All games are played on Thursday nights. All teams play a minimum of 6 games and the season is usually about 6 weeks long.
1st practice starts the week of Aug 15th. Practices are on Mon, Tue, or Wed nights. There is only one practice night per week during the season. Teams can add on extra practice a week during preseason, before games begin. Practices never start before 5:30 or later than 6:15.
All Games will be on Thursdays. Game times vary but never start before 5:30 with the last game for U/5 through U/10 usually ending by 6:30. Our U/13 division plays at 6:30 and 7:30.
Game days for U/5, U/6, U/7--Sept 8, 15, 22, 29, Oct 6, 13.
Game days U/10, and U/13-- Sept 8, 15, 22, 29, Oct 6, 13, 18(TUES), 20.
U/5 and U6—4 v 4, 4x6 min quarters-size 3 ball
U/7—3 v 3, 4x6 min quarters-size 3 ball
U/10 rules—6v6, 2x15 min halves-size 4 ball
U/13 rules—9 v 9, 2x20 min halves-size 4 ball
This season we will following the USSF/US Youth Soccer age group rules (with modifications).
The Semmes Rec League consists of teams in age divisions based on age according to their birth year.
U/5(Under 5)--Birth years-2012, 2013(need to be 3 years old)
U/6(Under 6)--Birth year 2011-
U/7(Under 7)--Birth year 2010
U/10(Under 10)--Birth years-2007-2009
U/13(Under 13)--Birth years--2004-2006
The Semmes Rec League is located in the western part of Mobile County, in Semmes, Alabama, and is dedicated to the education and development of the youth soccer player at all levels of play, through recreational teams.
Our recreation league is home to more than 300 players on over 26 teams. It functions during the fall and spring through volunteer coaches from within our community.
The Semmes Rec League is registered with US Club Soccer, which is affiliated with the United States Soccer Federation(USSF).
The League's home field is the Mary G. Montgomery High School Viking Soccer Complex. As part of several corporations and foundations, the Viking Soccer Complex stands as a testimony to what can be accomplished when all facets of the community work together to achieve lofty goals.