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Redwood City AYSO

U12 Division

  
Boys Division Director
Angelo Manchia
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Boys Division Director
Colby Peterson
454-0990 (Text only)
 
Girls Division Director
Charles Winmill
313-4579 (Text only)

12U Home Page

Overview

In the 12U division, players begin to bring their basic techniques and skills to the next level of play. The level of play in this division is more competitive than in the younger divisions, but is still in line with the AYSO philosophy of everyone plays and has fun.

Age Requirement

Check the Registration page for Age Requirements.

Format

  • Games: Games are played with 9 players to a side.
  • Duration: Each game consists of two 30-minute halves.
  • Schedule: All games will be played on Saturdays.
  • Location: All home games will be played at Bechet. Some teams have away games at Half Moon Bay and San Carlos.
  • Participation: All players will play at least half of each game.
  • An End-Of-The-Season Tournament will determine which team from Redwood City advances to the Area tournament.

See the rule differences by division matrix to compare14U rules with 12U.

Players

  • Shin guards: Mandatory for all practices and games.
  • Footwear: Soccer shoes or tennis shoes. No football or baseball shoes!!
  • Ball: Size 4 (recommended)
  • Uniform: Jersey, socks, and shorts (will be provided by AYSO). You must wear your full uniform at games.
  • Practice: Practice sessions will be determined by the coach.

Parents

  • Team parent: Each team needs a parent(s) to coordinate snacks, photo day, and end-of-season party.
  • Banner: Team banner needs to be completed before photo day.
  • Practice: At least one parent must remain with the team during all practices and games. If the coach is a different gender from the players, then a parent of the same sex as the players must be present.

Referee:

We always need referees.  We will train you and you can pick when you volunteer to referee.  Please see Information on Becoming a Referee


Important Dates

See Calendar page for important dates.

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Contact Us

Redwood City AYSO

1017 El Camino Real, Unit #313
Redwood City, California 94063

Email Us: [email protected]
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