Drop In Registration – Saturday, May 12 – 2:00 – 4:00PM

We are ready to begin registration for the summer 2012 MGSA season.  Our 1st in-person registration is  Saturday May 12th from 2-4 PM at the South Portland Community Center on Nelson Rd.  The registration takes about 10 minutes (hopefully less) to complete and it is a good chance to meet some of the coaches and players.  MGSA players will train to compete in Gaelic Football AND Hurling.  Diviisions are co-ed through U16.  U8 players (5-7 year olds) play a “Go Games” format based on the GAA Fun-Do program.
There are 2 forms to fill out:
1.  Player registration form.  You can put up to 3 family members on 1 form.
2.  Code of conduct sign off.  This is a simple declaration that players, guardians, and coaches share the same philosophy about conduct required to participate in Gaelic games for MGSA.
At the registration, you can:
  • Register family members.  Cost for ALL 2012 events is $75 for 1st child with a $15 per child discpunt for members of the same family.   Maximum cost/family is $200.  Paid dues include an O’Neills game jersey and a Scullion hurl.
  • Rent a helmet.  Cost is $20 for the season.
  • Exchange a Cooper hurling helmet for an O’Neills MGSA helmet for $20(1st priority to returning MGSA players)
  • Purchase a helmet for $80.   (2 weeks for delivery if  not in stock) and/or an addl hurley for $25.
  • NEW for 2012   Get a Supporter Membership.  $60 includes a HURL sticker and an O’Neills MGSA polo shirt.
HIGHLIGHTS FOR THE 2012 Season
  • 1st practice Wednesday 5/23 5:00 to 6:45 at Wainwright Sports Complex.  All practices at this time unless otherwise specified.
  • St. Brendan’s football and hurling field day June 16th in Dorchester, MA  http://stbrendansyouthgac.com/
  • TBD date to host Boston Irish Sports Youth League (ISYL) in June  http://www.isylboston.org/
  • TBD weekend trip to Boston venues (Irish Cultural Center in Canton, MA for matches with multiple Boston clubs)  July 7+8 and/or July 21+22
  • MGSA hosts Concord, Worcester, and St. Brendans on July 27th and 28th for a “blitz” event
  • Irish Night pre-game demo (free tix for players) at the Portland Sea Dogs Friday August 3rd.
  • Springfield (MA) football blitz August 11th  http://www.westernmassgaa.com/
If you cannot make the drop-in, we can email you the forms.  Checks are made out to “MGSA”.