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FALL 2019 REGISTRATION

 

 

Registration is currently closed for Ashland Youth Soccer (AYS) Fall 2019 season.

Deadline has passed (June7th for Travel and July 31st for In Town) and Travel team evaluations were held back in early June. You may still register your player and they will be placed on a waiting list and you will not pay unless they are released from the waiting list. If your placed is placed on a team, you will be notified and charged a $50.00 late fee.

Ashland Youth Soccer is a 100% volunteer-run program with the mission of teaching children of all backgrounds and abilities the game of soccer through the development of individual skill, fitness, teamwork and fair play.

Outdoor programs are run for players in grades Kindergarten through 8th grade in the Fall. 

 

Volunteers are always critical to the success of AYS

If you are able to volunteer as a head coach or as an assistant coach, please sign-up at adminsports.net, (this is the same site where you register your player, and there is a button that says “volunteer” next to your child’s name).  Training is available for coaches (both new and existing). Without volunteer coaches, there can be no teams, and even if you are unavailable to coach, there are other opportunities to contribute to the success of AYS so please consider contributing your time.

 

Registration

The online registration process allows you to use a credit card for your registration payment.

  • Please do not create a new online account to register a returning player or another child.
  • Your account name is your email; if you do not remember which email address you used, please contact the AYS Registrar at  .
  • Forgot your password? Access the online system, initiate a login and select the ‘Forgot password?’ link to have the system email your password.

 

Registration Details for all Programs

In-town Players (kindergarten, grades 1-3)

  • In-town players register online by Wednesday, July 31st.   
  • In-town fee for grades K-3 is $135 per child. (family max of $310)
  • In-town registrations received after July 31st will be placed on a waitlist and will incur a $50 late fee (family max $310+late fees).  Registrations received after this date are not guaranteed a spot on a team.
  • Kindergarten and 1st grade players have one hour sessions that include both practice and games, on Saturdays. Times will vary each week. 
  • 2nd/3rd grade players typically practice once per week in the evenings and play games on Saturdays (games times will vary each week).
  • Season runs approximately 10 weeks beginning early-September (estimated start date is Saturday, September 7th).
  • Please indicate any weeknight or Saturday morning schedule conflicts in the comments section when you sign-up. 
    • Note that Saturday practices/games for all ages will vary each week depending on which team they are playing.  Schedules will not be finalized until late-August/early-September.
  • Specific player or coaching requests will not be honored.
  • AYS supplies the first in-town shirt for free, and it will be provided at the first practice. Subsequent shirts may be purchased by contacting the in Uniform Coordinator.
  • Please note on your calendar that your child’s coach will contact you in early-September with team information and practice schedules. 

Click here for more information about the In-Town programs.

 

Note: AYS is unable to accept players that are not entering Kindergarten in the Fall.  Other options to look into for younger players are the Ashland Recreation Department, Teamworks in Northborough, ForeKicks in Marlborough, and John Smith’s in Milford.

Travel Grade (3)

  • AYS will hold try-outs for both a boys and girls 3rd grade travel team.  Based on the quality and quantity of eligible players, AYS will determine whether or not to field a boys and/or girls 3rd grade travel team in the Fall.
  • If it is determined that a travel team is not viable, or if a player is not chosen, then he/she will be automatically placed on a 2/3 In-town team. 
  • IMPORTANT: Travel player evaluations will take place the weeks beginning June 3rd and June 10th. Specific dates and times of evaluations for travel players will be sent later in May.
  • Your child must be registered online by Sunday, June 2nd to participate in evaluations
  • No walk-up registrations are permitted.
  • **Note:  For travel players who may wish to play in the Spring of 2020, but will not be playing in the Fall of 2019, please attend the Fall evaluations so that the information is on file for Spring placement.  To do so, please register your player for Fall, but DO NOT PAY.  In the comments section of the registration, indicate that your player will not be playing in the Fall, but will be attending the evaluations in case they play in the Spring.
  • Travel fee is $155 per child (family max of $310). At time of registration, third graders will be charged the In-town fee. If they end-up playing on a travel team, families will be required to pay the incremental $20.
  • Season runs approximately 10 weeks beginning early-September (estimated date for first games is Saturday, September 7th).
  • Register online by Sunday, June 2ndClick here to Register now. 
  • Travel registrations received after June 2nd will be placed on a waitlist and will incur a $50 late fee (family max $310+late fees). Registrations received after this date are not guaranteed a spot on a team.
  • Please note on your calendar that your child’s coach will contact you in early-April with team information and practice schedules. 

Click here to Register now

Click here for more details about the travel program

Travel Players (grades 4-8)

  • Register online by Sunday, June 2ndClick here to Register now. 
  • Travel registrations received after June 2nd will be placed on a waitlist and will incur a $50 late fee (family max $310+late fees). Registrations received after this date are not guaranteed a spot on a team.
  • IMPORTANT: Travel player evaluations will take place the weeks beginning June 3rd and June 10thSpecific dates and times of evaluations for travel players will be sent later in May. 
  • Your child must be registered online by Sunday, June 2nd to participate in evaluations. 
  • No walk-up registrations are permitted.
  • **Note:  For travel players who may wish to play in the Spring of 2020, but will not be playing in the Fall of 2019, please attend the Fall evaluations so that the information is on file for Spring placement.  To do so, please register your player for Fall, but DO NOT PAY.  In the comments section of the registration, indicate that your player will not be playing in the Fall, but will be attending the evaluations in case they play in the Spring. 
  • Grades 4-8 typically practice twice per week in the evenings.  Games are on Saturdays. Game times will vary each week.
  • Season runs approximately 10 weeks beginning early-September (estimated date for first games is Saturday, September 7th).
  • Please note on your calendar that your child’s coach will contact you in early-April with team information and practice schedules. 
  • Travel fee is $155 per child (family max of $310) 

 

Note:  For travel players who may wish to play in the Spring of 2020, but will not be playing in the Fall of 2019, please attend the Fall evaluations so that the information is on file for Spring placement.  To do so, please register your player for Fall, but DO NOT PAY.  In the comments section of the registration, indicate that your player will not be playing in the Fall, but will be attending the evaluations in case they play in the Spring. 

 

Travel Team Selection Process

AYS will select travel teams based on the following criteria (in order of importance):

  • Coach’s evaluations from the past 2 seasons (skill level, commitment, attitude)
  • Evaluators’ scores from the tryouts
  • In the event of two players being similarly ranked, preference will be given to the player who plays in both the fall and spring seasons

Fee waivers

AYS believes that all players should have the opportunity to participate regardless of financial situation. If you feel that you need financial assistance with registration fees, please register your child, and choose “fee waiver request,” at the point of payment.  You must then send an email to the registrar at aysregistrar@gmail.com with a short statement describing why you are requesting financial assistance.

You must also include in the email, how much of the registration fee you are able to afford.  Please note that until the registrar approves your financial assistance, your player is not registered for AYS.  Please note that financial assistance is available on a case-by-case basis and is for registration fees only. All players are responsible for u niform costs. (first shirts for in-town players only are included in registration fee).

 

Please feel free to contact the AYS Registrar at AYSRegistrar@gmail.com if you have any further questions about the program. Be sure to check our web site www.ashlandyouthsoccer.org for registration and other important information.

 

AYS Cancellation Policy

AYS will issue a 100% refund if you cancel before registration closes. AYS will issue a 50% refund if it is within 30 days after registration closes. After that point, there are no refunds given. 

AYS will issue a full refund for a child if there is no team available for the child to play on. Please be advised as always uniform costs are not refundable.

 

Click here to Register now

Click here for more details about the travel program