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Registration Info

REGISTRATION INFO FOR Fall 2020


Registration is NOW CLOSED for Fall 2020 with some waitlist spots available 
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Age Calculation
A Player's Division for AYSO is determined by their Year of Birth.  Please see the Age Chart for details.  Players participate in the same Division in the Spring that they we in during the previous Fall. 

Registration Fees
Participants must pay both an AYSO National Player Fee ($20) and local Region 18 Registration Fees (varies).  The total price, including all fees, is listed below.  Please note that you will often see the Fees separated in the system and the fees may be charged separately on your card.  But listed below is the total price.

     Early Registration (May 1st-June 30th) - $165 per participant 
               ($220 Registration Fee + $20 AYSO National Player Fee - $75 Early Bird Discount = $165 Total)
     Regular Registration (July 1st-July 31st) - $240
               ($220 Registration Fee + $20 AYSO National Player Fee = $240 Total)
     Late Registration Fee (August 1st and later) - $280
               ($220 Registration Fee + $20 AYSO National Player Fee + $40 Late Fee = $280* Total)
               *Note: 5U & 6U Divisions are exempt from the Late Fee.  

AYSO National Player Fee: Of the above fees, $20 is charged in a separate transaction.  It is a non-refundable annual player fee that goes directly to AYSO National.  If your child plays again in the Spring, they will not need to pay the player fee again for that season. 

Sports Connect Transaction Fee: There is a $2.75 per transaction fee that will be applied at the end of the order.  This fee is applied per transaction (per order).  It is NOT applied per player.  If you have multiple players and register them at the same time you will only be charged one transaction fee.  If you have multiple players and register them at different times, in different transactions, you will pay this fee on each separate transaction. This fee goes directly to Sports Connect and is also non-refundable (Sports Connect is our Registration Platform. It was previously known as Blue Sombrero).

Please note that Divisions may fill up early.
 
You may find that your Division is temporarily full and accepting waitlist.  Sometimes this even happens during Early Registration.  There is no guarantee of a playing spot because we must have enough Volunteer Coaches to run all of the teams.  We are a 100% Volunteer Run Organization.  If your child is placed on the waitlist and you would like to ensure that they play, Volunteer to Coach!!  Please contact your Division Commissioner (contact info on Board of Directors page) for details.  If you have any questions about volunteering, please check out our Volunteer page or email the Regional Coach Administrator ([email protected])


Refund Policy

If the season is cancelled before we begin, full refunds of the Region 18 Registration Fees will be issued for all participants. (This does not include the $20 AYSO National Player Fee)  Once uniforms have been distributed and the season begins, we are not able to offer refunds.
  
If the parent/player drops from the program, a Full Refund will be issued if requested by the end of Regular Registration, less the $20 non-refundable AYSO National Player Fee and a $20 Region 18 Processing Fee.

A Partial Refund will be issued if requested during Late Registration but at least 7 days prior to the Start of the Season for Region 18 (regardless of the start for your specific team).  The Partial Refund will be fifty percent (50%) of the Region 18 Registration Fee.  Again, the AYSO National Player Fee is fully non-refundable. 

No Refunds will be issued later than 7 Days Prior to the Start of the Season for Region 18.

Please contact the registrar to request a refund ([email protected]).

Multi-Player Discount 
The Total Registration Fee is $70 for the 3rd or more players per family.  ($20 AYSO National Player Fee + $50 Region 18 Registration Fee)  Payment for all players must be paid in "one" (1) payment transaction for the system to process the discount. 

Team Formation 
The 5U and 6U Divisions are allowed to form their own teams with a Head Coach.  Recruit your Friends, Volunteer to Coach, and have a ton of fun as your kids learn soccer with their best buddies. 

The 7U Division and Older use player drafts to balance the talent in the Division.  It is likely that your child will know at least some of their teammates and this is a great opportunity for your child to meet other incredible children from our community.  The Player Draft also facilitates two of our core philosophies... Balanced Teams and Player Development.  We believe it is more fun to play with balanced, competitive teams.  We believe that the competition from balanced teams is better in the long run for player development.  There will be brand new kids on every team who are just discovering soccer, and there will be talented experienced players who are pushing their skills to another level.  See our Why AYSO page for more details.       

For the Fall Season, teams will be formed mid- to late-August.  For the Spring Season, teams will be formed late-February.  Once teams have been formed, you will be contacted by your player's Head Coach with additional information.  Please be patient and wait for the Head Coach or Division Commissioner to contact you.


VOLUNTEERS

Parents, we really need your help to make this program successful.  AYSO is an ALL-VOLUNTEER Organization.  The only way we can provide a top quality soccer league at such low prices, accessible to everyone, is thanks to the incredible dedication of hundreds of volunteers.  We need your time to help manage and support the teams, games, fields, and logistics for each division.

And for the record, Volunteering is FUN!! 

While all Volunteer positions are important, we are in particular need of COACHES and REFEREES.

We have a Volunteer Page on the site with more details on the volunteer aspect of AYSO18.

Please feel free to email any of our Board Members to ask more details (contact information available on  Board of Directors page).








REGISTRATION INSTRUCTIONS

If you are a Returning Parent (already have an account with AYSO Region 18), please LOGIN above and search for available programs.  


If you are New to AYSO18 and do not have an account with our Region, please click the Register Now button above.  



If you would like Detailed Step-by-Step Instructions for How to Register, please visit our Registration Instructions page.


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P.O. Box 3597 
Manhattan Beach, California 90266

Email Us: [email protected]
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