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Registration Links and Information

The Wooster Recreation Department reserves the right to CLOSE registration and put individuals on a waitlist based on totals in each age group at any time before or after the registration deadline. Any individuals added to a roster will be taken from the waitlist in the order they were placed on it. If minimum enrollment is not met in any one age group those registered may be refunded and the program may not be offered in that age group.

Fall 2019 Soccer Schedules and Team Roster Submission Link
Soccer Information
Youth Soccer

YOUTH LEAGUE DATES

Fall League Dates Saturday, September 14th - Saturday, October 19th  2019

REGISTRATION DATES 

Team Registration Opens Monday July 22nd 2019

Team Registration Deadline Friday, August 16th 2019  (or until full)

TEAM REGISTRATION 

All registrations must be submitted online. No e-mail registrations will be accepted. 

Payments are due at time of registration. Any questions regarding payment options contact Recreation Coordinator responsible for the Youth Soccer Program  at 330-263-5207.  

INDIVIDUAL REGISTRATION - WOOSTER STUDENTS 

Register online at https://apm.activecommunities.com/woostercity/Home or by coming to the Recreation and Community Center to sign up in person today. Registration deadline is Friday, August 16, 2019  or until rosters are filled. 

For more information about practices please refer to our activities brochure.  

LEAGUE AGE GROUPS AND DIVISIONS 

Youth League 

1st and 2nd Grade   One Division  Boys/Girls 
3rd and 4th Grade  A and B Divisions 

Boys/Girls 

5th and 6th Grade  A and B Divisions  Boys/Girls 

Regional League 

7th and 8th Grade A and B Divisions pending total number of registrations  Boys/Girls 

 

If a Club/Organization enters 2 teams in the same age group at least one team MUST be entered into the "A" division. 

All Club and Travel Level players must play in the "A" division. (Exceptions to this rule based on skill level of players may be made. All requests should be directed through Wooster Recreation program director). 

All league games are played at the Wooster Soccer Complex on Burbank Road. 

All individuals registered in the Regional League MUST be in 7th and 8th grade. 

Team Fees 

$275.00 - 1st and 2nd Grade Teams 

$300.00 - 3rd and 4th Grade Teams 

$300.00 - 5th and 6th Grade Teams 

$400.00 -  Wayne Regional Soccer League Teams 

 

 

HIGH SCHOOL SUMMER LEAGUE

League Dates:  June - July Official Dates for Summer 2020 are yet to be determined. 

Registration Fee: Resident Team $200.00
                            Non- Resident Team $225.00

* To qualify as a resident team 80% of the team must live within or have a parent who works within the Wooster City Limits.        
 

League Information  

For High School Boys and Girls entering grades 9 - 12 in the fall. NO graduated college bound players are permitted to participated in this league. 

All games will be played on Mondays or Tuesdays at 4:15, 5:30, 6:45 or 8:00pm at the Wooster Soccer Complex or WHS Follis Field. 

Games will not be scheduled the week of July 4th. 

All make up games will be played on Wednesdays or Thursdays of the same week. 

Registration will be limited to the first 50 teams. 

The final game schedule will be posted online

Rosters must be submitted online. 

All participants must have a current participant waiver on file with our department.

 

 

Becoming an Official
Soccer Official

Soccer Referees

Individuals are needed to officiate in our fall and spring Youth Leagues, Summer High School League, Youth Travel League and our Winter Indoor High School Futsal League. Please see the information below pertaining to each league and the opportunities available to become a certified official: 

 

Youth Leagues 

Spring League Dates: April - June  (Saturdays)

Fall League Dates: September - October (Saturdays)

Age of Participants: 1st - 8th grade 

Age Eligibility to Officiate: 8th Grade and older 

Pay: $20.00 per game for all certified officials 

        $15.00 per game for all non-certified officials 

Games are scheduled prior to the start of the season. All officials are asked to attend a mandatory pre-season meeting to go over league rules and expectations for the season.

Summer High School League, Youth Travel League, Winter Indoor High School Futsal League, Wooster Memorial Tournament  

Summer High School League Dates: June - July (Mondays and Tuesdays) 

Youth Travel League: September - October, April - June (Sundays)

Winter Indoor High School Futsal League: November - March (Sundays)

Wooster Memorial Tournament: Saturday and Sunday of Memorial Day Weekend each year.

These games are assigned by our Wooster Soccer Association Referee assigner. Any individuals interested in officiating in these leagues may contact the Recreation Coordinator in charge of the Youth Soccer Program for more information. 

All Officials

Concussion Certification: A current certification must be on file with our department prior to beginning the season.

Pay: 

Youth League, Summer High School and Winter Indoor Futsal League officials will be paid at the conclusion of the season for any games officiated. 

Youth Travel League officials will be paid at each game officiated. 

 

Becoming USSF Certified 

The Ohio North Referee Committee offers a USSF NEW OFFICIALS CLINIC multiple times throughout the year. These classes take place in two parts; an online curriculum and an in person clinic. 

 

Online Curriculum: up to $75.00 

Register online at ohnrefs.org by clicking on “Becoming a Referee” under the Ohio North Classes tab at the top of the page. Read through ALL information and follow ALL necessary steps to get registered. Once you have registered, successfully completed the online material, and pass an online exam, you will receive a grade/age access code to sign up for an in-person clinic.

Please note - the online module may be completed at any time, and will go over 17 different “laws of the game.” There are review questions at the conclusion of each section and an open book online exam over all of the content. The online exam can be taken as many times as needed to pass.

In - Person Clinic:

The in-person clinic is offered in multiple locations throughout the state.  Some of the clinics have up to a $25.00 charge to attend, others are free. 

More information pertaining to the certification process is provided at the ohnrefs.org website. The Wooster Recreation Department does try to offer a new referee and a referee re-certification clinic locally each year.