If you are returning to Hickory Soccer, you have experienced the positive attitude this program provides and if you are new to the program, we have no doubt you will be very happy with this experience for your kid(s). Interested in being a part of the program? Please look at the many volunteer options while registering!
What does the registration fee cover? All children playing in the recreation league will receive a uniform (soccer shirt, shorts and socks) and year end trophy (when appropriate) The fees also cover Hickory equipment needs, field maintenance (sodding, paint, fertilizer, seed, etc.), league fees, referee fees, bathroom maintenance, website and on-line registration fees.
What else will my child need to play soccer? Parents must provide their children with soccer cleats, soccer shin pads, and soccer ball. Most local sporting goods stores provide packaged deals for these three items.
What size soccer ball should I purchase for my child? #3 Ball – 4 year old clinic & 5/6 year old clinic programs #4 Ball – U8, U9, U10, & U11 age Group #5 Ball – U13, U16, U18 age groups
Can my child be placed on the same team as a friend? Our goal is to balance all teams which means we cannot guarantee any requests, although we try our absolute best!
Can I request a specific coach? Our goal is to balance all teams which means we cannot guarantee requests to play for a specific coach, although we try our absolute best!
How often will my child’s coach hold practice? Most coaches for the recreation league practice approximately once during the week for about an hour & a half.
When are practices held? Practices are usually held on week nights after 5PM. Before the season starts, there may also be weekend practices.
When & Where are the games played? Most recreation league games are Saturdays between 8AM and 4PM. Some weeknight games may be scheduled. Home Field Locations TBD.
Will there be any year end tournaments? Yes, there will be a tournament for the U9 and up teams scheduled for early November. Exact tournament locations for each age group have not been determined at this time.