FAQs: Frequently Asked Questions

How Much Is Registration?

The Registration page displays Registration fees during the open registration period prior to the Draft held before each Season. U4 is $60 per player and the price for all other ages is $90.

When Does the Season Start?

The Association Playing Year shall begin on September 1 and end on August 31 of the following calendar year.  The Membership may divide the Playing Year into as many Playing Seasons as desired.  Check out the Calendar page to find the coming or current Playing Season dates.

How Old Does My Child Have to Be to Play Soccer?

The age of a player for purpose of play with CYSA shall be the player’s age on December 31 of the current Playing Year. The current Playing Year begins on September 1 and ends on August 31 of the following year.

Exception: CYSA permits players who turn four (4) years of age by

  • July 31 will be eligible to play in the Fall Playing Season
  • December 31 will be eligible to play in the Spring Playing Season.
DivisionMinimum Age
6 and Under (6U)4
8 and Under (8U)6
10 and Under (10U)8
12 and Under (12U)10
14 and Under (14U)12
16 and Under (16U)14
19 and Under (19U)16

When Will My Child Practice?

Coaches communicate with their teams to determine practice schedules.

When Will My Child Have Games?

The Director of Scheduling schedules most games on Saturdays but there can be games on Tuesday or Thursday during the week.  We try to schedule eight (8) games for each team during each Playing Season. 

How Long Are My Child’s Games?

DivisionPeriodsMinutesBetween PeriodsTotal

Is My Child’s Uniform Included in The Registration Cost?

Yes.  Your registration fee will cover the uniform. You will receive one jersey, one pair of shorts, and one pair of socks.

What equipment will my child need?

  1. Shin guards are mandatory.
  2. All Players must wear soft-cleated soccer shoes or tennis shoes, which excludes the wearing of hard sole shoes or “baseball” style, metal, or hard pointed plastic cleats sometimes referred to as “spikes”.
  3. Soccer ball
Ball SizeDivision
513U and older
412U and younger
38U and younger