To Register for Fall 2020 Travel Grade 4-8 Soccer Teams CLICK HERE
WHO: Player who will be in Grades 4-8 in Fall 2020. Please sign up for your next fall grade for 2020 Fall Grade 4-8 Teams.
Players must live in Wellesley or attend school in Wellesley.
BAYS AGE GROUPS FOR FALL 2020-SPRING 2021: All the town based programs in MA will maintain a grade based age group so please sign up for your fall grade.
WHAT you need : Players will be required to order and purchase a new Nike uniform that will be worn for the next two years (Fall 2020-Spring 2022). Information on ordering uniform including your jersey # will be sent to you in late June. Shin pads and cleats are required. Players should bring a ball to practice. Size 4 ball for grade 4-6, size 5 ball for grades 7-8.
WHERE: All grade 4-8 teams play in BAYS (Boston Area Youth Soccer) travel league, comprised of 55 towns around greater Boston. There will be 5 away games and 5 home games during the season. Home games are played at Sprague, Elm Bank, Schofield, Perrin and Bates fields. See Field link above for directions and field maps.
WHEN: Games are Saturdays for 10 weeks, Sept. 12 - Nov. 14. Girls play Saturday morning at 9:00, 10:30 or 12 noon. Boys play Saturday afternoons at 1:30, 3 or 4:30 pm.. (Schedule may vary each week).
COST: Fee is $200 with a late fee of $25 per player assessed after June 30th. Payment is online by credit card.
Refund Policy: Full Refund (less processing fee of $15) up to June 20, 50% refund June 21-July 30. Programs are open to players who live in Wellesley or attend school in Wellesley.
Late registrations are very time consuming and disruptive to teams and coaches. Please sign up on time in order to be assured a place on a team. Fall teams must be submitted to BAYS by the first week of July. Teams will be formed in late June based on prior tryouts and coach evaluations. You will be notified of team placement by July 15th. A player must be registered in order to be placed on a team.
Tryouts will not be held in spring/summer 2020 due to COVID-19 closure of fields and soccer activities. They are usually held in November and May for those players who would like to be considered for a stratified team for the following year. Each age group fields some stratified teams and balanced teams. Note: all 4th grade teams will be balanced for fall 2020. It is not necessary to tryout to be placed on a balanced team and those teams also play in the BAYS Travel League. Please check the tryout policy for more info about tryouts and team placement. Teams are generally kept the same from fall to spring whenever possible. The team formation does depend on the # of players who return to play from fall to spring.
Questions If you have specific questions about your child's age group including team placement, please contact the appropriate Age Group Coordinator.
Grade 4-8 Fall Teams: June 20, 2020.
Players who register by the deadline will be placed on teams. Space can not guaranteed if you sign up after these dates and a $25 late fee per child will be assessed after these deadlines. Register all of your players at one time or come back to add another player later.
Grade 4-8 Fall Team registration fee $200
Registration Fee payment is by credit card only, Late fee after deadline is $25. If you have financial need, scholarships are available. Please email with reason for scholarship request and select Fee Waiver Request.
Please note The Wellesley United Soccer Club has a policy against accepting requests for specific placement or grouping of players or for specific coaches. While we clearly understand that parents have the best intentions in mind, with hundreds of players per grade the many specific requests that would inevitably be made would make it very difficult , if not impossible, to put teams together.
Volunteer to Coach
Coaches are needed at all levels - sign up to coach when you register your child or log back into your family account to 'volunteer' next to their registration. You can also contact the age group coordinator.
Earrings Safety Alert!
For safety reasons, EARRINGS and other jewelry cannot be worn during games. The referee will ask you to remove them before playing . If you are planning to get ears pierced, do it early in the summer so they can be removed at first game in Sept. or early in winter so they can be removed at first game in early April. Referees will not allow taping of earrings - they must be removed in order to play.