U10 Recreational Soccer

Welcome new and returning families, the St. Pete Raiders hopes you will have a great experience with us this season.

General Information for the U10 age bracket

  1. Teams:        Unlimited
  2. Team Size: 12 players max.
  3. Practice:     Twice a week, from 6:00 - 7:30 Monday/Wednesday or Tuesday/Thursday, determined by coach.
  4. Games:       12 games during the season played on Saturday (Friday nights if needed).
  5. Game Day:  7 players vs 7 players,  the goalie is one of the 7 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 Pinellas County. Normally 2 games on a Saturday and 1 game on a Sunday.

 

IMPORTANT DATES

  1. Februrary 11th Last games for the regular season
  2. February 25th and 26th GYSA games 
  3. Spring soccer starts in March 2017.   

Practice Schedule:

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

Practice Format:

Up to 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 12 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:

1.   Game play will be 7v7 ( 6 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.