USYS/VYSA Recreation Soccer Age Limit Clarification

Arlington Soccer Association (ARL) would like to clarify some facts surrounding the age-limit rule of US Youth Soccer (USYS) and the Virginia Youth Soccer Association (VYSA). As a member club of VYSA and USYS, ARL is obligated to abide by the age-limit regulation that prohibits adults (classified as U-20 age group and above) from participating in youth soccer programs. 

Background

As part of its comprehensive Player Development Initiatives, the United States Soccer Federation (US Soccer) required member organizations to change the way in which youth players in the United States register for...

Policy Change Approved by Board of Directors - February 27, 2019

POLICY CHANGE ADOPTED BY BOARD OF DIRECTORS

The Arlington Soccer Board of Directors voted at its February 27th meeting to accept the recommendation of the Recreational (Rec) Program Committee to no longer permit travel players to play on rec teams at the 5th grade age group and higher beginning with the Fall 2019 season. The decision came after months of careful consideration and deliberation by the Board, the Rec Committee, and with input and approval from both the Travel Program Committee and the Joint Program Committee (representing both travel and rec programs). All of...

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