Requirements for Participation

An athlete must have the following fully executed documents on file at the school office before the athlete's first participation in any activity:

  1. A current physical examination report completed by a physician licensed in Illinois to practice medicine in all its branches which finds the athlete is physically able to participate; and
  2. A permission slip to participate in the specific sport in which the athlete intends to participate signed by the athlete's parent or guardian; and
  3. Proof the athlete is covered by medical insurance; and
  4. A receipt showing the athlete and his/her parents received a copy of the Athletic Code, understand the terms of the Athletic Code and agree to abide by its terms and conditions.
  5. A signed agreement by the student not to use any drugs on the IHSA’s most current banned drug classes list and an agreement to take part in random testing for these substances. 3
  6. A signed agreement by the student’s parent or guardian authorizing random performance-enhancing substance testing and recognizing the dangers of drug use. 4
  7. Activity fee must be paid ($25) before the first practice in order the student athlete to participate. 

Sports Physical - Click to download form
Child Health ExamClick to download form

Any student involved in CEL’s Athletic Program must have a sports physical on file with the office prior to the season start date. Physicals are only good for one year and must be valid through the dates of the sport your child is participating in.

IESA Start Date:

  • Softball – July 24, 2017
  • Baseball – July 31, 2017
  • Girls Basketball – August 28, 2017
  • Boys Basketball – October 16, 2017
  • Wrestling – November 27, 2017
  • Girls Volleyball - November 27, 2017
  • Girls & Boys Track – February 26, 2018

Please plan your physicals well in advance to ensure your student can participate. We encourage any student who might tryout for a sport to have a new physical on file with the office.

Extra-Curricular Activity Fee

Student athletes are required to pay a $25 activity fee per activity (with a $50 maximum per student athlete) in order to sustain our interscholastic sports programs. The activity fee covers the costs of coaches, officials, building and maintenance fees, transportation, sports equipment, etc. Students will not be allowed to begin a season until the activity fee is paid.

Sports Co-Oped with LJHS…Wresting & Softball

Student athletes that participate in a sport co-oped with District #27 are required to pay the $25 activity fee. Students will not be allowed to begin a season until the activity fee is paid.