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Southwest Middle School believes individual students will benefit through opportunities to grow physically and intellectually through their experience in self-discipline and their contribution to team effort made possible through competitive extracurricular activities.

District 241 is a member of the Minnesota State High School League (MSHSL) and Big 9 Conference. The rules, regulations, and forms required are the same for all program levels of school-sponsored athletics. To be eligible to participate in a sport, the student must comply with MSHSL, as well as specific District 241 rules. Registration is now online for Middle School Activities - please use the link below. Students will need to have the following completed to participate in practices/contests:

  • Physical Examination Form
  • Eligibility Form
  • Athletics the Right Way Form
  • Paid Participation Fee

To register for activities, please go to our REGISTRATION PAGE and complete the full registration. If you need these forms in another language or need access to a computer for online registration, please contact the High School Activities Office at 379-5345.

Middle School Sports Offered:

Football [Grades 7-8] - Fall Sport

Volleyball [Grades 6-8] - Fall Sport

Girls Basketball [Grades 7-8] - Winter Sport

Boys Basketball [Grades 7-8] - Winter Sport

Girls Dance [Grades 6-8] - Winter Sport

Wrestling [Grades 6-8] - Winter Sport

Students in 7th grade are eligible to participate in the 7-12 grade Sports offered by Albert Lea High School. Please see the link below to the High School Activities page for more information regarding these opportunities. 


Contest Travel Release

Big 9 Calendar