Your youth soccer age is set just one time per year and matches your school year. Age brackets do not change with the calendar year.
Your "soccer age" is based on your age as of July 31st. Again, this will be your proper youth soccer age group for both the Fall and Spring season.
SMYSA permits a U8 to play on a either a U8 or U9 team.
player older than a U8 can 'play
up' as much as the parents and
coaches feel is in the best
interest of the player (ie a U10
could 'play up' on a U11 or U12
team). No player may 'play down'
(ie a U14 may not play on a U13
U8-U10 teams play 6v6, U11-U12 play 8v8, U13-U19 play 11v11
Please review this chart to confirm your child's official "soccer age" for the upcoming season.