Core Values (RAISE) Respect & Sportsmanship Academic Excellence Integrity & Character Spirited & Safe Competition Equity & Access Vision We promote academic achievement, athletic excellence, positive sportsmanship, and upstanding citizenship by providing the greatest education-based interscholastic athletics program. Mission Every student will attain the mental, moral, physical, and social-emotional skills to excel in the classroom, community, and the realm of competition. Purpose To provide an innovative education-based interscholastic athletics program that maximizes diverse participation through a commitment to equity and access. On-line Athletic Registration The myMCPS Parent Portal will re-open for Spring sports registration on Friday, January 31, 2020. If you encounter any difficulties getting your student-athlete registered, click here for a parent guide to on-line registration. Events The 2020 MCPS Indoor Track Championship meet takes place Wednesday, January 22, 2020 at the Prince George's Sports & Learning Complex. Track & Field events will begin at 2:30 pm. Admission is $5 for everyone 7 and older. Best of luck to all our student athletes racing for the gold. #WeRAISE The 24th annual Pompon Championship Competition, takes place Saturday, February 1, 2020 at Montgomery Blair High School. Tickets are $5 and are available for pre-sale (it's strongly suggested that you pre-purchase tickets), through your local high school's Athletic Director or Varsity Pom Coach. View our Pom Fan Focus for more details. The Pom competition is always an electrifying showcase of talent, you don't want to miss it! Winter sports are off to an amazing start. Visit countysports.zone for schedules, times, locations and scores. Sports Spotlight The Damascus football team has done it again! Congrats to the 2019 3A State Football Champions, the Damascus Swarming Hornets!! Way to dominate DHS! Congrats to the Northwest Jaguars Football team for an amazing season, finishing as the 4A state football finalists and the John H. Cox Respect the Game, football championship sportsmanship award recipients. Job well done Jags! The Magruder girls volleyball team ended the season with a historical, first ever, 3A State Volleyball Championship!! Congratulations Colonels, job well done! Congratulations to the Whitman boys soccer team for clenching the 4A State Soccer Championship for the 2nd year in a row. Awesome job Vikings!! Shout out to the Northwood (2nd) and Montgomery Blair (3rd) boys cross country teams, along with the Walter Johnson girls team (3rd) for placing in the 2019 Cross Country State Championship Meet. Walter Johnson runner Jenna Goldberg placed 1st at the Cross Country State Championship Meet, in the girls 4A individuals, with a historical 2nd best time that was less than a second away from the record - AMAZING! The Montgomery Blair Blazers are the 2019 Team Handball Champions! Way to "Blaze" the trail to the top! Congratulations to the amazing cheer teams at Damascus (3rd), Clarksburg and Walter Johnson for making it to the State Cheerleading Championships! Such an exciting close to the 2019 cheer competition season. Congrats to our 32nd annual Montgomery County Cheerleading Championship Competition winners: Division III: 1st - Montgomery Blair; 2nd - Seneca Valley; 3rd - Gaithersburg; Spirit - Gaithersburg / Division II: 1st - Northwood; 2nd - Northwest; 3rd - Whitman; Spirit - Paint Branch / Division I: 1st - Damascus; 2nd - Winston Churchill; 3rd (tie) - Clarksburg & Sherwood; Spirit - Damascus Sports Insight Check out "Sports Insight" on MCPSTV, a web and TV series about the MCPS high school and middle school athletics program.The monthly program provides a behind the scenes look at MCPS athletics, while highlighting student-athletes, teachers, coaches and support staff, covering a variety of topics like sportsmanship and community involvement.