Tryout Information



Due to the cancellation of school, the boys basketball tryouts for 6th graders previously scheduled for Monday (9/27) at 5:15 have been rescheduled for Thursday September 30th from 3:45-5:30.  Tryout times for 8th graders (Tuesday 9/28 3:45-5:30) and 7th graders (Wednesday 9/29 5:15-7:00) are still at the previously scheduled times as of now. 


Tryouts for the Bearden Middle Boys Basketball Team will begin on Monday September 27th.  You must have a completed physical form (filled out by a physician) dated after April 15th, 2021 and completed concussion and cardiac arrest information forms in order to tryout. Forms need to be turned in by Friday September 24th.  Links to all necessary forms (including the updated Knox County Physical Form) are on this page.


The first days of tryouts will be by grade level this year (times subject to change):

6th Grade: Monday September 27th: 5:15-7:00

8th Grade: Tuesday September 28th: 3:45-5:30

7th Grade: Wednesday September 29th: 5:15-7:00

A first cut will be made after the first days of tryouts are completed, and tryouts for those who make it past the first cut will resume after then (times TBA).

Tryouts are closed to everyone but coaches and players.  Each day of tryouts is scheduled to end promptly at the announced ending make sure your student has a ride ready to take him home at that time.

If your student is attending a tryout date that begins at 5:15, he can either stay after school.....or go home and return to the school by 5:15.