Recreation

Herndon Youth Soccer

Spring 2014 Information Sheet

 

Registration

Children must be born between 8/1/94 and 9/30/09 to play this spring.

Registration is available online at www.herndonyouthsoccer.org starting approximately December 18th 2013. Cost is $125 for each player; 3rd player in a family is $100 and 4th player on is free. $25 from each paid player fee is being set aside to help fund our new turf field project at Herndon Community Center Payment can be by credit card (VISA or MASTERCARD only) or a check can be mailed in WITHIN 10 days of registration. NO PLAYER WILL BE PLACED ON A TEAM UNLESS EITHER PAYMENT HAS BEEN MADE OR SCHOLARSHIP PAPERWORK HAS BEEN SUBMITTED.

 For those not interested or unable to register online, we will hold 2 in person registrations at Herndon Community Center on Wednesday February 5th h from 7-9pm and Saturday February 22nd from 10am-2pm. A limited number of forms are available at the Herndon Community Center and may be mailed in to HYS PO Box 464 Herndon VA 20172.  All applications must be received online or post marked by February 22nd to be considered on-time.  After this date registrations are subject to a $25 late fee and will only be placed on teams if space is available. The late fee is not refundable unless we are unable to place the child on a team.

Volunteers to coach or assistant coach must register to coach on-line in order to complete the mandatory KidSafe form.  Commissioners will contact those volunteers who are selected to coach in late February/early March. Coaches (or assistant or a team representative) need to plan on attending the MANDATORY coaches meetings to be held March 15th.Commissioners will notify coaches as to the specific time for their particular age group.)

If you have special requests in terms of a particular coach, friend to be on the same team or day/time practice conflicts YOU MUST NOTE IT ON YOUR REGISTRATION. We cannot guarantee we con honor your request, but will not accommodate ANY requests not noted on the form.

PLAYERS WILL BE CONTACTED BY THEIR COACH BY MARCH 23; DO NOT CONTACT US TO ASK ABOUT COACH UNTIL THAT DATE.

Scholarships

 We will be using the Fairfax County Youth Scholarship Form. Applicant can either provide proof of free/reduced lunch or other public assistance OR have the form signed by authorized school personnel.  The scholarship form and HYS registrations will be available at most area schools and at our in person registrations and may be mailed in to our PO Box or brought to one of the in-person registrations. You can also access the scholarship form at this online address:

http://www.fairfaxcounty.gov/rec/team_sports/pdf/ysspformr.pdf (English)

http://www.fairfaxcounty.gov/rec/team_sports/pdf/ysspformspanishr1.pdf (Spanish)

Practices

Practices will start the week March 24th. There are no practices for MicroKicks.  MiniKicks (U6) and U7 practice once a week.  U8 practices are once or twice a week and U10 and older teams generally practice twice a week.  Coaches select day/time/location for practices and they will notify their team players of the details.

Games

Games for the U5-U10 rec league will start April 5th SFL (U11-U19) has not announced spring start date yet. Game dates are April 5, 12, 26; May 3.10,17,31 June 7.  There are no games on Easter or Memorial Day weekends The SFL tournament for U11/12 and older is on the weekend of June7-8. The all-star tournament for players selected is June 14-15 and is hosted by FPYC in the spring. Almost all U10 and younger games will be on Saturdays. Rain make-ups or divisions needing to play an extra game due to a bye week caused by an uneven number of teams will generally occur on Sundays. U11 and older (SFL) home games also will also mostly be on Saturdays but as some localities do schedule games on Sunday, and rain makeups are on Sunday it is possible that SFL teams could have a Sunday game. It is also necessary for the SFL to occasionally schedule a team to play Sunday home games. Players need to be aware that some Sunday play is possible.

Equipment

The SFL jersey is not given to players as part of the registration cost SFL teams will wear the NEW Diadora jersey that we begun wearing this past fall. Players should not purchase a jersey before checking with their coach on jersey number. Jerseys may be purchased at Cassels (14000 Park Center Rd Herndon 20171.Cassels also features other merchandise (backpacks, running suits, T-shirts) that can be printed with the HYS logo, name and/or number.

 U10 and under players receive a shirt and socks each season as part of their registration fee.