WHO IS ELIGIBLE TO PARTICIPATE?
Boys and Girls in the U7 & U8 age groups ONLY
ARE THE DATES?
From the first Wednesday after Labor Day to the middle of October
IS THE PROGRAM FEE?
$224. “Early-Bird” discount of $25, if registered by August 15th
= $149 fee.
The uniform is an additional cost ($50)
EVENTS ARE INCLUDED?
11 practice sessions, 5 games and a Jamboree (3 Mini-Games)
DO WE REGISTER?
Register at the PSA Online Registration System (https://plymouthsoccer.cogran.com).
Also, there is a “CLICK TO REGISTER” link under the Young Champions
Fall Program, in the Young Champions section on the PSA website “Home Page”
ARE THE REGISTRATION DATES?
June 1st-August 15th
Online Registration System will CLOSE on August 15th
Registrations effective August 16th to the start of the program
will be processed through the PSA Office. PLACEMENT ON A TEAM IS NOT
AGE CHILDREN CAN PLAY IN THE PROGRAM?
The child must be in
the U7 or U8 age group, according to MYSA birth year cutoff dates:
August 1, 2006 – July 31, 2007
U8: August 1, 2005 – July 31,
ARE THE PRACTICE SESSIONS AND GAMES?
Monday (Boys @ 6:00pm,
Girls @ 7:15pm), Wednesday (Girls @ 6:00pm, Boys @ 7:15pm)
ARE THE PRACTICE SESSIONS AND GAMES CONDUCTED?
Plymouth Creek Playfields
Ridgemount Playfields (B-East & B-West fields)
WILL THE PRACTICE SESSIONS & GAMES START?
Practices: Wednesday September 4th
Saturday September 7th
AGE GROUP SHOULD I REGISTER MY CHILD FOR?
PSA will assign players
to the appropriate age group team based on their birth date, as in the age
MY CHILD PLAY FOR A TEAM IN AN OLDER AGE GROUP?
Individual requests will be considered. Please contact the Program Director
and he will make the final decision after discussing the player’s experience
ARE TEAMS FORMED?
gender & age group. Coach’s team roster, “Play-with” requests and school
attended will be considered.
groups may be combined if there are not enough players to form 4 teams
within an age group
CHILD WOULD LIKE TO PLAY WITH A FRIEND, IS THIS POSSIBLE?
Yes, it is possible. One “play-with” request is allowed at online
registration only. PSA will try to match your “play-with” request, but it
is not guaranteed
REGISTRATIONS WITH A “PLAY-WITH”
REQUEST MUST BE REGISTERED BY AUGUST 15th-NO EXCEPTIONS
“play-with” request involves players in different age groups, the player in
the younger age group MUST play in the older age group, if approved
DO I GET A UNIFORM?
Uniforms must be
ordered and paid for at the PSA Office
Uniforms will be distributed at the first practice
THERE ADDITIONAL COSTS FOR THE UNIFORMS?
Yes, you are required
to pay for the uniform when it is ordered at the PSA Office ($50)
SOCCER EQUIPMENT DO WE NEED?
Soccer shoes (NO TOE CLEATS) are required
is mandatory that all players wear shin guards, completely covered by their
player also needs to bring their own properly inflated soccer ball to all
games and practices
They must also have enough water/sport drink to drink at all games and
A player must
not use equipment or wear anything that is dangerous to themselves or
If a child wears
glasses, they should be secured with a head-band
ADVISED THAT PLAYERS ARE NOT ALLOWED TO WEAR ANY JEWELRY/EARRINGS DURING THE
If a player
has earrings, including newly-pierced earrings, they must remove them in
order to play in the game. Band-Aids or tape over the earrings is not
This is a major
liability issue and there are
LIKE TO VOLUNTEER TO COACH, HOW DO I PROCEED?
Thank you. The PSA Young Champions Program uses volunteer coaches. Please
make your intentions known on the online registration form, contact the PSA
Office (763-450-3099) or the Program Director
CHILD WOULD LIKE TO PLAY FOR A SPECIFIC COACH, IS THIS POSSIBLE?
Unfortunately, we cannot allow individual Coach “Play-with” requests. However,
Coaches can submit a full team roster to the Program Director
THERE A SCHEDULE FOR THE TEAMS?
Yes. The schedule is available at the PSA Online Registration System
I DROP MY CHILD OFF AT THE FIELD AND GO DO OTHER THINGS DURING THE
We strongly recommend that a parent/guardian be present with their child
during the time they’re at the soccer field, in case there are any
problems/emergencies with the child during the event
SIZE SOCCER BALL SHOULD MY CHILD HAVE?
U7 & U8 use a size 3
IS THE PSA POLICY ON REGISTRATION REFUNDS?
for refunds must be received, in writing, at the PSA Office by August 31st.
will not consider refunds requested after August 31st, unless we
are unable to place your child on a team
Refunds, generally, will be in the form of a credit for future PSA programs
and will be minus $25 for administrative fees