Highlanders Fall-Winter 2018-2019 Registration Instructions

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ELIGIBILITY
Highlanders wrestling is open to Wrestlers ages 5 – 14 yrs. Highlanders is for Beginner and Intermediate level wrestlers that have 0 to 3 years of experience and wrestle in the Northern Virginia Wrestling Federation (NVWF).

Wrestler age groups are determined by year of birth. Below are expected age groups for NVWF this year:

Division (Birth Years)
Bantam (2011-20132)
Midget (2009-2010)
Junior (2007-2008)
Intermediate (2005-2006)
Senior (2003-2004)

TEAM REGISTRATION
Team registration/season dues are ($450.00) which include: NVWF (beginner to intermediate) tournament fees, Training Facility fees for 1 October through 31 March , USA Wrestling individual insurance, USA Wrestling card, Team T-shirt. Use of a team Singlet requires an additional $75.00 deposit (Checks will not be cashed and will be destroyed or returned at the End of Season with return of the Singlet). Payment of $450.00 is due upon registration. If this is difficult we will facilitate an initial payment of $225.00 or half of the balance due for more than 1 wrestler in a family. The follow-up payment of the remaining balance (e.g. $225.00 for 1 wrestler) is due 7 January.

Discounted rates for families with more than one wrestler are:

1st Wrestler $450.00 • 2nd Wrestler $400.00
3rd Wrestler $350.00 • 4th Wrestler $FREE

 

ATTENTION!!!! Physical space is limited and registration may end due to capacity. TO ENSURE YOUR WRESTLER’S ROSTER SPOT – ELECTRONIC PAYMENT IS BETTER!!! After you electronically sign up for the Highlanders you will be sent to another page or given another link to access the Northern Virginia Wrestling Federation (NVWF) tournament website (if this does not occur please let us know). If your wrestler is a beginner or intermediate, You MUST sign up there also. The Highlander dues include NVWF tournament fees. Ignore any fees that you may see on their site. Advanced wrestlers with more than 3 years of experience should not register here and likely belong in the Virginia Wrestling Academy program. Contact us first by emailing staffordhighlanders94@gmail.com or calling 831-917-6860 with any questions before registering.

ELECTRONIC PAYMENT
You can pay electronically near the bottom of this page by clicking on the link to our Square site. There will be a small additional fee for the convenience of using Square. After paying please return to this page to complete the registration process by clicking on the link to our Google Forms registration form.

PAYMENT BY CHECK/CASH
If you choose pay by check you can register electronically by clicking on the link to our Google Forms registration form or register with paper onsite at our training facility (the old way). Check/Money Order/Cash and paperwork should be brought to our facility on Monday October 1st from 5:30pm to 8:00pm or any training session in October. Registration by check / money order / cash is only considered complete once payment is received. Please make checks or money order payable to STAFFORD HIGHLANDERS.

TRAINING
NVWF (Beginner and Intermediate) training will be held Monday & Wednesday from 5:30-6:30pm (5-7 year olds) /6:30-8:00pm (8-14 year olds) and Saturday 8:00-10:00am beginning October 1st. In the event of large numbers, we may split the Saturday session up as well.

NVWF REGISTRATION
Information will be forthcoming for NVWF tournament registration. As long as there is no increase in our club NVWF fees per wrestler, registration costs will remain the same.  In the event of an increase in NVWF fees we will have to collect a small additional amount from each family. NVWF Registration Deadline is typically around November 15 (to be eligible for December meets and avoid a late fee). TO AVOID “FEDERATION” LATE FEES, PLEASE SUBMIT TEAM REGISTRATION PAPERWORK AND DUES. No registrations for the NVWF tournaments will be accepted after that date without an additional fee. There is an absolute deadline for wrestling in NVWF tournaments typically in mid-December. Noone will be allowed to register for NVWF tournaments beyond the FINAL DEADLINE. Walk-on for regular practices will still be accepted. REGISTRATION MAY CLOSE BEFORE THE DEADLINE IF WE REACH MAXIMUM CAPACITY.

USAW INSURANCE: We use USAW with their insurance, and offer a Limited Folkstyle Athlete card. ($15 Membership which will be good for all USAW sanctioned folkstyle events (required for NVWF) in Virginia). If you have already purchased your USAW Membership, we can reimburse or credit your account for the Folkstyle portion of the membership. If you want to sign up for Freestyle/Greco wrestling with the Virginia Wrestling Academy program, you can do so in March prior to the 1 April start date for that season.

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BEGIN PAYMENT AND REGISTRATION PROCESS

OPTION A) ELECTRONIC PAYMENT

Step 1)  CLICK ON LINK HERE to pay electronically using our Square Store. PLEASE RETURN TO THIS PAGE TO COMPLETE THE REGISTRATION PROCESS at Step 2 below!

Step 2) CLICK ON LINK HERE to submit your wrestler’s registration information using Google Forms.

Step 3) CLICK ON LINK HERE to register for NVWF Tournaments. (There is no additional fee. Your club payment covers this. This is required to participate in NVWF Tournaments beginning in December.)

 

OPTION B) PAY USING CHECK/CASH/MONEY ORDER

Step 1) CLICK ON LINK HERE to submit your wrestler’s registration information using Google Forms.

Step 2) Bring your Cash or Check/Money Order (made payable to STAFFORD HIGHLANDERS) for $450 (or $225 if paying half now and the other half by 7 January 2019) to the training facility.

Step 3) CLICK ON LINK HERE to register for NVWF Tournaments. (There is no additional fee. Your club payment covers this. This is required to participate in NVWF Tournaments beginning in December.)

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*** If you encounter any problems please contact us at staffordhighlanders94@gmail.com.
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