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Welcome to all students, especially our new freshmen class of 2022.  You are encouraged to become a student athlete at Escondido High School (EHS).  You will be afforded an opportunity to participate on a competitive interscholastic team.  Escondido High School is in the strong North County Conference and competes in the Valley League under the auspices of the San Diego Section, California Interscholastic Federation (CIF).


The Escondido High School’s athletic department is committed to providing an opportunity for every student athlete to participate and develop his/her individual skills to his/her fullest potential. With the help of the staff, family and community, the student athlete will learn the value of leadership, teamwork, good sportsmanship, and acceptable lifetime skills in a competitive atmosphere.


All students are invited to try out for EHS athletic teams, must have athletic clearance.  They must maintain good conduct through their careers at EHS, as they are representatives on the field, on campus, in the classroom, on trips, and in the community.


Pre-Sport Preparation

Each student must obtain the following to be cleared for participation on any EHS athletic team.

  • An Emergency Procedure Card, which includes proof of insurance coverage, a physical, performed by a medical doctor, and parental consent to participate.

  • A signed CIF Ethics Code for sports.

  • A signed Escondido High School Athletic Contract.

  • A signed CIF Sports Injury Risk Warning and Agreement.

  • A minimum 2.00 GPA – passing a minimum of four classes.

Students will become eligible or ineligible per Administrative Regulation 6145 the next calendar day following the official notification of grades at the end the grading period.



EHS Sports has adapted a new Sports App in order to promote our Athletic Department and to easily connect and engage with our fans. For the website, click here!You can download the EhS Cougars App on your mobile phones. Click here to download!

The following Cougar Athletics teams have websites: