UPDATE: Registration is now OPEN

What is Recreational?

What does Recreational mean?

Recreational soccer is a soccer program primarily devoted to the enjoyment and development of soccer players without the emphasis on travel or high-level competition.

99% of the games are played at the Holden Park Facility in Inverness, FL. Team are in the Region C6 in the State of Florida. All teams have been drafted per SYSA Blind Draft and verified by an SYSA Board Member.

All players and their families are encouraged to provide a positive attitude, this is NOT a competitve league.

Birth Year Registration Chart

5 years old and younger
6 years old and younger
7 years old and younger
8 years old and younger
9 years old and younger
10 years old and younger
11 years old and younger
2018-2019 Season Born in 2013 Born in 2012 Born in 2011 Born in 2010 Born in 2009 Born in 2008 Born in 2007
12 years old and younger
13 years old and younger
14 years old and younger
15 years old and younger
16 years old and younger
17 years old and younger
18 years old and younger
2018-2019 Season Born in 2006 Born in 2005 Born in 2004 Born in 2003 Born in 2002 Born in 2001 Born in 2000

Age Group






U15 and older

Ball Size 3 3 4 4 5 5
Min # of Players 3 3 4 5 7 7
Number of Players 4 4 7 9 11 11
Max Roster 6 8 12 16 18 18
Indirect Free Kick Yes (10 yards) Yes (10 yards) Yes (8 yards) Yes (10 yards) Yes (10 yards) Yes (10 yards)
Direct Free Kick No No Yes Yes Yes Yes
Penalty Kicks No No Yes Yes Yes Yes
Offsides No No Yes Yes Yes Yes
2nd Try Throw-Ins No No No No No No
Time of Play 4 - 8 min quarters 4 - 10 min quarters 25 min halves 30 min halves 35 min halves 40 min halves
Heading Allowed No No No No Yes Yes
Coaching Area half of sideline half of sideline Tech Box Tech Box Tech Box Tech Box
Score From Kick-Off No No Yes Yes Yes Yes
Cup No Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes


Sunshine Cup Rules

No Guest Players. Roster freeze is January 1, 2019
All Teams must have a copy of notorized medical release form turned in with roster at check in for each player. 

Club Requirements:
Each club shall submit a State/FYSA Roster for each team participating in Sunshine Cup. This roster shall be printed off the FYSA Website by a Club Official. The roster must include the teams code/name, coaching staff, and All Players Must Be Verified.

Coach and Player Requirements:
All coaches shall check in prior to their first game. Coaches will then sign their roster, recheck the field assignment, as well as pick up any mementos. All coaches are required to have laminated player passes.
All passes shall have a small full face recent photo.
Each player must play a minimum of at least one-half (50%) of each match. This is a recreational tournament and every player has the right to play. Failure by a coach to play a player the allotted time will result in the suspension of the coach prior, for at least one game and / or the forfeit of the game by his/her team.

A maximum of 3 team personnel allowed on the coaches side of the field.