Youth Division Description

WINTER Information

  • Youth leagues are in accordance with the Jan 1 birth year guidleines, as described by MAYSA and US Youth Soccer or as grade levels in descriptions
  • Unless otherwise noted, all games are 2 x 25 minute halves.

Under 6/7  (mixed) - Break Away staff facilitated (Kindergarten & 1st grade)

(5 vs 5 - No Goalies) Small-sided soccer with an emphasis on play.  Each week our staff will separate the playes onto different teams, make substitutioons and supervise play.  (see our Instrctional classes for a more teaching / skill building environment).   Scheduled for 45 minute program. Mixed league only.  Only independent player sign up.

Under 7/ 8  (mixed) - Coach facilitated and officiated (1st and 2nd grades)

(4 v 4 + goalies) Small-sided soccer is essential for enjoyment at a young age.  Players are more involved with increased scoring opportunities.   Small-sided games also result in lower team fees.      4 x 10 min game in a 1 hour time slot..  Suggested roster size: 10 players

Under 9/ 10  (mixed or girls)  (3rd and 4th grades)

(4 v 4 + goalies) Same field arrangement & benefits as the Under 7/U8 with longer games and officiated by Break Away staff. 2 x 25 min halves.  Suggested roster size: 10 players

Under 10/ 11  (mixed)  (4th and 5th grades)

(6 v 6 + goalies) This league is designed for the better under 10 (4th grade) teams looking for the full field experience with teams only 1 year older. Under 9 teams will not be allowed to register in this league.  Suggested roster size: 12-13 players

Under 11 / 12 (mixed or girls) (5th and 6th grades)

(6 v 6 + goalies) This league is designed for the better under 11 teams looking to play on the large field for broader idea implementation.  Suggested roster size: 12-13 players

Under 13 / 14 (mixed or girls) (7th and 8th grades)

(5 v 5 + goalies) This age plays 5v5 plus goalies on our field allowing space needed to perform more creative soccer and more realism than basketball court play can provide.  Suggested roster size: 10-11 players