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Northborough Youth Soccer

May 28, 2015    

Northborough Youth Soccer is organized for children from ages 5-17 of the town of Northborough. It is an all volunteer organization dedicated to creating a fun environment for children to advance soccer skills and teach the life lessons of teamwork and determination.

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Registration is NOW OPEN for the Fall 2015 season.:
    You must register your child if they want to attend Select Team Tryouts next week (U10, U12, U14). There is not a separate registration for tryouts.

Even if your child is not trying out or is a U6 or U8 player we suggest your register now to avoid late fees and guarantee your spot on a roster.

Late fees of $25 will be applied starting June 1.

To register go to:
Click the Registration Tab
Scroll down and click the Register Now! button

SELECT TEAM TRYOUTS : SELECT TEAM TRYOUTS for FALL 2015- SPRING 2016 SEASON With the late start of this spring season, the tryouts for next year (Fall 2015-Spring 2016) are quickly approaching. The first tryouts dates are May 4, 5, & 6. Please review details the schedule for the tryout weeks.

All players must register prior to tryouts - fall registration will open May 1st. Players interested in being considered for a select team must attend at least one tryout night (both nights are recommended).

NYSA Academy Training
The NYSA Academy Training is underway! . This is a FREE high level training program offered through June with BEST Soccer focusing on developing core technical skills and is offered to Spring 2015 NYSA Registered Players ONLY - No exceptions - on a first come, first serve basis. Dean Brookes of BEST will be leading the Skills Clinics. The focus will continue to be to develop the fundamental technical skills that every player needs. Registration will be done bi-weekly, allowing players to sign up to 2 weeks in advance.

IMPORTANT: sign up must currently be done from a non-mobile device.

ZeroTolerance Policy

Northboro Youth Soccer has adopted the following Zero Tolerance Policy for ALL NYSA age groups and teams.

Coaches, players, parents and all members of the Northboro Youth Soccer Community are expected to uphold this policy and respect the referee regaedledd of their age or experience.

Zero tolerance violations will be taken very seriously by NYSA and NVYSL and will result in warnings, suspensions, or removal from Northboro Youth Soccer.

Coaches please read the following policy and review with all players and parents at the start of each season.

For Sunday U7 and U8 games NYSA will assign an adult referee to assist and mentor our new referees. Many of these new referees are young and just starting their careers as soccer referees. Please be respectful and support these young referees, and report any Zero tolerance violations to the Adult Referee mentor.


Every coach and all spectators shall support the referee. Failure to do so undermines the referee's authority and has the potential to create a hostile environment for players, the referee, and all the other participants and spectators. Consequently, NVYSL has adopted the following rule:

No coach or spectator is to address the referee during the game!

Coaches - Allowable Exceptions:

During the game:

  • Responding to a referee initiating a communication
  • Making substitutions
  • Pointing out emergencies or safety issues

At half time or at the end of the game:

  • A coach can ask a referee to explain a rule(s) in a polite and constructive way.
  • A coach may give polite and friendly feedback to a referee.
  • Absolutely no sarcasm, no harassment, and no intimidation.


  • 1st Minor Infraction - Referee should ignore
  • 1st Serious Infraction - Caution or ejection depending on seriousness of infraction
  • 2nd Minor Infraction - A verbal warning
  • 3rd Infraction - Caution
  • 4th Infraction – Ejection

Spectators –Allowable Exceptions During the game:

  • Responding to a referee initiating a communication
  • Pointing out emergencies or safety issues


  • 1st Infraction - Referee should stop the game and ask the coach to quiet the offending spectator.
  • 2nd Infraction - A verbal warning. Referee should stop the game and ask the coach to warn the spectator that the next infraction will be an ejection or the referee will abandon the game.
    3rd Infraction - The referee shall instruct the coach to direct the spectator to leave the field.
  • The referee should abandon the game if the spectator does not leave the field. If the referee abandons the game, the referee shall file a report, and NVYSL may impose a forfeit on the spectator's team.

Communications among players and referees are governed by the FIFA Laws of the Game.


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What counts in sports is not the victory, but the magnificence of the struggle. - Joe Paterno

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