FAQ

  1. When and where do they practice and play?
  2. What equipment will my child need?
  3. What if my child decides not to play?
  4. How do I know what team my child is on?
  5. What if my child gets injured?
  6. What if it rains?
  7. Is there a family rate?
  8. Can my child play in an older or younger age group?
  9. Can I make a carpooling request?
  10. Does NOYSA offer any Summer Camps?
  11. Who referees the games?
  12. What can I do to help out?
  13. I still need help!

How do I register my child for soccer?

If your child has been registered in the past you will receive an email regarding registration starting in February. NOYSA is offering an ONLINE registration – just follow the links on the main page.

When and where do they practice and play?

There will be one game session scheduled for U4 to U6.   Sessions will be be coached by a NOYSA Head Coach and Junior coaches.

There will be practices set for once per week and games set for once per week for U7 to U18.  NOYSA has a SoccerFest for U4 to U10 players and a Vernon Cup for U11 to U18 players.  Sessions for U4 to U8 will be held at Marshall Field. Game for U9 & U10 will be held at Creekside Park with practices scheduled at a variety of elementary schools. U11 and older teams will play at Marshall field or MacDonald Park with practices at elementary and secondary schools.

What equipment will my child need?

NOYSA will supply a soccer jersey for all recreational players.  Players will need to purchase black soccer shorts and black soccer socks.  Shin guards and proper soccer foot wear are mandatory.  A water bottle is recommended.

What if my child decides not to play?

A refund of the total amount paid minus a $25 administration fee will be given if the player has not played one game.
If games have been played a partial refund will be pro rated calculating in the administrator fee of
$25.00 and the number of games played.

How do I know what team my child is on?

NOYSA does not mail any information regarding your child’s team to you. You will get a phone call or email from your child’s coach in early April. Due to Spring Break, and the condition of the fields many coaches may not start practices till a week before the season starts.

What if my child gets injured?

If the injury is serious enough to warrant a visit to a medical clinic, contact the soccer office for insurance forms to fill out or visit the BC Soccer website www.bcsoccer.net and click on forms and then insurance to access a copy.

What if it rains?

For the most part all games are played in the rain.

Is there a family rate?

Yes there is the maximum for a family playing in mini and divisional.  This does not include the rep program.  The maximum rate a family rate is $350.00.

Can my child play in an older (or younger) age group?

Your child must play in the age group set by NOYSA. This is as per BC Soccer rules. There is only exceptions at the older age group where a rep player may return to recreational and request to play up a year.

Can I make a carpooling request?

Yes. One carpooling request can be made and must be written on the registration form.  The request must match the request on the person’s registration form you are requesting to be with.

Does NOYSA offer any Summer Camps?

NOYSA supports the Whitecaps Summer Camps – go to www.whitecapsfc.com for camp information.

Who referees the games?

For U7 & U8 each coach is asked to referee half the game. From U10 and up NOYSA will provide youth referees. Please refer to our Zero Tolerance Policy.

What can I do to help out?

NOYSA is a volunteer organization, so please VOLUNTEER to coach the youth! Youth sports leagues cannot exist without assistance from parents, and the North Okanagan Youth Soccer League is no exception.

I didn’t get my question answered!

Email: noysa@telus.net
or contact the soccer office 250-545-5808