Athletic Guidelines

St. Paul School

ADOPTED SPRING 2009

  St. Paul School will follow the Diocese of Peoria Athletic Handbook for Elementary Schools. Specific information (some of which is in the handbook – others specific to St. Paul School):

  • maximum of 20 games including tournaments for basketball and volleyball.
  • no games or practices will be scheduled on Sundays or Holy Days
  • no more than a total of 3 practices and/or games per week
  • practices will be no more than 1.5 hours in length
  • no games or practices if school is dismissed early or cancelled due to weather
  • 5th/6th is age of discovery – athletes should have minimum of 5 minutes of play
  • practice may not begin until 4 weeks prior to 1st game of the season
  • no more than 2 Open Gyms over Holiday Breaks
  • 4th grade students will only be asked to play if there are not enough students to fill the 5th and 6th grade teams
  • the opportunity to play is offered to all students – no tryouts
  • practices will be scheduled so that After Care has use of the gym until 3:30 twice a week
  • practice schedules will be turned in to the office for approval on a monthly basis

Athletic Schedules

2016 Boys’ Basketball Schedule