Recreational Youth Soccer

UpdatedSaturday August 7, 2021 by Admin.

Overview:
FC Cary has been providing a youth recreational soccer league since 2000. Our focus is on the development of youth players through participation and competition. We provide spring and fall leagues for ages 4 to 17. Age groups are set at the beginning of each season based on total registration.

All recreational teams are co-ed.

League Format:
Playing divisions and format may vary from season to season based on registration numbers.

Here are the current playing division and game formats.

Division

Versus

Game Breakdown

Ball Size

Heading Allowed

Ages

U6

5v5

8 x 5 min periods

Size 3

No

U5, U6

U8

8v8

4 x 12 min periods

Size 3

No

U7, U8

U10

8v8

2 x 25 min periods

Size 4

No

U9, U10

U11

8v8

2 x 25 min periods

Size 4

No

U10, U11

U13

11v11

2 x 25 min periods

Size 5

No

U12, U13

U15

11v11

2 x 25 min periods

Size 5

Yes

U14, U15

U18

9v9

2 x 25 min periods

Size 5

Yes

U16, U17, U18

 

Soccer Season:

  • The spring season typically begins in late February and ends in May.
  • The fall season typically begins in August and ends in October.

Teams practice and play in the Cary/Apex area. Our primary location is Green Hope Elementary School which is located in Cary. Additional fields are used in the Cary area as needed.