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Spring Season Games Start April 8

posted by Evelyn Somers   [ updated ]

Pending the spring thaw and official field opening, games for the Spring 2017 soccer season will start on Saturday, April 8, 2017 and end in mid-June. Please check your grade-specific pages for more general information. Team assignments will be released in mid-March.

Can't wait to see everybody back out on the fields!

WYS Winter Afterschool Soccer Clinics are Full

posted Dec 2, 2016, 4:07 PM by Evelyn Somers   [ updated Feb 11, 2017, 7:37 AM ]

Clinic Information for registered players.

Clinics are focused on skill building through fun drills emphasizing ball control, dribbling, striking, passing, and receiving.

All clinics are held indoor in the Downey School Gym.

6 Friday sessions: February 3, 10, 17, and March 3, 10, 17

3:40—4:25pm        3rd and 4th Grade

4:30—5:15pm        5th and 6th Grade 

Registered players should bring a properly inflated ball and water bottle, and wear sneakers/indoor soccer shoes, soccer socks, and shin guards.

Late Registration Still Open for Spring 2017 Grades 3-8

posted May 23, 2016, 10:49 AM by Evelyn Somers   [ updated Nov 22, 2016, 7:12 AM ]

Late registration is still open for the Spring 2017 season. Some programs have been put on Wait List. 

Grades 3-8
Click through this Registration link or the link on the left-hand side of the home page. The fee for the 10-week Spring 2017 season from early April – mid June 2017 is $125 per player.

Grades K-2
If a child in Grades K-2 played in the fall season, there is NO NEED to RE-REGISTER for the spring, as these K-2 programs are FULL-YEAR programs. 

If a K-2 child DID NOT play in the fall, and wishes to play in the Spring 2017 season, please contact the registrar separately at registrar@westwoodsoccer.org.

Late Fee
Registrations completed after the 12:00 midnight November 21, 2016 deadline will be considered late and automatically assessed a $50 per player late fee. Late fees cannot be waived. Fee waivers will NOT be granted for late registrations. Late registrants will be placed on a space available basis.

Financial Hardship Fee Waivers
Now that the open registration period has closed, fee waivers for late registrations will not be offered. The exception is if the family participates in the free/reduced fee lunch program at school, then a fee waiver can be applied.

We Need Volunteers!
Please consider volunteering! If you want to submit your name to be considered for a Coach, Assistant Coach, or Parent Manager position please select the appropriate volunteer option and complete the volunteer information when you are registering your child during this Spring 2017 online registration process. Volunteer records do NOT automatically carryover from the fall season. 

Changes for Fall 2016/Spring 2017

posted May 21, 2016, 9:12 AM by Evelyn Somers   [ updated Aug 1, 2016, 9:35 AM ]

Recently the U.S. Soccer Federation mandated changes to the age group brackets for youth soccer teams to follow a consistent birth-year structure. Changes were also made to the standard number of field players for some groups to facilitate the transition to full-sided 11v11 soccer. Field and goal sizes will remain the same. 

Our BAYS travel league and Westwood Youth Soccer will be implementing the changes listed below starting with the Fall 2016/Spring 2017 season. 

Given the strong desire to keep players together by school grade, the playing groups are now categorized as School Grades with a qualifying criteria of a date of birth range. Registration and team formation reflect these changes.

7/8th Grade - Players born on or after 1/1/2002 AND are in the 7th/8th grade - play 11v11 with offsides rule

6th Grade - Players born on or after 1/1/2004 AND are in the 6th grade - play 9v9 with offsides rule

5th Grade - Players born on or after 1/1/2005 AND are in the 5th grade - play 9v9 with offsides rule

4th Grade - Players born on or after 1/1/2006 AND are in the 4th grade - play 7v7 without offsides

3rd Grade - Players born on or after 1/1/2007 AND are in the 3rd grade - play 7v7 without offsides

2nd Grade - Players born on or after 1/1/2008 AND are in the 2nd grade - play 4v4 without offsides

1st Grade - Players born on or after 1/1/2009 AND are in the 1st grade - play 4v4 without offsides

K Grade - Players born on or after 1/1/2010 AND are in the K grade - play 4v4 without offsides

Field Status

posted Apr 7, 2016, 7:54 AM by Evelyn Somers   [ updated May 5, 2016, 7:02 AM ]

The process for checking on Weekday Field Status is to click the appropriate link in our Field Information box on the left navigation. The Westwood Recreation Department makes all of those determinations. You must scroll down on their page to see the individual fields listed and their current status.

The process for checking on Weekend Field Status is to click the appropriate link in our Field Information box on the left navigation. WYS has a process for making these determinations on game day mornings and the status will be listed usually by 7:30am.

Uniform Rewards Program

posted Jun 17, 2013, 9:53 AM by WYS Webmaster   [ updated Jun 17, 2013, 9:58 AM ]

Check out the new Elite Rewards Program offered by WeGotSoccer to WYS! Uniforms Page

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