WHO IS ELIGIBLE TO PARTICIPATE?
Boys and Girls in the U7 & U8 age groups. U6
players must have the approval from the Program Director to register.
ARE THE DATES?
From the first Wednesday after Labor Day to the middle of October.
IS THE COST?
$149, with a $25 late registration fee, if registered after August 15th.
The uniform is an additional
cost (approx. $50)
EVENTS ARE INCLUDED?
11 "Skills" sessions, 5 games and a Jamboree (3 Mini-Games).
DO WE REGISTER?
Register online at the PSA website (www.plymouthsoccer.com).
There is a “CLICK TO REGISTER” link under the Young Champions Fall
Program, in the Recreation section on the PSA website “Home Page”.
ARE THE REGISTRATION DATES?
Standard Registrations: July 1st-August 15th.
Registrations: August 16th-August 31st.
PLACEMENT ON A TEAM IS NOT GUARANTEED.
CLOSED: August 31st
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:
1, 2005 – July 31, 2006
1, 2004 – July 31, 2005
1, 2006 – July 31, 2007 (This age group must
ARE THE "SKILLS" SESSIONS AND GAMES?
Monday and Wednesday
evening (Boys @ 6:00PM on Monday & 7:15pm on Wednesday, Girls @ 7:15pm on
Monday and 6:00pm on Wednesday))
(2:00pm-6:00pm) or Sunday afternoon (1:00pm-5:00pm).
ARE THE "SKILLS" SESSIONS AND GAMES CONDUCTED?
fields throughout the City of Plymouth and surrounding communities. Look at
the “Fields Map” on the PSA website
under the “Young Champions” tab.
WILL THE"SKILLS' SESSIONS & GAMES START?
Wednesday September 5th
Saturday September 8th
AGE GROUP SHOULD I REGISTER MY CHILD FOR?
PSA will assign
players to the appropriate age group team based on their birth date, as
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. “Play-with” requests and school attended will be
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. One “play-with” request is allowed at online registration only. Both
children must request to “play-with” each other, otherwise the request will
not be granted.
REGISTRATIONS WITH A “PLAY-WITH”
REQUEST MUST BE REGISTERED BY AUGUST 15th-NO EXCEPTIONS.
If the “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.
Q: HOW DO I GET A UNIFORM?
must be ordered and paid for at the PSA Office.
Uniforms will be delivered to the PSA Office. Parents will be
notified when they can be picked up.
THERE ADDITIONAL COSTS FOR THE UNIFORMS?
are required to pay for the uniform when it is ordered at the PSA Office. (approx. $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
Each player also needs
to bring their own properly inflated soccer ball to all games and
They must also have enough water/sport drink to drink at all games and
must not use equipment or wear anything that is dangerous to themselves or
child wears glasses, they should be secured with a head-band.
ADVISED THAT PLAYERS ARE NOT ALLOWED TO WEAR ANY JEWELRY/EARRINGS DURING THE
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 NO
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.
THERE AN INCENTIVE FOR COACHING A TEAM?
Yes, PSA will
provide an incentive equivalent to 50% of one standard registration fee.
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.
PSA HONOR REQUESTS FOR A CHILD TO PLAY AT A SPECIFIC FIELD?
not able to accommodate this request due to the limited number of soccer
THERE A "SKILLS"/GAME SCHEDULE FOR THE TEAMS?
Yes. The PSA Office will email the schedule to each team member; once the
team rosters are finalized. The coach will also have a master schedule of
games and "skills" sessions.
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
IS THE PSA POLICY ON REGISTRATION REFUNDS?
Requests for refunds must be received, in writing, at the PSA Office
by August 31st. PSA
will not consider refunds requested after August 31st, unless
we are unable to place your child on a team.
will be in the form of a credit for future PSA programs and will be minus
$25 for administrative fees.
For withdrawals/refunds as a result of health conditions or relocations,
please contact the PSA Office.