U14 & U18 Leagues
Youth Rec Soccer
CHAMP Rec Soccer Season: August - November 2021
- Registration Opens: June 23
- Practices Begin: August 23
- Opening Game Day: September 11
- Season Ends: November 6
U14 & U18 Soccer Leagues
U14 Boys / U14 Girls: 11v11; 15 players on a team, goalkeeper
U18 Boys / U18 Girls: 11v11; 15 players on a team, goalkeeper
Athletes take their skill level up a notch in our middle school and high school soccer programs. Join the excitement as CHAMP teams square off against other local area sports leagues. CHAMP U14 and U18 teams play in the MARS (Mecklenburg Area Recreational Soccer) league. Enjoy all the benefits of a travel team but without all the travel!
CHAMP provides uniforms and equipment. Players must provide their own cleats/shoes and shin guards.
Teams may hold one or two practices per week. All practices are held at Calvary. Games are played at Calvary and other community locations.
Players currently enrolled in a club soccer program are ineligible for U14, or U18 rec soccer. Varsity payers currently rostered on their high school team are ineligible for U18 rec soccer.
U12 Soccer League
U12 Boys/Girls: 9v9; 13 players on a team, goalkeeper
CHAMP U12 teams play in the CSA League (Charlotte Soccer Academy).
Teams practice one night during the week and play one game each Saturday. All practices are held at Calvary. Games are mostly played at other community locations. Players provide their own cleats and shin guards.
Please note: Players currently enrolled in a club soccer program are ineligible for U12 rec soccer.
Ages 5–10 League
Ages 5–10 Soccer League
5 yrs Coed: 4v4; 8 players on a team; NO goalkeeper
6 yrs Coed: 4v4; 8 players on a team; NO goalkeeper
7–8 yrs Boys/Girls: 6v6; 9 players on a team, goalkeeper
9–10 yrs Boys/Girls: 6v6; 9 players on a team, goalkeeper
CHAMP soccer provides the right balance of soccer instruction, sports fundamentals and game time; and, it is a great sports experience for players and their families. Teams practice one night during the week and play one game each Saturday. Players per team and game times vary by age division. (Practice night preference can be selected through online registration.)This league is ideal for active families.
All games and practices are held at Calvary CHAMP fields.
4s Coed Instructional League
4s Coed Instructional Soccer League
4 yrs Coed: 4v4; 8 players on a team, NO goalkeeper
This is a great introductory program for your budding soccer star as they acquire basic soccer skills and learn to play together as a team. The 4s teams have no weekday practices. Sessions meet on Saturdays at 9:00 AM only. This league is ideal for familes that want to explore the CHAMP soccer program without committing to weekday practices.
Session includes 25 minutes of practice, a five-minute Bible huddle time with a 30-minute game.
All games and practices are on Calvary CHAMP fields.
3s Coed Little Tots
3s Coed Little Tots Soccer
3 Year Olds: 8 players per session
In this program, they will learn introductory soccer skills such as dribbling, passing and shooting while helping them improve balance, coordination, and agility. Participants are also taught important character traits such as teamwork, sharing, and respect. Sessions are offered on Tuesdays, and Fridays from 4:30–5:00 PM.
Sessions include 25 minutes of fun games, drills, and scrimmage followed by a five-minute Bible time.
All sessions are on Calvary CHAMP fields.
Uniforms & Equipment
Rec Soccer Uniforms & Equipment
CHAMP has a standard soccer uniform for ages 5-12. Each player is issued two custom jerseys (blue=home / white=away), one pair of custom shorts, and one pair of uniform socks. Wear the "home" or "away" jersey based on your team game schedule.
Players must wear shin guards during practices and games. Shin guards are not provided, but they can be purchased at sporting goods stores.
Athletic shoes are required; cleats are recommended and preferred for ages 5+.
CHAMP provides soccer balls and goals.