Equipment Required & Safety Rules

Equipment Required:

  • Soccer shoes (NO TOE CLEATS). 
  • Recreation soccer players may wear tennis shoes, although soccer shoes are recommended.
  • FDP players must wear soccer shoes. 
  • Shin Guards - It is mandatory that all players in any soccer program wear shin guards, completely covered by their socks.
  • Soccer Ball - each player must bring their own properly inflated, properly sized soccer ball to all games and practices.
    • Fusion Development Program = Size 3
    • Pre-K to 2nd Grade = Size 3
    • 3rd to 6th Grade = Size 4
    • 7th to 10th Grade = Size 5.
  • Water bottle - Players must have enough water at all games & practices (approx. 2 quarts)

Safety Rules:

  • A player must not use equipment or wear anything that is dangerous to themselves or another player.
  • If a child wears glasses, glasses should be secured with a headband.
  • PLAYERS ARE NOT ALLOWED TO WEAR ANY JEWELRY or EARRINGS DURING SOCCER GAMES
  • If a player has earrings, including newly-pierced earrings, they must remove them in order to play in the game - NO EXCEPTIONS 
  • Band-Aids or tape over the earrings is not allowed.