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DFAC's success relies on our wonderful volunteers. If you are looking to get plugged in, we have several Leadership Committee positions open for 2019-2020. Serving includes FREE basic registration for both rec seasons or competitive equivalent for your kiddos! Click HERE for a list of open positions.

FALL REGISTRATION IS OPEN

(sign up before June 28 for early bird prices)

Recreational Soccer

Welcome to Desert Foothills Soccer Club
Recreational Soccer

Our in-house, recreational league offers two seasons of soccer, one in the Fall (starts in September) and one in the Spring (starts in March), as well as a variety of camps and clinics throughout the year. We have programs for children 3-14 for all skill levels. Check out our Parents FAQ for more details.

We look forward to having you as part of our DFAC family!

Fall Recreational Soccer

Registration is now open - see Registration Listing below.  

SEASON SUMMARY
--Season is 10 weeks and includes 8 weeks of games
--U5/U6 begin September 6 & 7
--U7-U14 practices begin the week of September 9
--U5-U14 games begin the weekend of September 27 & 28
--U4 Soccer Tots begin September 28 & 29 through November 16 &17 (8 weeks)
--Includes Soccer Showdown Tournament for U7-U14 on November 16
--Fees include award, pictures, t-shirt for U4 and uniform kit (jersey, shorts, socks) for U5-U14

AGE GROUP DETAILS ("U" means under and groups based on age as of August 1)
--U4 Soccer Tots (co-ed) have 1 session/week--choose either Friday at 5:00 or Saturday at 4:00. All sessions are at Desert Willow Park.
--U5/U6 Micro Soccer (co-ed) have 1 session/week--choose either Friday at 4:30 or Saturday at 4:00. All sessions are at Desert Willow Park.
--U7-U14* (separate boys & girls teams) will practice one day per week (as determined by the volunteer coach) and games on Saturdays. Practices and games are at Desert Willow Park.
* Some older age groups and genders may be combined.


Groups are based on player's age as of August 1, 2019.

REGISTRATION FEES

Age GroupBirthdate
Between
Early Bird Registration
through June 28
Registration
after June 28
Under 48/1/15-7/31/16$145$160
Under 5/68/1/13-7/31/15$160$175
Under 7/88/1/11-7/31/13$170$185
Under 9/108/1/09-7/31/11$170$185
Under 11/128/1/08-7/31/09$180$195
Under 13/148/1/05-7/31/07$180$195

 

Registration Listing

Soccer - Fall Recreational 2019

For players age 3 to 13 as of August 1, 2019
$15 Early Bird Discount through June 28
$20 Sibling Discount
If you want your player to "play up" to an older age group, you will have the option to select that during registration.


U11/U12 - Boys (some age groups may be combined)

Registration closes on 09/08/2019 at 12:00 PM
Season Dates: 09/10/2019 to 12/08/2019
$195.00

U11/U12 - Girls (some age groups may be combined)

Registration closes on 09/22/2019 at 12:00 PM
Season Dates: 09/10/2019 to 12/08/2019
$195.00

U13/U14 - Boys (some age groups may be combined)

Registration closes on 08/23/2019 at 12:00 PM
Season Dates: 09/10/2019 to 12/08/2019
$195.00

U13/U14 - Girls (some age groups may be combined)

Registration closes on 08/23/2019 at 12:00 PM
Season Dates: 09/10/2019 to 12/08/2019
$195.00

U4 Soccer Tots

Registration closes on 09/22/2019 at 12:00 PM
Season Dates: 09/10/2019 to 12/08/2019
$160.00

U5/U6 Micro Soccer

Registration closes on 09/27/2019 at 12:00 PM
Season Dates: 09/10/2019 to 12/08/2019
$175.00

U7/U8 - Boys

Registration closes on 09/22/2019 at 12:00 PM
Season Dates: 09/10/2019 to 12/08/2019
$185.00

U7/U8 - Girls

Registration closes on 09/08/2019 at 12:00 PM
Season Dates: 09/10/2019 to 12/08/2019
$185.00

U9/U10 - Boys

Registration closes on 09/22/2019 at 12:00 PM
Season Dates: 09/10/2019 to 12/08/2019
$185.00

U9/U10 - Girls

Registration closes on 09/08/2019 at 12:00 PM
Season Dates: 09/10/2019 to 12/08/2019
$185.00

Coaches Corner

Coach Information 

DFAC dedicates this section to the most important people in recreational soccer today — the recreational parent soccer coach. The success of our program relies on volunteers like you!  We hope that you, the recreational soccer coach, will one day look back with pride at the opportunities you created for learning and enjoyment. A supportive, child-centered, positive experience in recreational soccer is vital to the growth of our sport.

No experience is necessary to be a recreational soccer coach. All volunteers should attend a coaches meeting prior to the start of the season. There you will receive a roster for your team, a coaches manual, and equipment.

In addition, we offer a coaches clinic where our professional coaching staff will equip you with the tools, skills, and techniques needed to guide your team through the season. Clinics are held before the start of each season.

Thank you for devoting your time to becoming a recreational soccer coach!

(To sign up to be a recreational soccer coach, please indicate that in the Volunteer Role section during registration, or click here to send an email.)

GENERAL SOCCER RULES & FORMATS
U6 (4v4)
U8 (4v4)
U10 (7v7)
U12/U14 (9v9)

Coaches Handbook (spring 2019)

HELPFUL HINTS
Basic Skills & Techniques
Typical Age Group Characteristics

Soccer Practice Tips

Fall 2019 Schedules

Game Day Field Layout Maps
7v7 & 9v9 (U10-U14)
4v4 (U5/U6 and U7/U8)



Schedule Grids & Goal Schedules
U5/U6 Game Schedule Grid

 U7/U8 Boys Game Schedule
U7/U8 Girls Game Schedule
U9/U10 Boys Game Schedule
U9/U10 Girls Game Schedule-REV
U12/U14 Co-Ed Game Schedule


PRACTICE SCHEDULE

SOCCER SHOWDOWN NOVEMBER 17
SCHEDULE - U8-U14
Rules


Picture Day TBD
Desert Willow Park

Picture Day Schedule

PAPERLESS REGISTRATION
Pre-Order Pictures Before Picture Day

Pictures make great gifts! 
 


NOTES
- To receive pictures, you must complete an online form.
- If you are only planning to get the free Basic Mate that comes with registration, you still need to complete a Photo Registration online (click the “Registration” tab)



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For More soccer fun

If you are sad that soccer is over for a while, check out our other programs - RDC Clinics, Holiday Camps...


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Indoor Soccer Camp 2017
Indoor Soccer Camp 2017

Soccer Showdown - Fall 2017
Soccer Showdown 2017
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