Let's go.  Here's what you need to do

  1. Complete Oakton Crew Registration form to tell us about yourself.
  2. Join our mailing list.  We send emails with important info and updates every week.
  3. Complete the forms (use checklist to ensure completion of all forms).  Fairfax County requires several forms, as does Oakton Crew.
  4. Pay the dues. Either a single lump sum ($900, or $850 if paid by 1 Nov), or three installments of $300, as described in the Membership Commitment document.

Got questions?  We're happy to help.  Contact membership@oaktoncrew.com.

Forms

There are several forms that each team member/parent must complete before the start of the season (Nov 1):

  • Forms required by Oakton HS, for example a VHSL physical.
  • Forms required by US Rowing, the national governing body of the sport.
  • Forms that FCPS requires us to collect, such as Emergency Care information.

The following table  explains the purpose of each form and provides notes on how to complete it.  You can download the forms individually below or in a single package here.

Required by Oakton

What Where Why How to submit
VHSL Physical PDF Physical exam/consent for athletic participation. Do NOT use forms from previous years! Complete and hand in a copy to the OHS Athletic Trainer or Activities Office. Do not send to VP Membership.

Required by US Rowing

US Rowing: Racing Waiver US Rowing You cannot row in a sanctioned event without it Fill in online. Use ‘Basic member’ and club code ‘AASHJ’.

Required by OCCBC

What Where Why How to submit
OCCBC: Membership Financial, Fundraising, Service and Volunteer Commitment PDF Your commitment to the club. Both rower and parent must sign.
Make sure that both timeframes and commitments are clearly understood.
Complete and send along with payment to VP Membership.
OCCBC Swim Test PDF Verification by a certified lifeguard of your water skills. Required for new rowers. There will be a group test for novices in Jan/Feb, form is due before spring rowing, not winter training. Complete and send to VP Membership. Check the blog for info on swim test dates.
OCCBC: Photo Opt-out (optional) PDF Optional opt-out of photo/video/website. Complete and send to VP Membership.

Required by FCPS

What Where Why How to submit
FCPS: Online Concussion Test FCPS site All students and parents must complete this activity. Complete online.
FCPS: Emergency Care Fillable PDF Essential information for emergencies. Fill in online via the WeCare link in Blackboard. Complete two copies and send to VP Membership.
FCPS: Participation Policy PDF Covers substance use and conduct policies. Complete and send to VP Membership.
FCPS: Weight Room Permission PDF Permission to use weight room in FCPS facilities. Complete and send to VP Membership.
FCPS: Communicable Disease Form PDF Advice and acknowledgement of issues surrounding sports and communicable diseases. Complete and send to VP Membership.
FCPS: Field Trip Fillable PDF Gives parental permission for trips, e.g. to Sandy Run and regattas. Complete and send to VP Membership. Use destination: Sandy Run and purpose: crew practice and regattas.
It is not necessary to obtain the principal’s signature.
FCPS: Field Trip Driver’s License Fillable PDF Anyone who drives a rower (e.g. a parent in a carpool, or a senior driving a friend) needs to fill out this form. Use one form per driver. Complete and send to VP Membership. Use destination: Sandy Run and purpose: crew practice and regattas.
It is not necessary to obtain the principal’s signature.
FCPS: Student Drivers Fillable PDF Anyone who drives or is driven by another student needs to fill out this form. Complete and send to VP Membership.
FCPS: Epi-Pen (if applicable) Fillable PDF If there is a possibility that you will need to have an Epi-Pen administered, you must complete this form. Complete and send to VP Membership.
FCPS: Inhaler (if applicable) Fillable PDF If you use an inhaler, you must complete this form. Complete and send to VP Membership.

Submitting forms

You can submit forms to the VP Membership by mail to:

VP Membership
PO Box 3206
Oakton, VA 22124

Dues

Checks should be made out to OCCBC.  Please make sure the student's name is on all checks.  Alternatively, you can pay online using PayPal or a credit card (administrative fees apply) here