Elementary School Coed Spring League


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This coed league is open to elementary school-based teams (grades 3-5), public or private. There will be 2-3 divisions to accommodate different age levels (please see recommended division guidelines). Teams can expect to play 6-8 regular season games, plus 1-3 playoff games.

Games are on Saturdays on fields throughout the greater Seattle region.

Important Dates:

  • January 20: Registration Opens.
  • February 6: Applications for Eligibility Review due (for teams requesting to include players from more than one school or players who are not in grades 3-5).
  • February 10: Financial Aid Applications due.
  • February 13: Registration closes. League fees due.
  • February 21: Schedule posted for weeks 1-3.
  • February 25: Mandatory Coaches' Meeting.
    • 6:25pm-7:55pm.
    • Montlake Library (2401 24th Avenue East, Seattle, WA 98112).
    • Update: Click here for meeting minutes.
  • March 8: Online rosters, waivers, and coaching code of conduct (CCC) due. Start early! Click here for instructions.
    • Roster must include at least 10 players (5 boys and 5 girls) whose waivers are signed.
    • Players may be added later, but they should not play until they are added to the online roster and their waivers are signed.
    • Each team must submit a signed CCC for at least one coach who is 19 years of age or older.
  • March 15: First games.
  • March 29: 11:59pm, all spirit and game scores should be reported to facilitate reseeding and scheduling of weeks 4-8 of play.
  • April 1: Schedule posted for weeks 4-8.
  • May 11: All spirit and game scores should be reported. Teams with missing scores will not participate in post-season play.
  • May 14 or Earlier: Playoffs schedule announced.
  • May 17: Playoffs.

Fees, Discounts, and Financial Aid

League fees are $300 per team. Teams should pay their league fees at the time of registration.  Teams that have not paid by the February 13 deadline will not be included in the league schedule.

Financial aid is available, and applications are due by February 10.

There are also several multi-team discounts which are applied to the base league fee.  Total team count includes teams that are participating in the DiscNW spring middle and high school leagues:

  • 10% off for schools with 3 teams.
  • 15% off for schools with 4 or more teams.

Due to website limitations, discounts are not applied to online payments.  To receive the discount, please mail a check for payment to DiscNW at PO Box 85112, Seattle, WA 98145.

Questions?

Email your League Coordinator and DiscNW staff at the contact email at the top of this page.

Registration and Paperwork

New this year: all league paperwork is online! 

  • Click here for paperwork requirements and instructions.
  • Paperwork is due March 8.
  • Coaches will need to submit an online roster, and every parent and player will need to sign an online waiver. 
  • Please start your rostering immediately to minimize last-minute technical problems for yourself and your team parents!  Changes can always be made later.

If registration is open, a "Register Now" link will be available directly below this sentence.


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League Volunteers and Staff Sought

DiscNW is seeking a league coordinator and field monitors for this event.  There are volunteer stipends associated with both of these positions.  If you are interested in serving in either of these positions, please contact

  • The League Coordinator is responsible for handling league communications, assisting with scheduling, helping with eligibility and financial aid decisions, coordinating and supervising field monitors, enforcing league policies, monitoring some fields, and writing a post-season report.  The position requires about 0-30 minutes daily from February 1 through May 20, plus 0-12 hours on Saturdays from March 15 through May 17 for monitoring fields.  Additionally, extra time will be required from February 6 through 21 for writing schedules and participating in eligibility and financial aid committee decisions.
  • Field Monitors are responsible for setting up cones at playfields, monitoring teams and spectators for safety, canceling games for poor field conditions, resolving conflicts with other field users, resolving disputes between coaches, offering rules clarifications, keeping time for games, implementing evacuation plans as needed, enforcing DiscNW and park policies, cleaning up after games, dealing with other miscellaneous logistics onsite, and communicating issues with League Coordinator and DiscNW staff.  Monitors work 4-12 hours on Saturdays from March 15 through May 17 and may be responsible for several leagues' games.

Information

Here are the field permits for the league. Please use these as proof of our reservation in case of a conflict with other users.