Start Dates

Cheer Try-outs for the 2022-2023 School Year will be be held on:

  • Tuesday, May 24 - 6:00pm to 9:00pm 
  • Wednesday, May 25 - 6:00pm to 9:00pm 
  • Wednesday, June 1 - 6:00pm to 9:00pm 
  • Thursday, June 2 - 6:00pm to 9:00pm 
  • Friday, June 3 - 6:00pm to 9:00pm

All Try-out Sessions will be held at Bridgewater-Raritan High School in the Auxiliary Gym.  Any Bridgewater-Raritan Student currently in grade 8, 9, 10 or 11 is eligible to try-out provided they submit a Physical or a completed Health History Update Form to the High School Nurse's Office by Thursday, May 12, 2022.  

It is recommended that all Cheer candidates join the Cheer Try-out Google Classroom. This is a way for the students to receive important information from the coaching staff regarding all facets of the Cheer Try-outs.  The code is 3xjthx5 

Physicals - Cheer Physicals are due by Thursday, May 12.  All Cheer Candidates must have an approved physical before they are permitted to participate in Cheer Try-outs.  Sports physicals are good for 365 days from the date of the exam.  If a physical expires during a particular sport, the student-athlete may continue until that sport is completed but must get a new physical before their next sport.  Physical Form

Health History Update Questionnaire - If you submitted a Physical Form to the Nurse's Office that was completed more than 90 days prior to the first day of Cheer Try-outs, you must submit a completed Health History Update Questionnaire to the Nurses Office by Thursday, May 12, 2022 to be eligible to participate in Cheer Try-outs.       

Physicals and Health History Update Forms can be dropped off at the High School Main Office or placed in the white mailbox located outside of the entrance doors to the High School Main Office on the left or mailed to:

Bridgewater-Raritan High School
Attn: Nurses Office - Sports Physical
PO Box 6569-Garretson Road 
Bridgewater, NJ 08807  

Please make a copy of your Physical Form before submitting it.  

2022 Fall Sport Starting Dates - Try-outs for all teams will be a minimum of three days and can be as long as seven days. All candidates should arrive 30 minutes prior to the starting time of all try-out dates and practices. After try-outs are complete, practices will be held daily and all players are expected to attend all practices scheduled by their coach. Candidates are only permitted to participate in try-outs for one team during a season. Signing up for and participating in try-outs for more than one team at a time is not permitted. 

  • Cheer (Varsity & JV) - Date: Monday, August 22 - 9:00am to 12:00pm - Report to the Field House 
  • Boys Cross Country - Monday, August 22 - 8:00am to 10:00am - Report to the Field House
  • Girls Cross Country - Monday, August 22 - 8:00am to 10:00am - Report to the Field House. 
  • Field Hockey (Varsity-JV-Freshmen) - Monday, August 22 - 8:00am to 11:00am - Report to the 1000 Turf.
  • Football (Varsity, JV) - Wednesday, August 10 - 8:00am to 11:00am - Report to the Field House.
  • Freshmen Football - Wednesday, August 10 - 8:00am to 11:00am - Report to the Field House. 
  • Gymnastics - Monday, August 22 - 12:00pm to 2:00pm - Report to MAGMA Gym in Bound Brook 
  • Boys Soccer (Varsity & JV) - Monday, August 22 - 8:00am to 11:00am - Report to the Field House.  
  • Boys Freshmen Soccer - Monday, August 22 - 12:00pm to 2:00pm - Report to the Field House.
  • Girls Soccer (Varsity, JV) - Monday, August 22 - 8:00am to 11:00am - Report to the Field House at the High School.  
  • Girls Soccer (Freshmen) - Monday, August 22 - 12:00pm to 2:00pm - Report to the Field House. 
  • Girls Tennis (Varsity & JV) - Wednesday, August 17 - 8:30am to 10:30am - Report to the Green Knoll Tennis Courts 
  • Girls Volleyball (Varsity, JV & Freshmen) - Monday, August 22 - 9:00am to 12:00pm - Report to the High School Main Gym. 

Physicals - Fall Sport Physicals are due by Friday, July 22, 2022, Winter Sport Physicals are due by Friday, October 14, 2022, Spring Sport Physicals are due Friday, January 27, 2023.  All student-athletes must have an approved physical before they are permitted to begin any athletic season.  Sports physicals are good for 365 days from the date of the exam.  If a physical expires during a particular sport, the student-athlete may continue until that sport is completed but must get a new physical before their next sport.  Physical Form

Winter Sport 2022-2023 Starting Dates

  • Ice Hockey - Monday, November 21 - Time & Location: TBA 
  • Bowling - Monday, November 21 - 3:15pm at Bowlero - Shuttle leaves from the High School at 2:35pm
  • Boys and Girls Swimming - Monday, November 21 - 2:45pm - Bridgewater YMCA Pool 
  • Boys Basketball - Monday, November 21 - Time TBA - BRHS Main & Old Gym 
  • Girls Basketball - Monday, November 21 - Time TBA - BRHS Main & Old Gym 
  • Winter Track - Monday, November 21 - 2:45pm - Basilone Field Track 
  • Wrestling - Monday, November 21 - 2:45pm - Wrestling Room 

Health History Update Questionnaire - If you submitted a physical form to the Nurse's Office that was completed more than 90 days prior to the first day of official NJSIAA practice, you must submit a completed Health History Update Questionnaire signed by the student’s parent or guardian to the Nurses Office.     

Physicals and Health History Update Forms can be dropped off at the High School and placed in the white mailbox located outside of the entrance doors to the High School Main Office on the left or mailed to:

Bridgewater-Raritan High School
Attn: Nurses Office - Sports Physical 
PO Box 6569-Garretson Road 
Bridgewater, NJ 08807