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U10 Recreational Soccer

Welcome new and returning families, the VSI - Pinellas Flames hopes you will have a great experience with us this season.

General Information for the U10 age bracket

  1. Teams:        up to 16 teams in this age group
  2. Team Size: 10 players max.
  3. Practice:     Twice a week, from 6:00 - 7:30 Monday/Wednesday or Tuesday/Thursday
  4. Games:       12 games during the season played on Saturday (Friday nights if needed) on the South-Central Fields - Fields directly in front of clubhouse.
  5. Game Day:  6 players vs 6 players,  the goalie is one of the 6 players. There is no offsides at this level. Game play is two 25 minute halves.
  6. Ball Size:     4
  7. GYSA Tournament: 3 games after the regular season will be played at other clubs in our county. Normally 2 games on a Saturday and 1 game on a Sunday.

 

IMPORTANT DATES

  1. Februrary 8th Last games for the regular season
  2. February 22nd and 23rd GYSA games 
  3. Spring soccer starts in March 2014.   

Practice Schedule:

U10 -  Twice a week, from 6:00 - 7:30 Monday/Wednesday or Tuesday/Thursday -  First practice in Oct. 

Practice Format:


180 mins with their Parent Facilitator/Coach


Team Formation:

1.   Team rosters will be drawn using the Blind Draw system per GYSA rules.  Rosters will have a maximum of 10 players per team.


League Format:

1.   Provided that we have enough players to keep our teams as an in-house ( no travel ) program, we will play the games on Saturdays and if needed Friday nights. If we do not have enough teams as required to keep the teams in-house, we will join the GYSA U-10 travel program. If this occurs, games will be on Saturdays beginning the 1st week of November and continuing thru the end of February.


Game Format In-House:

1.   Game play will be 6v6 ( 5 field players and a goal keeper ).

2.   Games played on Saturdays (where required) beginning 1st week in November.  
      2 - 25 minute periods with 5-8 halftime period. Referees will be used.

Game Format -Travel:

1.   Game play will be 6v6 ( 5 field players and a goal keeper ).

2.   Games played on Saturdays beginning 1st week in November. 
      2 - 25 minute periods with 5-8 halftime period. Referees will be used.