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AYSO Region 718 SOCCER Sycamore, Illinois

U12 Program

  • The U12 Spring/Fall Program is for 10 and 11 year old boys and girls.¬†
  • The Spring program runs for eight week from April-June and the fall program run for ten weeks from August-October. U12 Teams participate weekly training sessions and a U12 Game on Saturdays. In the Spring the teams are all Co-Ed and in the fall the teams are gender specific. There is 1-hour weekly training session on weekdays twice a week. Games in the U12 Program are officiated under FIFA Laws of the Game with approved youth modifications for small sided games and substitution policies.
  • The last two weeks of our spring and fall sessions are scheduled for League Playoffs. All U12 Parents are strongly encouraged to support all the players on their child's U12 team by planning their schedule to allow their child to participate and contribute to their team during the League Playoffs
  • Players are placed on teams of up to 12 players. U12 teams compete with nine players, one of which is a goalkeeper. Each player plays at least half of every game. Players receive a uniform consisting of a numbered jersey, shorts and socks. Players must wear shin guards and shoes and soccer cleats are recommended.
  • U12 Teams requires a parent volunteer for each assignment of Team Coach, Assistant Coach, and Team Manager (Team Parent). Basic volunteer support for the team will require two parents to volunteer as Regional Referees. Referees will select a minimum number of required game assignments based on their individual calendar, schedule, comfort level, and interest over the Spring and Fall U12 Fall Program Schedule.
  • An annual AYSO Volunteer application and one-time Safe Haven Certification is required for all Sycamore AYSO Volunteers.¬†Sycamore AYSO U12 Team Coaches and Assistant Coaches must also complete a U12 Coach Course. Regional Referees must also complete a Basic Referee Course.

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AYSO Region 718

Sycamore Ayso 718, PO Box 493
Sycamore, Illinois 60178

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