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Rec 8U Program Info

8U Programs - Fall & Spring Seasons Available

Children born in 2012

  • Registration: The on-time deadline for the Fall season is June 27, 2019. Let your friends know they can register their child today!
  • Late Registrations: Any registration received after the June 27 deadline are subject to a late fee of $10. Each late registrant is added to a team if space is available.  
  • Contact Info: We are located at 593 Azalea Rd E.. Asheville, NC 28805. For more information please contact [email protected]g or 828-299-7277 Ext. 305.
  • The season runs: Fall season (September-November); Spring season (March-May)
  • Length of Season: 2-3 week preseason (1 practice per week) followed by 8 week season (2 sessions a week--1 practice in your local school district and 1 game on Saturday).
  • Rain Make-ups: When a game is canceled due to weather, games are made up on a weeknight later in the season or will be added after your last scheduled game.
  • Cost: $106 which includes a new uniform consisting of (jersey, shorts, and socks).  Players receive a new uniform each fall season from ABYSA.  In the spring, if you played in the previous fall season then the cost of registration is $84 since you have the uniform already.
  • Format: Games are 4v4  [played on a 30 x 40-yard field.  No Goalies.
  • Description: Teams are formed by the school district and practice one day a week close to home.  Both boys and girls teams are offered.  Most games are played on Saturdays and each team is assigned a time-slot that remains the same throughout the season. Coaches use a curriculum of developmentally appropriate practice activities designed by ABYSA Director of Coaching and Player Development, Shane Weems. All activities are fun games intended to develop players’ basic skills and further each child’s love for the game. 

Helpful Links

Contact Us

Shane Weems - ABYSA Recreation Director of Coaching & Player Development
[email protected]
828-299-7277 x304

Gary Tittle - ABYSA Recreation Administrator
[email protected]
828-299-7277 x305

Recreation Program Overview

Click here for a detailed overview of our Recreation Program

Cost of Recreation

Click here to learn more about the Cost of Recreation

Recreation Program FAQ

Click here for Recreation FAQs

ABYSA FUNdamentals Camps

Click here to visit our FUNdamentals Camp Page

ABYSA Coaches Corner

Click here to visit the ABYSA Coaches Corner page

Contact Us:

Asheville Buncombe Youth Soccer Association, Inc.

ABYSA/HFC PO Box 895 Asheville NC 28802-0895 

[email protected]

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