Frequently Asked Questions

What is the eligibility cutoff dates for House Soccer?

My son will be 5 in March and I'd like to get him involved in Vienna Youth Soccer. What do I sign him up for?  
We're excited to hear your son is interested in playing soccer with VYS! Your son would enroll in our popular House Soccer program. House Soccer is our recreation league where teams are formed by players' age, gender and school/neighborhood so kids can play with friends, make new friends and have fun while learning the best sport in the world - soccer! Click here to view which Age Group your son would fall under for House Soccer.  

How does registration work?
Click here to begin registration. First-time registrants will be asked to Create a New Account and upload a copy of their player's birth certificate or first page of passport as proof-of-birth during registration. Welcome to VYS!

Both my wife and I work. When are practice and game times generally? 
Most of our House coaches are parents with full-time jobs who are coming to practice after work. So you can plan on your player's practice time occurring during the weekday evenings. Games will be anytime from 8am - 5pm on Saturdays, sometime Sundays.

When can I register my player for House Soccer programs?
House Soccer programs are offered twice a year (Fall and Spring). Fall registration runs from May - October. Spring registration runs from November - April.

Can I register my player for a training program only?
Yes, players may register for the Development Center and/or Goalkeeper programs only. 

When does the season start?
In general, the Fall season starts in September and ends mid-November. The Spring season starts late March and ends mid-June.

How many practices a week will my child have to attend?

  • U4 Cubs meet once a week for a 45 minute skills training session on either Wednesdays or Saturdays.
  • U5 players meet once a week for a one-hour skills training on Saturdays.
  • U6-U19 House League can have one-two practices a week depending on the player's age and division. Click here to learn more about House Divisions and get more details about practices and commitment levels.
  • TOPSoccer meets once a week on a Saturday afternoon from 3pm - 4pm at Freedom Hill ES.
  • Parent League meets once a week on Friday evenings at Oakton HS.

When will we find out about practice schedules and locations?
Your coach will contact you closer to the beginning of the season about practices and game schedules and locations.

How do I get a uniform?
House uniforms for U4-U8 are provided by VYS and distributed by your coach at the first practice. U13 players are required to purchase a uniform kit during registration. U14 and older players may reuse their uniform from prior seasons or purchase a new one during registration.

Who do I contact about my player's registration?
Contact the VYS Registar for registration issues.

When can I register my player for House Soccer programs?
House Soccer programs are offered twice a year (Fall and Spring). Fall registration runs from May - October. Spring registration runs from November - April.

When does the season start?
In general, the Fall season starts in September and ends mid-November. The Spring season starts late March and ends mid-June.

How do I register my player?
Click here to begin registration.

How are teams formed?
Teams are only formed for the House Soccer U5-U19 House League program. House Commissioners form teams, based on the number of volunteer coaches and assistant coaches. Commissioners use neighborhoods and schools as guidelines when forming teams of equal strength so that all players have a fun and safe experience.

How and when do I find out what team my child is on?
Teams are only formed for the House Soccer U5-U19 House League program.Your child’s coach will contact you one week prior to the start of the playing season.  If you have not been contacted within that timeframe, please contact the House Commissioner for your child’s age group.

How much does it cost?
Check out our Fees page for information on program costs. Travel program has its own fees page.

How do I obtain a refund for House Soccer?
refund for registration fees may be obtained by e-mailing the VYS Registrar at Registrar@vys.org. A $30 processing fee will be subtracted from all refunds requested. No refunds will be given after the first game, unless there is an injury in the beginning of the season, and the child cannot play soccer. If an injury occurs, and VYS is contacted during the same season that the injury occurs, the refund will be based on how many weeks the child has played soccer. Please do not contact your coach or house commissioner for a refund. 

Does VYS offer financial aid?
Yes, please checkout our financial aid page for more information.

Contact Us

Office Hours: Tuesday - Thursday from 10:00am - 3:00pm

Address: 311 Maple Ave West Unit D, Vienna VA 22180

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Questions@vys.org

 

Mission Statement

To provide the opportunity for children of all abilities living in and near Vienna to be involved in a high-quality soccer experience.