.)

Athletics Resources