2014 VSL FALL LEAGUE SCHEDULE  click here

General Information

The goal of the Vermont Soccer Association Fall League (VSL-Fall) is to provide opportunities for our youth to play soccer in a positive, competitive environment that promotes skill development, fair play, and good sportsmanship. There are no playoffs or titles to be won.  All clubs/teams/spectators are expected to treat the game, the referee, and each other with respect. Vermont Soccer Association Zero Tolerance Policy will be enforced.

Eligibility
U8, U10, and U12 teams of the appropriate skill level, registered with Vermont Soccer Association are eligibile to participate in the VSL-Fall League. 

Game Dates
Sunday afternoons September 14, 21, 28, October 5, 12, 19.  The league is starting one week later than usual due to an event at the Tree Farm on September 7.

Location
All games to be held at the Tree Farm Recreational Facility in Essex Junction

League Rules
Same as VSL - Spring.  U8 5v5 (no goalies, coaches referee) U10 (7 v 7), U12 (8 v 8).  All games are 25 minutes halves.

Forms
US Youth Soccer rules and VSA’s insurance company require coaches to have a signed Medical Release Form (click here) for each player with them at all practices and games. In the event that a player needs emergency medical attention, this form will be necessary to have a player treated if a parent or guardian cannot be reached. Medical Release Forms will also be available via registration in GotSoccer.

Player Registration
All teams must register players and coaches with VSA using GotSoccer. More information on the registration process can be found here.

Click here to register your team.
REGISTRATION DEADLINE IS AUGUST 15, 2014


Fees

League Fee – $250/team for U8-U12 (includes field rental fees).  Please make checks payable to VSA

VSA Registration - $25/player and $10/coach (includes background check) for rosters and player passes. Please submit check payable to VSA along with Regsitration Submittal Form.

VSA registration is valid for the entire seasonal year 2014-2015.  Clubs who register players in the VSA Fall League do not pay player registration fees for those same players again in the spring for the VSL-Spring.

Referee Fees
U8’s will use coaches as referees.

U10's & U12's will use one referee: $105/team (each team will have three home games at $35/game, to be paid directly to the referee by the home team on the day of the game)

Referees will be paid by the team listed as the home team prior to the start of the match. IT IS IMPERATIVE THAT COACHES REMEMBER TO PAY REFEREES AT EACH GAME. TEAMS THAT “FORGET THEIR CHECKBOOK” WILL BE FINED $50 PER OCCURRENCE AND COULD FACE DISMISSAL FROM THE LEAGUE.

Passes & Rosters
Rosters, player passes & coach passes will be required for league play. VSA will provide player and coach passes to teams. Passes will be printed by VSA and returned to the club’s registrar with approved rosters.  Player pass photos should be a current head shot (action shots will be refused) No hats or sunglasses PLEASE.

Please allow 7-10 days for this process