Youth Spring Soccer League

The season will consist of 8 games, which will be played on Saturday mornings and several Sunday afternoons.  Practices are 1 - 2 nights a week and are scheduled by the individual volunteer coach.  Volunteer coaches are needed.  Interested persons should contact Amy Van Huffel (Sports and Fitness Manager) at 614-836-1000 ext. 1505 or avanhuffel@groveport.org.

Youth Soccer Spring 2018 Registration Form and Flyer rev 1-17-18

Code of Conduct & Concussion Info 2018 (PDF)


Program #: 222606
Divisions: Birthdate 2012 or 2013 (U5/U6)
(starts at 4.5 years old)
3 v 3 (split team format), no goalie; size 3 ball; 20 yd. x 25 yd. field; games are four 8-minute quarters; GRD attempts to evenly divide teams by grade, gender, shirt size, and experience in order to create balance; coaches officiate games.
Birthdate 2010 or 2011 (U7/U8)
4 v 4; no goalie; size 3 ball; 30 yd. x 35 yd. field; games are four 12-minute quarters; GRD attempts to evenly divide teams by grade, shirt size, and experience in attempt to create balance; soccer officials will be utilized.  Genders will be separate divisions when possible.
Birthdate 2008 or 2009 (U9/U10)
6 v 6 (including goalie); size 4 ball; 40 yd. x 60 yd. field; games are two 25-minute halves; players are assessed (not drafted) to identify and divide the skill level amongst teams to try and achieve league balance; soccer officials will be utilized.  Genders will be divided into separate divisions when possible.  MANDATORY ASSESSMENTS on Sunday, 3/4, at 1:30 PM at Cruiser Park.  
Birthdate 2006 or 2007 (U11/U12)
8 v 8 (including goalie); size 4 ball; 50 yd. x 80 yd. field; games are two 30-minute halves; players are assessed to identify and divide the skill level amongst teams to try and achieve league balance; soccer officials will be utilized.  Genders will have separate divisions when possible.  MANDATORY ASSESSMENTS on Sunday, 3/4, at 2:30 PM at Cruiser park.
Birthdate 2003 - 2005 (U15)
(Middle School league - players must be in 8th grade or lower; no high school students permitted)
11 v 11 (including goalie); size 5 ball; 60 yd. x 100 yd. field.  Games are two 30-minute halves; players will be assessed if there is more than one team.  soccer officials will be utilized.  Genders will be separate divisions when possible.  TEAMS PLAY IN MSSA and travel throughout the greater Columbus area for games.
Practices: Tentatively begin the week of March 19
Games: Tentatively played between April 14- May 20
Location: Cruiser Park*
*U15 travels; home games at Cruiser Park
Fee: $50 Resident / $60 Non-Resident
U15 Fee: $75 Resident / $90 Non-Resident
Registration: Jan. 1 - March 1
Questions: Amy Van Huffel (Sports and Fitness Manager)
614-836-1000 ext. 1505 / avanhuffel@groveport.org.

The league timeline is as follows:

Registration Deadline:

March 1

Mandatory Soccer Skills Assessments for U10 and U12 Players:

March 4

Pre-Season Kick-Off Clinics:

U5/U6: 3/5, 3/7, 3/12, 3/14; 6:00-7:00 PM
U7/U8: 3/5, 3/7, 3/12, 3/14; 7:00-8:00 PM
U9/U10: 3/6, 3/8, 3/13, 3/15; 6:00-7:00 PM
U11/U12: 3/6, 3/8, 3/13, 3/15; 7:00-8:00 PM


Practices Begin:

Tentatively the week of March 19

Games Begin:

April 14

U10 & U12 Tournaments:

May 19 & 20