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Lettering in a Sport

Earning a Varsity Letter is a great honor and accomplishment, there are certain requirements in each sport that have to be obtained. It is up to each sport to determine whether or not they will allow 6th and 7th graders to earn a varsity letter. If an athlete performs at Varsity level and makes significance contribution to the team, the sport can allow him/her to earn a varsity letter regardless of grade level from
6th-12th grade.

The first time you earn a letter, you will receive a PAC letter and one pin from the sport you are lettering in (if you have already earned a letter in another varsity PAC sport, you will only receive the sport pin).  For every additional year an athlete earns a letter, they will receive a bar which is put on the letter under the sport pin already given to them.

Each Sport follows certain guidelines in order to determine who receives a varsity letter.
Guidelines for each sport are listed below.

Golf

Post a top four score in a varsity match.

Soccer

A player would need to play 45min in 5 varsity games in order to letter.

Baseball

The first time you earn a letter, you will receive a PAC letter and one baseball pin (if you have already earned a letter in another varsity PAC sport, you will only receive the baseball pin).  For every additional year an athlete earns a letter, they will receive a bar which is put on the letter under the baseball pin already given to them.
Requirements to earn a letter for a Season

1) Play as many innings as the varsity team has games.  (i.e. if the varsity team plays 25 games, the player must play a minimum of 25 innings.)
2) All equipment turned into the coaches at the end of the year.
3) Respectful to coaches, teammates and opponents.  (The coach can withhold a letter from an athlete who has complied with 1 & 2 above but did not represent himself and the team well.)
Requirements to earn a career letter (only available your senior season, if you played a minimum of 3 seasons and if you did not earn a letter in any of the previous seasons).
1) The player must accumulate 45 points.  Points are accumulated in the following manner.
a. Making the varsity squad – Five points for each season the player is on the varsity team (if     the athlete makes the varsity squad for 3 seasons this would be 15 points)
b. Innings Played – 30 innings played minimum. One point per inning played (this is cumulative so if the athlete plays 10 innings as a Sophomore, 11 as a Junior and 12 as a Senior, the athlete would build up 33 cumulative points.  The innings do not have to be evenly spread over their career (i.e. they could play 3 innings as a Sophomore, 8 innings as a Junior and 19 as a Senior to accumulate the necessary 30 points).
2) All equipment turned into the coaches at the end of the year.
3) Respectful to coaches, teammates and opponents.  (The coach can withhold a letter from an athlete who has complied with 1 & 2 above but did not represent himself and the team well.)

Basketball

Cross Country

In order to earn a Varsity letter in Cross Country, a runner must score as a PAC Varsity runner (top 7) in at least six of the scheduled meets prior to the State meet and be in good standing with the team.

Football

Requirements to earn a letter for a Season

  • Maintain 85% attendance at all scheduled practices, games and team functions;
  • Play in at least as many quarters as there are games on the Varsity schedule. For instance, if there are 10 games that are played, a player must play in at least 10 quarters during the season;
  • Return all uniforms and assigned equipment to the program at the end of the season; and
  • Be respectful to coaches, teammates and opponents.  (The program can withhold a letter from an athlete who has complied with 1, 2 and  above but did not represent himself and the team well.)

Cheerleading

Volleyball

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