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Spring Season Information

Spring Season Information

Spring Season is the third season of the soccer year. Our soccer year is from August 1 to July 31

Season Information

  • Spring Season starts in March and runs until the end of May
  • Registration for each season starts 2-3 months before


  • Practices are held Monday through Friday
  • Coaches can pick the practice days and times when they receive their teams, based on field availability
  • Practice locations are at Dublin or Palmer Park. CLICK HERE for field locations
  • Practice Length:

  - "AYSO Playground" (4U) practice once a week. Trainings may be offered several times during
   the week
- 5U/6U practice 45 minutes to an hour once per week with start time between 5:00pm and 7:00pm
- 7U/8U practice 1 hours and 15 minutes once or twice per week with start times between 5:00pm and 7:00pm
- 10U-14U practice 1.5 hours twice a week with start times between 5:00pm and 8:00pm
- 16U/19U practice 1.5 hours twice a week with start times between 5:00pm and 8:00pm


  • Most games are played on Saturday at Dublin and Palmer Parks
  • 10U-19U will "travel" locally (i.e. - Huntsville, Harvest, Monrovia, etc.) at least once throughout the season
  • Games usually start 8:00am to 3:00pm
  • Games are not rescheduled due to rain-out or lack of players
  • Game Length:

  - 5U-6U games are 20 minutes - two 10 minute halves
- 7U-8U games are 40 minutes - two 20 minute halves
- 10U games are 50 minutes - two 25 minute halves
- 12U games are 60 minutes - two 30 minute halves
- 14U games are 70 minutes - two 35 minute halves
- 16U games are 80 minutes - two 40 minute halves
- 19U games are 90 minutes - two 45 minute halves

  • Half time is usually 5-10 minutes
  • Referees may choose to break the game into quarters to give water breaks during very warm weather
  • Players can start AYSO soccer at age 4 to age 18 for any of our soccer programs except Adult Soccer. For Adult Soccer, players need to be 18 or older. 

Players Per Team

  • 5U-8U have 4 players per side
  • 10U has 7 players per side
  • 12U has 9 players per side
  • 14U-19U have 11 players per side


  • Uniforms are either an included cost with registration or available for purchase for the Spring Season
  • Players get to keep their uniform from Fall to Spring season. It is possible that Region 498 will use the same uniform more then on soccer year
  • All players must wear shin guards in order to play
  • Shin guards must be worn inside the socks and cannot be exposed
  • Only soccer cleats and tennis shoes can be worn
  • Baseball or Football cleats cannot be worn

Soccer Ball Size

  • 5U-8U uses a Size 3 ball (23.0-25.0 inch circumference, 10-12 ounces)
  • 10U/12U uses a Size 4 ball (25.0-26.5 inch circumference, 12-14 ounces)
  • 14U-19U uses a Size 5 ball (26.5-28.0 inch circumference, 14-16 ounces)

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AYSO Madison Alabama Region 498

101 Danvers Dr 
Madison, Alabama 35758

Email Us: [email protected]
Phone : 256-684-2959
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