The FFC Co-Ed U10 Soccer Fall league is soccer for youth aged 7-9 of any skill level in the Stark County area. This is designed to build off the footwork and basic soccer skills taught in the U7 soccer clinic. Prior participation in the U7 soccer clinic is not required for this league. In each of our soccer leagues, we seek to teach our players the game of soccer in an age appropriate, healthy and encouraging environment. We believe that there is such a thing as ‘healthy competition.’
Our Fall League begins in August and the Spring League begins in April. Registrations are available a month prior. There will be a short devotional time where we share biblical principles with the players and encourage them to pursue a life with Christ every week. The season will conclude with a league celebration that includes food, fun, and league champion awards.
Games with a goalie will be played and score will be kept. Games will be in an 7 v 7 format for maximum learning with two 25 minute halves. Size 4 ball recommended.
League Dates: Fall 2023: August 26 – October 28 . End of Season Celebration Nov 3
Fee: $65.00 per child (includes t-shirt)
Refund Policy: $5.00 fee retained if refund requested. No refund will be given to any player who withdraws after the second week of practice. An exception may be granted at the discretion of the staff due to medical reasons only. Further, no refund will be given to any player removed from the league during the course of the season for disciplinary reasons.
Registration: Registration for Fall League will be available June 16, 2023. Registrations will be accepted online with debit/credit card and paper registrations will be accepted at Welcome Desk with check/cash. Deadline to register Aug 23, or when the league fills up, whichever occurs first. PLEASE REGISTER CHILD IN THE DIVISION ACCORDING TO WHAT THEIR AGE IS ON SEPTEMBER 1 OF 2023 FOR FALL and SPRING SESSION. Any deviation from the age standard requires prior permission from the league director.
When available: Register online by clicking on the button “Register now” and pay with debit/credit card.
If you want to pay with check/cash, click on the button below to print registration form and bring to church Welcome Desk.
CLICK HERE TO PRINT REGISTRATION FORM
Skill Evaluation Date and Time: Aug 26 at 9:15am Everyone please plan to attend. Location at First Friends Church. Make sure that players bring a ball (size 4), water and wear shin guards under their socks.
Mandatory Parents’ Meeting: During Skill Assessment in Pavilion
Practice Day and Time: Tuesdays at 6:00pm – 7:15pm; once a week for 1 hour and 15 min. In October when the sun begins to set earlier, practices will begin at 5:30pm and end at 6:45pm. Please bring a water bottle, soccer ball and wear shin guards under socks to practice.
First Practice: Saturday, Sept 2 at 9:30am. Thereafter, every practice will be on Tuesdays.
Game Day and Times: Saturdays at 9am or 10:15am. (Past Saturday Times 9am and 10:10am or 11:20am if needed). Schedule will be posted at later date.
Equipment Needed: Soccer Cleats, Size 4 Soccer Ball, Water in Bottle with name on it and Shin Guards worn underneath socks are required to wear during season for safety purposes. Please dress according to the weather.
End of Season Celebration: Friday, Nov. 3 at 6pm-7:30pm in First Friends church gym. First Friends provides main dish, paper plates, napkins, plastic silverware. Families are asked to bring a food item to share. Check with coach or sports office in October for details.
Please bring a side dish or dessert to share according to the list below. Please put your name on any containers and utensils you bring and remember to take them home.
U7 – Sides (mac and cheese, beans, fresh vegetables or fresh fruit, etc.)
U10 – Salads (potato salad, pasta salad, fruit salad, lettuce/veg salads and dressing, etc)
U13 & U17 – Desserts
**Disclaimer: Please note that fairness and positive competition are a high priority in our program. Thus, our league leadership reserves the right to alter team rosters/move players in order to balance teams if necessary. We reserve the right to change age division break-ups based on participation numbers, up to and including the first assessment date. Thank you for your cooperation in this matter.
Weather Cancellation Policy: Activities will be re-evaluated by staff and decisions for cancellation will be made and posted on website one hour prior to start of activity.
Questions? Contact Sports Office at 330-966-6868 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
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