Registration

Children must be born between 1/1/98 and 12/31/2012 to play this season.

Registration is available online:

Player Registration Form:
https://www.youthleaguesusa.com/herndon/spring2017/Welcome.html

Volunteer Registration Form:
https://www.youthleaguesusa.com/herndon/spring2017/Volunteer.html

SPRING on time registration is now CLOSED. Registrations will still be accepted but will be subject to a $25 late fee ,will be wait listed in most cases and only placed if space opens up. We have many age groups still needing coaches and until we get enough coaches we cannot even place the players we have let alone late registrants.

Age groups that are currently full and on wait list only status are:
U6, U7b, U9/10b, U11b, U12b, U13b, U14b, U16b
U11g, U16g, U19g
U5 ( U5 only if we get enough on wait list and more coaches we will add teams)

COACHES are needed in the following age groups:
U5, U6, U8g, U8b, U9/10g, U9/10b, U11g

Registration in the late period is online only.

Last day to request a refund is April 1, 2017. Refunds are subject to a $10 processing fee and late fees are non-refundable unless we are unable to place the player.

Commissioners will be in touch with coaches in very early March, and coaches will be meeting mid-March.

Players will be contacted by coaches between March 12- March 20. DO NOT contact us to say you have not heard from a coach until after March 20.

Cost is $130 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 turf field projects including our new turf field project at Herndon Community Center which will be done in 2017.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 COMPLETED SCHOLARSHIP PAPERWORK HAS BEEN SUBMITTED.

The late fee is not refundable unless we are unable to place the child on a team. REFUNDS must be requested by April 1st 2017 and ALL refunds no matter what the reason are charged a $10 processing fee.

NEW this year: US Soccer has mandated that all soccer clubs in the United States change from the current soccer divisions that were August-July to birth year divisions. This is not just a Herndon policy but MANDATORY nationwide. The new age groups for fall 2016 - spring 2017 will be:

M = Mixed, B = Boys, G = Girls

U5 M U6 M U7 B U7/8 G U8 B

U9/10

B/G

U11

B/G

U12

B/G

U13

B/G

U14

B/G

U16

B/G

U19

B/G

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Coaching

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 Early March. Coaches (or assistant or a team representative) need to plan on attending the MANDATORY Coaches meetings in mid-March. Commissioners will notify coaches as to the specific day and 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 HEAR FROM THE COACH BY MARCH 19th, 2017.

Scholarships

We will be using the Fairfax County Youth Scholarship Form. Applicant can either provide proof of free/reduced lunch, Medicaid 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/ncs/forms/ysspformr.pdf (English)

http://www.fairfaxcounty.gov/ncs/forms/ysspformspanishr1.pdf (Spanish)

Practices

Practices will start the week of March 20, 2017. 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 will start April 1st for travel and U5-U10. The SFL (U11-U19) will begin April 8th.  Game dates are April 1, 8 22, 29. May 6, 13, 20. June 3 and 10. .  No games April 15th/16th (Easter Weekend) or May 27th/28th (Memorial Day weekend). The SFL tournament for U11/12 and older is on the weekend of June 10-11. The all-star tournament for players selected is on June 17-18 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 Diadora jersey we began wearing in fall 2013. NO PLAYER MAY PURCHASE until getting a jersey number from your fall coach  Jerseys may be purchased at Cassels NEW address (2816 Towerview 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.

For more information check our website at www.herndonyouthsoccer.org