Important Athletic Forms

 

Cheerleading

Cheerleading is a sport available to twenty-eight girls, evenly divided in 7th and 8th grades. Students cheer at football and basketball games and attend a cheerleading camp during the summer. Tryouts are in March either the first or third week. Practices are from 3:15 P.M. to 4:30 P.M. during spring and fall. During the winter, practices are held during eighth period. To be a cheerleader, you must have a "C" in all classes, and have an "S" in conduct. You have to be a positive role model and cheerleading must come above all other extracurricular activities. Tryouts are intense so start practicing early!

Dance Team

The Pizitz Pirate "Treasures" Dance Team is for twenty-eight seventh and eighth graders, fourteen in each grade. Students dance at all pep rallies, football games, most of the home basketball games, and attend a Dance Team camp during the summer. Practices are held each day during eighth period, with the exception of Tuesday, when practices begin at the beginning of eighth period lasting until 5:00. To qualify for dance team, you must have an "S" in conduct, a "C" in all subjects, and be a positive role model. Competition for the team is fierce so start practicing now!

Majorettes

Baton twirling is available to 7th and 8th grade girls. Students will participate in pep rallies and other school functions. Practices are held each day during 8th period, with the exception of Tuesdays, when practices are from 3:15 to 4:00. To qualify to be majorette, you must have an "S" in conduct, a "C" in all subjects. Baton twirling must come above all other activities. You must be a positive role model and a team player! Baton twirling is very competitive, so begin practicing early!

 

Volleyball and Wrestling Cheerleading

This cheerleading squad is available to a mixed group made up of seventh and eighth grade girls. Students cheer at volleyball and wrestling matches and some tournaments. Students will attend a stunt clinic, UCA summer camp and perform at all fall and winter pep rallies. Practices are held 8th period on Mondays and Wednesdays from 3:15- 4:30 beginning in the fall and ending with the wrestling state championship. Clinic and tryouts are in the spring: Clinic is March 1-4. Tryouts are Friday, March 5. An informational meeting will be held in February. Students must have an "S" in conduct and at least a "C" in all subjects.

Girls Basketball

Pizitz has a 7th and 8th grade team for boys and girls.. Basketball is open to any student with a composite average of 70 or above. Tryouts for the basketball teams are held the first part of November. Each team consists of 12-15 players. Pizitz plays in the Metro-South League and also plays other teams from the Birmingham metropolitan area. During school days, practices are held from 8th period each day until 5:00 P.M.

Softball

Girls in the 7th and 8th grade may try out for the softball team. The schedule includes area middle and junior high schools. Practices are held after school during softball season. Tryouts are usually held in January.

Volleyball

Girls in the 7th and 8th grade may try out for the volleyball team. Tryouts for the Volleyball Team are held each May. Practices are after school Monday through Thursday from 3:30 - 5:30 during volleyball season, which lasts from August to October. Team members also attend a volleyball clinic held in July.

 

 

Football

Football at Pizitz is offered to anyone in the 7th or 8th grade with a composite average of 70 or above. No tryouts are held. The 7th grade team and 8th grade team practice separately and play separate schedules. Practice begins in mid-August. On school days, practice is held during 8th period each day and lasts until around 5:00 P.M. during the season.

Wrestling

Wrestling is open to 7th and 8th grade boys with approval from the wrestling coach. During wrestling season, practice is held each school day beginning at 3 P.M. and lasts until 5 P.M. Pizitz competes in the Jefferson County League.

Boys Basketball (click for current schedule)

Pizitz has a 7th and 8th grade team for boys and girls.. Basketball is open to any student with a composite average of 70 or above. Tryouts for the basketball teams are held the first part of November. Each team consists of 12-15 players. Pizitz plays in the Metro-South League and also plays other teams from the Birmingham metropolitan area. During school days, practices are held from 8th period each day until 5:00 P.M.

 

 

Boys'and Girls' Golf

Pizitz has a 7th and 8th grade team for boys and girls. Golf is open to anyone in the 7th or 8th grade. Tryouts are held in late February or early March. A team consists of 10-12 players. Practices and home matches take place at the Vestavia Country Club. The team competes in the Jefferson County League. Practices are school.

Tennis

Students in the 7th and 8th grade may try out for the tennis team in late January. The Girls' and Boys' Teams consist of 8 members each. Practice begins in early February from 2:30 P.M -4:00 P.M. Home matches and practices are held at Wald Park.

Track & Cross Country

Track and Cross Country is open to 7th and 8th graders subject to the approval of the track coach. Cross Country is available during the fall. Students run two miles at meets. During practices, students run various distances. Track is available during the spring. Students have a variety of events from which to choose. Each athlete may enter up to four events. Practices are held from 3:30 P.M. - 5:00 P.M. after school.