Dear KPSA Families-
As we move into the summer, we are reminded that fall is not far off and we know that many of you are probably wondering what lies ahead. The KPSA BOD has been working hard in an attempt to try and come up with some stability for the fall season. As much as we would like to have a solid plan, uncertainty still lingers. We are doing our best with planning and anticipating a fall season. Outlined below is how KPSA plans to proceed as of now: KPSA will open registration on July 1st.
We will ask that all participants choose "deferred billing" and pay only $10 towards registration. We will customize this option within Admin Sports and further instructions will be sent just prior to registration opening. We are proceeding with caution and in the unfortunate event that we are unable to proceed with a fall season, this registration process eliminates the need for refunds. It is important to note that the $10 fee is non-refundable. In the event that the fall season is green lighted, the non-refundable $10 will be applied to registration fees. As all towns are in a unique situation with fielding teams and placements, KPSA will hold some form of an evaluation for incoming seventh graders only. Eighth graders that played with us last fall will not be attending and will be placed based on past data. BAYS has asked that we encourage all involved to adopt the BAYS mindset as we navigate through these uncertain times. A brief outline of the mindset is as follows:
Celebration of Soccer The Fall 2020 Season should be more about celebrating the kids playing the game, then results.
Go/No Go Overall For guidance about playing the fall season, BAYS will look to the same sources used to decide the spring season. The Fall season will not start unless all these sources agree that it is safe for children to play outdoor, inter-town sports this fall.
- Massachusetts Youth Soccer
- Status of schools
- Centers for Disease Control
- Mass. Department of Health
- Federal and state authorities
- MIAA controls high school sports
Season Length/Structure We decided to plan for a 10-game season structured as normal with tiered divisions and sections. This is all of the information we have as of now. As soon as we have more information to share you will be updated. We will touch base with everyone as we closer to the July 1st registration open date.
Thank you for your continued patience and understanding.