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2021 Winter Sports Registration Information

Please Note: RCS athletic programming for the 2021-2022 school year is subject to all guidance released by the New York State Department of Health and any new guidance when it becomes available. This includes, but is not limited to, masking when at indoor events on campus at all times, practicing good hand hygiene, and social distancing at all sporting events on campus. 

Registration Dates:

  • JV and Varsity Winter Sports Registration begins on Friday, October 15, 2021, running through Monday, November 22, 2021.

  • Modified Sports Registration begins Friday, October 22, 2021, running through Monday, November 29, 2021. 

Winter Sports Physicals: Winter sports physicals will be held on Tuesday, November 9, 2021, during the school day at the Middle and High School for students who do not have sports physicals for the winter season and cannot be seen by their own Doctor. To make an appointment, contact your student’s nurse

Starting Dates:

  • All JV and Varsity Winter sports can begin on or after Monday, November 15, 2021.

  • Modified Winter Sports can begin on or after Monday, November 22, 2021.

Team Contact Information & Start Dates*: This can be found here. *Please note that this document will be updated as more information becomes available.  

Reminder -- Updated Registration Process -- FamilyID: 

As a reminder from the Fall, we are excited to announce a new sports registration process for the 2021-2022 school year. RCS families now have the convenience of online athletics registration through FamilyID (www.familyid.com). Please note that this is the only way for families to register students for sports moving forward. 

FamilyID is a secure registration platform that provides you with an easy, user-friendly way to register for our programs, and helps us to be more administratively efficient and environmentally responsible. When you register through FamilyID, the system keeps track of your information in your FamilyID profile. You enter your information only once for each family member for multiple uses and multiple programs. Once you have created and logged into your FamilyID account, you will be able to view a full list of available sports for the winter. More information on how to register can be found here

A parent/guardian can register by clicking on this link: Family ID Landing page

SUPPORT:

  • If you need assistance with registration, contact FamilyID at: support@familyid.com or 781-205-2800 x1.

  • Support is available 5 days per week, Monday through Friday, and messages will be returned promptly.

Fall 2021 Sports

2021 RCS Fall Sports First Practice Dates & Coach Information

New Protocols for Evening Sporting Events

Please Note: The New York State Department of Health (NYSDOH) and the New York State Education Department (NYSED) have not yet released updated guidance for the reopening of schools for the 2021-2022 school year, including updated guidance relating to athletics.  RCS athletic programming for the 2021-2022 school year will be subject to the newly released guidance from these entities when it becomes available. We are, however, moving forward with fall sports registration so that students (and their families) have all of the information that they will need to participate.

We are excited to announce a new sports registration process for the 2021-2022 school year. RCS families now have the convenience of online athletics registration through FamilyID (www.familyid.com). Please note that this is the only way for families to register students for sports moving forward. 

FamilyID is a secure registration platform that provides you with an easy, user-friendly way to register for our programs, and helps us to be more administratively efficient and environmentally responsible. When you register through FamilyID, the system keeps track of your information in your FamilyID profile. You enter your information only once for each family member for multiple uses and multiple programs. Once you have created and logged into your FamilyID account, you will be able to view a full list of available sports for the fall. 

REGISTRATION DATES:

  • JV & Varsity Sports Registration begins Friday, July 23rd, 2021, running through Monday, August 16, 2021.

  • Modified Sports Registration begins Saturday, August 7, 2021, running through Tuesday, September 7, 2021. 

FALL SPORTS PHYSICALS: Fall sports physicals will be held from 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM on Wednesday, August 11 at the High School if you require one. There is no appointment necessary, first come, first serve. You can go to your primary care doctor if you choose to do so.

STARTING DATES:

  • All JV and Varsity Fall sports can begin on or after Monday, August 23rd. 

  • Modified Football only will begin on Monday, August 30th and all other modified sports will begin on Tuesday, September 7th.

ATHLETIC REGISTRATION PROCESS FOR ALL RCS SPORTS:

A parent/guardian can register by clicking on this link: Family ID Landing page

Registering as a new user on FamilyID is simple. Follow these steps:

First, create and activate your FamilyID account.

  1. If you have not already done so, create a FamilyID account here.

  2. After you sign up for an account please check your inbox for an Activation Email from FamilyID. You'll need to click the link in that email to activate your account.

  3. Once you have activated your account, you will be ready to register for our program! Please click here to watch a quick video or read a help article on how to register for the first time on FamilyID.

  4. Please note that program registration does not open until July 23rd for JV and Varsity teams, and August 7th for Modified teams. 

  5. After registering for a program, Click the blue Submit button. After selecting Submit, the registration will be complete. You will receive a completion email from FamilyID confirming your registration.

At any time, you may login at www.familyid.com to update your information and to check your registration(s). To view a completed registration, select the Registrations tab in the blue menu bar at the top of your screen.

SUPPORT:

  • If you need assistance with registration, contact FamilyID at: support@familyid.com or 781-205-2800 x1.

  • Support is available 5 days per week, Monday through Friday, and messages will be returned promptly.

RCS District athletic games available on YouTube

Please note that the RCS Athletics Department will share live-streaming links for home games on the RCS Athletics YouTube channel here.

The RCS community can also stay updated on schedules, health and safety information and athletic department news by following this page.

In addition, please follow this page related to RCS Athletics on the Colonial Council website. It provides community members with an opportunity to view schedules and is updated in real-time with any event information, cancellations or postponements. Athletic schedules can be viewed by sports, gender and level (modified, JV and Varsity).

Important Notice: Away game video access will be provided by the home team of any sporting event.

Please note the game will appear as a live broadcast on the district's YouTube channel page. The game will remain visible on the page after the streaming is completed.

For additional information, visit the district’s athletics page for updates or contact RCS Athletic Director Robert Dorrance at rdorrance@rcscsd.org. For concern over non-adherence to Albany County minimum safety requirements, please access this confidential phone number 518-756-4585 or email at CovidQuestions@rcscsd.org 

More Information

Robert Dorrance, coordinator
RCS Athletics Department
Phone: (518) 756-5200, ext. 2016
rdorrance@rcscsd.org

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If you have any issues accessing any document on this page, please contact (518) 756-5200, ext. 2016.