Registration for the Fall 2022 EBSC recreation season IS NOW OPEN
Please see below for the most frequently asked questions related to registration. If you have any further questions or issues, please email the VP of Registration
- Pre-Season coach & parent clinic
- 8 weeks of league games (week 9 for awards)
- Picture Day
- 8 weeks of Challenger training
- 1 two day Rec tournament (U7-U12)
- Player jersey (Ball for U6 and below)
- Participation award for all players U5–U10, placement awards for U11/12
- Optional winter training 8- 10 weeks train 1x per week indoors at The Fields Sports complex. (Registration opens October 1, 2022)
EBSC Rec Tournament 10/22 & 10/23
- One -two-day EBSC Halloween Rec tournament@ EBSC (U7-U12)
- 2 games will be played each day
- The team entry fee is separate; approximately $ 300 per team or $25 additional per player ( this covers the cost of referees for each EBSC team)
- All eligible Rec teams U8 to U12 are expected to participate in the tournament since we are hosting.
Q: What group does my child belong in?
A: TOP Soccer stands for The Outreach Program and is a US Youth Soccer community-based training and team placement program for young athletes with disabilities. The program is designed to bring the opportunity of learning and to play soccer to any boy or girl who has a mental or physical disability. If your child is not special needs, please select either our Futures program (U3 - U7) or our recreation program (U8 and up).
Q: My child is not special needs. Can I enroll in the TOP Soccer program?
A: No. The TOP Soccer Program is only being offered to build community awareness of this exciting opportunity! Please select the Futures program (U3 - U7) or our recreation program (U8 and up) and pay the standard registration fee of $140.
Q: How long is registration open?
A: Registration will remain open through July 31st. Players wishing to register after July 31st will be placed on a waiting list. If a spot opens up a late fee of $35 will be assessed to register your child. Please register in a timely manner and do not delay, or you may not be placed on a team!
REGISTRATION for 3M Seniors and 3M Juniors ( birth year 2005 - 2010) will close July 16th.
Q: How old does my child have to be to play soccer?
A: Our Tiny Tykes program is for the youngest players. For the Fall 2022 season, your child must be born in 2019 to start playing soccer.
Q: When does the season start and end?
A: The Fall season will begin on September 10th and end on November 12th, 2022.
Q: What is the schedule?
A: The game schedule will be finalized in the middle of August. Recreational games are played on Saturdays. Game times for players born from 2015 to 2011 will rotate weekly. For example, in week 1, your child may play at 9 am, week 2- 10:30 am, week 3- 12 pm and week 4- 9 am. Parents can expect games to be scheduled between 9:00 am and 1:30 pm on Saturdays. All teams from 2015 to 2011 are expected to hold a team practice at least once a week. Practice days/times are determined by the head coach and will be communicated once teams are formed.
Q: I am interested in volunteering my time. How do I let EBSC know?
A: When you register, you can opt to volunteer as a Head Coach or an Assistant. We are always looking for more coaches and assistants, so please consider doing so. You can also select if you want more information on Field Maintenance or Snack Stand Duty. For TOP Soccer, special training is required, so please reach out to our TOP Soccer Director with any questions or for more information on that program. Please note that Assistant Coaching or volunteering for TOPS does not fulfill work bond requirements. Note - all volunteers must be at least 13 years of age.
Coaches Needed: We strongly encourage you to consider registering as a head coach or an assistant. The Club will take steps to assist you if you are starting. Our Club continues to grow in enrollment, and we MUST have additional coaches to meet those needs. Please see our coach's corner for updated information regarding coaching requirements.
Q: What is the refund policy for the Spring 2022 season?
A: All Refunds will be subjected to a minimum $15 processing fee. Refund requests between Aug. 19th and Sept. 9th will be a 50% refund with a $15 processing fee. No refunds will be issued starting opening day (September 10th, 2022). Please note that late fees are not refundable. For refund requests, please email the VP of Registration with the following information: Player’s name, DOB, and reason for the refund.
Please allow 5 to 7 business days for your refund to be processed.
**** COVID-19 Refund Policy***
In the case of an NJ State or government shutdown during the season, refunds will be adjusted to reflect the number of weeks played. Otherwise, anything before the start of the season will be a full refund for State or government-mandated shutdowns only. For additional information regarding our covid-19 policies, please contact: firstname.lastname@example.org