North Rutherford Soccer Association

General Information

 

REGISTRATION FEES: Spring 2014

Early Registration; Before November 11

Ripples (Birthdates Between 8/1/2009 - 7/31/2010); $45

Youth Recreational (Birthdates Between 08/01/1995 - 07/31/2009); $75
Adults (Birthdates Before 8/1/1995); $90

Open Registration; November 11 – February 23

Ripples (Birthdates Between 8/1/2009 - 7/31/2010); $55

Youth Recreational (Birthdates Between 08/01/1995 - 07/31/2009); $85
Adults (Birthdates Before 8/1/1995); $100

Late Registration; February 24 – March 2

Ripples (Birthdates Between 8/1/2009 - 7/31/2010); $75

Youth Recreational (Birthdates Between 08/01/1995 - 07/31/2009); $105
Adults (Birthdates Before 8/1/1995); $120

TEAM ASSIGNMENT:  Returning players from the Fall 2013 season will be reassigned to the same team that they played on in the Fall 2013 season.  Players registering during the Late Registration period are not guaranteed to be placed back on the same team they played on during the Fall 2013 season.  Players will not be assigned to a team unless payment has been received by NRS.  Registrations (players)  pending receipt of check payment will not be assigned to a team until payment has been received.  

SPECIAL REQUESTS: Due to the number of registrations, NRS will not honor special requests such as carpooling, same team (unless siblings), specific coach, etc.  NRS does assign players of team coaches and assistant coaches to the same team.  Teams are allowed to have ONE assistant coach per season.

NRS REFUND POLICY:  Requests for a refund will be honored provided the parent or legal guardian notifies the NRS Registrar in writing prior to the first scheduled game day of the season. 

Requests after the first game day will be considered with additional documentation (Doctor’s recommendations, etc.)  These requests may result in an adjusted refund amount to cover costs incurred by the league.  Late fees are non-refundable.  Absolutely no refunds will be honored after the fourth scheduled game day of the season.  If your child must withdraw from the current season due to unforeseen circumstances, a request for refund of the registration fee may be made to NRS by email.

REFUND PROCEDURE: All requests prior to the first scheduled game day will be handled by the NRS Registrar and the NRS Treasurer.  All requests after the first game day will be presented to the NRS Executive Board by the NRS Registrar for approval at the next regularly scheduled meeting.

RETURN CHECK POLICY:  Fees incurred by NRS due to returned checks will be the responsibility of the registrant.

Registration fee provides:

  • A full uniform of jersey, shorts and socks (returning players from the Fall 2013 season WILL NOT be issued a new uniform in the Spring.  Returning players will continue to use the uniforms issued to them in the Fall.
  • Membership in the United States Youth Soccer Association and Tennessee State Soccer Association
  • Insurance
  • Operating expenses such as referees costs, flood lights, field maintenance.

Registration Discounts:

$5.00 discount for each additional household registration.

Coaching Opportunities:

All of the NRS coaches and assistant coaches are volunteer coaches.  NRS is ALWAYS looking for coaches (especially at the younger age groups).  When registering your child please consider volunteering to coach or assistant coach an NRS team.  Please note that ALL coaches and assistant coaches MUST complete a Volunteer Disclosure/Background check once a year.

Coaching Discount:

EACH HEAD COACH WILL RECEIVE A $15.00 REFUND AFTER THE FIRST WEEKEND OF GAMES.  ANY COACH HOLDING A USSF SOCCER COACHING LICENSE WILL RECEIVE A REFUND AS FOLLOWS:  E license receives a $25.00 discount and a D license receives a $35.00 discount. *** ONLY 1 COACHING DISCOUNT PER FAMILY IS ALLOWED REGARDLESS OF HOW MANY TEAMS ARE COACHED ***  DISCOUNTS WILL BE REFUNDED AFTER THE SEASON BEGINS - NOT DURING THE REGISTRATION PROCESS.

Volunteer Background Checks/Risk Management:
All volunteers with North Rutherford Soccer Association MUST complete Risk Management (Background Check) with TN State Soccer.  Click here to complete the Background Check/Risk Management form.

All coaches (even if you have coached in the past year) must complete the Volunteer Background Check/Risk Management form.  TN State Soccer has converted to a new system this year.

NO JEWELRY:

Absolutely NO jewelry is allowed to be worn by players during games.  This includes but is not limited to earrings, facial piercings, rings, bracelets of any kind, rubber bands around wrist and necklaces.  NO hard hair accessories allowed. Piercings may NOT be covered with a bandage.

CONCESSION DUTY:

A representative of each registered NRS player is required to work in the concession stand as needed for one shift each season.  Shifts are approximately 3 hours in length and will not interfere with the player’s scheduled game.  Representatives must be at least 13 years of age in order to work in the concession stand.

For assistance with registration e-mail registrar@nrssoccer.org.