2017 Registration Information


Spruce Grove & District Minor Football Association

Cougars Registration Information

 

 

 

 

Age Groups:

 

NOVICE: ages 6-8, not turning 9 before December 31, 2017 (Birth Year 2009 - 2011)

 

ATOM: ages 9-10, not turning 11 before December 31, 2017 (Birth Year 2007 - 2008)

 

PEEWEE: ages 11-12, not turning 13 before December 31, 2017 (Birth Year 2005 - 2006)

 

BANTAM: ages 13-15, not turning 16 before December 31, 2017 (Birth Year 2002 - 2004)

  • No players entering GRADE 10 in September are eligible to play Bantam

 

*Birth Certificate or AHC to be viewed by registrar

 

 

Registration Fees for 2016:

 

Novice                  $335.00

Atom                    $375.00

Peewee                 $400.00

Bantam                 $400.00

 

*All players will also need to purchase football cleats (some soccer cleats are acceptable)

 

Equipment Deposit:

 

We require an equipment deposit cheque of $500.00, not dated. This cheque will not be deposited if all equipment is returned by Dec 1, 2017.

 

*Equipment includes - helmet, mouth guard, bag, pads, pants, practice jersey and game jersey.

 

Fundraising Requirements

 

Purchase of two (2) 50/50 booklets at $75.00/booklet. Each booklets contain 25 tickets at $3.00/ticket. First draw will take place June 24, 2017 Second draw will be October 26, 2017.

 

*Only 2 booklets/family required

 

Volunteer Commitment

 

All parents are required to volunteer 8 hours per player registered throughout the year at one of the following events:

 

- Concession

- High School Game Sticks

- Casino

- TBA

 

 Deposit cheque of $400.00 per player dated June 1, 2018 will be kept on file to ensure fulfillment of commitments.

 

* Dates to be announced.

 

Season Timeline

 

May 2 - June 24                regular practice schedule

July                                  no practice

August 1                           resume regular practice

Mid August                        Tiering Tournaments

September                        games begin

Oct - Mid Nov                   end of season (depending on playoff success)

 

Practices

 

Practices are held at the Fuhr Sports Park (next to the Tri Leisure Centre) from May thru October.  Novice and Atom practice 2 days per week - Wednesday and Thursday 6-8pm.  Peewee and Bantam practice 3 days per week - Tuesday 6-8pm, Wednesday and Thursday 6:15-8:15pm. 

 

Parent Commitments

 

As a parent of a player in SGDMFA, there exist minimum expectations that your association has of you.  These are your responsibility to carry out and it is necessary for you to fulfill these expectations in order to maintain yours and your child’s membership in SGDMFA.  To maintain your membership and the ability of this association to provide these opportunities to yourself and other members, you as a parent are expected to assist with the following at SGDMFA games:

 

-Sticks

-Score Keeping

-Snacks for Players

-selling 50/50 tickets

-selling programs

 

 

Equipment Fittings

 

Once player has been registered equipment fittings will be appointment only. An email will be sent out approximately 2-3 weeks before season start up to schedule players for equipment.  At this time please give the equipment manager the signed copy of the Player Code of Conduct and signed copy of the Parent Code of Conduct which was given at time of registration.  Equipment will not be release to player until both copies are received.

 

*Player & Parent Code of Conduct can also be found under the registration tab on the website.

 

 Refund Policy

 

In order to withdraw from Spruce Grove Cougars Football a written letter of notification must be presented to the registrar via email.  Registrars email contact is found on website.  No refunds after June 30 (if player registered after June 30 - 7 day grace period will be given).   Refunds will be paid by cheque to person who paid original fees less $100 administration fee.

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