FALL 2019 LEAGUE INFO

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ABOUT:

The WCUSC Recreation League is a fun, competitive league based in the greater West Chester area offering gender-specific divisions for U6 through to High School age groups.  #InspireExcellenceInSoccer

COST:

  • Early Bird Registration ($145): Ends 7/12/19  (11:55 pm)
  • Regular Registration ($175): 7/13/16 - 8/2/19 (11:55 pm)
  • Late Registration U6-U12 ($200): 8/3/19 - 8/12/19 *roster spot not guaranteed during late registration period for U6-U12
  • Late Registration U14 & U18 ($200): Ends 8/30/19 
    • Multi Sibling Discount: $50 discount on 3rd or more child(ren)

 

REGISTRATION:


The WCUSC Fall 2019 Recreational Soccer League will be open for registration through 8/12/19 for U6-U12 players.  Registrations of U14 & U18 age groups will stay open into September to accommodate players trying out for Middle School and High School soccer teams, and provide them an opportunity to play in the league.

TEAM FORMATION:

  • Balance of teams and league parity is the priority of the league.
  • Players will be assigned to teams according to age, skill level (player rating), and experience.
  • No travel level players (registered and/or playing as current seasonal travel player) are permitted to play in the WCUSC Recreation Soccer League.
  • Players/Families may make ONLY ONE (1) friend request (car pool request).
    • All friend requests (carpool requests) MUST BE RECIPROCAL. Both players must request each other at the time of registration.
    • Only requests made during the Early Bird & Regular Registration periods will be honored. No friend requests can be guaranteed during the Late Registration period.
    • Any change to an existing friend request during the Late Registration period is subject to the above.
    • Friend requests include requests by a Head Coach for a Particular Assistant Coach (must be reciprocal).
    • Siblings/Twins in the same age group/gender - will automatically be placed on the same team.
    • Siblings/Twins  in the same age group/gender - may each make an independent friend request (must be reciprocal)
  • ​Training Days / No Training Days:
    • ​Players may request ONLY ONE (1) 'No Training Day'.  The U6 & U7 age groups are expected to train to a specific day, time and location assigned by the league, typically in the 5:30 PM - 6:30 PM slot (scroll down for training days).
  • ​​Coaches:
    • ​Coaches are assigned by the league.
    • Players/Families can NOT request a specific coach.
    • Interested in coaching?  Please contact Leagues Director Frank Olszewski (folszewski@wcusc.org) if you are interested in coaching.

PLAY DATES:

  • Play dates include, but are not limited to, the following:
    • 9/7
    • 9/14 & 9/15 (Sat/Sun Doubleheader Weekend)
    • 9/21
    • 9/28
    • 10/5
    • 10/12 (End of Season for U6, U7 and U8 teams / End of Regular Season games for U9-U19 teams  - weather permitting)
    • 10/19 & 10/20 (End of Season Playoffs for U9-U19 teams - weather permitting)
    • 10/26 & 10/27 (End of Season Playoffs for U9-U19 teams - RAIN DATE)
      • WCUSC reserves the right to reschedule postponed games to Sundays or during week in the event of weather cancellation or other Force Majeure.

​GAME SCHEDULES:

  • U6-U12 Age Groups: schedules are expected to be released on 8/28/19
  • U14 & U18 Age Groups: schedules may be released up to 10 days following 8/28/19
    • The league cannot honor any schedule conflict requests

​GAME TIMES:

  • The league will schedule game times between 8:00 AM - 6:00 PM.  Schedules may vary week-to-week due to facility availability, weather conditions etc...

TRAINING DAYS:

  • U6 & U7 Age Groups:
    • The U6 & U7 age groups are expected to train on a specific day and time are assigned by the league, typically in the 5:45 PM - 6:45 PM time slot.
      • ​U6 Boys: Monday
      • U7 Boys Wednesday
      • U6 Girls Tuesday
      • U7 Girls Thursday
        • ​If the designated age group day is conflict for your family, register as soon as possible to reserve a spot in the league regardless.  If there are multiple players with similar conflicts the club may be able to find a volunteer coach/team that can take a team on a different day.  If the club cannot accommodate your conflict, you will be offered a refund as long as you withdraw at least 14 days prior to the first play date of the league (9/7/19).
  • ​​U8-U18 Age Groups:
    • All U8-U18 Boys & Girls teams may begin training on  8/26/19.
    • Training field location will be provided to you through your child's coach. Once each roster is formed each coach will email his/her roster a 'Welcome Email' outlining practice location/time details etc.  Please contact your coach to confirm practice location/time.

COACHES MEETING

  • Mandatory coaches meetings will be held on Wednesday 8/28/19 at Bayard Rustin High School Auditorium (6:00 PM for U6 and U7 Coaches and Parents) and 7:00 PM for all U8-U18 Coaches.
  • Team uniforms and coaching shirts will be handed out at the conclusion of the meeting.
  • Coaching curriculum and expectations will also be reviewed.

PARENTS MEETING U6 & U7:

  • A mandatory parents meeting will be held on Wednesday 8/28/19 at Bayard Rustin High School Auditorium (6:00 PM).


VOLUNTEER COACHES NEEDED:
If you are interested in coaching in a particular age group, please contact your respective Age Group Commissioner.  Coaching is a great opportunity to volunteer, give back to game and connect with your child and their friends.  All coaches are provided adidas coaching shirt each season and provided an online coaching curriculum with printable training session plans.


REFUND POLICY:

  • Refunds may be requested through to 8/24/19, however a $25 admin fee will be applied to all refunds.
  • After 8/24/19 a player may withdraw from the league but no refund can be issued.
  • WCUSC does not guarantee a minimum number of games and is not responsible for games and practices lost due to weather and/or field conditions. No refunds or partial refunds will be issued due to games lost because of weather and/or field conditions.

 

PICTURE DAYS:


WCUSC will host team and individual picture day(s) on game days during the league season. Brandywine Digital will announce the dates, times, and locations in August.  If you have any questions regarding team or individual pictures please contact Brandywine Digital Directly:


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AGE GROUP CHART

Age Group Date-of-Birth Range Grade in School Ball Size
U06 July 1, 2013 to August 31, 2014 K 3
U07 July 1, 2012 to August 31, 2013 1st 3
U08 July 1, 2011 to August 31, 2012 2nd 3
U09 July 1, 2010 to August 31, 2011 3rd 4
U10 July 1, 2009 to August 31, 2010 4th 4
U12 July 1, 2007 to August 31, 2009 5th, 6th 4
U14 July 1, 2005 to August 31, 2007 7th, 8th 5
U18/U19 July 1, 2001 to August 31, 2005 HS 5