New members -- In addition to the membership criteria imposed by the BAYS constitution, organizations that desire to register teams for the first time in BAYS competition must register a minimum of three teams.
EXCEPTION: This three-team minimum shall not be required for youth soccer organizations resident in the City of Boston.
When a completed registration packet is received from an organization applying for new membership, it will be reviewed by the Scheduling Manager, and then referred to the Competition Committee. The Competition Committee will consider the application on its merits, and will then submit the matter to the Board of Directors at their next meeting, along with the Committee's recommendation to accept or reject the application.
- Present members -- Organizations which are members of BAYS but whose team strength declines below three for two successive seasons (i.e. Fall and Spring, or Spring and Fall) will have their continuing membership privileges reviewed by the BAYS board. This three-team minimum shall not be required for youth soccer organizations resident in the City of Boston.
- Exclusions -- The BAYS league shall not accept, nor allow participation by, any player, team, or person responsible for a team, who is under suspension by Mass. Youth Soccer or by any other Massachusetts soccer league or organization affiliated with Mass. Youth Soccer or US Youth Soccer.