Spring Registration

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What is the CASL Challenge Program?
The Capital Area Soccer League (CASL) offers three distinct levels of soccer; Recreation, Challenge and Classic. The CASL Challenge program is offered for both boys and girls in the age ranges of U10-U18, although the high school girls (U15-18) only play in the fall and the high school boys (U15-18) only play in the spring.  The CASL Challenge program is available for players seeking to enhance their soccer development, coupled with a higher level of competition compared to the recreation level of soccer, but without the level of commitment required of the classic travel soccer program.

The CASL Challenge program is structured such that players can only be selected into the program by means of a tryout process.  While typically players will have prior playing experience, this is not a requirement of this program. All CASL challenge coaches are volunteer coaches, but there are coaching license requirements for all CASL challenge coaches and continuing education initiatives to indirectly help players develop both technically and tactically.  

Veteran Players Registration Deadline: November 21, 2014
All current CASL challenge players are required to register via veteran registration to return to their CASL challenge team the following playing season. If families miss the veteran registration and wish to return to their CASL challenge team, families should countact the CASL age group administrator prior to the challenge tryout date.
U10-U13: Ann Gordon (ann.gordon@CASLnc.com)
U14-U18 Patty Scharville (patty.scharville@CASLnc.com) 

CASL Challenge Tryout Registration Deadline: November 21, 2014
All players wishing to participate in the CASL Challenge program must register for tryouts as only registered players are permitted to participate in the CASL challenge tryout. If families register online prior to the registration deadline date of November 21, 2014, the fee is $25. If families fail to register online by the registration deadline, families can still register at the field on the day of tryouts for a fee of $45.
Online Registration fee prior to Nov. 21: $25 Registration fee after Nov. 21: $45 paid at the field

Please read through the Schedules, Payment, and other informational tabs below for important information.

Age Group Chart
Players who register for Challenge Try-outs may register in their age appropriate age group or register one year older than their age appropriate age group.

Birth Date Range   8/1/04 - 7/31/05 8/1/03 - 7/31/04   8/1/02 - 7/31/03  8/1/01 - 7/31/02 8/1/00 - 7/31/01  8/1/99-7/21/00 
 8/1/98 - 7/31/00  8/1/97 - 7/31/98   8/1/96- 7/31/98
Age Group 
U10 U11 U12  U13 U14 U15  U16 U17  U18
Reg. Fee    
$185  $195 $195 $200 $200  $275 $275 $205 $205
*New Player
Reg. Fee 
$240  $260 $260 $265 $265 $275 $275 $205 $205

*Additional cost covers 1 adidas uniform kit for new Challenge players



There are 4 methods of payment:

1. Credit Card: You may pay your fee online with VISA or MasterCard.
2. E-check: You may make an electronic payment via your checking account at the time of registration
3. Mail-in Check: Checks can be mailed to 3300 Woman's Club Drive Suite 1, Raleigh 27612. Checks should be made out to "Capital Area Soccer League" with the player's name and "Challenge Registration" on the memo. Checks must be postmarked Nov. 22 or earlier in order to make the deadline. 
4. Cash: Cash can be brought to the CASL Office at 3300 Woman's Club Drive Suite 1 during office hours (noon-5pm Mondays, Tuesdays, Thursdays and Fridays) no later than Nov. 22.

Try-out fees are nonrefundable.

Returned Check Fee: There is a $15 returned check fee. If your check is returned to CASL unpaid the player will not be placed on a team and will be ineligible to participate in games and practices until the registration fee along with the $15 returned check fee is paid in full. Only cash or money order will be accepted as payment for a returned check. 

Sample Budget: Please click here for an idea of what to expect for the total cost of the Challenge program.

Friday, December 5: U15-U18 Boys Try-Out at WRAL Soccer Park
Saturday, December 6: U10-U14 Girls and U10-U18 Boys Try-Out at WRAL Soccer Park
Sunday, December 7: Rain make-up date for all age groups if necessary at WRAL Soccer Park

Week of February 9: Spring practice can officially begin (weather permitting)
February 21-22: Challenge games* begin
March 21-22: No games but potential rain make-up dates (first weekend of WCPSS spring break)
March 28-29: Challenge games play date (second weekend of WCPSS spring break)
April 4-5: No games scheduled (Easter)
April 25-26: Last weekend of Challenge games
May 2-3: Rain make-up dates
May 9-11: NCYSA Singer State Cup at WRAL Soccer Park and potential rain make-up date on outlying fields only (not at WRAL Soccer Park).

