Friday, April 20, 2012

AYSO Sign Ups

We have been playing soccer with AYSO Region 88 for a few years now.  If you count up all the kids and separate seasons I think it numbers about a dozen seasons.  Our first time at sign ups was a nightmare.  But I think it was mostly because I was unprepared.  I mean, who knew you would need a birth certificate for a 4 year old to play soccer.  Well I know now.  This year I was ready.  I was organized.  I pre-registered in February and I showed up at 9 am at Rosemont Junior High to sign up all three kids for soccer.  I had forms, a checkbook and a birth certificate (you only need one the first year they play).

I was pleasantly surprised to see the Girls U19 soccer team set up on the grass outside of Rosemont with not only a bake sale, but soccer balls and small goals.  They encouraged me to leave the children outside with them while I went in *alone* to sign up.  Um,  Yes Please!

I stood in a very short line, quietly, with no one tugging on me or fighting.  I quickly signed up the three children, wrote my check and left, all within 10 minutes.  The children were sad to leave their little soccer clinic so I plied them with cookies.  It was the easiest sign up I have ever done.

If you still haven't signed up for soccer go to Rosemont Junior High this Saturday from 9 am to 1 pm.   Be sure to go to before and print all the necessary forms.  Hopefully the U19 girls will be there with cookies and soccer balls.

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