Category Archives: Recreation

Save at Dick’s All Weekend 8/23-25

Get geared up for the spring season at Dick’s Sporting Goods in Christiansburg.

CSC Families receive 20% off storewide the entire weekend of 8/23-25.

All players* will need cleats, shin guards, water bottle, athletic bottoms, and a ball. We provide the home and away jerseys and one pair of socks per player. (Be sure to keep your provided equipment for the spring season.)

*PreK & K can wear sneakers, but all other divisions will need to wear cleats.

Ball sizes:
Size 3, PreK-U8
Size 4 – U10 and Academy
Size 5 – U13+

Download or screen shot your special CSC coupon here:


Registration OPEN – Fall Rec PreK-U18

Registration for the 2019 fall rec soccer season is now open. Register Now

Registration is for all rec players 3 years old to 18 years old, PreK through High School.

***Special Extended Registration for Back-to-School***

Registration has been extended until Monday, August 19th at noon. If you missed registration, now is your chance to get in on the fun. Registration for rec will remain open until Monday. All other programs are closed. 

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– Fall rec registration opens 7/8/19 at 6a and will remain open until Friday, 8/9/19 at 6p. Registrations received after the close will incur a $15 late fee.  Please make sure you register before the deadline. Due to the large number of players we have each season, we have been unable to accept late registrations in most divisions.

•We accept all players 3-18. Players must be three years old by September 6, 2019.

•The fall season will last for eight weeks. Practices for U8+ will begin the week of August 26th. Kindergarten will begin Friday, September 6th. PreK and U8+ games will begin Saturday, September 7th.

•The season fee is $55 for PreK & K and $65 for U8+, payable at the time of registration via credit cards only. There is a payment plan option for U8+.   **There will be a late fee of $15 after 8/9/19 6p.

•Games will begin the weekend of September 6th.

•All of our rec coaches are volunteers. Please consider volunteering your time this season. Volunteering to coach can be completed at the time of your player registration. Contact Michelle Ireland, christiansburgsoccer@gmail.com, with any questions.

•All players are required to have shin guards, athletic shorts/pants, ball (PreK, K, and U8 need a size 3 ball, U10 a size 4 ball, and U13+ need a size 5 ball), and water bottle. PreK is allowed to wear athletic shoes, ALL OTHERS MUST have cleats. No exceptions.

•Team rosters will be posted 1-2 weeks AFTER the close of registration.

• Practices/Games:

•PreK practices and plays Saturdays 11:15-12

•Kindergarten practices and plays Friday evenings 6-7

•U8, one 60 minute weeknight practice, one Saturday morning game

•U10, one 75 minute weeknight practice, one Saturday morning game

•U13, two 75-90 minute weeknight practices, one Saturday morning game

•U18, two 90 minutes weeknight practices, one Saturday game. Some games may be double-headers and may be scheduled in the afternoon.

•The Club provides a team jersey and one pair of soccer socks to each new player. Each player will receive one “home” jersey and one “away” jersey.

•The scheduled ending date for the season is October 25th, with the following  weekend reserved for make-up games.

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2019-2020 Season Travel Tryouts

Travel/Competitive Tryouts for the 2019-2020 season are announced.

Tryouts for the 14U-19U teams for the fall 2019 Season have been announced.

We will be holding one night of tryouts for players born 2005 through entering seniors*.

When: Thursday, May 23rd
TIme: 6:00-7:30pm
Where: Christiansburg Middle School

Please have players arrive to the field 15 minutes prior to starting so they can get their numbers and warm-up.

All players must be pre-registered to attend tryouts. Registration for tryouts is free.


Tryouts are open to all new, rec, or travel players birth year 2010* and above, from any area or club.

Players are allowed to tryout for a birth year one year above their own, however they MUST also attend the tryout dates for their current birth year.

Interested players must be pre-registered for tryouts. Pre-Registration is free and will open Monday, April 22nd.

All tryouts will take place at Christiansburg Middle School from 6:00-7:30p at the date below.

2019-2020 Season Travel Tryouts
May 6 May 7 May 8 May 9 May 10
Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday
DOB 2008 / 2006 2009 / 2007 2008 / 2006 2009 / 2007 Make-up/Extra
Gender Boys & Girls Boys & Girls Boys & Girls Boys & Girls

 

5/6 & 5/8 – DOB 08/06 Boys & Girls

5/7 & 5/9 – DOB 09/07 Boys & Girls

5/10 – Make-up or extra

Friday, May 10th will be used a make-up date or if we need extra time for any age groups.

Rosters will be released the week of June 3rd or at the conclusion of the current team’s season.

Roster acceptance deadline is June 9th.

Full Tryout Policy can he read here.

