Athletic Clearance: Instructions

No athlete is cleared for participation without a Clearance Card issued by the Athletic Director.

Athletes and Parents – where you complete your clearance to participate in Bell Creek Academy Athletics. All required athletic forms must be completed online. This includes all students who have turned in forms via email, mail, or in person.

Please be prepared with the following items to complete your submission:

  • To register for Athletic Clearance, a student identification number is required.
  • Students must complete and upload certificates for the three required courses through
  • Students must provide insurance information. If your child doesn't have insurance, you can purchase insurance. 
  • A current physical must be uploaded or on file before participating in Bell Creek Athletics. Physicals last 365 days. The FHSAA EL2 Physical Form must be completed by a physician. Please be sure that the Physician stamps the physical in addition to signing it.

Athletic Clearance is accessed by following this link:

There is a video on the landing page to assist you.

Bell Creek Academy can assist any athletes who have no access or need assistance throughout the process. Please contact the athletic office at 813-793-6075 Et. 4405 or contact Coach Pfeffer via email at

Instructions for Online Athletic Clearance:

  • Visit and choose your state.
  • Register. Parents register with a valid email username and password. You will be asked to type in a code to verify you are human. If this step is skipped your account will not activate. (If this step is skipped, please contact Athletic Clearance to activate your account)
  • Login using your email address that you registered with.
  • Select "Start Clearance Here" to start the process.
  • Choose the school year in which the student plans to participate. Example: Football in Sept 2024 would be the 2024-2025 School Year.                                             
  • Choose the school at which the student attends and will compete for Bell Creek Academy.
  • Choose Sport. Choose ALL the sports the student will be participating in that school year.
  • Complete all required fields for Student Information, Educational History, Medical History and Signature Forms.
  • Optional Donation to your athletic program. We greatly appreciate your support!
  • If you would like to register for additional sports/activities, you may check off those sports below the Confirmation Message. Electronic signatures will be applied to the additional sports/activities.
  • All of this data will be electronically filed with your school's athletic department for review.

Questions? Go to and submit a ticket.

After all steps are completed, the athlete will be issued a Clearance Card by the Athletic Director. The athlete then gives that Clearance Card to their head coach so the coach can verify that the athlete is cleared for participation.