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 Juli Pintz (Recreation Coordinator) at 614-836-1000 ext. 1513 or jpintz@groveport.org. 


Youth Spring Soccer 2019 Registration Info
Youth Soccer Rules Spring 2019
Youth Soccer Field Layout Spring 2019

4.5- K Game Schedule (Revised 5.7.19)
1st-2nd Boys Game Schedule  (Revised 5.7,19)
1st-2nd Girls Game Schedule (Revised 5.7.19)
3rd-4th Grade Boys Green-Yellow Tournament 
3rd-4th Grade Boys Red Tournament
3rd-4th Grade Girls Purple-Blue Tournament
3rd-4th Grade Girls Gray Tournament
5th-6th Grade Boys Tournament
5th-6th Grade Girls Tournament

Code of Conduct & Concussion Info 2019 (PDF)
Lindsay's Law Required Parent Video 
Lindsay's Law Required Parent Information Form 
Lindsay's Law Required Parent Signature Form
Divisions: 4.5 Years - Kindergarten (Grade is Current School Year 2018-2019)
(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.
1st/2nd Grade (Current School Year 2018-2019)
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.
3rd/4th Grade (Current School Year 2018-2019)
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, 3/3, at 1:30 PM at Groveport Recreation Center West Gym (Location Changed)  
5th/6th Grade (Current School Year 2018-2019)
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, 3/3, at 2:30 PM at Groveport Recreation Center West Gym (Location Change)
U15 (Birthdate 2004 - 2006)
(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 18, 2019
Games: Tentatively played between April 6- May 29, 2019
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, 2019
Questions: Juli Pintz, Recreation Coordinator
614-836-1000 ext. 1513 / jpintz@groveport.org

The league timeline is as follows:

Registration Deadline:
March 1, 2019


Mandatory Soccer Skills Assessments for 3rd-4th  and 5th-6th Players:

Due to the current weather forecast (very cold temperatures and snow) along with the recent heavy rains flooding the soccer fields, we are moving assessments to the Groveport Recreation Center West Gym.  NO cleats may be worn on the gym floor.  All players must wear athletic tennis shoes.


March 3, 2019
3rd-4th 1:30 PM Groveport Recreation Center
5th-6th 2:30 PM Groveport Recreation Center

Pre-Season Kick-Off Clinics (ALL CLINICS HAVE BEEN CANCELLED MARCH 4-7)

4.6 Years - K: 3/11  6:00-7:00 PM
1st-2nd: 3/12  6:00-7:00 PM
3rd-4th: 3/13; 6:00-7:00 PM
5th-6th: 3/14; 6:00-7:00 PM


Practices Begin:

Tentatively the week of March 18, 2019

Games Begin:

Tentatively April 6, 2019

3rd-4th & 5th-6th Tournaments:

May 18 & 19, 2019