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CYS Soccer

ST. PAUL CATHOLIC CHURCH TO PARICIPATE IN THE FALL CYS SOCCER LEAGUE!

St. Paul Catholic Church will be participating in the Catholic Youth Sports (CYS) Soccer League this fall as part of the mutally shared vision of the Diocese of St. Petersburg's Courageously Living the Gospel!  We are excited to offer the sport of soccer to the children of our parish, ages 3 to 18.  

Registration for the Fall 2021 CYS Soccer League is now available!  The early bird regsitration fee is $95 per child now through July 26, 2021.  After July 26th, the registration fee will be $105 per child for the Fall 2021 season. 

The Fall 2021 CYS Soccer League first game will take place on August 28, 2021.  Games will be played every Saturday from August 28th through November 2021.  We will need players, coaches, referees and volunteers to assist us in achieving this new and exciting endeavor!

The anticipated teams in our league are:  Our Lady of the Rosary; St. Mark the Evangelist; Most Holy Redeemer; St. Timothy; and St. Mary's (which are parishes that are all part of our deanery).  The season will conclude with the Fall 2021 Catholic Cup on November 13, 2021, at Our Lady of the Rosary Catholic Church in Land O' Lakes, Florida (for all U8, U10, U13 and U18 teams)!


DETAILS

Below are details regarding paricipation in the CYS Soccer League:

  • Participants will be children of those families, parents and/or guardians who are officially registered at St. Paul Catholic Church and/or St. Paul Preschool
  • Participants will range from ages of 3 to 18, male and female
  • Six, co-ed  divisions:  U4, U6, U8, U10, U13 and U18
  • Game format 4v4 (four players versus four players)
  • Games will be 40 minutes in length, running time (two, 20-minute halves)
  • No previous soccer experience is necessary
  • Mandatory subsititutions will be held every five (5) minutes to ensure all team members have an equal opportunity to paritcipate
  • Entry fee will be $105 per child per season (early bird discout will be valid from June 2 through July 26, 2021, at a rate of $95 per child per season) will include a full kit for each player (a CYS jersey, shorts and socks)
  • U10, U13 and U18 teams will play 4v4 on a field approximatley 30 yards x 40 yards (no goalie)
  • U4, U6 and U8 teams will play 4v4 on a field approximately 20 yards x 30 yards (no goalie)
  • U8, U10, U13 and U18 teams will be eligible to participate in the Fall 2021 CYS Catholic Cup to be held at Our Lady of the Rosary Catholic Church sports fields (adjacent to the church)
  • Teams will practice once per week in addition to their Saturday game

COACHES

Coaches will be needed for each team from U4 to U18.  Coaches will need to committ to all games and practices.  All coaches must complete a Level II FBI background screening and complete Safe Environment Training.  Previous coaching experience and/or playing experience is preferred.  If you are interested in becoming a coach for one of the teams, please CLICK HERE.


REFEREES

Volunteer referees will be needed at all games. All referees must complete a Level II FBI background screening and complete Safe Environment Training. If you are interested in becoming a soccer ref for the CYS League, please CLICK HERE.  We will offer training sessions prior to the start and during the season.  Previous referee expreience is preferred, but not required.  


IMPORTANT DATES FOR THE CYS FALL SOCCER LEAGUE

  • June 2, 2021:  CYS Fall League Registration Opens - CLICK HERE TO REGISTER
  • August 16 - 20, 2021:  CYS Fall League Form Teams and Game Scheduling
  • August 28, 2021:  CYS Fall League Begins
  • September 18, 2021:  CYS Fall Registration Closes and Rosters are Finalized
  • November 13, 2021:  CYS Fall Catholic Cup Final (End of Season)

If you have any questions, please send an email to:  soccer@stpaulchurch.com

 

 

 


 

Interested in coaching a St. Paul Team in the CYS Soccer League.... then CLICK HERE

 


 

Interested in being trained and serving as a referee for CYS Soccer League matches.... then CLICK HERE 

 


 

CLICK HERE to read an article by the National Academy of Athletics regarding the benefits of participating in youth sports

 


 

CLICK HERE for the CYS Soccer Rules

 


Questions? 

Please send an email to:  soccer@stpaulchurch.com

 


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