*2010 players will tryout on the 2009 dates.

Birth years 2005 and older will have their tryouts scheduled at a later date.

 

If you have any questions, contact us at christiansburgsoccer@gmail.com

Time to Register for Spring Soccer

***UPDATED REGISTRATION DATES***

Registration for PreK/K closes February 15th.

U8+ can still register – with late fee – until Sunday, February 3rd at 11:59pm.

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It’s that great time of year again. It’s time to register for fall rec soccer!

Registration is now open for players 3 -18 years old. To register, click on Register along the upper left side of our website.

Registration fees are $55* for PreK and Kindergarten, and $65* for U8+  *See below for explanation on increase and new family discount.

U8+ practices will begin the week of 3/11. Kindergarten will begin on 3/22, and PreK will begin on 3/23.

All players will need a soccer ball, shin guards, water bottle, cleats, and appropriate athletic clothing.  Returning fall players will need their issued home/away jerseys and socks. A replacement jersey set is available for $15 if you cannot find your previous set. Replacement sets can be purchased at the time of registration.

We provide soccer socks and home/away jerseys to all new spring players – players that did not play in the fall of 2018 and did not receive jersey.

Don’t forget to register as a volunteer. We ALWAYS need coaches and team managers. No soccer or coaching experience necessary; we provide all training and equipment.

Divisions:
PreK – players 3-4 years old. Practices and plays Saturday mornings 11:15-12. Coed.
Kindergarten – players of kindergarten age. Practices and plays Friday evenings 6-7p. Coed.
U8 – players 8 years old and under (or first and second grade). One weeknight practice and one Saturday morning game per week.
U10 – players 10 years old and under (or third and fourth grade). One weeknight practice and one Saturday morning game per week. May play inter-league with NRU.
U13 – players 13 years old or under (or players in fifth, sixth, or seventh grade). Two weeknight practices and one Saturday morning game per week. May play inter-league with NRU.
U18 – players 18 years old or younger (or eighth through twelfth grade). Two weeknight practices and one Saturday game. Plays inter-league with NRU.

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You will see some changes this season in the registration fee amount. Unfortunately, we have seen increases in our fees over the past two years, and while we have tried to keep our fees at the standard $50 registration fee, we are now forced to raise the cost of the season fees. 

We have implemented two brackets of increases: 

 – PreK and K have seen a $5 increase to their season fees bringing their fees to $55. 

 – U8+ have seen a $15 increase to their season fees bringing their fees to $65. 

In recent years/seasons our fees for referees and volunteer background checks has increased. We also have had to replace or repair many of our original goals – now a decade old – and our field maintenance costs have nearly doubled. Essentially, we are dealing with growing pains and fewer volunteers and our small non-profit cannot bear the burden of these increased costs. 

To offset these increases we are now offering family discounts for all divisions and payment plans for U8+. For every additional player registered you will receive a $5 discount. Payment plans are splitting fees into two payments. Your initial payment will be $35 due at the time of registration and your second payment, due February 22nd, will be $30. See screenshot below of both the payment plan option. You do not have to select the payment plan, you can still opt to pay all your season fees at once. 

11/2 Kindergarten is ON

The forecasted weather will be past us by the Kindergarten start time of 6p, with the sun even making an appearance, so we will play as scheduled.

Please be sure to have all teams/players on the field as scheduled. Feel free to wear layers.

Have fun! Thanks for a great season. We have loved hosting you. Remember – Keep your fall jerseys for use in the spring. 🙂

Registration for the spring season will open in January. Keep an eye on our website and social pages for details.

Updated: Friday Kindergarten Postponed Until Saturday

Updated Information: 2:49 pm Saturday, 10/27

If the weather looks like it is going to be unbearable for play once you get the field, please shorten or skip your practice time and get right to the games. At this moment the forecast is showing that rain is expected to begin again at 3:30.

Unfortunately, we are running out of time to reschedule matches this season with the upcoming time change so matches need to be played if conditions allow it.

Please use your best judgement when on the field and communicate with the opposing team.

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Due to the forecasted weather for Friday, we have postponed all scheduled Kindergarten activities. The practices and matches will now be on Saturday, 10/27 at 3p.

Your schedules have been updated to reflect the change.

All 10/27 Rec Matches To Be Played

All Saturday, 10/27 matches will be played as scheduled. This is on both CSC and NRU fields and includes all divisions, PreK-U18.

Please dress players accordingly. The temps will be in the low 40s in the early morning and quickly rising throughout the day.

Players are welcome – and advised – to wear layers tomorrow. Long-sleeves/jackets may be worn under jerseys. Long pants, gloves, and hats (no attachments or dangles) may also be worn.