Keep the Kids Busy on Registration Day
Get a Head Start on Registration for Next Season!
5 Ways to Encourage Parents to Use eAYSO
Registrar Resource Quick Tip
9 Benefits of Online Registration
9 Fun Ways to Improve Your Registration
4 Ways to Promote Parents Using eAYSO
Publicize Your Region's Registration Event
5 Tips for Handling Problematic Volunteer Sign Ups
How to Create Custom Volunteer Positions in eAYSO
5 Ways to Bring Players Back to Your Region
Next Season is Closer Than You Think
If your Region uses eSign and holds in-person registration events, keep in mind that eSign does not mean paperless. It can be used to reduce paper, but its biggest benefit is in electronic storage, search and retrieval of signed forms.
For Regions that do in-person registrations, you know what it's like to have a crowd of people anxiously awaiting to sign up - not to mention the kiddos that are likely getting restless and starting to complain.
VIP is a division just like U-8 or U-14 and the National Office likes to keep accurate numbers of players playing in each division, so be sure to select the VIP tab in the Division box when adding a VIP player.
Need to transfer a player from one Region to another? It's easy! If the player is in your Area, contact your Area Director with the request. If the player is not in your Area but in your Section, you will need to contact your Section Director.
As of Monday, Feb. 25, the player registration process in eAYSO includes the Center for Disease Control's (CDC) Parent/Athlete Concussion Information Sheet.
The "Whew! I've Registered - Now What?" flyer is great to keep on hand during your Region's registration event. It includes several frequently asked questions and important facts that will help your Region's families feel at ease and informed.
The waiver language on the Player Registration form and the Volunteer Application form is changing for the 2013 Membership Year. These changes are necessary and important for the protection of both AYSO's families and the organization.
Get a jump on next season's registration and start spreading the word to your Region's families and volunteers now. If you catch players, parents and volunteers while they are having a great time participating in the AYSO season, they'll be more enthusiastic about registering for next year.
Regions now have the ability to filter players and volunteers who have an incomplete eSignature application.
The purpose of registering all players and volunteers in eAYSO is to ensure that everyone has access to AYSO's full benefits
The dropped player process involves the Registrar and the Treasurer, and consists of five easy steps
Do the majority of parents in your Region utilize eAYSO? Having parents fill out registration forms online in eAYSO helps avoid errors, expedites the registration process and saves precious volunteer time.
A clear and up-to-date Region website is key to a smooth registration. Present your Region's best online face to families and you'll add to the excellent customer service reputation your Region has. You'll also save yourself a lot of headaches!
AYSO has taken a major step to reduce the work-load of Regional Registrars and CVPAs, eliminate storage of registration forms and save volunteer time. As of April 10, eSign's new, low-cost price structure is now available!
When publicizing your Region's additional registration opportunities, try using the phrase "last chance registration" instead of "late registration".
Encouraging parents and volunteers to sign-up online through eAYSO has a multitude of benefits, including saving time, avoiding errors and conserving paper! Check out the top 9 benefits below:
Hold an extra registration event. Choose a location for your extra event that is in a different part of town to help spread the word and help with growth.
AYSO has launched the new Region Toolkit - a handy collection of valuable tools and all you'll need for your next registration event including registration kits, AYSO logos, marketing campaigns, AYSO stationary and so much more!
eAYSO can be a Registrar's best friend. If your Region has a low percentage of parents filling out the Player Registration Form in advance on eAYSO.org, printing out three copies and bringing them to registration, here are four smart ways to promote parents using eAYSO:
Last year, one AYSO Region invited a local radio station to their registration event, and it was a tremendous success. During the four-hour registration, the DJ interviewed coaches, referees, Regional Board Members, players and parents.
In my years as a Management Instructor, I have taught the Registrar workshop well over 100 times and hear so many great tips that I love to pass on. In almost every Registrar workshop, someone asks what to do about the volunteers who sign up their husbands or wives to be a coach or referee. Here are five ways to handle this situation:
Many AYSO Regions have important volunteer positions that are unique to their Region's needs such as Picture Day helper, field painter, registration day volunteer, dog enforcer and more.
Have your player registration numbers dropped? If so, you still have an opportunity to bring back players from last season who haven't yet registered for the upcoming season!
One of the best times to have a registration event is at the last game of your season or at another end-of-season event. You already have AYSO families out on the fields, playing and having a great time, so what better moment to register them for next season than at that last game? Registering your current families early will also give you the opportunity to focus on new families.
Want to bring back players to your AYSO Region in 90 seconds? Try the "Come Back" 90 Second Marketing Plan! Located in the 2011 Marketing Toolkit, "Come Back" includes tools, templates and tips for a registration campaign that reaches out to players who have left AYSO and may be looking to return.