IMPORTANT MEETING DATES, SPORTS CALENDAR, CAMPS, PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENTS & OAL EVENTS

*All event times and dates are subject to change due to unforeseen circumstances and logistical considerations.*

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2023 - 2024 MS SPORTING CALENDAR & MEETING DATES

AUGUST | SEPTEMBER | OCTOBER | NOVEMBER | DECEMBER | JANUARY | FEBRUARY | MARCH | APR | MAY | JUNE | JULY

AUGUST 2023

FALL SEASON

Co-Ed Flag Football | Girls Volleyball | Co-Ed Cross Country | Competitive Cheerleading

August 3 – 4th | *Curry Back2School Basketball Camp & Giveaway

August 7 – 18th |                                                **********OUTREACH & RECRUITMENT FOR FALL SPORTS**********

August 4th | OAL Middle School Athletic Directors Meet & Greet

August 5th | OAL Middle School Athletic Directors Professional Development

August 5th | PCA Coaches Training (Mandatory for all Fall Coaches) 1

August 7th | First Day of School

August 22nd | Meet the OAL Commissioners (Districts 1-4)

August 24th | Meet the OAL Commissioners (Districts 5-7)

August 26th | OAL Middle School Sports & Resource Expo

August 30th | Monthly Athletic Directors Meeting @ 4:00 pm (Via Zoom)

                                                                                                       *Fall Sports Commitment Sheets Due

SEPTEMBER

September 4th – 7th | Middle School Coaches Meetings

  • September 4th – Cross Country Coaches Meeting @ 4:15 pm (Via Zoom)

  • September 5th – Girls Volleyball Coaches Meeting @ 4:15 pm (Via Zoom)

  • September 6th – Cheerleading Coaches Meeting @ 4:15 pm (Via Zoom)

  • September 7th – Coed Flag Football Coaches Meeting @ 4:15 pm (Via Zoom)

September 8th | PCA Coaches Training (Mandatory for all Fall Coaches) 2

September 9th | OAL Middle School Media Day (AM)

Oakland Athletic League is kicking off the season with OAL Middle School Media Day for the first time. For folks new to this, Media Day is where teams convene for official photos before sitting down for team press conferences with media members. For the players, it’s like the first day of school.

Fall Sports-Specific Skills Camps (PM)

                                                               *The event’s locations and times will be determined closer to the date*

  • Girls Volleyball
  • Cheerleading
  • Flag Football

September 12th | Fall Sports Rosters Due

September 13th | Site Coordinator Meeting @4:00 pm (Via Zoom)

September 16th |                                                        *****OPENING DAY OF THE FALL SEASON*****

September 20th | Monthly Athletic Directors Meeting @ 4:00 pm (Via Zoom)

OCTOBER

October 18th | Monthly Athletic Directors Meeting @ 4:00 pm (Via Zoom)

NOVEMBER

November 4th |                                                                     *****Conclusion of Fall Regular Season*****

November 3rd | Fall Grade Check

November 6 – 17th |                                          *****OUTREACH & RECRUITMENT FOR WINTER SPORTS*****

November 11th | Divisional Playoffs

  • Cheerleading Championship
  • Girls Volleyball
  • Cross Country Championship
  • Flag Football

November 15th | Monthly Athletic Directors Meeting @ 4:00 pm (Via Zoom)

November 18th | Semi-Finals & Championships

  • Girls Volleyball
  • Coed Flag Football

To Be Announced

  • Cross Country
  • Cheerleading

DECEMBER

December 1st | Fall Sports Awards Ceremony (Team GPA, Outstanding Students, Champions, etc..)

