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Saturday, November 10, 2018

Good Morning SBYSL Families

Today, Nov 10th, is the Last Day of our Fall 2018 Season

Mother Nature has not been too kind to us this year, but we made it!!

We first want to THANK everyone for your patience and understanding through the cancellations, reschedules, and rainy days & evenings.

TODAY:

We will have a small gift for our 3yr olds, 4yr olds and 5yr olds after their games.

We will have 1st place trophies for the winners in the 6yr old league, 7 yr old league, 10U league and 13U league. 

The PTOs from all 3 elementary/middle schools will be at the fields selling drinks and snacks.

DRESS THE KIDDOS WARM, IN LAYERS!! It is forecast to be COLD today. It is ok for kids to wear sweatshirts, and sweat pants UNDER their uniforms.

PICTURES:

If you did not receive your pictures last week, please see Cindy at the fields today. We still have pictures that have not been picked up, and pictures that were mixed in with other teams. 

BLAST NIGHT TICKETS:

Tickets are IN. Please see Cindy at the fields to get your tickets. Only families that pre-purchased tickets can pick up. We do not have any extra tickets to distribute!!

INDOOR SOCCER:

Online registration is still open for Indoor Soccer. The indoor soccer program is for ages 6 to 17 (birth years 2001 - 2012 only) Visit our website for more details. Registration closes Nov 15th. Register ASAP

On behalf of the SBYSL Board, THANK YOU for your continued support of SBYSL!!!

Monitor emails and website in May 2019 for Fall 2019 Registration!

Cindy

Saturday, November 10, 2018

Good Morning SBYSL Families

With the Rain all day yesterday.....we will be delaying the start times of the GRASSY Field games ONLY.
 
3yr olds - will start at 12pm
4yr olds - will start at 11am
5 yr olds - first game to start at 11am, this means all games get moved up an hour
6 yr olds - first game to start at 11am, this means all games get moved up an hour
7 yr olds - your regular start time is 11am, this remains the same.
 
Turf Field games will be played as scheduled.
 
Our goal is to play today, but at the same time look out for the safety of the kids. If we find that the fields still are not playable at 10am, we will make other arrangements.
 
Dress the kids warm!! It is cold out there today!!
 
Cindy
Tuesday, November 6, 2018

INDOOR SOCCER REGISTRATION!!!

Online Registration is OPEN! Registration link is on the website - sbysl.com

Indoor Soccer is set to start on Saturday, Dec 1st and end on Saturday, Mar 2, 2019. All games will be played at the William J. Myers Soccer Pavilion, 4300 West Bay Ave in Curtis Bay, 21225

Game times will range from 9am – 7pm.

Our league is open to our 6 yr old league and up – Birth Years 2001 – 2012. This is a Co-Ed League.

Registration cost this year is $75 for our Current Outdoor Players and $100 for all others. To take advantage of the $75 fee, our Current Fall Players MUST register with the same accounts they used when they registered for the fall session.

Online Registration opens today and ends on Nov 15th at 11:59pm. Please note, registration is on a first come/first serve. We anticipate we will fill quickly. DO NOT DELAY registering.  Unfortunately SBYSL has to be strict on the amount of registrations for this league. We have very limited time at the Myers.

Hope to see you during the Indoor Season!!!

Cindy

Monday, May 14, 2018

Greetings SBYSL Families

This year is an Executive Board election year for SBYSL. All positions are open. If you interested in volunteering your time on the Board, please submit your name and interest before May 25, 2018.

Election Day schedule is TBD, but we are required by our Articles to have the vote before the end of May.

The Mission of SBYSL is:

The South Baltimore Youth Soccer League (SBYSL) intends to promote recreational youth soccer for the children of the area to further develop their soccer skills, healthy living habits and good sportsmanship by providing quality coaching and officiating. It is the mission of the SBYSL to develop, deploy, and maintain a comprehensive program for the development and promotion of the game of soccer for the youth of Locust Point, Federal Hill, South Baltimore, and surrounding areas. The programs main focus is to provide a second to none soccer league for the youth of South Baltimore, with constant emphasis on broadening the horizon of our youth, creating well-balanced, successful individuals who desire and are capable of making a real contribution in a team environment, throughout their lives, regardless of gender, physical abilities or background, through instruction of the technical, tactical, physical and psychological aspects of soccer. It is our hope that a large proportion of these individuals will pursue the sport through their teen age years and on into adult life. This League has been established as a non-profit and educational organization. The League shall provide a governing structure to administer youth soccer and shall provide a vehicle to communicate information to players, parents, coaches, referees, and other interested parties.

Executive Board Positions:

The President shall preside at and conduct all meetings of the Board of Directors and of the Executive Committee. The President may sign all contracts and agreements in the name of the Corporation after they have been approved by the Board, serve as the representative of the Corporation in meetings and discussions with other organizations and agencies, and otherwise perform all of the duties which are ordinarily the function of the office, or which are assigned by the Directors.

