all year round sport...
in the summer can be from 1 -3 times a week for 1 - 2 1/2 hours.
In the Fall practices will be held two nights each week for
approximately 1 1/2 to 2 hours. Your coach will normally talk to
everyone on the team and determine a night that is convenient for
will begin in Mid September and the play consist of approximately eight
regular season games, once per week on Saturday or Sunday.
Will we have
playoffs and tournaments?
Once your child reaches U11
there will be a local playoff tournament
weekend following the normal season. This will be two days of
soccer, usually 2-3 games on Saturday and 1-2 games on Sunday, with
teams being eliminated based on their standings from each game.
In addition, your team will
play any where from 2-6 tournaments each season.
You will register as a team for all tournaments and your coach or team
manager will take care of this. There will be a cost for
registration of normally 25.00 - 40.00 dollars for player.
are for a full weekend and can be several hours away from your
residence. The tournaments played are chosen by your coach with
team approval. The big weekends for tournaments are the end of
August and Columbus weekend. This will be an additional cost to
you. Hotel, food and your share of tournament fees will be your
What will we do
in the Winter?
Once the Fall season is over the team will move into indoor winter
soccer. This will be orchestrated through your soccer coach.
Registration fees will be due in the middle of October and you will
register as a team.
Indoor leagues are in two sessions for approximately 8 weeks. They
run from Mid November to Early January and then Mid January to early
March. Play time will be once per week at night or on Saturday at a
local indoor soccer facility. Practice will continue through the
winter one time per week at an indoor facility. Indoor practice will be
an additional cost.
Spring season is
mainly scrimmages and tournaments but can also include a 4-6 week cup
competition. Practice will continue one or two times per week
depending on the coach.
Sample Travel Team Yearly Schedule
April / May
- Tryouts & team formation
May / June -
Parent meeting, team set up, and team begins practices
June - July
- Team practices, scrimmages, team camps
Tournaments to get ready for the Fall season.
September to November – Two training sessions per week, and league
game on the weekend.
– Columbus Day tournament.
Possible Thanksgiving weekend tournament.
Team break or first indoor winter league session with indoor
March – Weekly winter practices, second indoor league session, indoor
March to May – Practices,
Cup competitions, tournaments, scrimmages