FTSL Recreational Season

While details of our season do vary slightly from year to year the information below provides an overview of a typical recreational season.

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Dates Event Notes
January - December FTSA Monthly Meetings  FTSA meets monthly to plan coming year.  Meetings are announced on homepage of our website and are typically held the first Thursday of each month.  Meetings are open to anyone interested in lending a hand.
July Coaches Roundup List of coaches for upcoming season is filled.  Coaches without background checks begin application process.
August Field days Parents & coaches needed to prepare fields for upcoming season
August Camp FTSA hosts a one week soccer camp.  Help needed with organization, housing for trainers, monitoring the camp, etc.
August Fundraising All players must complete the one required fundraiser or pay a buy-out fee before their team will receive their uniforms
August Recreational pre-season All divisions except U6 have a pre-season which starts the second week of August.  Initially age groups will practice as one large unit.  After about 2 weeks they will be divided into teams and continue practicing until thje season opens.  Each division will typically have three practices per week during this period.
Septemeber - October Recreational Season Opening day is normally the Saturday after Labor Day.  Except for U6 division, most teams will have two games per week plus a practice during this time period.
November End of recreational season Youngest divisions wrap up play right around the end of October or very early November with skills night and/or graduation games for players moving up to the next age group.  Older divisions have playoff games early in November followed by graduation games.  Depending on weather everyone is done by mid-November
Thanksgiving Weekend Recreational Tournament Teams are fielded in local recreational tournaments.  Teams are limited exclusively to non-travel players.  Tournaments have spots for all age groups and we field teams based on number of players & coaches available in each age group.
November - December FTSA Monthly Meetings  FTSA meets monthly to review completed season and elect officers for next season.  Meetings are announced on homepage of our website and are typically held the first Thursday of each month.  Meetings are open to anyone interested in lending a hand.

 

Florence Township Soccer Association

updated:  01/26/2011