WARRIORS ACADEMY

Overview: Warriors Academy is a beginner winter soccer league.  All Warriors Academy games are held at Oakland Yard, the official indoor training facility of Warriors SC.  Warriors Academy includes:

  • 6-game winter soccer league
  • Warriors SC t-shirt
  • Warriors SC coaching
  • Awards for the top two teams in each division

 

Cost: TBA Winter 2021

 

Registration: Opens Winter 2021

 

 

RULES

FIFA Laws Of The Game will be used with the following exceptions:

4v4 Division

- Games will be 4v4 with no GKs.
- Kick-ins will be used instead of throw-ins. Kick-ins are indirect.
- All free kicks are indirect; opposing players must be at least 5 yards away.
- The offside law is not in effect.
- Heading is not permitted.
- On a Goal Kick, all opposing players must retreat behind midfield until the ball is in play.
- Referees will not be used. Coaches will team up to referee all games.
- The game will consist of two 18-minute halves.
- A size 3 ball will be used.

5v5 Division

- Games will be 5v5 with GKs.
- All free kicks are indirect (except for Penalty Kicks); opposing players must be at least 8 yards away.
- The offside law is not in effect.
- Heading is not permitted.
- On a Goal Kick or when the GK has the ball in his/her hands, all opposing players must retreat behind midfield until the ball is in play.
- GKs may not punt the ball. They may drop the ball to their feet and play or may distribute with their hands.
- Referees will not be used. Coaches will team up to referee all games.
- The game will consist of two 18-minute halves.
- A size 4 ball will be used.

 

LOCATION

All games will be held at Oakland Yard in Waterford (5328 Highland Rd, Waterford Twp, MI 48327) in the North Dome.  Upon arriving, drive around behind the Main Dome to the find the smaller North Dome in the back.

 

ARRIVAL & ATTENDANCE

For the first game, please try to arrive 30 minutes before your scheduled kickoff time in order to check in, receive your player's t-shirt, and meet the coach.  For all subsequent games, please try to arrive 20 minutes before your scheduled kickoff time.  If you are unable to attend a game, please contact your coach to let them know as early as possible.

 

EQUIPMENT

Each player will receive Warriors Academy t-shirt (different colors for each team) which should be worn to all games.  All players should bring shin guards, water and a ball to each game.  Oakland Yard has a turf playing surface.  Normal outdoor soccer cleats are fine, as are indoor soccer shoes, turf shoes, or normal gym shoes.  As mandated by the state of Michigan and the MSYSA, all players participating in Warriors Academy will be required to wear masks/facial coverings before, during and after games.

 

COVID-19 PROTOCOLS

1. All players and spectators must wear a mask/facial covering at all times while in the dome - before, during and after games.

2. Please try to limit spectators to 1 per player.

3. All players will have their temperature taken on check-in.

4. Please keep your player home if he/she is displaying symptoms of COVID-19 or has had close contact with someone who has tested positive for COVID-19.

 

Warriors SC
5485 Tubbs Rd.
Waterford, MI 48327

734.891.6957