Broken Arrow Public Schools (BAPS) football program (class 6A) is open to football athletes starting in eighth grade. To participate in the football program, the athlete needs to be academically eligible and in good standing with their school. There are NO tryouts to participate in the football program.
The 2017 varsity football season kicks off at home on Saturday, Aug. 26 at 11 a.m. against the Union Redskins.
For high school students, 9-12 grade, their sixth hour class will be their football class. Practice will start during this class and will finish on average by 5 p.m. each day of the school week.
Limited varsity football practices begin Aug. 7. Full practices start August 11. Fall sport drug testing is scheduled for February 12 at 10 a.m. Varsity practices and drug testing will be held at Broken Arrow High School Memorial Stadium. Freshmen practices will be held at the BA Freshman Academy.
For eighth grade students, practices will be announced.
There are a total of eight teams – three 8th grade teams, two 9th grade teams, a sophomore team a junior varsity team, and a varsity team (some high school players may play on more than one team).
Physicals (physical form) are mandatory to participate in any athletic activity for the school year. The athlete must turn in a current physical to the coach at the beginning of the football season. Only physicals dated after May 1, 2017, are valid for BAPS athletic participation during the 2017-2018 school year.
Go to batigerfootball.com for more on the 2017 Tigers. (batigerfootball.com is not maintained by Broken Arrow Public Schools or the BAPS Athletic Department.