Eagle Youth Soccer League

2022 Fall Season
August 22nd - October 15th

Eagle Youth Soccer League is a recreational program with a community focus.  The purpose of this program is to provide our players a safe environment to learn and grow and to provide families a welcoming experience.  We support healthy competition and believe that every child can be their individual best when they receive positive support.

Registration

$60 Registration Fee
$10 sibling discount for each additional child automatically applied at checkout.
$10 additional Idaho Youth Soccer Association fee included for U12.

$20 Uniform Kit
 Includes reversible jersey, shorts, and socks
Returning players may use previous uniforms. Returning families must remove this option at checkout.  

It is not a requirement to be a City of Eagle resident to participate.  Non-City of Eagle residents will see an additional $10 within their total fees.

CLICK HERE TO REGISTER NOW
Registration Deadline:  July 25th

 
Season Dates

 August 22                         Practices begin

 September 8                Games begin

 October 15                       Season ends 

 
Coaches are Volunteer Parents.   Consider Volunteering today!

Lead Coaches receive a 100% program registration rebate for volunteering.   Supporting coaches receive a 50% program registration rebate.      

All coaches are provided resources, practice guides, and equipment to be successful.  Coaches may select practice day and time to work around their schedule needs.  There are no mandatory meetings that challenge your schedule.  Our goal is to make you great and support you throughout your time with us.

This league can ONLY run with parent volunteers, and it is our goal to ensure you feel prepared, supported, and ready to lead your players to a great season.  

Simply indicate the person interested in coaching by including full name and contact information within registration.  Send us an email with specific questions.  


Age Divisions

Age groups are determined by a September 1, 2022 cutoff date.  A player must turn the age below as of this date to be placed in the division. 

Division              Age as of September 1, 2022

U6 Girls              4-5

U6 Boys              4-5

U8 Girls              6-7

U8 Boys              6-7

U10 Girls           8-9

U10 Boys           8-9

U12 Girls           Born in year 2011 or 2012

U12 Boys           Born in year 2011 or 2012


Rules

Eagle Youth Soccer elects to adhere to the overall guidelines are set forth by U.S. YOUTH SOCCER.  

To be consistent with soccer played throughout the state we utilize game play rules established by the IDAHO YOUTH SOCCER ASSOCIATION.

“Laws of the Game” will be distributed to all registered families and coaches prior to practice start.

Ball Sizes:

U6      #3

U8      #3

U10    #4

U12    #4

Goal & Field Sizes:

U6 - U8        4' x 6'                          25 yds x 35yds

U10             6' x 18'                          35 yds x 55 yds

U12             7' x 21'-24'                 40-55 yds x 70-85 yds


Equipment Needed

U6    
 Shin guards are required, cleats and ball are encouraged

U8 - U12
 Shin guards and cleats are required, ball is encouraged.

Note:  When purchasing cleats please ensure there is not a cleat at the toe of the shoe.  While most cleats will work for most sports, soccer requires that there is no toe cleat for safety purposes.    


Games

U6-10 games are held on Thursday and/or Friday evenings.  U12 games are held on Saturdays.  

Game times are dependent on overall registration and space is reserved by City of Eagle Parks and Recreation.

Weeknight game start times will take place between 5:00pm – 7:00pm. 

Schedules will be posted a minimum of one week prior to the games beginning.

Games are held at either MERRILL PARK or GUERBER PARK.

Note:  U12 teams will participate in the local Outback League/League America presented by the Idaho Youth Soccer Association and play U12 teams outside of the City of Eagle program.  This league plays games on Saturdays and games take place both in Eagle and surrounding communities.  Families within U12 must be willing to travel outside of Eagle for Saturday games e.g. Star, Middleton, Kuna, Nampa, Caldwell.        


Practices

Practices are held one evening per week.  Teams will hold three total practices prior to game play.  Times and days are determined by the volunteer coach. 

 Typical start times are between 5:00pm - 6:30pm.  Run times vary between 45 minutes and 1.5 hours based on age and field availability.  For example, a U6 team may practice 5:00pm-5:45pm while a U12 team may practice 6:00pm-7:30pm.      

City of Eagle Parks and Recreation holds designated practice space and assists with assigning practices at Merrill Park and Guerber Park.   As a general guide, though it may vary, U6, U8, and U12 teams will practice at Guerber Park and U10 teams will practice at Merrill.  
 
Note:  U12 teams may practice two evenings per week should field and coach availability allow.  


Team Formation

Within registration you may provide information regarding your child's potential team placement.  Teams are formed based on the following order:

  • Coach request
  • Teammate request
    You may list multiple players.  Be sure to list first and last names to the best of your ability. 
  • School your child attends or is nearest to your home.  
    You may list your child's school to be placed with others from the school.  Private schools, charter schools, virtual schools, and homeschool can be listed as well and players from those schools will be placed together. Please keep in mind these options may not be in your home area and, due to overall enrollment, may have limited participation.  To default to your home area simply list the closest public school.  
  • Available roster space.  
    If no information is provided players are placed where need exists.

If you learn that a friend or neighbor is playing after registering, simply email us at eaglesports@cityofeagle.org with the player or coach name to be added to your registration information.  

Note:  Practice requests are not accepted.  While we appreciate that families have busy schedules, we cannot accommodate these requests. 


Uniforms

Players new to the league will purchase a $20 uniform kit which includes reversible jersey, shorts, and socks.

Returning players may utilize their uniform from previous seasons.  Returning families must remove the $20 fee during checkout and indicate this in registration.    

 Note:  While socks are included in the uniform kit and all players' socks must match during play teams are welcome and encouraged to provide matching socks of other colors and/or designs to establish an individual team identity.  For example, the “U8 Girls Pink Cheetahs” wear bright pink socks with black spots.  Provided jersey and shorts must be worn for games but socks can be creative!      


Contact

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