Player protest can only be made by the coach or team manager of the team involved. Player protest regarding age exception, maximum age, or multiple team participation must be addressed either prior to the beginning of the game or within 20 minutes of the conclusion of the game. In order to protest, the coach or team manager protesting must provide player documentation of their own players in order to move forward with the protest. In addition, there will be a $50 cash protest fee for each player in question. The protest fee is only refundable if the matter goes in favor of the protesting party. If the protest is no upheld, the protest fee will be forfeited.
Age as of
August 31st 2021
|Eligible to play grade|
1. Divisions of Play (All grade divisions below will be offered to both boys and girls teams) 3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th, 7th, 8th, 9th-10th, 10th-12th. A (Blue) and B (Red) divisions will be organized if enough teams have registered to participate in one specific division. Blue and Red divisions will be coordinated based on the
Above average/Average/Below Average registrations.
2. All OFY Events are organized by grade divisions. A player is eligible to participate in the grade division for his/her grade for the 2020-21 school year. A team must participate in the division which corresponds with the highest grade of any player on the team.
4. Maximum Age. Even if grade eligible, no player may play in a division where the player is more than one year older for the
corresponding age for the grade division participating. example: A 12 year old 4th grader is not eligible to play to play in the
4th grade division.
Player Protest (Both school grade document and birth certificate are required regarding player protest.)
5. Mulitple team participation. A player may only play on one team within the same grade division. A player may play on another team if
eligible for that specific grade division and the team participating on is within the same club/select organization.
3. Age exception. A player is eligible to play down a grade if he/she is age eligible based on the chart below.