AYSO 345/Okeeheelee Park Announces Changes starting Fall 2017
Per AYSO National Office and the United States Soccer Federation, the following changes will be implemented starting Fall 2017
1. Age groups will now be classified as 6U, 8U, 10U, 12U, 14U, 19U-with the age being based as of December 31, 2018 (which means that the age groups will be 6U 5 & 6 year olds, 8U will be 7 & 8 year olds, 10U will be 9 & 10 year olds, 12U will be 11 & 12 year olds, 14U will be 13 & 14 year olds, & 19U will be 15 to 19 year olds)
2. 6U will now play 4 v 4 , 8U will play 5 v 5, 10U will play 7 v 7 , ( with 6U having 8 players on a team and 8U having 9 players on a team, 10U having 11 on a team)
3. No direct kicks for 6U & 8U with all kicks being indirect.
4. Goal size change for 6U to 4 x 6 (previously 3 x 5).
5. No punting/dropkicks allowed in 10U and 12U.
6. No heading 10U and 12U.
7. Build out line for 10U which will be an offside line.
5 Year Award 10 Year Award
Okeeheelee Teams made an impressive showing at the AYSO 2016 National Games. 7 teams out of 14 made it to the semi finals. We are proud of each of our 14 teams and the effort they made in the tournament, while make new friends at soccerfest, enjoying an evening at the Rapids, playing 5 games in sweltering heat, and overall having a great time!!
1st Place U14 Boys Coach Kenneth Carr
2nd Place U10 Boys Coach Paul Forberger 2nd Place U16 Boys Coach Michael Moise
3rd Place U16 Girls Coach Bert Winkjler
4th Place U14 Girls Coach Michael James
5th Place U19 Boys Coach Russell Mohammed
6th Place U12 Girls Coach Jennifer Hamel
AYSO Region 345 Wins 100 Soccer Balls from Continental Tire!
AYSO Region 345 was one of the top (10) ten AYSO regions with the most Safe Driving Pledges sponsored by Continental Tire. The region now will receive 100 soccer balls. Thank you to all that participated!