Crossville Chronicle, Crossville, TN

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April 15, 2014

CRYSA registration is going online

CROSSVILLE — Registration for CRYSA's Fall 2014 season can be done on online at

Registration is from May 1-31 at a cost of $50. Late online registration is June 1-7 and will be $60. CRYSA will no longer be accepting paper registrations. All registrations must be completed online or at the May 3 registration day at the soccer complex. 

If you do not have Internet access to register online, CRYSA will have a fall registration day at the Dr. Carl T. Duer Soccer Complex May 3 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.

All participants must be four years old by Aug. 1 of the fall season and cannont be 14 as of the Aug. 1 fall season.

Cost is $50 during the one month registration period. There is a one week late registration following the regular registration, where the cost goes up to $60 per player. The family cap is $125. Financial aid is available on a need basis for early inquiries. Please contact Angie Spitler at (931) 788-3484 for fiinancial aid, questions and approval.

Who can play? All players between the ages of four and 13 (players must turn 4 before Aug. 1, 2014 and cannot be 14 before Aug. 1, 2014).

The deadline to register is between May 1-31, 2014. Late registration is June 1-7, 2014.

Register online at Payment will be accepted in the form of a check or credit card. If you do not have internet access, you can register at the Dr. Carl T. Duer Sr. Soccer Complex on May 3, between 9 a.m. and  1 p.m.

Coaches needed: If you are interested in coaching the fall season, please mark it on your child's registration application online. If you are not registering a child, please email and leave your contact info.

A coaches cinic will be scheduled in early fall to educate all the CRYSA coaches. 

Equipment needed: All players will receive a jersey, shorts and socks. Players will have to purchase shin guards and a ball. Four- and five-year olds use a size No. 3 ball, 6-9 year olds use a size No.4 ball and 10 and up use a size No. 5 ball.

Season details: Fall soccer begins in August and ends early November . All practices will be scheduled by coach. There may be two games a week scheduled for each team. Game days are either Monday, Tuesday, Thursday or Saturday. 

Teams are divided by age as of Aug. 1. 2014. There are five age groups. U5. U6, U8, U10, and U14. The "U" stands for "under."

All CRYSA players are required to play 50 percent of each game if they attend practices.

Referees needed: All the CRYSA referees have a Grade 8 certification by taking a 16-hour class offered in early fall of each year. If you are 12 years old or older and would like to take the course, please contact Kathy Coleman at (931) 335-3667. 

Sponsorship needed: If you are interested in sponsoring a team, the cost is $225. The sponsorship name goes on each players jersey. The sponsorship fees allow CRYSA to pay referees fees, buy soccer equipment and enable financial aid to be offered. Please call Angie Spitler at (931) 788-3484 if you are interested. 

Check out our facebook page under Crossville Recreational Youth Soccer Association, our twitter page @CRYSAsoccer, or the website at www/ You can email the CRYSA Board at with any questions or concerns. Also, call Angie Spitler, the CRYSA President, at (931) 788-3484 or (931) 248-1616 with questions. 

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