Grade 5/6 (formerly U12)
Grouping: Boys and girls in 5th and 6th grade who generally are 10 to 11 years old as of August 31st of the fall season
Duration:
  • 8 weeks per season
  • Fall programs run from September to November and Spring programs run from April to June
League: There is no Nashoba Valley Youth Soccer League (NVYSL) season this fall. HYSA will form co-ed teams and play exclusively in-town.
Schedule:
  • One Revolution group practice/skills clinic per week for assigned age group on Wednesday
  • Weekly games each Saturday morning at 10:30 AM at Brook Street
  • See graphic below
Timing:
  • Revolution group practices/skills clinics run for 1.25 hours on Wednesdays
  • Weekly games run for about 1 hour on Saturday mornings (two 25 minute halves plus halftime)
Games: Format is 9v9 with 6 ft. x 18 ft. goals, size 4 ball, regulation field and regulation game rules
Practices:
  • The first half of group weekly practices/skills clinics focus on training and the second half on small-sided games
  • Revolution Academy coaches lead the group practices/skills clinics with the support of volunteer parent assistant coaches
  • Revolution Academy coaches build upon Revolution Academy weekly themes at weekly scrimmages
Location: Brook Street
Equipment:
  • All players must purchase a Hudson Youth Soccer uniform including shirt, shorts, and socks (Visit our Uniform page for instructions)
  • All players must wear their Hudson Youth Soccer uniform to games on Saturday
  • All players must bring a size 4 ball
  • All players must wear cleats or sneakers (cleats are not required but are recommended)
  • All players must wear shin guards and soccer socks to practices and games (socks must be worn over shin guards)
  • All players should bring a water bottle practices and games
  • Players cannot wear earrings, hats, hooded sweatshirts, jewelry, or other metal on their person