What to Expect – Mini Vikes Soccer 2020
Registration deadline has passed. Thank you to all who signed up!
Meet and Greet Day January 18th 10 AM (coaches meeting at 9am)- This day will consist of a short meeting with all participants when you will meet your coach, get your practice and game schedule, and all other information for a smooth Mini Vikes season.
**Picture Day is Saturday February 8th. Plan to come ½ hour before your game for photos**
1st game is February 8th and runs for 4 Saturdays. The last game is February 29th.
Games start every hour. Generally, each game will have two, 20-minute halves with a 5-minute water break at half time. If the game is running late or the kids are tired, we will stop the second half early. There are 6 players on each side, including one goalie. Coaches may substitute at will. Parents are encouraged to be on the floor if their child needs special encouragement or assistance.
The Game Rules:
- No score is kept
- Good sportsmanship is taught and lead by example of coaches and parents
- Teach very basics of soccer – no hands (unless you are the goalie)-kick the ball into the goal.
- Try not to hurt each other
Being a referee-This involves encouraging the kids, keeping them safe and helping when they need it. We need 1 parent from each team for each game. This gives you as a parent the opportunity to be directly involved and the children love to have you out there. Your coach will be asking you to referee.
Final Game (February 29th)-There will be a short ceremony following each shortened game. Each child will be recognized with a certificate.
Practices –There is only one practice a week and only for 2 weeks (the week before and after the first game). You will find out your practice day at the meet and greet on January 18th.
Snacks –Team parents organize who will bring snacks and drinks for after the game.
This program is operated by volunteers from Oregon Trail Church of God. If you have questions, concerns, or suggestions please contact the church office at 208-454-0736, oregontrailchurch.com, or League Director Isaac Garcia 208-841-4621, email firstname.lastname@example.org