  • Coed Flag Football
  • Girls Volleyball Coaches
  • Cheerleading Coaches
  • Cross Country Coaches

December 13th | Monthly Athletic Directors Meeting @ 4:00 pm (Via Zoom)

                                                                                                       *Winter Sports Commitment Sheets Due

JANUARY 2024

Winter Sports

Girls Basketball | Boys Basketball | Girls Soccer | Boys Soccer

January 3 – 5th | Basketball & Soccer Skills Clinic

  • Basketball Clinic: Location & Time (TBA)
  • Soccer Clinic: Location & Time (TBA)

January 9 & 11th | Middle School Winter Coaches Meetings

  • January 9th – Soccer Coaches Meeting @ 4:15 pm (Via Zoom)

  • January 11th – Basketball Coaches Meeting @ 4:15 pm (Via Zoom)

January 13th | OAL Middle School Media Day @ Oakland Tech Gym

January 15th | MLK Basketball & Soccer Tournament

January 16th | Winter Sports Rosters Due

January 17th | Monthly Athletic Directors Meeting @ 4:00 pm (Via Zoom)

January 18th | Site Coordinator Meeting @ 4:00 pm (Via Zoom)

January 18th | PCA Coaches Training (Mandatory for all Winter Coaches)

January 19th | OAL Middle School Media Day (5:30 pm – 8:00 pm)

January 20th |                                                                  *****OPENING DAY OF THE WINTER SEASON*****

FEBRUARY

February 4th | Go Girls, Go Bears, Go Play @University of California, Berkeley – Edwards Stadium

February 5 – 16th |                                             *****OUTREACH & RECRUITMENT FOR SPRING SPORTS*****

February 21st | Monthly Athletic Directors Meeting @ 4:00 pm (Via Zoom)

February 23rd | Winter Grade Check

MARCH

March 9th |                                                                      *****Conclusion of the Winter Regular Season*****

March 16th | Divisional Playoffs

March 20th | Monthly Athletic Directors Meeting @ 4:00pm (Via Zoom)

                                                                                              *Spring Sports Commitment Sheets Due

March 22nd | Semi-Finals (Friday Night Games)

  • Basketball
  • Soccer

March 23rd | Championship

  • Basketball
  • Soccer

March 23th | Softball 1st Tryouts

March 27th | Winter Sports Awards Ceremony (Team GPA, Outstanding Students, Champions, etc…)

March 30th | Softball 2nd Tryouts

APRIL

SPRING SPORTS

Girls Softball | Boys Volleyball | Boys Baseball | Track & Field

April 2 – 4th | OAL Middle School Spring Sports Camp

April 9 – 11th | Middle School Spring Coaches Meetings

  • April 9th – Boys Volleyball Coaches Meeting @ 4:15 pm (Via Zoom)

  • April 10th – Softball Coaches Meeting @ 4:15 pm (Via Zoom)

  • April 11th – Track & Field Coaches Meeting @ 4:15 pm (Via Zoom)

April 12th | PCA Coaching Training (Mandatory for all Spring Coaches)

April 12th | Spring Grade Check

April 13th | OAL Middle School Media Day (AM)

Oakland Athletic League is kicking off the season with OAL Middle School Media Day for the first time. For folks new to this, Media Day is where teams convene for official photos before sitting down for team press conferences with media members. For the players, it’s like the first day of school.

Spring Sports-Specific Camps (PM)

                                                             *The event’s locations and times will be determined closer to the date*

  • Boys Volleyball

April 13th | OAL Girls Academy Start (6-week program)

April 16th | Spring Sports Rosters Due

April 17th| Monthly Athletic Directors Meeting @ 4:00 pm (Via Zoom)

April 20th |                                                       *****OPENING DAY OF THE SPRING SEASON*****

MAY

May 11th |                                                          *****Conclusion of Spring Regular Season*****

May 15th | Monthly Athletic Directors Meeting @ 4:00 pm (Via Zoom)

May 18th | Playoffs & Championship

  • Boys Volleyball

End of the OAL Girls Academy

May 21st | Spring Sports Awards Ceremony (Team GPA, Outstanding Students, Champions, etc..)

May 22nd | Middle School Close-out Meeting

JUNE

June 3 – July 5th | OAL SWAG SPORTS ACADEMY SUMMER CAMP

                                                               *In partnership with We Lead Ours

JULY

June 3 – July 5th | OAL SWAG SPORTS ACADEMY SUMMER CAMP

                                                               *In partnership with We Lead Ours