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About the fall season

The fall season is our most popular soccer season. Based on the player's "playing age," we offer Playground (3 - 5 year olds), 6U (5 and 6-year-olds), 8U (7 and 8-year-olds), 10U (9 and 10-year-olds), 12U (11 and 12-year-olds), 14U (13 and 14-year-olds), 16U (15 and 16-year-olds) and 18U (17 and 18-year-olds) divisions. Note: a child's playing age is not their current age. More information on this can be found here.

We form boy's teams and girl's teams. The matches for the fall season start the weekend after Labor Day and end two weekends before Thanksgiving, making for a 10-week season.

The 8U and above teams are formed around mid-August, depending on our registration numbers. If too many families register very late, then that will delay the formation of teams. Thus, it is very important that families complete their registrations before the end of July. The 6U teams are normally formed by Opening Day. There are no teams formed for the Playground division. Once the teams are formed, the coaches will contact the players' families and create a weekly training schedule. 8U teams will train at least one day a week, maybe two. The 10U and above teams will train at least two days a week. 6U teams train on Saturdays just prior to their matches. The Saturday Playground activities incorporate training.

Playground activities and matches for the 6U - 14U divisions are played on Satuday and for the 16U and above divisions on Sundays. The Saturdays starts with the Playground division going from 9AM to 9:30AM and the 6U division going from 9AM to 10AM; the 8U matches are at 10AM and 11AM; the 10U matches start at 10:30AM; the 12U and 14U home matches can start as early as 10AM. On Sundays the home matches normally start at 2PM or later.

For the 12U and above divisions, we have matches against teams from the West San Jose, Saratoga, Cupertino, downtown San Jose and Evergreen (East San Jose) regions. Roughly half of the matches are home and half are away, so there is traveling required for the older divisions. The away matches will normally start no earlier than 10AM.

In addition to the regular season, qualifying 10U - 14U teams have the opportunity to participate in the Area 2J tournament. More information on the Area 2J tournament can be found by clicking here.


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