Welcome to Spring 2018 Player Registration for
Sterling Youth Soccer Association

Sterling Youth Soccer Association
Post Office Box 650098
Potomac Falls, VA 20165

Registration deadline:
February 1, 2018

Virginia Youth Soccer Association and US Youth Soccer have changed the age group guidelines. SYSA has no choice but to follow the guidelines going forward. We are removing the playing up with your grade because each age group will now have players in two grades.

2013-2014 U4/U501/01/2014 to 12/31/20142014
2013-2014 U4/U501/01/2013 to 12/31/20132013
2012 U6 Boys & Girls01/01/2012 to 12/31/20122012
2011 U7 Boys & Girls01/01/2011 to 12/31/20112011
2010 U8 Boys & Girls01/01/2010 to 12/31/20102010
2009 U9 Boys & Girls01/01/2009 to 12/31/20092009
2008 U10 Boys & Girls01/01/2008 to 12/31/20082008
2007 U11 Boys & Girls01/01/2007 to 12/31/20072007
2006 U12 Boys & Girls01/01/2006 to 12/31/20062006
2005 U13 Boys & Girls01/01/2005 to 12/31/20052005
2004 U14 Boys & Girls01/01/2004 to 12/31/20042004
2002-2003 U16 Boys & Girls01/01/2002 to 12/31/20032002
1999-2011 U19 Boys & Girls01/01/1999 to 12/31/20011999
Regular Fee Schedule
Registration Fees:

Registration I (February 1, 2018 - February 19, 2018):
U4/5 = $115.00 per player, U6 - U19 = $170.00 unless multi family discount applies.

Registration II (February 20, 2018 - April 6, 2018):
U4/5 = $125.00 per player, U6 - U19 = $185.00 unless multi family discount applies.

Multi-Family Discounts: 1st Child is full price, all other children receive a $10 off the registration fee (early, regular, or late fee).

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, 2017 to January 31, 2018
Late Registration:No registrations will be accepted after April 6, 2018.


If you register during regular registration and for whatever reason(s) need to request, during the correct time frame, a refund a $20.00 processing fee will be deducted from your overall refund. If we cannot place your waiting listed child we will assess the $25 processing fee during Late Registration I and $40 during Late Registration II. All requests for refunds must be made in writing. These requests can be sent via email to administrator@sysa.net.

No refunds will be issued after the Coaches Meeting on March 14, 2018 unless we are unable to place your child on a team.

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 14 & 15, 2018 (location/time TBD). You will hear from a coach AFTER the Coaches' Meetings.

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 26, 2018 for U11 U19. Practice for U6 U10 will start the week of April 2, 2018.

Recreational games are scheduled to start on April 7, 2018 and run through June 2, 2018. There is 1 holiday weekend (Memorial Day Weekend) in which no recreational games will be played.

Grants - A limited number of grants are available for those who may need financial assistance. YOU MUST REQUEST EACH SEASON - FAILURE TO REQUEST WILL MEAN NO ASSISTANCE. Please contact SYSA via email at administrator@sysa.net 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.


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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 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. If you choose not to volunteer then you pay the $45 opt-out fee.

    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 (LIMITED TO 2 per TEAM).
      Team Mom/Dad - (LIMITED TO 2 per TEAM) assists coach with snack schedule, emails, team parties. If there are more than 2 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 - usually only one weekend a season, but could be more.
      Field Lining - responsible for helping to line the fields and setting up the fields at least one weekend. The field liners are assigned their weekend and told well in advance; reminders are sent. Field liners have three days to complete the task.
      Other Positions - volunteer jobs that do not fall in the above category, as needed by SYSA. This position might be used to fill in for Field Lining and Field Clean Up.
      Volunteer Fee ($45) - no volunteer responsibilities.

    If you need assistance, please send an email to administrator@sysa.net.

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