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24 February 2014

ERSFNA Youth Soccer Age Divisions

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Youth Soccer Age Division Registration Management

The annual youth tournament supports play in U9, U12, U15 and U18 age groups.  ERSFNA publishes an age matrix which organizations should be using actively in order to determine where players belong, based on their date of birth.  All Clubs associated with the annual tournament must follow this procedure.

  • Players are allowed to play "up" as long as they are at the top of the age bracket they belong in; for example a 7 years old player is ineligible to play in the U12 age group. Only 8 years old players may move up to the U12. 

The following table is provided to help organizers manage their team registration for an ERSFNA sanctioned youth soccer tournament.  Age groups shall be comprised of youth players who are, before the first day of the tournament start date:

  1. U18: Under eighteen (18) years of age
  2. U15: Under fifteen (15) years of age
  3. U12: Under twelve (12) years of age
  4. U9: Under nine (9) years of age

AGE DIVISION

DATE OF BIRTH RANGE
(2014 Season)

AGE GROUP

COED
(Boys and Girls)
U9
July 3, 2005 to July 2, 2009
5, 6, 7 & 8
U12
July 3, 2002 to July 2, 2005
9, 10 & 11
     
BOYS
U15
July 3, 1999 to July 2, 2002
12, 13 & 14
U18
July 3 , 1996 to July 2, 1999
15, 16 & 17
     
GIRLS
U-181
July 3, 1996 to July 2, 1999
15, 16 & 17
     
 

1 Maximum four (4) players under age of nineteen (19) years old are allowed to register.

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