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Athletic Fee Guidelines

The Butler Area School District has a student athletic fee policy for all sports activities in grades 7 through 12.   The athletic fee collection and guidelines are as follows:
 

  • All activity fees, completed sections 5&6 of the PIAA physical form, and registration at familyid.com must be completed and turned into the athletic office prior to the 1st official practice date of the season.
  • Students who have not paid the entire athletic fee by the aforementioned date may not participate in the activity until the financial obligation is met.
  • The activity fee will be waived/reduced for any student who qualifies for and is registered in the free/reduced lunch program.
  • If a student is permitted to join any team after the fee payment date, he/she may not participate until the full payment is made and accompanied by the completed section 5&6 of the PIAA physical form.
  • The payment of the fee does not guarantee a certain amount of competition contest time.


Athletic Fee Structure is as follows:

Grades 7-12

  1. Regular -  $75 fee per student athlete  ($300 per family cap)
  2. Reduced lunch - $37.50 fee per student athlete ($150 per family cap)
  3. Free lunch – fee waived

 
**The family cap pertains to Athletic Fees only and does not include any fees assigned by the coach or booster club organizations**
 


Athletic Fee Refunds:

           
Activity fees are non-refundable after the first contest date if:

  1. a student quits the activity.
  2. a student moves out of the district.
  3. a student suffers a season ending injury.
  4. a student becomes academically ineligible.
  5. a student is dismissed from the team for disciplinary reasons.
  6. a student or parent/guardian is not satisfied with participation time.

 
Activity fees are refundable prior to the first contest date if:

  1. a team season is cancelled due to insufficient numbers.
  2. a student is cut from a team.
  3. a student moves out of the district.
  4. a student suffers a season ending injury.
  5. a student is academically ineligible.
     

Note: A request for refund must be made in writing or email and forwarded to the Athletic Director of the Butler Area School District ON OR BEFORE JUNE 1st of the school year in which the athletic fee was paid.  If the request is approved, please allow 2-4 weeks for payment.

A Refund of the Athletic Fee may be requested if one of the following situations occur PRIOR to the first contest date: 

  1. the team season is cancelled due to insufficient numbers.
  2. the student is cut from a team.
  3. the student moves out of the district.
  4. the student suffers a season ending injury.
  5. the student is academically ineligible

If the request is approved, please allow 4-6 weeks for payment.

CLICK HERE TO REQUEST AN ATHLETIC FEE REFUND

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