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info:faq [2013/12/03 16:19]
Jennifer Treichler
info:faq [2014/07/02 15:38] (current)
Jennifer Treichler [Prospective Parents]
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     * [[info:whyayso|Why should we register for AYSO?]]     * [[info:whyayso|Why should we register for AYSO?]]
     * [[#How can I register my child to play AYSO?|How can I register my child to play AYSO?]]     * [[#How can I register my child to play AYSO?|How can I register my child to play AYSO?]]
 +    * [[#When is the deadline to register?|When is the deadline to register?]]
     * [[#When/How long is the season?|When/How long is the season?]]     * [[#When/How long is the season?|When/How long is the season?]]
     * [[#When/How long are practices?|When/How long are practices?]]     * [[#When/How long are practices?|When/How long are practices?]]
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 === How can I register my child to play AYSO? ===  === How can I register my child to play AYSO? === 
 Registration is typically open starting May 1st for Fall, and December 1st for Spring.  It is strongly recommended that you register before team formation begins (mid-July for Fall, Feb 1st for Spring), as team placement cannot be guaranteed after those dates, but registration stays open until the season begins.  Please see the [[registration:home|Registration]] page for instructions for the current season. Registration is typically open starting May 1st for Fall, and December 1st for Spring.  It is strongly recommended that you register before team formation begins (mid-July for Fall, Feb 1st for Spring), as team placement cannot be guaranteed after those dates, but registration stays open until the season begins.  Please see the [[registration:home|Registration]] page for instructions for the current season.
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 +=== When is the deadline to register? ===
 +The last day for guaranteed team placement is July 18th for Fall, February 1st for Spring.  For older players we recommend registering early, because if there are not enough coaches priority is given by registration date (after volunteering families.)  However if there is room, we do accept registrations up until the beginning of the season.
  
 === When/How long is the season? ===  === When/How long is the season? === 
 The regular season is ten games, although normally team practices will begin two to three weeks prior to the first game (except for U5 and U6). The regular season is ten games, although normally team practices will begin two to three weeks prior to the first game (except for U5 and U6).
  
-The Fall season begins the first weekend after the Labor Day Weekend (September 7th this year) and ends two weekends prior to Thanksgiving Weekend (November 9th). For U12/U14, a regional tournament is played the weekend prior to Thanksgiving, and if a team does well, Area tournaments can extend the season into December. +The Fall season begins the first weekend after the Labor Day Weekend (September 6th this year) and ends two weekends prior to Thanksgiving Weekend (November 8th). For U12/U14, a regional tournament is played the weekend prior to Thanksgiving, and if a team does well, Area tournaments can extend the season into December. 
  
 The Spring season begins the middle of March (March 15th for 2014) and ends ten weeks later (May 17th). The Spring season begins the middle of March (March 15th for 2014) and ends ten weeks later (May 17th).
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 === Where are games played? === === Where are games played? ===
-Games locations vary season by season, depending on fields permits and registration numbers for the various division.  For Fall, generally speaking:+Games locations vary season by season, depending on fields permits and registration numbers for the various divisions.  For Fall, generally speaking:
   * U6 games are at Ortega Park   * U6 games are at Ortega Park
   * U7-U10 in Sunnyvale (usually Raynor, Panama, Cumberland)   * U7-U10 in Sunnyvale (usually Raynor, Panama, Cumberland)
-  * U12 to U14 play in Sunnyvale (usually Hollenback or San Antonio) and surrounding cities+  * U12 to U14 play in Sunnyvale (usually Hollenbeck or San Antonio) and surrounding cities
   * U16 and U19 play in Sunnyvale (usually San Antonio) and other cities between here and Portola Valley.   * U16 and U19 play in Sunnyvale (usually San Antonio) and other cities between here and Portola Valley.
 Please see the [[info:fields|fields]] page for all locations used.  Again, **locations vary season to season, and this list is only intended as an example.** Please see the [[info:fields|fields]] page for all locations used.  Again, **locations vary season to season, and this list is only intended as an example.**
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 ===== Current Parents ===== ===== Current Parents =====
 === I didn't get a registration confirmation.  Is my child registered? ===  === I didn't get a registration confirmation.  Is my child registered? === 
-Generally you will not hear anything until team formation is in prgoress, unless there is a problem with your registration.  If you would like to confirm your child is registered and will be put on a team, your can check you child's status at anytime on [[https://r44.webyouthsoccer.com|WebYouthSoccer]].  Your login with the same username and password you used to register, if you have any trouble please contact the [[board:contacts|registrar]]+Generally you will not hear anything until team formation is in progress, unless there is a problem with your registration.  If you would like to confirm your child is registered and will be put on a team, your can check you child's status at anytime on [[https://r44.webyouthsoccer.com|WebYouthSoccer]].  Your login with the same username and password you used to register, if you have any trouble please contact the [[board:contacts|registrar]]
  
 === What is the refund policy in case I need to withdraw my child? === === What is the refund policy in case I need to withdraw my child? ===
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 === I have a problem with a parent/coach/referee/board member.  How can I resolve it? === === I have a problem with a parent/coach/referee/board member.  How can I resolve it? ===
-Please do not let problems go unreported!  It is important to us that players have a good experience with soccer, and if you have a problem with someone that cannot be resolved informally, it is something that needs to be addressed.  Please read the [[parents:home#dispute_resolution|dispute resolution]] and [[board:contacts|board contacts]] page to find the most appropriate person to bring the issue to.+Please do not let problems go unreported!  It is important to us that players have a good experience with soccer, and if you have a problem with someone that cannot be resolved informally, other people probably do too and it is something that needs to be addressed.  Please read the [[parents:home#dispute_resolution|dispute resolution]] and [[board:contacts|board contacts]] page to find the most appropriate person to bring the issue to.
  
 ===== Prospective Coaches ===== ===== Prospective Coaches =====
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