Recreation Program

GENERAL INFORMATION

The SnVYSA RECREATION PROGRAM is comprised of 5 clubs - Carnation, Duvall, Fall City, North Bend and Snoqualmie. Each club has a representative that manages the club's key activities (ie: Registration, Team Formation, Coach/Volunteer Recruitment, Jamboree, etc). Throughout the year all SnVYSA Club representatives work together to align on strategic objectives and key offerings to ensure that each player has equal exposure to the SnVYSA services.

The club geographical boundaries are determined by the schools in the area. Below is representation of how the each Recreational club is defined.

Carnation Soccer Club: The geographical boundaries are defined as Carnation Elementary, Stillwater Elementary, Tolt Middle School, Hillside Academy and Cedarcrest High School.

Duvall Soccer Club: The geographical boundaries are defined as Cherry Valley Elementary, Tolt Middle School, Hillside Academy and Cedarcrest high School.

Fall City Soccer Club: The geographical boundaries defined as Fall City Elementary, Chief Kanim Middle School and Mount Si High School.

North Bend Soccer Club: The geographical boundaries defined as North Bend Elementary, Opstad Elementary, Twin Falls Middle School and Mount Si High School.

Snoqualmie Soccer Club: The geographical boundaries defined as including Snoqualmie Elementary, Cascade View Elementary, Snoqualmie Middle School and Mount Si High School.

MICRO Division (U6 - U8) runs Mid Aug - October

The Micro Division introduces the game to our youngest Snoqualmie Valley players. Coaches are primarily comprised of parent volunteers. The key objective at this age division is to have each player establish a basic understanding of the game, and get as many touches on ball as possible - all through the elements of FUN! Each player is provided a reversible practice/game jersey by the Association. Games are typically played with teams within the same Club.

  • U6 and U7 teams - Teams are co-ed with a maximum of six players on the roster. For games, each team will play 3 players on the field - NO GOALIES. Teams uses size 3 ball. Games consist of two 18 minute halves. Referees are parent volunteers (to be approved by both coaches). Games are typically scheduled twice a week (either Mon/Wed or Tues/Thurs) at 6 pm. Teams typically hold a few practices before season starts, then once the season begins they only play games.

  • U8 teams - Teams are gender specific with a maximum of eight players on the roster. For games, each team will play 4 players on the field (where 1 player is a goalie - no punting). Team uses size 4 ball. Games consist of two 18 minute halves. Referees are parent volunteers (to be approved by both coaches). Games are typically scheduled twice a week (either Mon/Wed or Tues/Thurs) at 6 pm. Teams typically hold a few practices before season starts, then once the season begins they only play games.

MOD Division (U9 - U10) runs Mid Aug - mid November

The Mod Division means modified soccer where the instruction for each player transitions to a primary focus of player development. This will be achieved by having coaches provide instruction to players that that will improve their skills and execution technique as well as provide them continued awareness of game strategies. Games will be played on 'modified' smaller fields/smaller goals. Teams are gender specific. Each player is provided a reversible practice/game jersey by the Association. Association level referees may be available to officiate games, otherwise parent volunteers will be necessary. Games are typically played against teams against other clubs within the Association. The season is ends just before Thanksgiving.

  • U9 teams: Maximum of nine players on a roster, five players per team on the field at a time (4 players, 1 goalie). Team uses size 4 ball. Games consist of two 25 minute halves. Practice schedule is determined by coach, typically two evenings per week. Games are typically scheduled on Saturdays, times will vary.

  • U10 teams: Maximum 10 players on a roster, six players per team on the field at a time (5 players, 1 goalie). Team uses size 4 ball. Games consist of two 25 minute halves. Games are typically scheduled on Saturdays, times will vary.

Association Division (U11 - U12) August - November

The Association Division provides continued emphasis on skills technique, game strategy and execution, and broader exposure to competition within the Association. Teams are gender specific, and each team is accountable to acquire their own uniforms. Games will be played against other teams within the Association and for U12, they will have opportunities to play teams in neighboring associations. Association or state certified referees will be assigned to each match. Games are typically scheduled on Saturdays and times will vary. Teams in this division are eligible to register for the Recreational Cup which begins in October.

  • U11 teams: Games are played on a modified field (smaller dimensions than full field). There are a maximum of 14 players on a roster where nine players per team are on the field at a time. Team uses size 4 ball.

  • U12 teams: Games are played on full field. There are a maximum 18 of players on a roster, 11 players per team on the field at a time. Games consist of two 30 minute halves. Team uses size 4 ball. Games are typically scheduled on Saturdays, times vary. Field locations are throughout the Snoqualmie Valley and are sometimes at outside locations i.e. Mercer Island, Issaquah, Bellevue etc.

District Division (U13 - U19) August - November

The District Division provides continued emphasis on skills technique, game strategy and execution, exposure to competition outside of the Association and overall fosters an atmosphere of love for the game while staying physically fit. Teams are gender specific, and each team is accountable to acquire their own uniforms. All games are played on a regulation size field, and state certified referees will be assigned to each match. Teams use size 5 ball. Game length will vary by age division. Teams in this division are eligible to register for the Recreational Cup which begins in October.

  • U13 & U14 teams: Maximum 18 players on a roster, 11 players per team on the field at a time. Games consist of two 35 minute halves. Saturday games are typically scheduled for all U13 (girls & boys) and for U14 girls. Sunday games are typically scheduled for U14 boys.

  • U15 & U16 teams: Maximum 18 players on a roster, 11 players per team on the field at a time. Games consist of two 40 minute halves. Saturday games are typically scheduled for U15 girls. Sunday games are typically scheduled for U15 boys and for all U16 teams (girls and boys).

  • U17+ teams: Maximum 18 players on a roster, 11 players per team on the field at a time. Games consist of two 45 minute halves. Games are typically scheduled for Sundays (girls and boys).

Locations

SnVYSA uses the following locations for the practices ad home games for our Recreational Program. Click Here:


Age Groupings:

If you are uncertain of which age level your child will play in, then please reference the following matrix.

2013 Season Age Brackets

Birthdates

Grade in School

U5**

8/1/08 thru 7/31/09

Pre-K

U6

8/1/07 thru 7/31/08

Kindergarten

U7

8/1/06 thru 7/31/07

1st

U8

8/1/05 thru 7/31/06

2nd

U9

8/1/04 thru 7/31/05

3rd

U10

8/1/03 thru 7/31/04

4th

U11

8/1/02 thru 7/31/03

5th

U12

8/1/01 thru 7/31/02

6th

U13

8/1/00 thru 7/31/01

7th

U14

8/1/99 thru 7/31/00

8th

U15

8/1/98 thru 7/31/99

9th

U16

8/1/97 thru 7/31/98

10th

U17

8/1/96 thru 7/31/97

11th

U18

8/1/95 thru 7/31/96

12th

U19

8/1/94 thru 7/31/95

College


** U5 age level is waitlist only - please see Club Representative for more details.

Registration:

Registration opens April 1st for Fall League. Players that register after June 1st will be placed on teams based on space availability and are not guaranteed to return to their previous years team. For more information about registration please click HERE.


Payment & Refund Policy:

Please note that a player is not confirmed to be placed on a team until full payment has been applied to their registration. SnVYSA currently does not currently support a registration payment plan nor a same family multiple player discount.

We realize that there may be circumstances where a registered player is unable to complete the season and may request a refund. Please click HERE for the SnVYSA refund policy to determine eligibility.

 
Rules and Regulations
Posted Jul 23, 2013

SnVYSA Recreation program follows the WYSA Rules and Guidelines.  Click HERE for more details.