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New This Season!

5th and 6th (Only) Divisional Modifications

- Divisional Playoffs: A single elimination tournament begins Saturday, October 18 in place of the last game 

- Challenger Training Super-Sessions for players and coaches

Saturday, August 16th, 23rd, and 30th

5th-6th Girls:  9:00 a.m. -10:30 a.m.

5th-6th Boys: 10:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

- Game Rule Modifications (See below)

Upward Soccer

 

Fall 2014 Season Information

Our desire is to provide the BEST SPORTS EXPERIENCE for every child.

To do that we:

  • Create a fun and competitive sports environment
  • Teach sport fundamentals
  • Teach life lessons from the Bible during practice huddles
  • Have coaches who are focused on having fun, developing skills and building character

What if I have questions throughout the season?

The best person to answer specific questions about your league is your child's coach. If he/she is unable to answer your question, ask the league director. 

Looking forward to a great season!

 


Registration Information

Registration is open!  

 Upward Soccer is for 4 years old - 6th grade boys and girls. Must be 4 by September 6

K5 participants include 5 and 6 year olds that will not be enrolled in the 1st grade for the fall 2014 school year.

Soccer shorts and jersey are included in the cost.

You may also register online at one of our kiosks at the Activities Center Desk from 7 a.m. - 9 p.m., Monday - Friday, and 9 a.m. - 5 p.m., Saturday.

All refunds are subject to a minimum $15 administration fee plus any additional cost incurred.  No refunds after uniforms have been ordered.

Coach Training

Mandatory trainings for all Head and Assistant Coaches

Returning Coach Training: Thursday, July 31; 6 p.m. (Landing)

New Coach Training:  Saturday, August 9; 10 a.m. (Landing)

Make-up Coach Training:  Thursday, August 14; 6 p.m. (Landing)

Coach Clinics (Great opportunity to learn some basic and advanced coaching techniques from our Challenger Soccer Camp coaches) Each participating coach will receive access to the NSCAA resource center online and a certificate of training.

Saturday, August 2 at 9 a.m. on Field 1

League Schedule

Evaluation Times:
*All Evaluations will take place on Field 2.
**K4 and K5 divisions do not evaluate.

In order to prevent long lines at evaluations.  Please see below for suggested times based on the first letter of your players last name.

Thursday, August 7, 2014

3rd-4th Grade Girls:      A-G 5:00-5:20 p.m., H-N 5:20-5:40 p.m., O-Z 5:40-6:00 p.m.

3rd-4th Grade Boys:     A-G 6:00-6:40 p.m., H-N 6:40-7:20 p.m., O-Z 7:20-8:00 p.m.

 

Saturday, August 9, 2014 (Make-up Evaluation)

1st-2nd Girls: 1:00 p.m. - 1:30 p.m.

1st-2nd Boys: 1:30 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.

3rd-4th Girls: 2:30 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.

3rd-4th Boys: 3:00 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.

5th-6th Boys and Girls:  3:30 p.m. - 4:00 p.m. 

Practices Begin: Week of August 18

First Game: Saturday, September 6

Fall Break:  No practices week of September 15 -19/ No game Saturday, September 20

**7 game season with 1 weeknight game

Scheduled Week Night Game: Week of October 13 -17

Last Game: Saturday, October 18

 

 

Equipment

Cleats are recommended.
Shin Guards are required.

Practice

  • One-hour practices per week
  • Practice devotions that teach character
  • Teams learn Bible verses together

Green Star awards are given to every player participating in learning the Bible verse.

At each practice, your child's team will participate in a 5 to 7 minute devotion time. These devotions are age-appropriate for each division. This devotion time will promote salvation, character, and self-esteem in your child. At each practice, your child will receive a Scripture Magnet with the Bible verse to be learned for the next practice. Take time to familiarize yourself with the Scripture verses so you and your child can discuss the weekly Bible verses and themes.

Follow Johnson Ferry Sports

Online Registration

Picture Day Schedule and Forms

Questions?

Danny Downing
Assistant Pastor
Patrick Sebesta Recreation Associate
 
Recreation Office
678.784.5317