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Registration in Now Open for Youth Boys and Girls, Grades K-8!

We are very pleased to announce that Registration is now open for Boys and Girls, in grades 3-8!!    Registration is accepted on a first in/first on basis.  With the continued growth of lacrosse, we anticipate that all of the teams will fill quickly.  To guarantee your spot, register as soon as possible.

 

Auburn Youth Lacrosse is pleased to provide the following information regarding our upcoming registration. Please take a few moments to read through the entire email below to ensure that you have all of the information necessary for registration.

 

FAQ's:

Q: Where do I register?

Choose Register Online from the Club menu.  Click on the button, select the appropriate team, and you’re on your way!

  • All players must be registered with US Lacrosse prior to registering with the club (NOT NEEDED FOR K-2 PROGRAM).  There is a $30 membership fee paid to US Lacrosse through their website, which can be found at this address:  https://www.uslacrosse.org/membership

    Membership will be verified during the registration process.     You cannot register your child without this number.

***As a parent you will need to create your own account first.  Make sure you select "parent" and fill in your information including your birthday.  Once you have created an account you can add your child/children.***

 

Q:  How much does it cost to register my child/children and what does it include?

  • Registration costs for the 2019 season are as follows:
  •          Boys and Girls, Grades 3-4:  $190.00
  •          Boys and Girls, Grades 5-6:  $250.00
  •          Boys and Girls, Grades 7-8:  $250.00

Q: Do you offer discount for siblings? 

  • Yes, it's $20 off per sibling in the 3/4, 5/6 or 7/8 boys/girls programs.

Q: What do our fees cover?

  • Team gear: goals, nets, balls, scorer, cones, etc.

  • Field costs

  • Uniforms 

  • Referee Fees

  • Rental Gear

Q: What is the refund policy?

If any program is canceled due to low enrollment or for any other circumstance, you will receive a full refund.

Player initiated refunds for registration fees are as follows:

Boys:  Before January 22, 2019 - full refund

After January 23, 2019- no refund except in cases of hardship as considered by the AYL board.

Girls:  Before February 23rd, 2019- full refund

After February 23rd, 2019- no refund except in cases of hardship as considered by the AYL board.

 

All refunds are for registration fees only and do not include any refund for fundraising activities, US Lacrosse membership, or Uniform fees. The AYL Board reserves the right to review refund requests on an individual basis.

 

Q: Does AYL make a profit?

No, AYL is proud to be a not-for-profit (501c3 organization) and offers some of the lowest registration fees in the state.

Q: How do I pay?

At the end of the registration process, you will be asked to submit credit card information. Registration will not be considered complete until payment is received. If you need to make alternate payment arrangements, please contact the Treasurer, Shane McNichols, at shane@aylax.org immediately after completing registration.

Q: When do I need to register?

The sooner the better!  Registrations are accepted on a first come/first serve basis.  With the continued growth of lacrosse, we anticipate that all of the teams will fill quickly.  To guarantee your spot, register as soon as possible.

Q:  When does registration close?

  • Boys:  January 22, 2019 @ 11:59pm
  • Girls:  Febraury 22, 2019 @11:59pm

Q: What team should I register for?

Your player’s grade level in the current school year is the first step in determining what team they are eligible for.  For the Spring 2019 registration we are also having you register by the High School area you reside in.  We will have Auburn Mountainview, Auburn High School and Auburn Riverside for the 3/4 and 5/6 Boys teams.  For 7/8 boys please just register for the 7/8 boys team.

Why are we doing this?  To try and grow a program for each area in Auburn.  **This is for boys teams only.  We do not have the numbers to break things out for girls at this time.**

What happens if we don't have enough for our area?  Then we will combine teams.  

All Boys and Girls teams will register based on their grade level.  

Q: What happends if I attend a private school somehwere else but live in the Auburn School District boundaries (BOYS)?

If you would like to play lacrosse you can select the team based on which HS you would attend in the Auburn School District.  We understand that going to a private school can be challenging to get back in time for practice if you are outside of Auburn. We will also review the situation and see about a program that might be closer to your private school if you'd like.  

Q: What happends if I attend a private school but live in the Auburn School District boundaries or attend a private school in Auburn but live elsewhwere (GIRLS)?

If a player attends a private school, and that school that does not have a school-affiliated program, then the player may make a one time election to play with either the program closest to her residence or the program closest to her school or educational setting. Once this election is made, a player may only change her program affiliation if her residence changes, she enrolls in a school that sponsors a team, or she is transitioning between 8th and 9th grade.  No other exceptions will be considered. 

Q: Why is AYLAX starting the registration process so early?

There is a lot of planning that is already taking place!  To determine equipment and uniform needs, schedule games and assign coaches, we need to know how many players we will have next year.  The more information AYL has now, the better we can serve you and your team.

Q: When do we start playing?

Boy's youth practices will begin the first week of February, with games beginning the first/second weekend in March.  

Girl’s youth practices will start the last week of February, with games beginning third weekend in March.

Taking Care of Business Day will be sometime in January for Boys and February for Girls, dates TBD! This is the day you get to meet your coach and teammates, receive notification about practice dates and locations, buy spirit wear, purchase your uniform, etc!

Q: When are practices and games?

AYL is currently trying to firm up field commitments, which will dictate practices schedules.  The board will have more information on practice schedules at our informational Taking Care of Business Day in Januaryfor boys and in February for girls, more information to follow in a later email.  Youth teams generally have two practices during the week and a game on the weekend.

Q: What equipment will I need to play?

Boy's youth players need to purchase is a stick, a mouth guard, cleats, and a protective cup! 

If you do not own equipment, AYL will rent protective equipment free of charge, this includes a helmet, shoulder pads, arm pads and gloves)  for the first two years they play lacrosse with AYL.  We will also provide custom-fit mouthguards (courtesy of one of our sponsors).  Please be sure to include equipment rental in the registration process. To assure that equipment is returned in good condition and in a timely manner, a $50 post-dated deposit check will be collected when equipment is checked out.  The check will not be cashed and will be returned to you when equipment is checked in at the end of the season. 

Girls youth players will need to purchase a stick, girls lacrosse goggles, cleats, and a mouth guard.  ​We will have some girls gear available for (free) rent as well.

 

All protective equipment listed above is required to participate in practice and games.

 

If you have further questions, please contact Ann Perry at ann@aylax.org