Description of Tega Cay Soccer Programs

Under 5 Little Kickers

Our U5 Little Kickers Soccer League is offered in both the Spring and Fall to children who are league ages 3-4 (age as of December 31st, 2022). The U5 age group is our first introduction to "team" soccer. The focus is learning the basic skills of soccer (dribbling, striking and passing) in a fun non-competitive environment.  All U5 teams will practice and play games on Saturdays.  The first 25-30 minutes of each session will feature skill development with the remaining 25 minutes dedicated to game play.  Teams will compete on a 30 x 20 fields playing 4 v. 4 without a goalie while using a size 3 ball.  The U5 season will typically run 6 weeks weather permitting.  Participants can expect all practices/games to be held at Lookout Park and/or Catawba Park.


Under 7 Coed 

Our U7 Soccer League is offered in both the Spring and Fall to children who are league ages 5-6 (age as of December 31st, 2022). The U7 age group is a step up in competition from the U5 level, however the focus is still centered on learning the basic skills of soccer (dribbling, striking and passing) in a fun environment.  Teams will compete on a 30 x 20 field playing 7 v. 7 with a goalie while using a size 3 ball.  U7 teams will practice once a week during the designated practice time signed up for at the time of registration. A U7 team will play 1 to 2 games per week (usually once on a weeknight during your practice time slot and/or once on a Saturday) for 6-7 weeks. Participants can expect all practices and games to be held at Tega Cay Elementary School and/or Catawba Park.


Under 9 Boy's and Girl's 

Our U9 Soccer League is offered in both the Spring and Fall to children who are league ages 7-8  (age as of December 31st, 2022). This is more competitive than the U7 level, but the focus is still very much on skill progression and fundamentals. This is the 1st time a referee is introduced to the field, standings are kept and an end of the season tournament is offered.  This is also the 1st time boy's and girl's are split into separate leagues.  Teams will compete on a 75 x 55 field playing 9 v. 9 with a goalie while using a size 4 ball. U9 teams generally practice twice a week until the season begins dropping to 1 practice per week once games begin. Practices can be held during the week and on weekends. A U9 team will play 1 to 2 games per week (usually once on a weeknight on Fridays and/or once on a Saturday/Sunday) for 7-9 weeks. Participants can expect practices to be held at Turner Field, Tega Cay Elementary School and/or Catawba Park with games at Catawba Park and/or Comporium Athletic Park located next to Riverview Elementary.


Under 11 Boy's and Girl's

Our U11 Soccer League is offered in both the Spring and Fall to children who are league ages 9-10 (age as of December 31st, 2022). Teams will compete on a 75 x 55 field playing 9 v. 9 with a goalie while using a size 4 ball.  (the number of players on the field and the field size may change depending on registration numbers) U11 teams generally practice twice a week until the season begins dropping to 1 practice per week once games begin.  Practices can be held during the week and on weekends. A U11 team will play 1 to 2 games per week (usually once on a weeknight on Fridays and/or once on a Saturday/Sunday) for 7-9 weeks. Participants can expect practices to be held at Turner Field, Tega Cay Elementary School and/or Catawba Park with games at Catawba Park and/or Comporium Athletic Park located next to Riverview Elementary. 


Under 14 Boy's and Girl's

Our U14 Soccer League is offered in both the Spring and Fall to children who are league ages 11-13 (age as of December 31st, 2022). This is our highest competition level as teams play 11 v. 11 on a 120 X 60 soccer field while using a size 5 soccer ball. (the number of players on the field and the field size may change depending on registration numbers) U14 teams generally practice twice a week until the season begins dropping to 1 practice per week once games begin.  Practices can be held during the week and on weekends. A U14 team will play 1 to 2 games per week (usually once on a weeknight on Fridays and/or once on a Saturday/Sunday) for 7-9 weeks. Participants can expect practices to be held at Turner Field, Tega Cay Elementary School and/or Catawba Park with games at Catawba Park and/or Comporium Athletic Park located next to Riverview Elementary.