Greetings from Stafford Springs Soccer Club!
Newsletter, Summer 2014
(June 1, 2014)
Fall Soccer Registrations: Registrations are now open for the fall soccer season online at StaffordSports.org (click on Youth Soccer). The club will be fielding teams in the Northeast District travel leagues in boys and girls divisions at ages U13/U14, U12, U11, U10 and U9. Registration fees for the club travel programs are $60/player. All travel players will be required to purchase their own travel uniforms (shirts, shorts and socks) if they don't already have a set at a cost of $35/set. The club is taking registrations for the recreational in town programs at the U8 Intramurals, U6 Minikickers and three year old Microkickers. Registration fees for the recreational programs are $30/player. There is a maximum two registration fees per family (except for uniform fees) with the two oldest players are charged. A copy of the child's birth certificate is required for U8 Intramurals and older if age has not been previously verified (with a player pass, for example).
The club is conducting player assessments for the fall club travel teams on Monday and Tuesday June 23-24 from 6:00pm-8:00pm at the Stafford High School fields. Team assignments will be based on player assessments. Any travel registrations after team placements are made in late July will be honored on a space available basis.
A player equipment swap is planned for the week of August 18 at the field. Stay tuned for details.
Registrations for intramural (Under 8 years old), minikicker (Under 6 years old) and microkicker (three year olds) recreational programs will remain open for the summer. The Intramurals program will play matches on Saturday mornings and practice twice per week mid-week. Minikickers sessions will be offered in two programs. One program plays Mondays and Thursdays at 6:00pm, and the other program plays Wednesdays at 6:00pm and Saturdays at 10:00am. The three year old microkickers program is tentatively scheduled for Saturday mornings. Additional information about the logistics of the recreational programs is posted on the website. Parent volunteers are needed for all recreational programs. An enhanced instruction program for parent volunteers is planned for late August for each of the recreational age groups.
Summer Camp 2014: The club is sponsoring our annual summer camp with Challenger Sports coaching staff from August 4-8, 2014. Registration info is available from the SSSC web site and at this link: British Soccer Camp August 4-8th
World Cup 2014: Root for the US Men's National team in the upcoming FIFA World Cup. USA faces Ghana, Portugal and Germany on June 16, June 22, June 26 in Brazil.
Stay tuned and visit our site often.