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Apply for Yonsei 31

The next team selected will be Yonsei 31 for travel to Matsue, Japan in Summer 2024.

Application Requirements

Applicants should be in the 8th grade as of Fall 2023 and must have played on a SEYO, CYC, CBO, or JAO team for at least one season between 2nd grade and 8th grade.  

  • Application Part 1 was due on November 26, 2023 (11:59 PM PT) and is no longer available.

  • Those who submitted Application Part 1 should have received the link to Application Part 2.

  • Application Part 2 is due on December 1, 2023 (11:59 PM PT) including the following materials:

    • Copy of current report card or progress report; minimum 3.0 GPA required

    • Photo of player

    • Photo of player with their family

    • Two (2) letters of recommendation from non-family members (If recommenders prefer submitting their letters directly to Yonsei, they may be emailed to

Yonsei reserves the right to determine eligibility on a case by case basis.

Save the Dates 

  • Saturday, January 13 - Tryouts & Brief Essay (all parents are encouraged to attend)

    • In the event of illness or injury with a doctor's note, an unedited game or practice video taken within the last 12 months will be accepted if submitted on this day.

    • Even if submitting a video, applicants must attend tryouts except for COVID cases or other illness with a doctor's note.

  • Saturday, January 20 - Applicant & Parent Interviews (all parents must attend)

    • Interviews last approximately 20 minutes. Applicants and parents are interviewed separately.​​​​

There will be no alternate or make up days for tryouts or interviews.

Participation Requirements 

  • Players must fundraise their trip expense and program costs, and participate in Inbound Year (second year) fundraising.

  • One parent/guardian must accompany the player to Japan.

  • Each family may host a player from Japan during the Inbound Year.

  • Parents are highly encouraged to attend all meetings and activities but one parent/guardian must attend all meetings and activities with the player. School conflicts and family emergencies should be discussed with the Team Board members for exceptions.

  • All players and parents must attend Orientation on February 3 and the Golf Tournament on June 24.

 Upon selection, additional requirements for travel, participation and commitment to the team will be provided at Orientation.

Questions? Email

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