I’d also like to give everyone a preview of what to expect for the Fall season:
We will continue to practice twice a week like we did
last Spring. PLEASE let me know what nights the kids will have
religious commitments. Practices will be from 6:00-7:30 – daylight savings
is November 4th and we might have to readjust the scheduled time at that
point. OUR FIRST PRACTICE IS THIS THURSDAY NIGHT AT 6PM. We will
continue to practice on Thursday Night and Saturday morning at 9am until the
We will be playing the HBC tournament over Labor Day weekend. The
games will be Saturday and Sunday (likely two each day). We will get the
specific schedule the last week of August and will pass it along when we get
it. We also are planning to participate in a Columbus Day Tournament as
well as the Dix Hills Thanksgiving Tournament.
We will also be competing for the first time in the NY Cup, which is a
year-long World Cup style tournament that JSS runs. There are gold/silver
divisions and there will be 32 teams competing in each. This will be one
game per month. More information to follow on this.
We will be playing in both LIJSL and JSS. We are going to try to play
some double-headers on Saturday’s. All LIJSL games must be played on
Saturday’s and we will be trying to schedule some JSS games for Saturday’s as
well. We anticipate having these schedules the last week in August.
We do know that our first games for JSS/LIJSL will be the weekend of September
8/9. Our first NY Cup game will be scheduled
for that weekend as
TBD – training and league
In addition to the two fund raisers we did last season (Super Bowl and NCAA
Bracket) we will be running a Survivor Pool – details will follow shortly.
Thanks very much for helping on these – the monies raised is used to offset
certain league and ref fees which keep the overall player costs down. If anyone
has any other suggestions please pass them along.
Fall season will be $175 per player. We are planning to open a team bank
account and will use the collected monies to pay for the various fees as they
arise. In the fall we currently expect to be paying for the following: JSS
league/JSS NY Cup games and referee fees, LIJSL, and the various tournaments we
are planning to enter.
It would be appreciated if everyone can bring a
check with them to one of the upcoming practices.
Also, this team is
great at responding to emails and it is greatly appreciated. I would ask
that whenever an email goes out that requires a reply, that everyone please
respond as quickly as possible. I would also like to get everyone’s texts
so that I can start a text chain that might make it easier to quickly notify
everyone of any weather cancellations, etc.
Also, also, I need everyone to download a medical consent form and when you
fill it out please leave the function line on top blank and do not date the form
- this was we can use them all season for the various tournaments, etc. To
download the form, here is the link: http://www.dixhillssoccerclub.com/user_files/1/0/travel_medicalreleasepdf.pdf
or you can go to the dix hills soccer club website and download the form that
way – don’t worry about notarizing – and if you can remember to bring the form
to practiced this Thursday or Saturday, that would be helpful.
Looking forward to great season.