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FFC Park - Field Status

>> CLOSED 08/26/2021 <<

FFC PARK IS CLOSED DUE TO AREA STORMS.

STRICTLY No practices in penalty areas. Move wheeled goals ONLY to the 18yd line if you wish to use the goals. 
GOALS WITH NO WHEELS SHOULD NOT BE MOVED.
Repetitive drills MUST be in off field locations only.

Please check with your coach regarding practice times.

NOTE: To participate, you must have a hold harmless
agreement filed with FFC. 
DO NOT ATTEND PRACTICE IF YOU HAVE A FEVER,
or are within a 14 day quarantine period for exposure to COVID-19

Please avoid wet/soggy areas at all times.
(Penalty areas MUST NOT be used for warmup/practice)

Last updated: 08/26/2021

PRACTICE & GAME INFORMATION

Information below was last updated on 08/24/2021.

COVID 19

FFC Recommends that all patrons and visitors to FFC Park exercise CDC Guidance with respect to COVID-19 precautions.
DO NOT ATTEND PRACTICE OR GAMES IF YOU HAVE A FEVER, OR HAVE BEEN EXPOSED TO COVID-19 WITHIN THE LAST 14 DAYS. ALTHOUGH YOU HAVE A CHOICE, BE RESPECTFUL TO OTHERS AND EVERYONE'S SAFETY BY EXERCISING CDC PANDEMIC GUIDELINES WHEN NOT ACTIVELY PARTICIPATING IN FFC RECREATION SOCCER PRACTICES OR GAMES.


TEAMSNAP HEALTH CHECK
Eight hours before a practice or game, TeamSnap will open an option for self-health-check. It is IMPORTANT for the health ad safety of all recreation soccer players, parents, coaches and officials to self-screen their health symptoms before each game or practice. The TeamSnap app makes this simple for parents, coaches and players (Referees should follow their organization's guidelines or CDC guidelines). For more details on how this works, CLICK HERE.


Details regarding the current accommodations and safety precautions can be found HERE.

RESPECT FFC PARK

FFC Park is owned and maintained by Fredericksburg FC. Great care and attention is taken to ensure that FFC Parks' facilities are some of the best in the area, with all-grass fields. On occasion, the park may be closed due to maintenance or to preserve the grounds after heavy or consistent rain. FFC appreciates your understanding when these natural events occur that are beyond our control.

It is important that all visitors to FFC Park respect the facilities.

  • NO PETS are permitted. Service animals are welcome.
  • NO SMOKING - NO TOBACCO PRODUCTS OR VAPING
  • No digging/picking at the fields or surrounding areas
  • No climbing on soccer goals/nets
  • Avoid wet/soft/soggy spots
  • No repetitive drills within lined field areas
  • No use of penalty areas is permitted for practices
  • Please either take your trash home, or use the trash cans provided at the FFC Pavilion
  • Rest room facilities are closed due to COVID-19. Portable facilities are located in the corner of the parking lot.

FALL 2021 Recreation Soccer - Practices

All practices will be held at FFC Park, 1898 Mills Drive, Fredericksburg.

  • FALL 2021 practices are scheduled to begin the week of Tuesday 10 August 2021 and will start no earlier than 5:00pm.
  • Your coach will provide practice schedules and locations via TeamSnap
  • Field locations for practices may be adjusted at short notice based upon field conditions and availability.
  • Practice Area 1 and Practice Area 2 can also be used - particularly for repetitive drills.
    Penalty areas must not be used for drills. Please move goals to the 18yd line or off field location for shooting/corner-related drills.

NOTE: When we have wet field conditions, practices will be limited to OFF FIELD/PRACTICE AREAS ONLY.

FALL 2021 AGE GROUPS / GAME FORMATS

Game formats will be as follows for each age group this Fall 2021 (last updated 08/24/2021):

  • U08 - 5v5, 4 x 10 min quarters, quarter field
  • U10 - 9v9, 2 x 25 min halves (or 4 x 10 min quarters), half field - Coaches to confirm halves or quarters prior to start
  • U12 - 7v7, 2 x 30 min halves; can optionally play up to 9v9 max, half field
  • U14 - 8v8, 2 x 30 min halves, half field.
  • UHS - 8v8, 2 x 35 min halves, half field.
Please note that for half-field play and below, no punting or drop-kicks over the  half way line - this is to promote build up play and full  team involvement in the game.

FIELD LOCATIONS



Game Schedule

SPRING 2021 Recreation Soccer - Game Schedule

COVID-19 PRECAUTIONS: 
Spectator groups should practice social distancing at all times and remain at least 10 feet apart from other spectator groups. Spectators should remain together and ensure that non-participating children are also adhering to social distancing practices. Masks are recommended for all visitors to FFC Park.

 All games are initially planned to be held at FFC Park, 1898 Mills Drive, Fredericksburg.

Games will begin on Saturday 10 APRIL 2021.
Game schedule will be published to TEAMSNAP. Please check back for future updates.  (Last updated 03/30/2021)

  • Game Schedule will be available via TeamSnap. Games will mostly be on Saturday mornings with some mid-week games replacing practice.

Game Formats

DIVISIONTEAM FORMATBALL SIZEGAME DURATIONFIELD SIZEGOAL SIZE (approx)  
 U8 5v5 (with GK) 3 4 x 10 min  1/3 field 6' x 4'
 U10 7v7 (with GK) 4 4 x 10 min 1/2 field 6' x 18'
 U12 9v9 (with GK) 4 2 x 30 min* 1/2 field 7' x 21'
 U14  8v8 (with GK) 52 x 30 mins 1/2 field 7' x 21'
 HS 11v11 (with GK 52 x 30 mins Full field 8'x24'

* A water break may occur mid-way through each half if pre-arranged with the referee.

Where do Spectators Sit?

Unless otherwise directed, spectators should sit on the opposite sideline to the teams/coaches. Spectators should sit between the 18yd lines and should not be to the side of the penalty areas nor behind the end line/goals - this is particularly important for games that are U12 and above as it greatly helps the game officials/referees. The following illustration should help:

Contact Us

Fredericksburg FC - Soccer Club

PO Box 3895 
Fredericksburg, Virginia 22402

Phone: 540-760-6409
Email: [email protected]

Fredericksburg FC - Soccer Club

PO Box 3895 
Fredericksburg, Virginia 22402

Phone: 540-760-6409
Email: [email protected]
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