AYSO Core Registration Closes August 23!

Hope everyone is enjoying the last few weeks of summer! Important reminder – registration for AYSO Core 2019/2020 season (which includes both the Fall ’19 and Spring ’20 seasons) will close on Friday, August 23, 2019. The exceptions are the Very Important Player (VIP) and U5/Jamboree divisions which are rolling admission through the year.

For more information on pricing, age divisions (including our new younger age groupings by grade level (K-2nd grade) and link to online registration system, please check out https://crotonsoccer.org/information/registration/.

Please note, only registrations received by August 23 are guaranteed placement on a team. Any registrations after that date will be automatically placed on the waitlist. Activation off the waitlist is pending space and on a first come, first served basis. Any waitlist placements will be done after the season start.

We always need coaches, particularly for the younger divisions. If you’re interested in helping out, please contact Yariv Alpher, Coach Coordinator at yarivalpher@gmail.com.

Thank you!

Croton AYSO Board

Thanks for a Great Spring Season & Registration Now Open for 2019/2020!

Thanks to everyone for a great spring season. Special thanks goes to the amazing coaches & volunteers who devoted their time and energy to making 2018/2019 fantastic. Croton AYSO is a 100% volunteer-run organization and their effort & patience helps make sure the 425+ kids enrolled get a quality soccer experience. Thank you!

Registration is now open for the 2019/2020 season. Early bird rates are in effect until July 7th. The last day to register for ’19/’20 is August 23rd. Please go to the Registration page (https://crotonsoccer.org/information/registration/) for details on divisions, pricing and link to the online registration system.

Coach recruitment is also underway. If you’d like to coach next year or have questions, please email us at reg@crotonsoccer.org.

Thank you again to everyone involved in Croton AYSO. Have a great summer!

Croton AYSO Board

Update on Croton United Tryouts & AYSO CORE ’19/’20 Registration

Thank you to everyone who came out for Croton United ’19/’20 team tryouts on April 30th and May 7th. We anticipate making final decisions by May 15th or sooner. Decision notification will be through Blue Sombrero email so please make sure filters do not inadvertently mark the email as spam. General information on schedules, weekly commitment and fees can be found at https://crotonsoccer.org/information/croton-club/.

Registration for Croton AYSO CORE for the ’19/’20 season will open on May 20th. CORE is Croton AYSO’S main program (no tryouts required) and is separate from Croton United (club soccer).

’19/’20 Croton United Tryouts Continue on May 4th

Tryouts for the ‘19/’20 Croton United teams were held on April 30th and will continue on Saturday, May 4th. Players do not have to attend both dates but it is encouraged. If your child missed the Tuesday April 30th session, they can still tryout at the May 4th session but need to register prior. Please email reg@crotonsoccer.org as soon as possible. There is no fee to try out and more details on Croton United can be found at https://crotonsoccer.org/information/croton-club/.

Please make sure your player arrives at least 15 minutes prior to session start and comes equipped with cleats, shin guards, ball and water.

Tryout times on Saturday, May 4th are listed below.

  • Boys & Girls U10 (Birth Year ‘10/’11) from 9a-10:15a
  • Boys & Girls U11/U12 (Birth Year ‘08/’09) from 10:30a-11:30a
  • Girls U13 (Birth Year ’07) from 10:30a-11:30a

If bad weather or field conditions necessitate canceling tryouts, we will send notification via Blue Sombrero email and Rained Out text alert on Saturday morning. Please make sure the Croton AYSO Blue Sombrero email address is not flagged as spam and that you are signed up for the Rained Out text alert which can be found on the Croton AYSO webpage (https://crotonsoccer.org/).

If Saturday tryouts are cancelled, they’ll likely be rescheduled for the following week. Based on trainer availability it will be either Tuesday, 5/7 or Thursday, 5/9 but we will confirm.

’19/’20 Croton United Tryouts & AYSO CORE Registration

Welcome back from Spring Break AYSO Parents! Two updates to the Croton AYSO program on Croton United (club soccer) and AYSO Core (main program).

Tryouts for Croton United ‘19/’20:

Tryouts for the ‘19/’20 Croton United teams will be held next week. Players do not have to attend both dates but it is encouraged. Please have your player arrive at least 15 minutes prior to session start to distribute pinnies. All players must register to tryout on Blue Sombrero (http://ayso.bluesombrero.com/region455) by Sunday, April 28th. There is no fee to try out and more details on Croton United can be found at https://crotonsoccer.org/information/croton-club/.

‘19/’20 Croton United Tryout Schedule

Tuesday, April 30th

  • Boys & Girls U10 (Birth Year ‘10/’11) from 5p to 6:15p
  • Boys & Girls U11/U12 (Birth Year ‘08/’09) from 6:30p-7:30p
  • Girls U13 (Birth Year ’07) from 6:30p-7:30p

Saturday, May 4th

  • Boys & Girls U10 (Birth Year ‘10/’11) from 9a-10:15a
  • Boys & Girls U11/U12 (Birth Year ‘08/’09) from 10:30a-11:30a
  • Girls U13 (Birth Year ’07) from 10:30a-11:30a

AYSO ‘19/’20 CORE Program:

Registration for next year’s CORE program will open on May 6th on Blue Sombrero (http://ayso.bluesombrero.com/region455). No tryouts are required for the CORE program.

Welcome to AYSO Spring ’19 Season

Opening weekend for the Spring ’19 AYSO Core season is here and we’re excited to see everyone on the field! Please check this site and the Croton AYSO Facebook page for updates throughout the season. We’ll also send AYSO-wide information through Blue Sombrero emails so please make sure they’re not getting caught in spam filters. Most importantly, please sign up for the Rained Out alert (look to your right for sign up button >>>) as it’s our primary way of sending weather-related cancellation notices.

Coming soon … Croton United (travel soccer) tryouts (end of April/early May) and registration for the 2019/2020 season (mid May)

Spring Season Starts April 6th

Croton AYSO Core spring season starts next week (April 6 is 1st practice). You should have received an email from your coach but just as reminder:

– Same teams as in the fall
– Most practice times/locations remain the same but there are a couple of changes (check the schedule page for updated times)
– For U8/U10/U12/U14 divisions, games will begin on Sunday, April 7. Game schedules are still being finalized but there will be no Sunday games on April 21, May 12 or May 26. Saturday practices on those weekends will be at coaches’ discretion.

All players should come to practice with cleats, shin guards, water bottle and an age appropriate soccer ball (Size 3 for U5/U6/U8, Size 4 for U10/U12, Size 5 for U14). Also please remember that the U5/U6 divisions are not drop off.

Thank you and looking forward to a great spring season!
Croton AYSO Board