Playing Football Next Year?


Playing Football Next Year?

Below, you will find the entire list of steps necessary for each student-athlete to complete prior to the start of fall practice in August. In order to participate in Football at Northfield High School, complete each step exactly to avoid any delays in play/participation: 

STEP #1FILL OUT Football Player Information Sheet (Normally Completed in February-May)
Each year, we collect information from new, incoming student-athletes AND their parents.  This information helps us learn more about your son and how to best coach him to maximize his potentila.Once complete, we will make sure you are in the communication loop for all things NightHawks Football.  

This is for information only and does not complete registration through the school, which is outlined in Step 4 below.  Parents and Players, click HERE to complete the New Player Page to get connected!

STEP #2: ATTEND FOOTBALL PARENT NIGHT IN MAY (Completed in May)
Our Football Parent Night will be in early May at NHS.  Any parent of student-athlete planning to play football this fall is required to attend. ** DUE TO COVID19 – we held this event online, and the replay is available HERE.

STEP #3: GET YOUR DOCUMENTATION COMPLETE (Ideally Completed in June)
There are a few different items that you should take care of early, and not wait for the last minute.  Items that must be completed include:

  • ATHLETIC PHYSICAL: You are encouraged to complete physical sooner than July, as appointments tend to be scarce. You can print the DPS Athletic Physical Form HERE.
  • PLAYER & PARENT CONTRACT: NHS Football Players and their parents must sign the Player Contract.  The Player Contract outlines the discipline policy, playing time policy, attendance policy, safety policy, and other key policies that govern our football team.  You can find the team contract HERE in June.

STEP #4: REGISTER FOR SPORT ELECTRONICALLY (Ideally Completed in July)
There are two items to complete for electronic registration, Arbiter and Family ID.  

  • FAMILY ID: Register online through Family ID.  Allow one business day for your athletic fee to be added to Infinite Campus.  You can register HERE
  • PLANET HIGH SCHOOL: Every student-athlete is required to register with PLANET HIGH SCHOOL.  This is a CHSAA requirement and is only required once for a student-athletes’ entire high school athletic career.  It is 100% free to register with Planet High School.  Parents are also encouraged to register, and requires a separate login/registration than your student-athlete. You can register for Planet High School HERE.