updated Jan 8, 19

Age Categories 

U4  is for children born in 2015. They play once a week on Wednesday evenings in mixed (boys and girls) teams. These games all start at 6:15 pm and will involve 10-minutes of practice (focused on skill development) followed by a game of 2 20-minute halves. U4 will play a 3 on 3 game of soccer on half the normal field. This provides players more “touches” on the ball, enhances skill development and is more fun for the kids! U4 will also play in the Mini Fest Tournament June 8 – 9, 2019 and is included as part of their regular season.

U5  is for children born in 2014. They play once a week on Wednesday evenings in mixed (boys and girls) teams. These games all start at 6:15 pm and will involve 10-minutes of practice (focused on skill development) followed by a game of 2 20-minute halves. U5 will play a 3 on 3 game of soccer on half the normal field. This provides players more “touches” on the ball, enhances skill development and is more fun for the kids! U5 will also play in the Mini Fest Tournament June 8 – 9, 2019 and is included as part of their regular season.

U7’s involve children born in 2013 or 2012. Boys play twice a week either on Mon/Wed or on Tues/Thurs. Girls play twice a week on Tues/Thurs.  Boys and girls play on separate teams. These games all start at 6:15 pm and will involve 10-minutes of practice (focused on skill development) followed by a game of 2 25-minute halves.  U7 play a 5 on 5 game of soccer on smaller field. This provides players more “touches” on the ball, enhances skill development and is more fun for the kids! The U7 will also play in the Mini Fest Tournament June 8 – 9, 2019 and is included as part of their regular season.

U9’s involves children born in 2011 or 2010. They play twice a week.  Boys on Mon/Wed and Girls on Tues/Thurs. The games start at 6:15 pm or 7:35 pm and consist of two 30-minute halves. They play a 7 vs. 7 game of soccer. They will be combined with teams from Beaumont and the South East Zone.  Teams are finished at the end of June unless they qualify for the City Championships which are held June 26 & 27th.

U11’s involves children born in 2009 or 2008. Community players play twice a week on Mon/Wed. The games are played starting at 6:15 pm or 7:45 pm and consist of two 30-minute halves.  They play a 8 vs.8 game of soccer.  They will be combined with teams from Beaumont and the South East Zone.  Teams are finished at the end of June unless they qualify for the City Championships which are held the first week of July.

U13’s involves children born in 2007 or 2006. Community players play twice a week on Tues/Thurs with a possibility of a few Sundays as per EMSA. The games are played starting at 6:15 pm or 7:45 pm and consist of two 30-minute halves.  They play 11 players a side with two 40-minute halves and will play City Wide. All Players must be carded (see “Carding” details below).

U15’s involves children born in 2005 or 2004. U15’s Community players play twice a week on Mon/Wed with a possibility of a few Tues or Thurs as per EMSA. They play 11 players a side with two 40-minute halves and will play City Wide. All Players must be carded (see “Carding” details below).

U17’s involve children born in 2003 or 2002. They will play in a city wide conference-style group. Playing days are Sunday & Thursday with possibility of a few Wednesdays as per EMSA. All Players must be carded (see “Carding” details below).

U19’s involve children born in 2001 or 2000. They will play in a city wide conference-style group. Playing days are Sundays and Tuesdays with possibility of a few Thursdays as per EMSA. All Players must be carded (see “Carding” details below).

ALL EMSA playing days (U13 to U19) are TENTATIVE and subject to change.

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Player Carding Sessions will be held in the EMSA Main office located in the South Edmonton Soccer Centre at 6520 Roper Road. They are open to all players, as well as their coaches, assistant coaches and managers. Click Here

For complete details please visit the EMSA website.

It is advised that you come to one of the earlier sessions as the last two or three EMSA sessions are extremely busy and yield about a 1 to 2 hour wait in line.