Westfield FC

Handbook - Town Soccer

  • AGE GROUPINGS ARE SUBJECT TO CHANGE BASED ON VOLUME OF PLAYERS BY AGE AT REGISTRATION
  • DUE TO MASSACHUSETTS LAW, Westfield FC IS NO LONGER REQUIRED TO CARRY A SECONDARY MEDICAL INSURANCE POLICY.
  • NO DOGS ALLOWED AT ANY Westfield FC GAME OR PRACTICE SITE
  • STANLEY PARK GUARDS HAVE THE FINAL SAY ON ANY PARKING SITUATION THAT MAY ARISE AT THE PARK.  PLEASE COOPERATE WITH THE STAFF AT STANLEY PARK.

Late Registration

Please go to the Westfield FC In Town Soccer registration page. The link to sports engine will be there to register. You will need to upload a copy of your child’s birth certificate. 

Refunds

Refunds will be given up to June 30th.  After June 30th refunds will be given for medical reasons with a doctor’s note or a player becoming a member of a high school team.  

Locations

Games are played at Westfield South Middle School and Stanley Park.  PLEASE SEE PARKING MAP FOR PARKING AT STANLEY PARK. 

The Season begins mid August.

CANCELLATIONS

Games canceled due to weather or for any other reason will be announced on FACEBOOK.  FRIEND US ON FACEBOOK OR USE THE FOLLOWING ADDRESS:   https://www.facebook.com/WestfieldFCMA/ 

PRACTICES FOR ALL DIVISIONS

It is Westfield FC policy that practice sessions are limited to two (2) per week, Monday through Friday with a maximum of two (2) hours per session. With the exception of Boys/Girls 6-7 division. This division is limited to (1) one hour practice per week. Saturday and Sunday are for games only.  A session is defined as any practice, game or meeting. 

 The following divisions are instructional and recreational in nature.  It is non-competitive.  Scores and standings will not be kept. 

Boys 6-7 and Girls 6-7 Division

Boys 8-9 Division                           

Girls 8-10 Division                              

EQUIPMENT

Complete uniforms must be worn. Complete is defined as shirts, shorts, socks, footwear, and shin guards.  Shin guards must be completely covered at all times for the safety of all players.  Acceptable footwear includes sneakers, turf shoes, or rubber cleats.  No metal spikes are allowed. No jewelry, including earrings may be worn.  No string bracelets are allowed. Medical alert tags are an exception and must be taped to the body. MOUTH GUARDS ARE RECOMMENDED BUT NOT MANDATORY. 

Look for Westfield FC merchandise for sale at both fields! 

RULE VARIATIONS

High School Federation Rules are used with Westfield FC amendments.            

No slide tackling            

No metal spikes            

Shin guards are mandatory in all divisions 

No heading

PLAYING TIME:

 In all divisions, players must play a minimum of one half of each and every game they are eligible to play in.  If a player does not play the minimum, the first infraction will result in disciplinary action to be determined by the Board.  Any exception must be brought up to the Division Coordinator and/or the opposing coach prior to each game. 

LOST AND FOUND

At Stanley Park - check at the guardhouse.  All other locations, check with your Coach.  


Stanley Park guards have the final say on any parking situation that may arise.  

Please cooperate with the staff at Stanley Park. 

USE AND CARE OF FIELDS

Coaches and all other personnel are advised that use of the fields are a privilege and therefore proper care should be adhered to at all times. Everyone is reminded:

NO LITTER IS TO BE LEFT BEHIND                        

NO GLASS CONTAINERS ALLOWED ON FIELDS                        

NO ALCOHOLIC BEVERAGES                        

NO PARKING IN UNDESIGNATED AREAS                        

NO WALKING OFF DESIGNATED WALKWAYS  

NO SMOKING ON SCHOOL GROUNDS OR AT STANLEY PARK                        

NO DOGS ALLOWED AT ANY Westfield FC GAME OR PRACTICE SITE
 

Westfield FC INSURANCE

Due to Massachusetts law, Westfield FC is no longer required to carry a secondary medical insurance policy. 

PARENTS COMMENTS

The Executive Board of Westfield FC would like to hear your comments, questions or concerns about the program.  Please provide all information as it pertains to your situation and email to the WYSA website.  The Public Relations Coordinator will forward you message to the proper coordinator.  Your concerns will be addressed and you will be notified as to any action that might be warranted.  info@westfieldfc.net

Friend us on Facebook for cancellations/schedules https://www.facebook.com/WestfieldFCMA/ 

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