Welcome to Spring 2014 Player Registration for
Sterling Youth Soccer Association

Sterling Youth Soccer Association
PO Box 650098
Potomac Falls, VA 20165
Information Line - (703) 729-8728

Registration deadline:
March 2, 2014

ELIGIBLE AGE GROUPBORN BETWEENGRADE
Under 04/05 Coed08/01/2008 to 03/31/2010 
Under 06 Boys & Girls08/01/2007 to 07/31/2008Kindergarten
Under 07 Boys & Girls08/01/2006 to 07/31/20071st Grade
Under 08 Boys & Girls08/01/2005 to 07/31/20062nd Grade
Under 09 Boys & Girls08/01/2004 to 07/31/20053rd Grade
Under 10 Boys & Girls08/01/2003 to 07/31/20044th Grade
Under 11 Boys & Girls08/01/2002 to 07/31/20035th Grade
Under 12 Boys & Girls08/01/2001 to 07/31/20026th Grade
Under 13 Boys & Girls08/01/2000 to 07/31/20017th Grade
Under 14 Boys & Girls08/01/1999 to 07/31/20008th Grade
Under 15 Boys & Girls08/01/1998 to 07/31/19999th Grade
Under 16 Boys & Girls08/01/1997 to 07/31/199810th Grade
Under 19 Boys & Girls08/01/1994 to 07/31/199711th-12th Grade
PLAY WITH GRADE

No player will be permitted to play in an age group younger than their age no matter what their grade. A player born in August/September who is also in a higher grade than their date of birth would place them may request to play up to stay with their school grade group. But if the player decides to try out for SYSA Travel Soccer he/she must play with the correct age group, not grade. Unless the team has space for an underage player.

Regular Fee Schedule
Registration Fees:Regular Registration (November 1 2013 - March 2, 2014):
U4/5 = $75.00 per player, U6 - U19 = $120.00 unless multi family discount applies.

Late Registration (March 3, 2014 - April 9, 2014):
U4/5 = $95.00 per player, U6 - U19 = $145.00 unless multi family discount applies.

Multi-Family Discounts: 1st Child is full price, 2nd Child receives a $5 discount, 3rd Child receives a $10 discount, 4th Child receives $15 discount and so on.

All players of the same family must register at the same time in order to receive multi-family discount. Only applies to immediate family members with the same parents/guardians living at same address.

Registration Dates
Regular Registration:November 1, 2013 to March 2, 2014
Late Registration:Beginning March 3, 2014 - payment may only be made with the online credit card payment and there is no guarantee that there will be room to place your child on a team. Your child will go on waitlist until we can determine available openings on a team.

No registrations will be accepted after April 8, 2014.

IT IS IMPORTANT THAT YOU READ ALL OF THE FOLLOWING INFORMATION:

If you register during regular registration and for whatever reason(s) need to request a refund a $10.00 processing fee will be deducted from your overall refund. If you register during late registration and for whatever reason(s) need to request a refund a $25 fee will be deducted from your overall refund. If we cannot place your waitlisted child we will assess the $25 late fee as well. All requests for refunds must be made in writing. These requests can be sent via email to sysa_info@yahoo.com.

No refunds will be issued after the Coaches Meeting on March 12, 2014 unless we are unable to place your child on a team. Refunds will not be granted in the event that practice and/or game schedules do not meet family schedule. SYSA is a volunteer organization and ability to grant individual requests cannot be accommodated.

Registration fees do not include the SYSA uniform or other necessary equipment. Online purchase of uniforms only apply to U11 and above age players. Uniforms for under U11 can be purchased st Sterling Soccer, in Sterling.

No mail-in forms will be accepted for registration. All registration will be done online. If you have trouble accessing the online system you can try any public library to use their computers for registration.

Mail-in checks must be received within 5 calendar days from date of registration to guarantee placement on a team provided the player is registered during the regular registration time frame. If payment is not received by the start of the season then the player can be removed from the team. Any checks returned for NSF will be assessed a $50.00 fee by the collection company.

No jewelry is permitted to be worn during games. All jewelry must be removed. This is a FIFA rule with which SYSA must abide. This applies to newly pierced ears as well. Earrings CANNOT be taped over but must be removed while a player is on the field during games. There are NO EXCEPTIONS.

Coaches meeting will be held on March 12, 2014 (location/time TBD). Do not expect to be contacted by your child's coach until after March 12, 2014.

Coaching clinics and coaching courses will be held in March. Updates will be posted on the SYSA website and communicated through mass emails. Practices will begin the week of March 24, 2014.

Recreational games are scheduled to start on April 5, 2014 and run through June 7, 2014 with a rain date of June 14. 2014 for the U4 - U10 age groups. There are two holiday weekends (Easter Weekend April 19 and Memorial Day Weekend May 31) in which no recreational games will be played.

Grants - A limited number of grants are available for those who may need financial assistance. Please contact SYSA via email at sysa_info@yahoo.com to make this request.

In order to successfully submit your registration information you must:

1) Complete all required information for each player/family
2) Submit payment through methods available online
3) Print the Certificate of Registration - failure to wait until
this point will result in an incomplete registration and you will
be required to go through the entire online process again.


YOUR REGISTRATION IS NOT COMPLETE UNTIL YOU HAVE GONE THROUGH PAYMENT SECTION & YOU HAVE A VALID CERTIFICATION OF REGISTRATION.


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    Select a Status for your First Registrant:

    SYSA Policy
    Before you can proceed with registration SYSA requires acknowledgement of the SYSA policy.
    • SYSA does not accept team placement requests by parents or player for any reason, to include friends, carpools, practice schedules, coaches, game schedules, etc.
    • SYSA has the right to place or move players to any team in order to balance all the teams. No player is guaranteed placement on the same team year to year or season to season.
    I have read and understand the policy.


    Volunteer Policy
    SYSA is a volunteer organization and we need volunteers. SYSA has implemented a fee ($35) for those who don't volunteer.

    Please choose a volunteer position or choose to pay the fee.


      Coach - responsible for coaching the team during practice and games. Coaches choose the practice days and times.
      Assistant Coach - assists the coach with practices and games.
      Team Mom/Dad - (limited to 3 per team) assists coach with snack schedule, emails, team parties - if there are more than 3 parents per team then the parents will be placed on Field Lining or Field Clean Up.
      Field Clean Up - responsible for returning to the fields and removing the trash and putting the flags and locking the boxes at least two weekends - given one day to complete and advanced notice.
      Field Lining - responsible for helping to line the fields and setting up the fields at least two weekends - given three days to complete before the weekend and advanced notice.
      Referee - sign up if you are a certified referee and are willing to work for SYSA as a referee.
      Other Positions - volunteer jobs that do not fall in the above category, as needed by SYSA.
      
      Volunteer Fee ($35) - no volunteer responsibilities.



    If you need assistance, please send an email to sysa_info@yahoo.com.

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