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 Trifold/Registration Form

Code of Conduct & Concussion Info (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 2019-2020)
(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 2019-2020)
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 2019-2020)
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, 3/8, at 1:30 PM at Cruiser Park
5th/6th Grade (Current School Year 2019-2020)
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, 3/8, at 2:30 PM Cruiser Park
U15 (Birthdate 2005 - 2007)
(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 23, 2020
Games: Tentatively played between April 4- May 24, 2020
Location: Cruiser Park*
*U15 travels; home games at Cruiser Park
Fee: $55 Resident / $65 Non-Resident
U15 Fee: $80 Resident/ $95 Non- Resident 
Registration: Jan. 1 - February 16, 2020 (U15)
Jan. 1 - March 1, 2020 (4.5- 6th grade)
Questions: Juli Pintz, Recreation Coordinator
614-836-1000 ext. 1513 / jpintz@groveport.org

The league timeline is as follows:

Registration Deadline:
February 16, 2020 (U15) & March 1, 2019 (4.5 yrs -6th Grade)


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

March 8, 2020-
3rd-4th 1:30 PM Cruiser Park
5th-6th 2:30 PM Cruiser Park

Pre-Season Kick-Off Clinics 

4.6 Years - K: 3/9 & 3/16  6:00-7:00 PM
1st-2nd: 3/10 & 3/17  6:00-7:00 PM
3rd-4th: 3/11 & 3/18; 6:00-7:00 PM
5th-6th: 3/12 & 3/19; 6:00-7:00 PM

Practices Begin:

Tentatively the week of March 23, 2020

Games Begin:

Tentatively April 4, 2020

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

May 16 & 17, 2020