As of August 13, 2020
In consultation with the Department of Health and athletic associations, all fall sports in the University Place School District will be delayed for the 2020-21 school year. 


The COVID-19 pandemic presents our district and athletic associations with a myriad of challenges as we consider all components of re-starting athletics and activities.  Our top priority in planning is providing safe, positive experiences through athletics for students and staff. The updated WIAA season information is included below:


High School Athletics (Grades 9-12)

WIAA Season 1: No fall sports - all are moved to Season 3.


WIAA Season 2: (Dec. 28-Mar. 7) Basketball, Girls Bowling, Boys Swim & Dive, Wrestling.


WIAA Season 3: (Mar. 1-May 2) Cross Country, Football (to start Feb. 17), Golf, Girls Soccer, Girls Swim & Dive, Boy’s Tennis, Volleyball, Boys Water Polo, and Competitive Cheerleading.


WIAA Season 4: (Apr. 26-June 27) Baseball, Fastpitch Softball, Boys Soccer, Girls Tennis, Track & Field, Lacrosse, Girls Water Polo.


Junior High Athletics (Grade 8)

The West Sound Middle School League continues to work with district leaders on a configuration of sport offerings that will include a modified sports season schedule for the 2020-21 school year.  When available, modified sport schedules will be posted at


More information regarding the new seasons and updated rules regarding participation in high school athletics can be found at  You can also go to to look at frequently asked questions. 


If you have further questions for 9 - 12 athletics, please contact District Athletic Director, Suzanne Vick at  If you have questions regarding 8th grade athletics, please contact Junior High Athletic Director, Mike Harris at


How have high school athletics changed due to Covid19?

All sports will have 70% of the allowed competitions?

Postseason tournaments will be impacted

How have junior high athletics changed due to Covid19?

Sports will not start until at least 2021. Seasons and schedules will be determined based on the most recent data at the time.

What sports will be offered in the fall at the High School?

Here is an update on athletics, as of today.  These dates are subject to change and include all post season play.


WIAA Season 1: Moved to Season 3



WIAA Season 2: 

December 28, 2020

Basketball, Bowling, Boys Swim & Dive, Wrestling


WIAA Season 3: 

February 17, 2021 Football

March 1, 2021 – May 2, 2021 Volleyball, Girls Soccer, Boys Water Polo, Competitive Cheer, Girls Swim and Dive


WIAA Season 4: 

April 26, 2021

Girls Tennis, Fastpitch Softball, Track & Field, Baseball, Boys Soccer, Boys Lacrosse, Girls Lacrosse, Girls Water Polo

When can I register for sports? 

Registration will be available once seasons have been decided.  An email will be sent to all families at that time.

How do I register for high school sports?

Go to and click on the athletic registration link and follow the prompts.

How do I register for junior high sports?

Go to and click on the athletic registration link and follow the prompts.

Do I still need a current physical?

Yes, physicals are valid for two years, unless the physician’s order states differently.

Do I still need to purchase an ASB?

Yes, purchasing an ASB is a requirement to participate in athletics.  If you need help with the cost of an ASB please contact your student’s counselor.

How can I find out more information regarding athletics?

Contact District Athletic Director, Suzanne Vick at 253.566.5710 ext 2154 or

Covid-19 Guidance - WIAA | Washington Interscholastic Activities Association

If you missed the athlete parent meeting you  can view the recorded version by clicking on the link below.

Athlete Parent Meeting - April 27, 2020

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