Registration Information


Thank you for volunteering to coach a Falmouth Soccer Club (FSC) travel soccer team! We hope you and the players find it a rewarding experience. This information is intended to help you assemble and register your team for the upcoming season. It lists important dates and procedures you must follow to ensure your team is qualified for South Coast Soccer League (SCSL) play in the spring. Please pay careful attention to the dates – it may seem there is a lot to do in a short period of time, but if you follow the schedule it will go quite smoothly and we can all enjoy the year.

We invite you to attend regular FSC meetings, or to contact any of the Club officers if you require further information. Good luck!

2016

June -- Tryouts for Spring Travel Soccer. Coaching positions finalized based on turnout. See age group listing for proper player affiliation. MYSA Membership forms must be filled out by all players. Please make sure the forms are legible. Coaches keep these forms as medical waivers.

Coaches must submit written justification for a player to play up two years. No player may play up more than two years, nor in a younger age group.

A waiver is required for any player residing in a town other than Falmouth.

One child of each head coach (or Board member) is exempt from the Club player fee.

Early July -- All players will be notified prior to this date whether or not they made a team, and which division (1 or 2).

July -- Division 1 players and coaches register with SportsPilot on line via link on FSC home page. Non-internet registration is also possible via the coach.

Team roster submitted by the coach to the Falmouth registrar.

Coach collects from players:
1)  A minimum 1" x 1", maximum 1.25" x 1.5" head/shoulders color photograph (no hats allowed) for the pass card. Larger or smaller photos will not be accepted.
2 ) A photocopy of a certified town birth certificate for any player who has not played for Falmouth in previous seasons. Hospital certificates, passports and driver's licences are acceptable substitutes, but baptism and confirmation certificates are not. If a player's name is different from the birth bertificate, supporting documentation must be provided.
3) Checks from any players who did not pay on line.

Late July -- Falmouth registrar creates an official roster, coach and player pass cards for Div 1 teams and delivers them back to coaches.

Coaches affix photos to the back of all pass cards where indicated (use a glue stick – no staples or tape). Here is what a finished coach card should look like:



Coach signs the official roster, attaches any birth certificates to the appropriate cards and returns the completed package to the Falmouth registrar. Checks go to the Club treasurer. Note: completed cards and rosters due before August 1!

September - November -- Division 1 teams play fall schedule.

October - December -- GR2/GR3, GR4-GR8 Division 2, and GR9-GR12 players and coaches register. Teams are formed and coaches selected.

December 12 -- Falmouth declares spring team listing to SCSL and submits preliminary rosters. No new teams may be formed after this point, although players may be added to teams through the following May. No refunds of player registration fee after this point.

December 31 -- Initial spring game schedules are posted on the SCSL web site. Reschedule period begins; check your schedule and notify the FSC SCSL Director if changes must be made.

2017

January -- Register as a coach on the GotSoccer web site so you can see schedules and standings for your age group and report scores during the season

January -- Verify coach contact information in the Club Survey

January 9 -- Rosters and pass cards for all teams GR2-GR8 due to SCSL registrar. Once players are officaillay assigned to a team, coaches must complete a Player/Team Status Form to transfer or drop players.

February 13 -- Reschedule period ends; rosters and pass cards are due for teams GR9 and above

February 28 -- Final schedules are posted on the SCSL web site

April 1 -- Season opens. Each team plays eight (8) games, one per week on Saturday or Sunday. No games scheduled for Easter or Memorial Day weekends.

May 15 -- Final deadline for SCSL roster alterations

June 1 -- MTOC roster freeze date

June 4 -- Season closes

June 23-25 -- MTOC - Mass. Tournament Of Champions (state tournament). Playoffs among SCSL Division 1 teams U11 and above during the preceding 10 days determine qualification for MTOC.





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