IS ELIGIBLE TO PARTICIPATE?
Boys and Girls in the U7 & U8 age group ONLY, according to the birth
U7: Birth dates from August 1,
2005 – July 31, 2006
U8: Birth dates from August 1,
2004 – July 31, 2005
EVENTS ARE INCLUDED?
8-10 practice sessions, 10-12 games, (3) “skills” sessions and a Jamboree (3
ARE THE DATES?
From approx. the middle of May to the end of July.
ARE THE PRACTICES AND GAMES?
Boys: Monday and Wednesday evening.
Girls: Tuesday and Thursday evening.
IS THE COST?
$25 discount, if registered by March 15th. The
uniform is an additional cost ($50)
DO WE REGISTER?
at the PSA Online Registration System (https://plymouthsoccer.cogran.com).
There is also a “REGISTER” link under the Young Champions Summer
Program, in the Young Champions section on the PSA “Home Page”.
ARE THE REGISTRATION DATES?
Late registrations, after March 15th, will be accepted. However,
placement on a team is on an as-available basis and is not guaranteed.
registration will be CLOSED on Monday
After this date, contact the PSA Office to determine if there are any
AGE GROUP SHOULD I REGISTER MY CHILD FOR?
PSA will assign players to an age group team based on their birth date, as
ARE TEAMS FORMED?
By gender and age group. “Play-with” requests and school attended will be
Age groups will be combined to form teams if there are not
enough players for 4 teams within each age group.
MY CHILD PLAY FOR A TEAM IN A HIGHER AGE GROUP?
requests will be considered. Please contact the Program Director and he
will make the final decision after discussing the player’s experience/skills
CHILD WOULD LIKE TO PLAY WITH A FRIEND, IS THIS POSSIBLE?
Yes. One “play-with” request is allowed at online
registration only. All
registrations that have “play-with”
requests must be registered by MARCH 15th-no exceptions.
If the “play-with” request involves players in different age groups, the
player in the lower age group MUST play in the higher age group, if
CHILD WOULD LIKE TO PLAY FOR A SPECIFIC COACH, IS THIS POSSIBLE?
We do not allow Coach “Play-with” requests.
ARE THE PRACTICES AND GAMES CONDUCTED?
At the Wayzata West Middle School fields. Look at the “Fields Map” on the
PSA website (www.plymouthsoccer.com)
for location etc.
TIMES ARE THE PRACTICES & GAMES HELD?
Either 6:00pm or 7:15pm. They may vary between both times according to the
THERE A PRACTICE/GAME SCHEDULE FOR THE TEAMS?
A: 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
I DROP MY CHILD OFF AT THE FIELD AND GO DO OTHER THINGS DURING THE
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 with
the child during the event.
LIKE TO VOLUNTEER TO COACH, HOW DO I PROCEED?
A: 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.
DO I GET A UNIFORM?
Uniforms will be distributed at the fields before the first game
All players will receive a full uniform (Two
shirts, one short and one sock).
THERE ADDITIONAL COSTS FOR THE UNIFORMS?
Yes, you are required to pay for the uniform when it is ordered at the PSA
SOCCER EQUIPMENT DO WE NEED?
shoes (NO TOE CLEATS) are required.
It is mandatory that all players wear shin guards,
completely covered by their socks.
Each player also needs to bring their own properly inflated soccer ball to
all games and practices.
They must also have enough water/sport drink (approx. 2
quarts) to drink at all games and practices.
IMPORTANT SAFETY NOTE:
A player must not use equipment or wear anything that is dangerous to
themselves or another player.
If a child wears glasses, they should be secured with a head-band.
PLEASE BE ADVISED THAT PLAYERS ARE NOT ALLOWED TO WEAR ANY JEWELRY/EARRINGS
DURING THE SOCCER GAMES.
If a player has earrings, including
newly-pierced earrings, they must remove them in order to play in the
tape over the earrings is not allowed.
This is a major liability issue and, again, there are
SIZE SOCCER BALL SHOULD MY CHILD HAVE?
U7 & U8 age groups use a size 3 ball.
IS THE PSA POLICY ON REGISTRATION REFUNDS?
Requests for refunds must be received, in writing, at the PSA Office
by March 31st. PSA
will not consider refunds requested after March 31st, unless we are
unable to place your child on a team.
Refunds, generally, will be in the form of a credit voucher
for future PSA programs and will be minus $25 for administrative
For withdrawals/refunds as a result of health conditions or relocations,
please contact the PSA Office.