Mansfield Youth Soccer continues with online registration process. To help facilitate the process please read this entire page before beginning the process.
MYS realizes that some parents do not have access to a computer, while others have a need for financial assistance. If you would like to request financial assistance, please mail in a registration form along with the quick financial assistance form; these registrations in particular need to be in as early as possible. MYS is sensitive to these issues and have allowed for these exceptions. Due to these changes, forms will not be automatically mailed to parents. If you are unable to use online registration or download the registration form from our website, please request one through the hotline.
Why is the deadline for soccer season so early ?
MYS has an obligation to submit teams to travel leagues by mid-July(Fall) and mid-January(spring) and MYS must place orders for equipment and uniforms by mid-July and mid-January to ensure delivery for end of August/March. If MYS does not have the registration numbers during those early months then MYS is at financial risk of being charge “late fees” by our vendors and BAYS league. MYS is challenged within the travel league to have teams submitted and finalized in the BAYS league by mid-July and mid-January. Our travel director needs a few weeks after the close of registration to chase down those who do not register but do expect to play. He does work on the teams between mid-June/mid-Dec to early August/January. MYS volunteers spend hours and hours following up with families who played in the fall but do not register on time. We invest that time because MYS does not want children to suffer the consequence of not playing spring soccer because of missed deadlines. Our records show 20% of the travel players do not sign up by the deadline which puts MYS at a financial risk with BAYS. If we do not register enough teams or too many or register in the wrong division, MYS has to pay fines in order to make adjustments after the BAYS deadline. Registration numbers have a huge impact on team placements: if enough from one team decline to sign up and that team falls below minimum numbers per policy, we would need to adjust teams. This in essence can change the strength of the teams, which can alter where we would want them placed level-wise in BAYS.
But Intown teams are not even announced until just before the season starts …
MYS strives year after year to post rosters weeks before the season BUT we have been unsuccessful in meeting that goal because many families do not register until last minute. Our records show that 15% of the intown registration numbers flow in the 2 weeks before the season begins (and some come in even the first week of the season). Since the numbers change constantly during those last weeks we cannot post rosters, too many changes need to be made because of the last minute influx of registrations. If we post rosters we then have to back track and tell children and parents their team has changed which is very confusing and disappointing for everyone. The late fee does help persuade parents to sign up sooner rather than later and the newspaper and mass email reminders seem to help as well but we still have many outstanding registrations come the weeks before the season opener. Part of MYS’ mission is to place every child who wants to play soccer on a team no matter how late the request comes in. Hopefully this explains that below the surface there are challenges and strong reasons for the deadlines.
~MYS is committed to offering the opportunity to play soccer to any child in the town of Mansfield. Please keep in mind that timely registration of all players allows MYS to operate most effectively. Please note there is no flexibility in the registration deadlines for ROAD TEAM players due to the evaluation and placement of players and teams required to be on a strict schedule with BAYS. MYS will make every effort to place In Town players directly on a team even if they register after the deadlines. If a player can not be placed due to full rosters then the player's registration fee will be returned by MYS.
Fees are :
$95 for U5 - U14 Intown players
$105 for all travel players (Deadline May 26th)
$130 Travel Wait List
$275 Family maximum
$25 Late fee per PLAYER (beginning July 20)
If you are in need of a financial assistance, please submit form below before the deadline. Late Financial Assistance Registrations are difficult to process in time for the season to start.
MYS thanks you in advance for using online registration. Follow the link below to our secure, online registration site. Once there you should follow the process below to register and pay for Fall 2013 soccer for your children.
Season Information: Display of registration fees and guide for age bracket leagues. Pay special attention to DOB of leagues since player will automatically default to league based on DOB.
Family Look up: Families previously registered with MYS will display from the last name search. Select correct family based on street and # of children playing soccer. If family is not previously registered with MYS or not found in search then create a new account.
Player Selection/Registration: Select or add player to register. League for player will be defaulted based on cut off date and DOB.
INTOWN DOB- Learning to play soccer in a safe and fun manner are the priorities for MYS. For Intown the DOB cutoff of July 31st is less strict, for travel BAYS requires a waiver for any player playing "up or "down". For example, if you have a a July child who wants to play with their grade it shouldn't be a problem. If you feel your child will behave age-appropriately in a different age group than what the system defaults to please email the registrar after registering with the default.
If your child is playing "up" please make sure that they are not poorly affecting the enjoyment of the older kids. If your child is playing "down" please be extra vigilant for your child's size causing an unsafe situation for younger kids. Any complaints about a player who is too old or too young for their league will be taken seriously and may result in that player being shifted to their appropriate age cutoff date.
Select intown or travel or if requesting player to play with grade for intown teams only. Uniforms will be ordered at this step, please be prepared to size uniforms at this step.
Volunteer questions: Fill out volunteer questions and comments. You will be contacted to process your CORI.
Checkout: Check summary of charges then move on to complete the credit card transaction. No child will be denied the opportunity to play soccer for financial reasons.
Player questions: Fill out email address and players questions for as many children you have registered.
DONE: Process is complete. Close browser window. Email receipt will be sent to you as confirmation of your registration.
Parents wishing to withdraw their child after submitting a registration should refer to the Refund Request Form.
Questions about registration can be emailed to the MYS Registrar.