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Registration Closes Sunday, July 21, 2024 @ 11:59 PM

Did you know there are SO many benefits of recreational soccer?

+ Promotes Cognitive Development
+ Gets Kids Social
+ Improves Self-Confidence and Self-Esteem
+ Instills Respect, Responsibility, and Sportsmanship
+ Helps with Motor Skills

AND IT'S FUN!

Boys and girls born between 2021 and 2010 at ANY skill level are welcome!

The fall season begins in August and runs through early October.

Important Dates for Fall 2024

No games on the following dates:

  • August 31
  • September 1st
  • September 2nd

5U Game Dates - 8/12,19,26 | 9/3,9,16,23,30

6U Game Dates - 8/15,22,29 | 9/5,12,19,26 | 10/3

8U & Up Practice(s) Start - Week of 8/12

8U & Up Game Dates - 8/17,18,24 | 9/7,8,14,21

8U & Up Tournament Dates - 9/28 & 9/29

Mandatory Coaches Meetings - Two will be offered after the close of registration and prior to practices starting

General Info - Fees, age groups and qualifying birth dates are shown below. If you are a resident of another state, you must register with your home state to get permission to play in Indiana. Our Registrar will coordinate with the appropriate agencies when you indicate your state of residence on our Registration Form.

Team Selection - We do not have tryouts for Rec players and coaches are assigned to teams in the fall. In the spring, players will typically stay on the same team provided the coach returns and the player registers on time. All vacancies will be filled by newcomers at random by the Registrar. Children of coaches and assistant coaches will be placed with their parents.

Special requests for team placement will be considered but are only approved in rare cases.

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Recreational Fees for the Fall 2024 Season

4U Rec  (born 2021):  $90

5U Rec  (born 2020):  $90

6U Rec  (born 2019):  $90

7U - 8U Rec  (born 2017 - 2018):  $105

9U - 10U Rec  (born 2015 - 2016):  $115

11U - 15U Rec  (born 2010 - 2014):  $115

NO REFUNDS will be given without the approval of the Registrar and the VP of the SIU Rec division.

We are no longer accepting check payments through the GotSport registration program.  If you would like to pay by check, please contact the registrar prior to registering your child.

Coaching

SIU Recreational Division registers approximately 600 - 700 children each season and we rely completely on volunteer coaches. We will create as many teams as possible based on the number of coaches and fields available. It's a great, no pressure opportunity to have fun with kids in your community. Coaches are eligible to receive a refund of one registration. If you are interested, please reach out to Aaron Kincade, Rec Director at recdirector@siusoccer.com.

Coaching Clinic - There is a free, mandatory clinic for coaches who have not previously completed the IYS Youth Module I training. The clinic covers age appropriate instructional activities, techniques, risk management, league guidelines and general information. Representatives of the both Indiana Soccer and SIU provide expert instruction and attendees are credited for completion of the Youth Module I training program. The place, date & time of the clinic is announced near the end of the registration period.

Volunteer Information

SIU Soccer is a community-driven organization operated entirely by dedicated volunteers, with the exception of our Travel Coaches who are compensated for their expertise. The success and growth of our club hinge on the active involvement of adults like you.

Get Involved!

We encourage parents and community members to contribute their time and skills to support our programs and players. To learn more about volunteering opportunities, please contact our Director of Recreational Program at RecDirector@siusoccer.com.

Important Notice: Background Checks

The safety of our players is our top priority. All adult volunteers must undergo a confidential background check through Indiana Soccer. Detailed instructions will be provided to volunteers after registration closes. Please ensure your background check is completed prior to the start of the season.

Thank you for your commitment to the safety and success of SIU Soccer!