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Learn more about Ridge View High School Athletics with this video and with our Frequently Asked Questions below:

Click Here to View Our Introductory Video

Where can I get Ridge View Athletic gear?

Visit our official online store by clicking here for the Ridge View Athletic Store.

What paperwork do I need to play sports at Ridge View High School?

All participants in Ridge View Athletics for the 2017-2018 school year need a completed Sports Physical Packet dated after April 1, 2017.  This packet includes medical history form, physical form to be completed by a physician, concussion/consent form, and insurance/contact information sheet.  These forms need to be on file with our Athletic Trainer, Mike Crook and can be obtained by clicking the “Sports Physical Packet” under Blazer HQ on this site, in the main office, or in the Athletic Director’s office.

You will also need a copy of a birth certificate on file with our Athletic Director, Brian Rosefield (brosefield@richland2.org).

Middle school students wishing to participate in Track, Baseball, Softball, or Cross Country must also fill out the Middle School Eligibility form available under the Blazer HQ section of www.RidgeViewSports.com

Can Richland 2 Middle School students participate in Ridge View Athletics?

Yes!  Currently, middle school students can participate in sports that are not offered at their Richland 2 middle schools:  Swimming, Cross Country, Competitive Cheer, Track and Field, Baseball, Softball, Golf, Tennis, Wrestling(JV only), and Lacrosse(JV only).

Middle school students will need the following on file with the Ridge View Athletic Department in order to participate:

  1. Completed Sports Physical Packet (addressed in more detail above)
  2. Middle School Eligibility form (available under Blazer HQ Menu at RidgeViewSports.com
    1. Choose ZONED form for participation at the high school for which the middle schooler is zoned for.
    2. Choose NON ZONED form for participation at a high school for which the middle schooler is not zoned for.   This must be approved by the district.
  3. Copy of birth certificate
  4. Proof of residency
  5. $50 participation fee (paid at the middle school)

Can my business advertise with Ridge View Athletics?

Yes.  Corporate sponsorships are available.  Click the link above and to your right to learn about the options available.  Call Brian Rosefield at 803-699-2999 ext. 84400 to craft a package that is just right for your business.

Are there any fees to play sports at Ridge View High School?

There are district athletic fees required to be paid upon making the team.  This fee must be paid before the first contest(scrimmage or game)  It is a one time fee for the year no matter how many teams a student tries out for and participates with for the season.

From the district handbook:

Once a student is chosen for the team, he/she must pay a $50 participation fee before being allowed to compete. Coaches of teams that do not cut participants must communicate this requirement to all students interested in participating before they come out for the team. $50 is the maximum any student must pay during a school year, regardless of the number of teams he/she tries out for or participates on.

When are tryouts for each team? 

Fall sports at Ridge View condition throughout the summer and tryouts will occur near the end of September or early August.  Winter sports condition throughout the fall and tryouts occur near the end of October or early November.  Spring sports condition throughout the winter and tryouts occur near the end of January or early February.  Contact the head coach for specific conditioning/tryout/practice schedules.  You can find contact information for each head coach under the “Athletic Department Directory” link on under the BLAZER HQ Tab above.

Is Ridge View Athletics on Social Media? 

YES!  Engage with us on our main Twitter handle @RidgeViewSports.  Also, our teams have their own Social Media accounts as well.

You can also engage with Ridge View Athletics on Instagram (RidgeViewSports) and Snapchat (RidgeViewSports).

Be sure to use the hashtag #NextLevel in posts pertaining to Ridge View Sports!

What are ticket prices for home Ridge View Athletic contests?

$7 Varsity Football.  $6 Varsity Basketball.  $5 all other for all other home contests.  Ticket prices for the Bojangles’ Bash, a national elite high school basketball showcase, are listed at www.BojanglesBash.com.