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Rappahannock County Soccer Association (RCSA)

Age group information

RCSA is a member of the Virginia Youth Soccer Association (VYSA) and is subject to all VYSA rules, policies and recommendations.  Age group divisions are determined in accordance with VYSA guidelines.

Age groups are based on the players birth year.  Age/grouping dates are changed only at the beginning of each Fall season.  More information on age groups, field sizes and game formats is below. With RCSA and surrounding counties, odd age groups are generally combined with the next higher age group to form a team.  For example, RCSA U6 teams include U5 players.  RCSA U8 teams include U7 players.  RCSA U10 teams include U9 players, etc.





U6 Division
CoachParent ("F" license preferable but not required)
GenderCo-ed
Practice
1/week 45-60 minutes
Practice locationRappahannock Elementary School Fields
  


U8 Division
CoachParent ("F" coaching licensed preferable but not required)
GenderCo-ed
Roster size
generally 6-8
Practice
1/week, 60 minutes
Game format
4 vs. 4 (no goalies)
Game length
12 minute quarters
Game location
Rappahannock Elementary School Fields (with 1-2 away games)
Game day
Saturday between 9am and 3pm
Field size
25 X 45 yards
Goal size6' X 12'
Ball size
3


U10 Division

CoachParent ("F" coaching licensed preferable but not required)
GenderCo-ed
Roster size
generally 10-12
Practice
1 or 2/week, 60 minutes
Game format
6 vs. 6 (with goalie)
Game length
25 minute halves
Game location
Rappahannock Elementary School Fields (with away games)
Game day
Saturday between 9am and 3pm
Field size
40 X 60 yards
Goal size6' X 18'
Ball size
4


U12 Division

CoachParent ("E" coaching licensed preferable but not required)
GenderBoys or Girls (Co-ed dependent on # of players)
Roster size
generally 11-13
Practice
1 to 2/week 60-90 minutes
Game format
8 vs. 8 (with goalie)
Game length
30 minute halves
Game location
Rappahannock Elementary School Fields (with away games)
Game day
Saturday between 9am and 3pm
Field size
55 X 80 yards
Goal size7' X 21'
Ball size
4


U14-U18 Division
* The structure and format of this division is dependent on the number of registered players and opportunities to play teams outside of Rappahannock.

CoachParent ("E" coaching licensed preferable but not required)
GenderBoys or Girls (Co-ed dependent on # of players)
Roster size
14-18
Practice
1 to 2/week 60-90 minutes
Game format
11 vs. 11 (with goalie)
Game length
35 minute halves
Game location
Rappahannock Elementary School Fields (with away games)
Game day
Saturday between 9am and 3pm
Field size
65 X 110 yards
Goal size8' X 24'
Ball size
5