Press Play 4 kid's may grant registration fee scholarships to children who without this financial assistance would not be able to participate in Youth Sports programs. Press Play 4 kid's scholarship program focuses on providing opportunities for area youth to participate in recreational team sports. Scholarships are only available to cover the cost of registration for recreational teams and are not available to cover any additional costs (uniforms, equipment, tournaments, etc) unless funding is available.
Scholarship requests must be submitted to the Press Play 4 kid's office directly. The amount of the scholarship awarded (if any) may be a partial or full scholarship depending on the number applicants, and amount of scholarship funds available. Scholarships are awarded for one sport per registrant and are only valued for one sport at a time, therefore, individuals registrants must reapply for each sport and year they are requesting assistance.
Press Play 4 kid's is a non-profit organization with limited funding available for scholarship athletes. No guarantee of assistance is implied in this application. If the number of applications submitted and approved exceeds the amount available; the scholarships shall be awarded by a lottery system.
REQUIREMENTS FOR ELIGIBILITY:
Athlete must be age 14 or younger and must reside within the Ventura county. .
Commitment to attend a minimum of 80% of scheduled practices and games.
Application must be completed by a parent, guardian, or head of household, with all requested information provided. Incomplete applications will not be considered. The application is available via email upon request.
Consideration will be given to eligible youth meeting one or more of the criteria below. The more information you can provide us the better we will be able to determine your hardship. A written request may be required.
Receiving assistance from programs such as: Food Stamps, Medi-Cal, SSI, Foster Care, WIC, etc. (Must provide written documentation of participation in these programs)
Written recommendation by school representatives, social workers, youth community center workers, or other social service representatives.
Documentation demonstrating an immediate financial hardship is helpful.
Press Play 4 kid's does not discriminate based on gender, race, class, economic status, ethnic background, sexual orientation, physical ability, or cultural and religious backgrounds.
**Please Note: Approval of a scholarship does not register the participant in the activity. You must still register the athlete in the sport desired.