Wellesley United

Soccer Club

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Memorial Day Event 2021

MEMORIAL DAY EVENT - 3 STEP REGISTRATION

Register your team by CLICKING HERE

Registration Deadline - May 8th 2021

NOTE: The Commonwealth of Massachusetts is currently in Phase III of the COVID-19 reopening plan.  Phase III does not allow for Moderate Risk Sports (Soccer) to participate in tournament play of any kind.  If this remains the current phase as we approach Memorial Day, this event will not run as a tournament.   In place of the tournament, an alternative event may be held.  This alternative event will comply with all guidelines set forth by the Commonwealth of Massachusetts Office of Energy and Environmental Affairs.

1. ONLINE REGISTRATION: 

The Wellesley United Soccer Club is pleased to announce its annual Memorial Day weekend event! We are now into our 39th year and with each year the event seems to get better and better. This event is aimed solely at 3rd and 4th grade teams. This is a sanctioned 7v7 event, held under the auspices of the Massachusetts Youth Soccer Association. The event is limited to teams comprised of girls and boys under 9 years of age who are playing in U8 or U9.  Wellesley is located 20 minutes west of Boston, and all games will be played in Wellesley.

Rosters will be limited to Twelve (12) players (exceptions allowed upon event director approval). All teams must consist solely of players registered with that town for league play. This year applications from all-star and club teams will accepted. FIFA rules will apply. In keeping with the non-results-oriented philosophy that MYSA has adopted for all U-9 play, all teams will play 4 50 minute games (25 minutes per half with 5 minutes at half) teams will be separated into pools of relatively equal competitiveness. This will provide the greatest opportunity for all teams to enjoy a positive experience. Each team will be required to have at least two (2) responsible adults in charge at every game.

To enter your team, please register online by

Contact Dale Carr event director if you have any questions.

The fee is $500, $450 if registered before Feb 14th.  We urge you to apply as early as possible. Application does not guarantee acceptance. Acceptance notices will be emailed in early May. Registration fees, minus a $25 credit card processing fee (if applicable), will be returned promptly to those teams that are not accepted. Once acceptance is emailed, the registration fee becomes non-refundable.  Check with event directors directly at any time about any concerns about registration status and acceptance.

Please make sure you check you state travel guide in regards to COVID before registering your teams. If you are traveling from out of state and will need hotel rooms, please see info below.

 

2. SUPPLEMENTAL INFORMATION

Supplemental information that is required:

1- A typed list of your event player names should be emailed to the boys or girls event director by May 18th.

2- A medical release form for each player on your team - bring these to the check-in on Sunday morning or scan them and e mail to the event director prior to the event.

3. EVENT CHECK- IN 

Check-in online! Log into your GotSoccer account, upload the documents, we'll do the rest!

If you would prefer, you can check in on Saturday morning prior to the event starting at the Concessions Tent at the Sprague Field Complex (location of event). We strongly advise that you upload all documents beforehand to avoid over crowding at the event directors tent.

 

Please bring the following information with you to registration:

  1. Fully completed ROSTER that certifies your players' birth dates (i.e., a MA Youth Soccer or League roster is sufficient) signed by your club's registrar
  2. Medical Release forms for each player
  3. Your cell phone number and/or local contact information for communication during the weekend

The registration desk will be staffed by the Directors with whom you have been speaking these last few weeks and we all look forward to meeting you then. If you are from out of state we would advise that you upload all of your information for the team online or send it via email to the event director.

 

Please be sure to bring the following with you to all of your games:

  1. Pinnies : "home" teams (those listed first on the schedule) are required to bring, and wear, pinnies in case of a shirt-color conflict.

This event has proven in the past to be a thoroughly enjoyable experience for players and their families. We are dedicated to making this year's tournament every bit as successful. We hope that you will be able to join us.

EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR - Ansley Martin

4. HOTEL INFO

For out-of-state teams, overnight accommodations are available at several local hotels including the following:

Hotel Indigo: There are 44 double-bed rooms available (each room has two queen beds) at a cost of  (subject to change).

a) Outdoor pool, pool bar and cabanas, Fitness Center, Bokx 109 steakhouse restaurant, and Phi Bistro are all on the premises

b) Located near Riverside T station if you'd like to spend Monday touring Boston via subway

c) Contact Amanda Torpey at (617) 454-3414 to reserve a block of rooms (please refer to the Wellesley Tournament when doing so)

d) For a virtual tour, please visit www.hotelindigo.com or call (877) 270-1392

Crowne Plaza Natick: Located about 5 minutes from fields on Rte. 9 in Natick.  http://www.bos-natick.crowneplaza.com You can call their Central Reservations line at (888) 233-9527.

Many Thanks.

 

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