*Challenge games may begin as early as Friday evenings. 

U10-U14: practice 2x week and with games on Friday night, Saturday or Sunday.
U15-U18: practice 1x week and the primary game day is Sunday (with some Saturday games).

Register by November 21, 2014 to reserve a spot on your current 2014 team and you do not have to attend try-outs. Players who register after November 21 are not guaranteed a spot on their current 2014 team and must register and attend try-outs in order to be placed on a Challenge team. 

***If you are a returning player and are not recognized when you enter your information to begin registration, please STOP and contact Ann Gordon (834-3951 ext. 115) for age groups U10-U13 or Patty Scharville (834-3951 ext. 122) for age groups U14-U18 instead of trying to continue with registration.  It is important that you not proceed with registration as we could have an incorrect birthdate, name misspelled or other incorrect information.***

Also, please review and update any registration information that is not correct so we have the most up to date information for your player. Please make sure to confirm your t-shirt size when completing your registration information.

All prospective players interested in the CASL Challenge Program must register for try-outs.

If players are not current CASL players and are registered with another club, players must obtain and provide verification of their NCYSA Player Release letter from their previous club prior to being permitted to participate in the try-out.

Current CASL players' (challenge or recreation) fees are transferrable between programs and will be taken care of by CASL administrators. If the Challenge fees are more than recreational fees the difference will be reflected during the completion of the new player challenge registration acceptance process. 

Rising U15-U18 players only play during one season of the year. 

U15-U18 Girls:
-Play only Fall season
-Do NOT register to return to their Challenge team for Spring
U15-U18 Girls Challenge teams are dormant for Spring 2015 and these players will receive registration information in time for the Fall 2015 veteran player Challenge registration
-Players can register to play Recreational Soccer for the Spring 2015 season. These players will NOT be removed from their current Challenge team.

U15-U18 Boys:
-Play only Spring Season
-The boys do NOT register to return to their Challenge team for Fall
register for Spring 2015 here


Friday, December 5: U15-U18 Boys Try-out (times TBD)
*Dec. 7 will be a rain make-up date  
Saturday, December 6: U10-U14 Boys and Girls Try-out (times TBD)
Sunday, December 7: Rain make-up date if necessary

-Try-outs will be held at WRAL Soccer Park 

 -All players MUST wear a white t-shirt

 -Check-in will be in the OSNC Building and will begin 45 minutes prior to each scheduled age group try-out

 -Families are responsible to check the try-out information on the CASL website for updates or changes

-Players who are not pre-registered through the online try-out registration must complete a walk-up application at check-in. A parent signature is require and only cash or check will be accepted for the $45 payment at walk-up registration. 

-Try-out fees are NON-REFUNDABLE and does not apply to team registration fees.

-Players may register in their age appropriate age group or register one year older than their age appropriate age group. Players MAY NOT register in more than one age group for Challenge Try-outs.

-All players must bring the proper equipment including shin guards, cleats, soccer ball and water.

-Parents are NOT allowed to be on the grass or fields. Parents may watch from the gravel areas or parking lots. 

-On turf fields, all spectators must stay outside of the turf area and observe the signs posted at these fields.


Online Refund requests forms must be completed and given to the CASL Office in order to receive a refund for the Spring 2015 season. Refund Request forms can be found HERE and must be received by the CASL office on or before February 20, 2015. Refunds will be issued for the amount of the registration fees paid less a $25 administrative fee. In addition to the $25 administrative fee, any non-refundable fees that were paid by CASL on the player's behalf will be deducted from the amount of the refund. Any requests received after February 20, 2015 will not be honored. 

CASL prohibits Challenge players from participiating with other club or programs in which players would be carded or trains as an organized team. CASL Challenge players may only practice with the CASL team in which they are carded unless prior permission is granted from the CASL Challenge Director Bryan Farnsworth.

Youth players, coaches, and assistant coaches are covered by accident insurance during each season at scheduled practices and games. For reasonable necessary medical expenses, NCYSA’s Youth Soccer Medical Expense Insurance pays up to $100,000 for injuries sustained in a Covered Accident. Payment will not be made for any expenses incurred after 104 weeks of the accident date. An Expense is considered incurred on the date the Medical Care is rendered. A $1,000 Deductible applies to each accident. The policy is secondary to insurance maintained by parents, employers, etc. For more information visit here.