- All fees are based on a lump sum set cost determined by the program chosen. Monthly installments are available for programs that have a large program fee. The entire program fee can also be paid up front. If installments are chosen, you are responsible for remitting payments based on due dates. Failure to do so can result in the player being placed on suspension until fees are paid or an additional payment plan is approved and put in place.
- Fees include all cost, except food, travel, and lodging. If a player decides to leave the club prior to the end of the season, you must notify us in writing and will be responsible for the installment payment for the month you leave.
- If your child is not placed on a team or decides not to join a team and notifies Upward Stars by the registration deadline, all monies paid will be refunded less the tryout fee.
- Fees paid to the Club are non-refundable after a player has accepted a position on a team or officially joined a specific program. See below for refund exceptions. Fees cannot be refunded because once a player commits to a program; the Club spends the majority of the team budget in the first few weeks to cover gym expenses, insurance, equipment purchases, tournament entries, and uniforms -all expenses that are non-refundable to the Club.
- There are no credits or refunds for players who are unable to attend tournaments or practices, regardless of prior notification.
- Refund exceptions may be due to a season ending injury as a direct result of participating in a sanctioned Club event, serious illness, or relocation out of the area. In this instance, pro-rata refunds MAY be granted with a written request, to the Director, accompanied by a physician's report, where applicable. The Club must receive a signed statement from a physician that states the player cannot participate and the duration that they are unable to participate.
- PRO-RATA Refunds- (if approved) as based upon the following formulas:
- Weeks 1-3 65% of the season fee
- Weeks 4-6 30% of the season fee
- Weeks 7-end of the season 10% of the season fee
- EXAMPLE: If season fees are $500 and a player is granted a refund in week 3, that player is obligated to pay $175 to the Club. If the player has not made payments totaling $175, that player is obligated to pay any remaining balance so that the total amount paid is $175. If the player has paid in excess of $175, the player is entitled to a refund of the amount paid in excess of $175
- Players who have credits fro fundraising/scholarships cannot be refunded. Those funds will be allocated towards other programs.
- All refunds will be handled on a case-by-case basis and exceptions will be made when applicable.
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