1. Verify eligibility.
  2. Click on the sport you are interested in joining and click the online registration link once registration is open.
  3. Print and submit the 5 page  CYO Pre-Participation Form/Medical Emergency Authorization Form to St Francis Xavier Registrar. Scan and email to or drop off at the Rectory office.      
  4. Submit a copy of athletes birth certificate if first time participant.  Scan and email to


  • Students enrolled in St. Francis Xavier School are eligible.
  • Students enrolled in St. Francis Xavier Parish School of Religion (PSR) program and are actively attending are eligible.
  • Home schooled students whose parents are registered parishioners at St. Francis Xavier and are teaching a PSR curriculum are eligible.
  • High school students whose families are enrolled as St. Francis Xavier parishioners are eligible.
  • Students enrolled in PSR at a parish other than St Francis Xavier may be eligible. You must determine the closest Parish to your home address and then contact the one nearest to your home for information.  To find out which parish/school is the nearest to your residence, you must use the Diocese of Cleveland Parish Locator by clicking here.  Simply type in your complete address, set the distance to “10 miles” and click search.
  • These students must submit an Eligibility Request Form (ERF) to determine eligibility. This form must be signed by multiple parties prior to submission to St Francis Xavier, including the student’s home parish, and any other parishes involved in releasing the athlete to St Francis Xavier. AFTER THIS FORM IS COMPLETED BY ALL THE OTHER PARISHES INVOLVED, it must be submitted to the attention of the St Francis Xavier Athletic Director, St. Francis Xavier Parish, 606 E. Washington St., Medina, Ohio 44256. Athletes cannot be assigned to an St Francis Xavier team until the paperwork is signed by all parishes involved and approved by St Francis Xavier and CYO.
  • Athletes who do not fall into one of the above categories are ineligible and should not register to participate in CYO sports through St Francis Xavier.
  • CYO player eligibility page


 Click here for 5 page CYO PreParticipation Form

Required Forms: Pre-Participation Form

Your child must have a current Pre-Participation Form on file with the sponsor of the team before he/she may participate in any CYO practices or games.

The form consists of three parts:

  • Physical exam
  • Information and release section
  • Emergency medical authorization

All three sections must be complete and current in order for the form to be valid and for your child to authorized to participate in CYO practices and games.

The complete Pre-Participation Form is valid for 13 months from the date of the physician’s signature. The Pre-Participation Form will become invalid if any of the information contained in the information and release section or emergency medical authorization section of the form changes, or if 13 months have elapsed since the date of the physical exam.

Options for submitting the CYO PreParticipation Form and the Emergency Medical Authorization Form— to the St Francis Xavier Registrar:

  • Scan and email to
  • Drop off at: St. Francis Xavier Parish, 606 E. Washington St., Medina, Ohio 44256 ATTN: CYO REGISTRAR


St Francis Xavier encourages participation in CYO sports for the wellness benefits of St Francis Xavier students and parishioners, but also for the Catholic-centered athletic environment. Our goal is to involve as many athletes as possible in our programs. A family’s personal financial situation should never prohibit a child from participating. Financial assistance is available by contacting  All inquiries are handled confidentially.