Outdoor 2018 Soccer Season

Registration

Registrations may be accepted until teams are full or until deadlines of March 15/2018 (U11-U19) and April 15/2018 (U5-U9).

If registration is sent after February 12/2018 (AGM/Registration Night), there is no guarantee that your registration will be accepted.

2015 OUTDOOR REGISTRATION FORM Available Feb 4 (Word Document)

2015 OUTDOOR REGISTRATION FORM Available Feb 4 (PDF Document)

Important Links


Coaches
Referee Info and Schedules
Policies
The Tri-County rules apply with local modifications
Player and Parent Codes
Athabasca Field Locations
Simple Soccer Rules

Coaches

All coaches must be certified for the 2018 season.

Coaches, please see the Alberta Soccer Association Long Term Player Development Coaching Model to determine the coaching certification level/course your require.

More information can be found on the coaches page of the Athabasca Soccer Association website.

Criminal record checks (CRCs) for all Coaches, Bench Persons and Managers (anyone listed on the ASA forms) are mandatory and must be provided prior to April 15, 2018. Any coaching staff designate who is listed on the ASA form without the submission of the appropriate certification (head coach only) and CRC (all) will be removed from the ASA form and will not be allowed any involvement with coaching activities. Once submitted, your criminal record check is valid for a three year period. CRCs can be obtained from the Athabasca RCMP detachment Monday to Friday from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 a.m.; two pieces of government issued identification are required, one of which must be photo ID. The detachment needs approximately two weeks for processing a CRC.

OUTDOOR SOCCER PRACTICE SCHEDULE

Year BornTeamDay & TimePlace
1999/2000U19TBDEdwin Parr/Edmonton
2001/2002U17TBDEdwin Parr/Edmonton
2003/2004U15TBDEdwin Parr/Edmonton
2005/2006U13Monday/Wednesday – 7:00 or 7:30WHPS
2007/2008U11Tuesday/Thursday –6:30 or 7:00WHPS
2009/2010U9Monday/Wednesday – 6:00 to 7:00WHPS
2011/2012U7Tuesday/Thursday – 6:00 to 7:00WHPS
2013/2014U5Mondays - 6:00 - 6:45WHPS

All League Play

All League play (Tri-County and in-house) will begin the first week in May; indoor practices at the Multiplex will start in April for U11, U13, U15, U17 and U19.
U11+ Coaches will contact team players and provide them with relevant information sometime in March.

U5, U7 and U9 teams will be selected mid-April and it is each Coach's responsibility to contact his/her team and provide necessary information in an introductory e-mail. If you have not heard from your child's coach before the start of the season, please contact the Registrar.

The season ends the last week in June.

Required Clothing & Equipment / Outdoor Fields

Format for U7 & U9

Teams will consist of 7 to 8 players for the U7 age group and 8 to 9 players for the U9 group. They will practice with their own team for the first half hour of practice and then have a scheduled game with another Athabasca or Boyle team for the last half hour. Travel may include one trip to Boyle during the season.

Field Cancellations

In the event of inclement weather, all field cancellations will be made by Albert Assaf, the Field Scheduler, who can be contacted at 780-919-5397.

If a game is cancelled/changed for any reason, please contact Dustin Pysyk,
the Referee Scheduler, at 780-675-2967 so that the referees can be advised.

Referee Liaison

The referees and assistant referees who are in charge of your children's games have taken at least two days of training and passed a tough exam in order to qualify. The primary concerns of the Laws of the Game, and therefore of our game officials, are safety and fair play.

Parents and players can do their part by showing game officials the respect they deserve for doing a difficult job. The Athabasca Soccer Association does not tolerate any form of abuse directed at officials (or players) from any source.

The Referee Liaison Program is now in effect. It is imperative that every person involved with our soccer association familiarizes themselves with the information attached (DOC - 25 KB). If you would like more information on why this may be happening, you can read this article published by the Edmonton Journal on Saturday, May 05, 2007.