Recreational

Rec: U9-U19

Click HERE to view the 2022 Age Group Chart

Recreational (Rec) and Recreational Plus (Rec Plus) are the largest divisions of

Mustang Soccer League with 65% of all players participating at this level of play.

  

  • There are no tryouts for the Recreational division.

  • Teams are formed around the school/zone codes of the coach and players. Generally, there can be several school/zone combinations on a team.

  • The Recreational program starts with practices 1-2 days a week.

  • Recreational soccer is age pure for Fillies, Ponies, Colts and Clydesdales. Older age groups that are U9/10, U11/12, U13/14, and U15/U16 and U17-U19 are formed within a two-year age range.

  • It is an 8-10-game season and games are played on the weekends that may include some Sunday games.

  • Best Practices & Reminders

 

Rec (U9-U19 Boys and Girls)

Fee: $375 ($450 after June 15)

Trainings will take place August 8 - October 23

Games will take place August 27 - October 23

Dick King Tournament - October 29 - November 6

U9-U19 will practice 1-2 times per week and will have 1 game on the weekend. Pratice dates/times/location will be determined by your child's coach. Coaches will be reaching out to parents with this information by July 31st.

REGISTRATION OPENS FEBRUARY 1, 2022

 

School/Zone Codes: Your school and zone code tells the League where your player attends school and the area in which you live. This information is used for team formation so it is important that it is correct. Click here

 

Parent Coach Registration: All Recreational head and assistant coaches must register separately from their player to be considered for a coaching position.  To register as a coach or assistant coach click here.

 

Coach Background Checks:  All NEW head and assistant coaches must complete a LIVE SCAN fingerprint background check for Mustang. Click here for more information on Coach Background Checks. 

 

Recreational Player Registration: To play in the Recreational league you must complete an online League registration for your player. No further action is necessary to be placed on a Recreational or Recreational  Plus team. To start the process, click here.

 

Rec Plus Registration: The Rec Plus program is available to Recreational U9-U14 players. It is a single registration and you must register in the appropriate age group for Rec Plus.  Go to the Rec Plus page for a full program description.

 

Team Formation: Teams are formed based on school/zone codes. Returning coaches are allowed to request a certain number of players from their previous season, depending on age group, which includes the children of the head and assistant coaches. 

 

Friend Requests: Because of the size of the Recreational division, the league is unable to accommodate any coach, team, practice schedule, carpool, or after school care requests.

 

Standings: In the event of a tie, the winner will be determined by the following “tie-breaking” rules. If more than two teams are tied, the tie-breaking commences with the 2nd step, then reverts back to the 1st step when two teams are left tied: 

1st      Head-to-head record

2nd     Team with the most wins

3rd     Goals against: the team giving up the fewest number of goals.

4th     Goals for: the team with the greatest number of goals scored, to a maximum of (4) four goals per game.

5th     Goal differential (all goals counted)

6th     Ejections:  the team with the fewest ejections (red cards)

7th     Cautions: the team with the fewest cautions (yellow cards)

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