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LYA FALL 2019 INTRAMURAL SOCCER

Registration is Open! Click HERE to register.

PROGRAM SUMMARY:

LYA will offer a Fall 2019 soccer program for ages U6 through U12. LYA’s intramural soccer leagues are recreational and emphasize FUN, good sportsmanship, and player development.   Trainings and games are hosted on Uwchlan Township fields. The program is intended to be player-centric with an emphasis on “guided” play not “directed” play.    Players are encouraged to be creative and learn how to make decisions on the field during the run of play.  All teams are coached by volunteer coaches.   LYA will provide training and support for coaches prior to the beginning of the season.

2019 AGE GROUPS:

U6: 2014 and 2015 Birth Year (Co-ed) – 3 v 3 format – practice one night per week first 5 weeks – one game every Saturday between 8am and 3pm Sept 14
th through Nov 2nd

U8:  2012 and 2013 Birth Years – 4 v 4 format – practice one night per week first 5 weeks – one game every Saturday between 8am and 3pm Sept 14th through Nov 2nd

U10:  2010 and 2011 Birth Years – 7 v 7 format with keepers  – practice one night per week first 5 weeks – one game every Saturday between 8am and 5pm Sept 14th through Nov 9th

U12:  2008 and 2009 Birth Year – 9 v 9 format with keepers  – practice one night per week first 5 weeks – one game every Saturday between 8am and 5pm Sept 14th through Nov 9th

Players U13 and above interested in playing recreational soccer we recommend the GEYA or EBYA programs


PROJECTED DATES:

June 1 st :  Registration opens. 

July 31 st :   Early Registration period ends | $25 Discount off Posted Fee for Early Registration

Aug 12 th :  Registration closes (limited openings for select age groups after this date)

Aug 19 th : Age Group Commissioners Selected

Aug 26 th : Coaching Slots filled

Aug 30 th :  Team Assignments and Schedules released once all coaching vacancies are filled

Sept 3rd-6 th :  Coaching Education Sessions

Sept 7 th :  First practice date / Alternate Date for Coaching Education Sessions

Sept 14 th :  First game. 

Nov 2 nd :  Last game

Nov 9 th :  End of Season Round Robin Tournament for U10 and U12 age groups

SPECIAL REQUESTS:

-Players choose one evening you are NOT available to train when registering
-Coaches may email the commissioner to request one player on their team (in addition to their child)

LYA Soccer Commissioner:  Doug Pusey |  [email protected]
  

AGE GROUPS SUMMARY

League

Birth Year

Gender

Fee $*

Format

Field^

Ball Size

Game Length

Referees

U6

2014

Co-Ed

$ 90

3 v 3

Shamona Peck

3

4 x 10 min

NO

U8B

2012 and 2013

Boys

$ 90

4 v 4

Shamona Main

4

4 x 10 min

NO

U8G

2012 and 2013

Girls

$ 90

4 v 4

Shamona Main

4

4 x 10 min

NO

U10B

2010 and 2011

Boys

$ 100

7 v 7

Lower Pine Creek

4

2 x 25 min

1 Ref

U10G

2010 and 2011

Girls

$ 100

7 v 7

Lower Pine Creek

4

2 x 25 min

1 Ref

U12B

2008 and 2009

Boys

$ 100

9 v 9

Spring Run

4

2 x 30 min

1 Ref

U12G

2008 and 2009

Girls

$ 100

9 v 9

Eagleview Wharton Blvd Front

4

2 x 30 min

1 Ref



*Register before July 31st and pay this amount

^Field locations are subject to change


AGE GROUPS DETAIL:


U6 - 2014 and 2015 Birth Years (Co-ed)

Who:  Players born in 2014 and 2015 are eligible.  Boys and girls play together.

Format:  3 v 3 with portable small-sided goals with no keepers.  Size 3 soccer ball.

Where:  Shamona Peck Park (subject to change)

Practice Schedule:  Training one night per week during the first 5 weeks (when you register, choose one night your child is not available to train each week)

Game Schedule:  Games scheduled between 8am and 2pm on Saturdays

Emphasis:  The emphasis is on having fun, developing a passion for the game, and developing a comfort with the soccer ball.  No official scores or standings are kept.

 

U8 - 2012 and 2013 Birth Years (Boys and Girls)

Who:  Players born in 2012 and 2013 (or later) are eligible.  Boys and girls play separately.

Format:  4 v 4 with portable small-sided goals with no keepers.  Size 4 soccer ball.

Where:  Shamona Main Park (subject to change)

Practice Schedule:  Training one night per week during the first 5 weeks (when you register, choose one night your child is not available to train each week)

Game Schedule:  Games scheduled between 8am and 2pm on Saturdays

Emphasis:  The emphasis is on having fun, growing a passion for the game, improving comfort with the soccer ball, and developing an awareness of other players, time and space on the field.    No official scores or standings are kept.

 

U10 - 2010 and 2011 Birth Years (Boys and Girls)

Who:  Players born in 2010 and 2011 (or later) are eligible.  Boys and girls play separately.

Format:  7 v 7 with 6ft x 12ft goals and goalkeepers.  Size 4 soccer ball.

Where:  Lower Pine Creek Park

Practice Schedule:  Training one night per week during the first 5 weeks (when you register, choose one night your child is not available to train each week)

Game Schedule:  Games scheduled between 8am and 5pm on Saturdays

Emphasis:  The emphasis is on having fun, building character, continuing to develop ball skills and comfort, and further develop awareness and decision-making during the run of play.  At this stage players begin to learn the basics of team play and formation on a small-sided field that mimics a full-sided field and format.  No official scores or standings are kept.

 

U12 - 2008 and 2009 Birth Years (Boys and Girls)

Who:  Players born in 2008 and 2009 (or later) are eligible.  Boys and girls play separately.

Format:  9 v 9 with 7ft x 21ft goals and goalkeepers.  Size 4 soccer ball.

Where:  Spring Run Park and / or Eagleview Wharton Blvd 9 v 9 field

Practice Schedule:  Training one night per week during the first 5 weeks (when you register, choose one night your child is not available to train each week)

Game Schedule:  Games scheduled between 8am and 5pm on Saturdays

Emphasis:  The emphasis is on having fun, building character, continuing to build technical skill, while further developing tactical awareness in the framework of a team.  At this stage players continue to learn more about team concepts, positioning, and awareness of other players on the field.

This division format is subject to change depending on registration numbers

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