MCPS Athletics: Understand the Rules Concerning Transportation

Per MCPS Athletics: MCPS buses are available for teams to utilize throughout the season for off-site games or events, assuming there are available drivers and buses and based on the game time. It is important to note that, due to buses making runs afterschool for students, buses are not available during the hours of 1:35-4:35 p.m. from Monday-Friday. This constraint, along with the convenience of leaving later and coming home earlier, results in instances when parent or student drivers may be preferred.

If parent or student drivers are being considered for transportation to off-site events, each student’s parents/guardians have the option to opt out of allowing their student to drive with parent or student drivers. Parents are required to select which mode(s) of transportation they consent to allowing their student-athlete to utilize during the season.

This information is used to assist in the decision-making process. Ultimately, the decision on the mode of transportation is made utilizing a collaborative process based on the availability of buses and the consent and preferences of parents/guardians for each team. Transportation to and from practices is the responsibility of each student-athlete and family. Please consult your coach or athletics specialist for additional information.

Learn more in the MCPS Athletics R.A.I.S.E. Newsletter (English) and (Spanish)

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