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Athletics, team sports with scheduled practices and competitions versus other local schools (interscholastic) or internationally, are an integral part of the educational process at International Programs School. As of 2018, both our Girls and Boys are underneath the DPSL (Dammam Private Schools League). We participate in three distinct age groups, U14/12 which is grades 4-8, U16 which is grades 8-10, and U19 which encompasses all of the grades. IPS’ aim is to develop a competitive athletic program yet not lose sight of educational values such as fair play, sportsmanship, teamwork, principles, health, and scholastic achievement.

Athletics should be a broadening experience in which mind-body harmony is created while aspiring to attain physical and mental excellence. It is the nature of athletic competition to strive for victory, however, victory is only one criterion when determining the success of a season or student-athlete. Guiding IPS Falcon athletes to fulfill their maximum potential is the ultimate goal. Participation in athletics enables student-athletes to prepare their minds and bodies to be thinkers, problem-solvers, and caring risk-takers who are modest in victory and gracious in defeat.

Season Boys Girls
Fall U19 & U16 Volleyball U19 Volleyball
Winter U19, U16, & U14/12 Football U19 & U16 Football
Spring U19, U16, & U14 Basketball U19 & U16 Basketball

Students sign up when the interest form is posted for that season. There may be a mandatory try-out. Coaches contact parents regarding practice/game schedules. Athletic seasons may run beyond each semester and/or in between.

**Please be aware practices/competitions can continue when clubs are finished.**

Athletics offered at IPS is based on student interest. This is the tentative outline of teams that may be offered.

U16 Boys Volleyball                                          

U19 Boys Volleyball                                         U19 Girls Volleyball

U19 Boys Football

U16 Boys Football                                              U19 Girls Football

U14/12 Boys Football                                        U16 Girls Football

U19 Boys Basketball                                          U19 Girls Basketball

U16 Boys Basketball                                        U16 Girls Basketball

U14 Boys Basketball

Mixed Chess

Mixed Tennis