The Vice-President shall preside at and conduct all meetings of the Board of Directors and the Executive committee in the absence of the President. The Vice-President may sign all contracts and agreements in the name of the Corporation after they have been approved by the Board, serve as a representative of the Corporation in meetings and discussions with other organizations and agencies, and otherwise perform all of the duties which are ordinarily the function of the office, or which are assigned by the Directors.

The Secretary shall keep accurate records and minutes of all meetings of the Corporation; make available copies of the minutes of the previous meeting and distribute them in advance of each meeting; cause to be delivered all notices of meetings to those persons entitled to vote at such meeting; and maintain the Minutes Book of the Corporation and a current listing, with phone numbers and addresses, of the Directors at the office of the Corporation.

The Treasurer shall oversee: the deposit of funds of the Corporation into the proper accounts of the Corporation; the recondition of all receipts and disbursements from such account or accounts; the preparation of the books and records of the finances of the Corporation; the preparation of financial reports of the accounts for each Board meeting; and the preparation and filing of all end of the year financial reports federal and state tax reports. The Treasurer shall serve as Chairperson of the Finance Committee.

Appointed/Nominated Positions:

Player Agent – shall oversee the registration process. The player agent is responsible for all player/team drafts, team assignments and schedules. The player agent also is responsible for the safety of our players.

Corresponding Secretary is responsible for keeping the league as a whole up to date with information from the Board of Directors. The corresponding secretary will respond to all email requests from those interested in SBYSL and forward questions to the proper Board Members. The corresponding secretary will also help maintain the SBYSL website and social media outlets.

Community Relations Representative is responsible for attaining sponsors and keeping SBYSL involved in the community. The community relations representative will maintain a sponsor list and correspond with said sponsors by requesting sponsorship and sending year end thank you notes.

The Safety Officer is responsible for conducting background checks on SBYSL Board Members and all volunteers who will have a direct contact with our SBYSL players. The safety officer will also keep SBYSL up to date on all regulations that pertain to the safe play for SBYSL players. The safety officer is responsible for making sure all coaches and Board Members have proper concussion training. The safety officer is also responsible for making sure our fields are safe for our SBYSL players.

Referee Coordinator is responsible for maintaining SBYSL rules for play and training all Board Members, coaches and referees the rules. The referee coordinator is responsible for maintaining a schedule and contact list of referees. The referee coordinator will inform the Treasurer of fees being paid to referees.

Indoor Soccer Coordinator is responsible for the planning of the winter indoor soccer season. The indoor soccer coordinator will work with the Board in establishing a successful indoor league utilizing members of the Board for the season.

Vice Presidents of Individual Leagues – all VP of specific age groups are responsible for communicating information to coaches within their league. They are the liaisons between the Board and coaches. VP’s can also provide insight on a specific age group and provide ideas on how to improve the age group and league. These positions are appointed at the start of the season.

 

If you think you can fulfill the mission of SBYSL and can commit your time to the business side of our league, please consider one of our open opportunities.

Cindy

Thursday, September 7, 2017

TURF FIELDS RULES AND REGULATIONS

 

To preserve the quality of the turf and provide a clean andhealthy environment, the following are not allowed on theturf fields:

 

  1. NO PETS OF ANY KIND
  2. NO FOOD OR BEVERAGES, INCLUDING GUM, SEEDS, NUTS,SPORTS DRINKS OR SOFT DRINKS. (ONLY PLAIN WATER IS ALLOWED)
  3. NO SMOKING OR TOBACCO PRODUCTS OF ANY KIND
  4. NO GLASS BOTTLES OR GLASS CONTAINERS OF ANY TYPE
  5. NO PLAYING GOLF
  6. NO FOLDING CHAIRS OR ANY OTHER TYPE OF OUTDOOR FURNITURE.
  7. NO CANOPY OR TENTS. (NO STAKING ANYTHING INTO THE TURF)
  8. NO METAL SPIKES AND/OR CLEATS
  9. NO BIKES OR STROLLERS
  10. DO NOT DRAG COOLERS, BLOCKING DUMMIES, OR ANYOTHER ITEMS ON THE FIELD.
  • DO NOT PICK OR PULL GRASS FIBERS OR INFILL MATERIALON FIELD.

 

ALERT PARK STAFF IF ANY CLEAN UP ON FIELD IS NEEDED.

 

THANK YOU FOR YOUR COOPERATION!

Sunday, September 11, 2016

Our Soccer Program was aired on WJZ channel 13 new yesterday!!

 

Click Here for the Link: http://baltimore.cbslocal.com/2016/09/10/youth-soccer-league-bringing-community-together-with-soccer/

 

Many thanks to Sharon Gibala and Tracey Leong for attending our Opening Day Ceremony

 

Also, Baltimore BLAST Players William Vanzela & Kaoru Forbess on there to meet our players with the Baltimore BLAST Championship Trophy and to sign Autographs and Take Pictures.