(Boys meeting is first hour, girls follows)
Season FAQ - read the Are you ready? section below.
Co-Ed 1st/2nd Grade Skills Practice + Games: Everything provided by SYL! 🙂
Boys 3rd-8th: Helmet - Shoulder Pads - Elbow Pads - Gloves - Mouthguard - Cup - Cleats - Stick
Girls 3rd-8th: Helmet (optional) - Goggles - Mouthguard - Cleats - Stick
If you are in need of (financial) assistance with equipment, please contact email@example.com.
2021 SEASON OVERVIEW
1st/2nd Grades: 6 Saturdays for 90 minutes typically in the morning at a location TBD. Planning for Apr 17 / 24 / May 1 / 8 / 15 / 22.
3rd-8th Grades: Boys 5-8 practices begin first week of March, 3-4 follow the next week, and are generally 2 weeknights throughout season. Girls will begin Mar 29. Games begin after Spring Break, and are typically on Saturdays (occasional midweek games). Last boys games likely weekend before Memorial Day and girls will extend into June. SYL's home fields (for practices and games) include THPRD HMT, Conestoga, Bethany Baptist, and the new Tumwater MS. There will not be games Memorial Day weekend.
What are the fees for SYL? You can review appropriate fees on the Youth Program Registration Overview page. For the time being, when you register, you will not be charged anything ($0) by SYL but you must have a valid USLAX membership ($30). Once we have a better grasp of field allocation and hence season start/end dates, number of practices each week, games, etc., we will invoice the Fee. The Fee listed is the maximum we will charge - should the season be shorter or scaled in some fashion, we will reconsider our standard Fee. Players will not be rostered until the Fee is paid.
What will COVID-19 protocols include? You should anticipate a health screening on each day of play (practice or game). No screening = no play. You should also anticipate mask requirement - not face shield or covering - during play. Again, no mask = no play. Some play in Portland has required masks only to/from the field, but we will require ON field. Spectators are not currently allowed by THPRD, but we will monitor any update to this policy. We will only play teams that commit to our level of protocols.
Will boys grades 5-8 be designated as Recreational or Select players/teams? It is unlikely there will be tournaments this season, which is the primary mechanism to get sufficiently competitive games for our Select teams. As such, we are contemplating how we will form teams at these levels. As always, we are committed to meeting the player where he is and providing an appropriate environment for his skill and aspirations.
What is my option if I don't want my player to play games but rather practice only? We can designate players as practice only and they can opt out of games.
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DSG 20% OFF SHOP EVENT
Friday, March 5 - Monday, March 8
Washington Square Store
Save the date! Our partner, DICK’S Sporting Goods, is offering a 20% off discount throughout the store to help us gear up for the season! The coupon is valid in-store on the dates above and should be shown at the register during checkout.
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