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Swansboro Middle School Volleyball


Thank you for your interest in trying out for Swansboro Middle School’s volleyball team.  We are excited to begin our 2017 season in February. 

Please refer to the forms page for additional information on Open Gyms and Try-Outs.


Volleyball Open Gym:

Dates:  January 26, February 9, February 10

(you can attend as many dates as you would like)

Time: 2:30-4:00 / 7th and 8th Grade

Location:  SBMS Annex Gym

Please have your ride pick you up promptly at the end of Open Gym in the Annex Gym parking lot.  If you are riding with someone other than your parent/guardian, a note is required indicating this. 

 (you can attend as many dates as you would like – Open Gym is NOT REQUIRED in order to try-out)

Try-Out Dates and Times: 

Feb. 13 – 2:30-4:00 / 7th Grade, 3:30-5:00/8th Grade (1st Cut)

Feb. 14– 2:30-5:00 / 7th and 8th Grade Combined (2nd Cut)

Feb. 15– 2:30-5:00 / 7th and 8th Grade Combined (Final Cut)

Feb 16 – NO TRY-OUTS / PRACTICE – EARLY RELEASE DAY (Team Roster will be posted by 8:00 am)

Feb. 17 – 2:30-4:30 First Practice


Eligibility:         Current Doctor’s Physical and Concussion Form: Within 1 year of try-out dates…if your child’s physical is over 1 year old, a new one will need to be completed by your child’s doctor and a copy given to the school prior to trying out.  Also note that if your child makes the team and the physical expires during the season, a new physical will need to be completed in order to remain eligible to play.  **Physician’s Physical forms can be found and downloaded on the SMS website under sports.  If you need a copy, please contact the main office for a copy.** Concussion forms can be completed by the child’s parent or guardian.

                             Grades:  70 or higher on ALL 1st Semester Grades of this school year according to the report cards that were issued on February 1st

                             Age:  7th and 8th Grade level students who are under age 16.

                                      Students who turned 16 after August 31 are eligible.

                             Attendance:  Attendance of 85% of 1st Semester Classes is required in order to be eligible to try-out for spring sports (no more than 12 absences for first semester).