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PROGRAM INFORMATION

Welcome to

The Westport Soccer Association 

A volunteer-run, non-profit organization for soccer enthusiasts

To register for any programs, click HERE 

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REC SPRING 2018

TOTS, PREK OPEN until Midnight Friday, 4/20
 
ROSTERS ARE FROZEN
ALL PAID PLAYERS INCLUDING THOSE WHO WERE ON WL HAVE ASSIGNED TEAMS.
TEAM ASSIGNMENTS CAN BE FOUND HERE

 

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WSA Non-Travel DEVELOPMENTAL TRAINING

For 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011 Players Only

REGISTRATION IS CLOSED

Mondays 4/16 - 6/11 @ 6pm-7:30pm on Wakeman B turf field

For Schedule, click HERE

This is training only in preparation for Travel tryouts in May (see below).

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TRAVEL SPRING 2018 

U9-U19 Practice Schedule:   click HERE

Games: Sun 4/08 - 6/10 (includes April break, off Mem Day Wkend)

Tournament:  Gbury 4/28 & 4/29 (for U9 - U15 only)

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TRAVEL TRYOUTS for the 2018/19 season

REGISTRATION IS OPEN

Rising U8/U9 (2010-2011) boys & girls on Mon May 7th & Mon May 14th

Rising U10-U15 (2004-2009) boys & girls on Fri May 11th & Fri May 18th 

Check the travel tryout schedule for times, click HERE

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NEW to TRAVEL PARENT MEETING

Mon, April 30th @ 7:30pm - 8:30pm in Bedford MS Cafe

Join Mickey Kydes, WSA Board members and MKSE Coaches to learn more about the WSA Travel Program

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Questions?

TRAVEL: wsaregistrar2@gmail.com   &   REC: registrar@westportsoccer.org 

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FIELD CLOSINGS & GAME CANCELLATIONS 

WSA Hotline 203 221-9900 by 3:00 PM M-F; 8 AM Sat; 11 AM Sun

Westport Parks & Rec. cancellation line 203-341-5074 

 

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WSA ALL AGES GAME Saturdays April 7 &14
02/23/2018
(Update April 5th) 10am kickoff April 7 and April 14.  Wakeman...
WSA HEADING POLICY
04/03/2016
Dear WSA Families,   The Connecticut Junior Soccer Association...
 
WSA ALL AGES GAME Saturdays April 7 &14

(Update April 5th)

10am kickoff April 7 and April 14.  Wakeman B

(game on if < 4 inches of snow and  > 32 degrees of heat)

... this fun pickup soccer is geared to ALL Ages, whether you are elite, travel, rec, aspiring, first timer or former players of any stripe, get off the couch and onto the pitch!  YOU are welcomed, encouraged and beseeched to play, laugh, run, pass, dribble, tackle and shoot in a gently facilitated pickup game.

Players do all their own talking and self motivating with no coaching.  Parents, get in the game, watch 'em play, enjoy a walk around the park or leave your children under the supervision of an adult who is present as this is not a dropoff situation.

All players should bring BOTH a white jersey and a dark jersey, cleats, shinguards, extra water and a great attitude for this favorite off-season hometown soccer game.


by posted 02/23/2018
WSA HEADING POLICY

Dear WSA Families,

 

The Connecticut Junior Soccer Association (“CJSA”) has adopted the US Soccer and US Youth Soccer (national governing bodies for soccer in the US) rules regarding heading.  These rules take effect on April 1, 2016 and must be enforced by coaches, referees and club administrators.

 

Compliance is mandatory for all CJSA members (the WSA is a member of the CJSA).

 

Heading Restrictions which apply to games and practices

 

Players who are 10 and younger 

  • No player who is 10 or younger may deliberately head the ball, regardless of the age group of the team they are playing on. This includes all activities where CJSA insurance applies, such as practices, scrimmages, and competitions at all levels. 

  • No player on a U11 team or a combined team including the U11 Age Group, (e.g. U11/12), even if the player has turned 11, may head the ball deliberately. 

 

For the WSA this means that headers are not allowed on any of our U11 teams, regardless if the player is 11 or older.  Imagine trying to run a practice or referee a game where some players are able to head and some are not.  Therefore no heading for our U-11 groups or any individual player who might be playing up an age group to U12.

 

This restriction will be enforced in competitions for teams U11 and younger (including combined age brackets including U11 and younger) by award of an indirect free kick for the opposing team. Coaches and parents are responsible for applying this restriction for players who are 10 or younger and playing up. 

 

REC Soccer League:

  • Kindergarten:                         NO HEADING ALLOWED

  • 1st Grade Rec:                        NO HEADING ALLOWED

  • 2nd Grade Rec:                       NO HEADING ALLOWED

  • 3rd Grade Rec:                       NO HEADING ALLOWED

  • 4th Grade Rec:                       NO HEADING ALLOWED

  • 5th/6th grade Rec Plus:        NO HEADING ALLOWED

  • 7th/8th grade rec plus:        HEADING IS ALLOWED*

  • All High School Rec Plus:       HEADING IS ALLOWED

 

WSA Travel Teams

  • U9:                              NO HEADING ALLOWED

  • U10:                             NO HEADING ALLOWED

  • U11:                             NO HEADING ALLOWED

  • U12 AND OLDER:       HEADING ALLOWED IF PLAYER IS 11 OR OLDER *

     

Note:

* Players who are 11-13.

  • Players who are age 11 to 13 and on teams for age groups U12 and older, are restricted to up to 30 minutes of practice heading the ball per week. There is no restriction on the number of times these players can head the ball in a competition, unless the team is competing in a combined bracket that includes U11.

 

 


by posted 04/03/2016
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