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Sample GISD senior citizen VIP badge with name, school year and photoSenior citizens 65 and older can get free general admission to GISD-hosted athletics and fine arts events with a VIP pass. Visit the Senior Citizen VIP pass page to learn more. 


Athletics & spirit groups

Clear Bag Policy now in effect

To help ensure safety, guests will need to bring clear or approved bags to all GISD middle and high school athletic events. All bags/purses will be inspected. Only bring items you are willing to have checked.

Visit the Clear Bag Policy page for allowable bags and more details.

Athletics program

Please note that this site section and the Athletic Department are separate from Physical Education.

Looking to go to a game? See our Athletic Event Calendar for details on who is playing in the district.

Stadium safety measure

For the well-being of our guests, GISD Security will conduct bag checks and metal detector tests at all varsity football games.

Middle school athletic schedules

Schedules are added as they become available and removed when the season concludes.

Sports for grade six and below

The GISD athletic program begins in the 7th grade. If you need sports information for 6th grade and below please the appropriate city organization:

Concussion testing for student-athletes

Garland ISD is committed to the health and safety of our student-athletes. Because of this, GISD Athletic Trainers will begin conducting baseline testing for student-athletes in grades 7–12 that participate in contact or collision sports.

For more information, please read the Baseline Concussion Testing statement or contact Dr. Quentin Oliphant at

Important information

Contact Us

For more information about sports please contact Athletics.

Athletic forms

There are a variety of forms that must be submitted online before your student can participate in school athletics. 

  1. Submit all forms online through the Athletic forms system
  2. Review the Athletics forms system instructions page to help minimize any delays of your student's participation.
  3. After submitting all forms, give a hard copy of the Physical/Medical History to your campus trainer or coaches.

Spirit groups

Cheerleading and drill team programs are a vital part of school life. In addition to supporting athletic teams, students in these programs are exposed to dance and athletic skills.

Contact Us

For more information about spirit groups please contact Visual & Performing Arts.