You should register in the zone that contains the gyms at which you prefer to practice and play most often. The list of gyms in each zone can be found here.
No. Individuals may only participate in one zone.
We strongly encourage participants to register as early as possible. Space is limited in each zone, therefore registration must be limited. If the zone you prefer is full, you may add your name to the waiting list for that zone. Individuals will be called from the waiting list as space in the zone becomes available.
Individuals may register in one zone, while being on the waiting list in another zone. In that case, if they are called from the waiting list, they will be required to withdraw from the zone in which they originally registered. Team assignments will be complete by mid-November. After an individual is assigned to a team, it is no longer possible for that individual to withdraw from one zone to move to another.
Yes, this is true no matter which zone you register for.
Unfortunately, requests for particular coaches cannot be honored.
While siblings registered in the same age group will automatically be placed on the same team, we cannot honor requests for those not in the same family to be on the same team.
There are “West,” “Central,” and “South” zones, defined by zip code. A map of the zones can be found here.
Usually, each league will be offered in each of the three zones. Exception: Girls 13-14 and Girls 15-18 are only offered in the Central zone.
Our goal is for each team to have nearly 100% of their practices in their “home” zone. The percentage of games played in one’s home zone depends on the size of the league.
In leagues with the largest number of players (Boys 9-10, Boys 11-12, and Boys 13-14), we expect there will be enough teams in each zone that all games will be played within a team’s home zone.
In the leagues with fewer players, there likely will not be enough teams in each zone to play entirely within one’s home zone. In those leagues, teams will play across zones, and will therefore have some “away” games in other zones. Our goal is for teams to have at least 50% of their games be in their home zone.
In the leagues with the very fewest players, there is a possibility that each team will be created with players drawn from multiple zones. The Girls 13-14 and Girls 15-18 leagues will be offered in the Central Zone only.
Please note that none of this information should be interpreted as a guarantee. We will do the best we can to keep teams in their home zone as frequently as possible, but please understand that facility limitations, the number of players in each zone, and other factors may require that individuals practice or play outside their home zone.
Individuals returning to the same age group and zone will return to the same team. Individuals returning to the same age group, but who move to a different zone, will be on a new team.
Individuals returning to the same age group and zone do not attend team placements, as they will return to the same team as last year. Individuals aging up into the next age group, or changing zones, will attend team placements. Attendance at team placements is very important, so that coaches can see each player, and can draft players accordingly.
Boys 9-10 and Girls 9-10 leagues do not have team placements. Those rosters are created by Parks, Recreation and Cultural Resources staff.