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Here you will find answers to many of the common questions we receive.

What ages can play?
U5 through U14. See the Age Chart for your particular age.

What size ball should I have?
U5-U7 should have a size 3 ball, U8-U12 should have a size 4 ball and U13 on up should have a size 5 ball.

When do the games start?
First Saturday after Labor day

What does it mean to be on a travel team?
Once a player reaches U10, there team is entered into the TVYSL (Tualatin Valley Youth Soccer League). Games can take place in Scappoose, Hillsboro, Forest Grove, Banks, … Basically anywhere around the area. On rare occasions, games have been played in Tillamook.

Are all the jerseys the same?
U6-U9 use the same reversible jersey. Traveling teams, U10 and up, are a different jersey.  In the image below the three kids towards the right, in the front row, are wearing the u6-u9 reversible jersey, while the others wear their U10 and up traveling jersey.

Do I need to buy a jersey?
If you don’t have a jersey from a prior year, then yes. Everyone on the team must be wearing the jersey for that age group. U5 wears a T-Shirt jersey, U6-U9 wears the reversible jersey and U10 on up wears the travel jersey.

Will the reversible jersey work for the travel teams?
Yes and no. While there is nothing preventing you from wearing the orange side of the reversible jersey, we ask that you try to wear the travel style jersey instead.

What is the format for the age groups this year?
U5 will play coed against other U5 age kids on weeknights in Scappoose.
U6 and U7 will be joined and play coed against each other on Saturdays in Scappoose. These games usually occur before 1 PM.
U8 and U9 will be joined and will be split on gender. This means that there will be all boys and girls team at these age groups. All of these games will be on Saturdays in Scappoose. The games usually occur before 1 PM.
U10 and above will be split on gender and will be considered a travel team. The games will be played mostly on Saturday but possibly on Sunday.

When do practices start?
Typically towards the end of August. Coaches hear about their teams in mid August and then begin setting up schedules. You should hear from a coach by the end of August.

When will I hear from my child’s coach?
By the end of August.

When and where are practices?
It is up to the individual coach to set a time and location that is most suitable for them.

Does someone keep score?
Not in recreational soccer. This goes against the OYSA rules governing recreational soccer in our state. There are exceptions in the state, but not in Scappoose.

What else do I need to play soccer besides the uniform?
A ball, soccer cleats (no baseball, softball, football cleats), shin guards and a water bottle (stay hydrated).

Contact us

Scappoose Soccer Club

PO Box 567 
Scappoose, Oregon 97056
Email: [email protected]

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