Financial Policy

Financial Policies for Leagues and Tournaments 

Revised May 1, 2022 

 

Financial Policies for Leagues 

League Payments 

  1. When a team registers for any League in the Washington Premier League (WPL) they have committed to pay the registration fee in full, regardless if it is paid at registration or not.

  1. A $50.00 late fee may be charged to the registrant for any payments received after the 10 day grace period.  

  1. For any payment that is over 30 days late, additional 20% service fee will apply. 

  1. Clubs/Teams that have an outstanding balance at the start of league play shall forfeit their matches until the balance is paid.  Once the balance has been paid, the matches played from the time of payment forward will be recorded as played.  

  1. Any teams that do not pay their balance within two weeks of the season starting, may forfeit their spot in the league and will not be allowed to register for any future programs or leagues until all past balances have been settled.. In addition, the team/club shall be placed in bad standing which shall affect the ability of the club to register any other teams for WPL programs or leagues. 

  1. A $50.00 fee will be assessed for any returned checks. 

Withdrawals/Cancellations 

  1. Any teams wishing to withdraw from a league must do so in writing by emailing info@wpl-soccer.com  

  1. Any club/team that withdraws their registration prior to the final registration deadline for a league, will receive a refund less a $50.00 administrative fee.  If payment has not yet been received, the team/club are still obligated to pay the $50 administrative fee.  

  1. Any Club/Team that withdraws their registration after the registration deadline, will not receive a  refund. If the fee has not yet been paid, the club is still obligated to pay the full registration fee. 

  1.  Any Club/Team that withdraws their registration after the schedules have been posted, no refund will be issued, and the Club/Team will be assessed a $200 fee.  

  1. For Clubs/teams that qualify for a refund, refunds may be issued after the conclusion of the league or tournament.  

Credits 

  1. Any team that has a credit on file due to Covid shutdown or for any other reason, may use that credit for up to 50% of the registration fee for another league. They can continue to use the credit for different leagues until the credit has been exhausted.  

  1.  League credits can be used toward other Leagues only and will expire at the end of the seasonal year unless otherwise stated.  

  1. Credits due to the Covid shutdown will expire at the end of the 2021-2022 season.  

League Cancellations

  1. If a league is canceled, by no fault of the WPL, partial credits will be issued after the start up fees for the league have been covered. 

 

Financial Policies for Tournaments 

Tournament Payments 

  1. When a Club/Team registers for any Tournament hosted by the Washington Premier League (WPL) they have committed to pay the registration fee in full, regardless if it is paid upon registration.   

  1. A $50.00 late fee may be charged to the registrant for any payments received after 10 days grace period.  

  1. For any payment that is over 30 days late, additional 20% service fees may apply. 

  1. Clubs/Teams that have an outstanding balance at the start of Tournament play shall forfeit their matches until the balance is paid.  Once the balance has been paid, the matches (from the time of payment forward) will be recorded as played.  

  1. Any team or Club that does not pay their balance, shall be placed in bad standing which will affect the ability of the club to register any other teams for WPL programs or leagues.  

  1. A $50.00 fee will be assessed for any returned checks. 

  1. For Clubs/Teams that qualify for a refund, refunds may be issued after the conclusion of the league or tournament.  

Withdrawals/Cancellations 

  1. Any teams wishing to withdraw from a tournament must do so in writing by emailing tournament@wpl-soccer.com  

  1. Any Club/Team that withdraws their registration prior to the final registration deadline for a tournament will received a refund less a $50.00 administrative fee. If payment has not yet been received the team or club is still obligated to pay the $50 administrative fee.  

  1. Any Club/Team that withdraws their registration after the registration deadline, no refunds will be issued. If the fee has not yet been paid, the team or club is obligated to pay the full registration fee. 

  1.  Any Club/Team that withdraws their registration after the schedules have been posted, no refund will be issued, and the Club/Team will be assessed a $200 fee.  

Credits 

  1. Any Club/Team that has a credit on file due to Covid or for any other reason, may use that credit for up to 50% of the registration fee for another tournament hosted by the WPL. They can continue to use the credit for different tournaments until the credit has been exhausted.  

  1. Tournament credits can be used toward other Tournaments hosted by the WPL only and will expire at the end of the seasonal year unless otherwise stated.  

  1. Credits due to the Covid shutdown will expire at the end of the 2021-2022 season.  

Tournament Cancellations

  1. If a league is canceled at no fault of the WPL partial credits will be issued after the start up fees for the league have been covered. 

League Affiliates

League Affiliates