Yavapai Soccer

The Fall Recreational Program

The Recreational program runs from September to November and forms teams in U15-U5 age groups. Introducing players to the game of soccer in a fun environment,  Rec soccer helps them to develop personal skills, athleticism, team dynamics and sportsmanship. 

 
Game Schedules & Standings

2019 Season info coming soon. 


 
Practice Schedules

2019 Season info coming soon!


 

Season Dates & Gear

2019 Season Dates

  • 5/1 Registration opens.
  • 8/1 Registration deadline!
  • 8/7, 6:00pm OR 8/10, 9:00am - Mandatory Parent Meetings. (Identical. Please attend one.)
  • 8/17, 9:00am - Madatory Coach Meeting.
  • 8/26 Coaches may call players and practices may begin this week.
  • 9/1 Please contact us if you have not yet heard from a coach.
  • 9/7 Opening Day
  • 9/21 Picture Day (1 hour before your game time, on lower Amphitheater field.)
  • 10/5 & 10/12 Fall Break - NO GAMES
  • 11/16 Final Games

Gear

  • Shin guards are required.
  • Soccer cleats (NOT baseball or football) are recommended.
  • Game uniforms are provided by YSC. Under-layer of matching color may be worn under uniforms. The uniform should not be covered nor have anything attached to it. Shirts must be tucked in and socks must be pulled over shin guards.
  • Water should be brought to to all practices and games by each player.
  • Soccer balls are recommended for each player to bring to every practice. (See chart below for ball size)
  • Wearing of metal jewelry, including pierced earrings, will not be allowed during practices or games.
  • Goalkeepers must wear shin pads and a jersey that distinguishes them from the field players. Keepers may wear long pants and gloves.
  • Gloves or knee pads are allowed by permission of the referee.
  • Bandanas, sweat bands, hair ties, etc. may be worn when properly secured and do not pose a danger or distraction to others or give an advantage to the wearer.
 
Registration & Fees

Registration

2019 season registration will open on May 1. 2019.

PLEASE NOTE - THE REGISTRATION PROCESS REQUIRES TWO STEPS:

1. Create a free member account,

2. Register the player and/or coach for the Rec program.

BOTH STEPS MUST BE COMPLETED FOR THE CHILD TO BE FULLY REGISTERED.

Birth certificates are required!

ALL players must submit a copy of player's certified birth certificate by August 1st to participate.

How to submit your player's birth certificate:

  1. Upload it to your Stack Sports member account.
  2. Email it to: registration@yavapaisoccer.com
  3. Mail it to: YSC Registrar. P.O. Box 26835. Prescott Valley, AZ 86312

Refunded registrations are subject to a processing fee holdback.

Fees

2019 season info is coming soon.

Final registration deadline is August 1st.

Player fees provide:

Weekly practices for 10+ weeks

9 officiated games

1 uniform kit including jersey, shorts, socks

Financial Assistance

Yavapai Soccer Club offers financial assistance based on application date, need, available scholarship funds and other factors.

Print Financial Assistance Application: HERE: RecFinancialAssistanceApp

Please send the first two pages of your tax return with the completed application by email to : finance@yavapaisoccer.com

Yavapai Soccer reserves the right to determine the amount of financial assistance granted.

 
2018 Age Brackets

YSC will field teams in these age brackets in the 2019 season:  

U5 Co Ed :  players born in 2015

U6 Co Ed : players born in 2014

U8 Boys or U8 Girls: players born in 2012 & 2013

U10 Boys or U10 Girls: players born in 2010 & 2011

U12 Boys or U12 Girls: players born in 2008 & 2009

U15 Co Ed: players born in 2005, 2006, 2007

 

 
PICTURE DAY INFO!

Picture Day is Saturday, September 21, 2019.   

Please note important info:

1. Everyone needs to be especially patient on Picture Day as delays and setbacks may arise.  Referees are also prepared for delays, understanding that we all need to be extra flexible and considerate on this busy day.  

2. The location is the lower Amphitheater field below the pool.

3. Extra picture packets will be available on site. Parents need to bring cash or check for payment.  

4. Game times for U5 & U6 have changed since last week's schedule posting.  

View the game schedule on Rec page, left side:  http://yavapaisoccer.arizonasoccerlive.org/rec 

5.  Please arrive at the AMP 1 hour before game time. 

Thank you for your help to make the event run smoothly!

 
Spectator's Code of Conduct


Rec League Spectators Will:


Sit on the opposite side of the field as the team and coaching staff, at least 6 feet from the sideline to provide ample space for Assistant Referees. 


Provide positive vocal support and encouragement.


Refrain from coaching from the sidelines.

 
Not address or criticize the referees before, during or after a game.


Act in an orderly manner.


Enjoy the game!

 
US Soccer Guidelines

 
Rec Coach Handbook

The Rec Coach Handbook with info, policies and procedures can be found at this link:   Rec Coach Handbook 2018