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. 

 
Practice Schedules
 
Game Schedules
 
Rec Player Registration
 
Rec Coach Registration

Volunteer Rec Coaches are needed! 

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Registration & Fees

Registration

2019 season registration is now closed.

If more coaches volunteer we may be able to accept additional players.

To be placed on a wait list please email: recreation@yavapaisoccer.com.

Birth certificates are required!

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

How to submit your player's birth certificate:

  1. Upload it to your Got Soccer account in the "Documents" section.
  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

$90.00 from May 1-May 31.

$95.00 from June 1- July 15.

$100.00 after July 16.

Registration deadline is August 7 as spots are available.

Included in player fees:

Weekly activities for 9+ weeks

9 officiated games

1 uniform kit including jersey, shorts, socks.

Financial Assistance

Financial assistance is granted at the discretion of YSC based on application date, need, available scholarship funds and other factors.

Print Financial Assistance Application: CLICK HERE: Rec Financial Assistance Application

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

 
Season Dates & Gear

2019 Season Dates

  • 5/1 Registration opens.
  • 8/7 In-Person Registration at Dick's Store from 5:00-7:00pm.
  • 8/7 Player registration deadline.
  • 8/14 Parent Meeting (Especially for new parents.) 6:00pm at the PV Library Auditorium.
  • 8/17 Mandatory Coach Orientation. 9:00am for U8 & U10 coaches. 12:30pm for U12 & U15 coaches.
  • 9/1 Please contact us if you have not yet heard from a coach by September 1.Email: recreation@yavapaisoccer.com.
  • 9/7 Opening Day
  • 9/21 Picture Day
  • 10/5 & 10/12 Fall Break - NO GAMES
  • 11/16 Final Games

Please note: practice schedules are determined by the coach and will be announced by 9/1.

Practices may be on any weeknight at parks in Prescott Valley.

All games are held on Saturdays at Mountain Valley Park.

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.
 
2019 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

 
MVP 4-Plex Field Map

 
PICTURE DAY INFO!

Picture Day is Saturday, September 21, 2019.   

Please note important picture day 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.  Bring cash or check for payment.  

4. Please arrive at the AMP 1 hour before your game time. 

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

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

 
Spectator's Code of Conduct


Rec League Spectators Agree To:


Sit on the opposite side of the field from the team and coaching staff,  and 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