Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

When do the games begin?

All games times and locations are determined by our league, CJSL. Typically, games begin in early to mid September and conclude the weekend before Thanksgiving.

What is sandlot soccer?

Sandlot soccer is a loosely structured practice where kids play with minimal guidance. It helps kids become familiarized and comfortable with each other and the sport of soccer.

How much does it cost to play?

Registration is $135 per player and includes the following:

  • soccer jersey and soccer shorts (yours to keep forever)
  • up to 9 soccer games
  • 4 months of soccer instruction by licensed coaches
  • soccer pictures (individual and team pics included)
  • soccer medal (end of season)

When and where is soccer practice?

Soccer practices typically are held on Tuesday/Thursday at Mickey Cox Elementary however this is determined by each coach and is subject to change. Some coaches practice Monday/Wednesday. If this is a concern, please address the coach before games begin so that they are aware of your situation.

Where are games played?

Game locations are determined by CJSL (thats the name of our league). Games are typically played at an elementary school within the Clovis Unified School District. Times will vary but location typically does not vary.

What age group will my kid play in?

Use this guide to determine the age group that your child will participate in:

Age group by Birth Year
Under 6 (U6): 2012, 2013
Under 8 (U8): 2010, 2011
Under 10 (U10): 2008, 2009
Under 12 (U12): 2006, 2007

Soccer Ball Size by Age:
Under 6 and Under 8 - Size 3 soccer ball

Under 10 and Under 12 - Size 4 soccer ball

Age Group Minimum/Maximum # of Players
Under 66/12
Under 88/12
Under 107/11
Under 129/13