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Update: Northmen Rep Box & Women's Field Registration Refund/Registration Credit


Hello Northmen Families,

Further to our announcement regarding the cancellation of our 2020 Box Rep Season and postponement of the Women’s Field Rep Program, this email outlines the steps for issuing refunds to our members. 

We require each member to complete the 2020 Northmen Refund Form by June 30, 2020. Please include all players in your family on the same form. If we do not receive a response by June 30, 2020, we will automatically hold the fees as a credit for 2021. 
2020 Northmen Refund Form: https://forms.gle/SjVJB1u5jDbKrSVW6

Your Options

  1. For those who can, we kindly ask that you leave your registration fees with Northmen. Your 2020 registration(s) will be credited to an equivalent 2021 registration and locked in at the 2020 rates. 
  2. Full refund of 2020 Registration Fees. 


As a non-profit organization, we do not have the financial resources to absorb all of the costs that have been incurred from each of our registrations (see below outline of 2020 Ontario Lacrosse Association fees).  As such, the Northmen have decided to offer the either a refund or credit option to our membership in order to sustain our Association through these unprecedented times. 

 This will be a labour intensive process, we ask for patience while we work through each Registrant. If you have any questions, please email our Registrar at registrar@northmenlacrosse.ca

Stay well and we hope to see everyone at the rink and on the field soon!

R. Kent Davis

President

 

2020  SportzSoft/OLA Fee Structure (per registrant)

OLA Insurance: $10.00 

Ontario Lacrosse Magazine: $7.00  

SportzSoft registration fee: $2.10 

OLA registration fee: $1.00 

Credit card processing fee: 2.75% (a blended rate for all cards; 2% applies on refunds)

*Each of these fees is automatically deducted by OLA at point of online registration or refund.


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