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Welcome

 

Welcome to William Fox Soccer!     

William Fox Elementary School offers co-ed soccer teams for players of all abilities Pre-K through 6th grades (ages 4 to 12 years old) and is open to the public should your school not have a soccer program.

Approximately half of all Fox students participate in this popular league that is also a fundraiser for the WFES PTA!

There is both a Fall and a Spring season and is a Volunteer run program, so please consider contributing to keep the ball rolling.  

 

More Info & FAQs 

** Please review, as these may have changed since last season. **

 

Seasons and Age Groups

Pre-K – 1st grade (U-6 and U-7)

The U-6 and U-7 Fall season is September to October/November and the Spring season is March/April to May/June. 

There are 6 games and a make-up date(s) at the end, if needed.

Fall registration will begin in August and Spring registration in February.  

These teams practice the first 30 minutes and play the last 30 minutes on Friday afternoons: at 4pm for U6 and 5pm for U7 on the field behind our school.  Specific game dates will be available when registration closes for that season.  

 

2nd – 5th grade (U8, U10 and U12)

The U-8, U-10 and U-12 Richmond City Parks and Recreation League seasons specific dates are not available until we receive them from the league.   The seasons consist of 7 or 8 games, with the Fall season including playoffs including the top 4 teams per U-10 and U-12 Divisions. 

Typically, there is a lower BlUE bracket and an uppper RED bracket for U-10 and U-12 so most players can placed in the correct age/developmental environment.

These teams practice during the week depending on Coaching availability and play on Saturdays, U-8 at Humphery Calder or Pine Camp and U-10 and U-12 at Bryan Park. 

For the Fall 2018 and Spring 2019 Season, the age groups are as follows:

U-6:   Co-ed under 6 years of age - Born in 2014 or 2015 (Pre-K can register)
U-7:   Co-ed under 7 years of age - Born in 2013
U-8:   Co-ed under 8 years of age - Born in 2012 (1st graders can be assigned to U-7 by request)
U-10: Co-ed under 10 years of age - Born in 2010 and 2011
U-12: Co-ed under 12 years of age- Born in 2008 and 2009
** Players may "play up", upon committee approval
** Players may NOT “play down” to a younger division beginning at U8 per the City of Richmond Parks and Rec policy.

*ATTENTION:  IF YOUR CHILD IS CURRENTLY ROSTERED WITH A TRAVEL SOCCER TEAM (with the exception of "ADP"), THEY ARE NOT ELIGIBLE TO PLAY IN THE U8-U12 CITY PARKS AND RECREATION LEAGUE.  Any player who disregards this rule will forfeit their registration fee and will be removed from the team, as their participation in any games will result in a forfeit for their team.  

 

How do I register?

Online registration is now avaiable!

Click the "Login/Register" button above to begin.  If you have trouble with this, or know of someone who does not have internet access to register, please contact Chris Holmes at 804-939-3383 or cd_holmes@yahoo.com.

** Parents of U-8, U-10 and U-12 players must provide one copy of your child’s birth certificate (as required by the City Parks and Recreation Dept) each season.  If registering online, please bring the copy to the coach at the first practice/game or deposit in the soccer drop box in the office...The name and DOB must be visibile, other personal info can be blacked out.  **Your child will not be allowed to play until it is received. **

** There is an additional $20 charge for non-city residents playing in the Saturday U-8, U-10 and U-12 leagues (as required by the City Parks and Recreation Dept) each season. **


Registration Deadlines and Waiting Lists

In order to provide rosters to the City and our coaches, as well as deliver team uniforms in a timely manner, all registrations must be received by the deadline indicated.   Under special circumstances and at the discretion of the Soccer Committee, late registrations may be accepted.  If a late registration is accepted, there will be a $10 late fee charged.

There are a limited number of player registrations available, based on number of coaches.  When the teams reach capacity, we will begin a waiting list in the order of registration.  If space becomes available, we will accept players from the waiting list.

Team Assignments and Practice Times

Registration is first come, first served, with current Fox students given priority.  Teams will be created based on coach and field availability.  We will also try to balance the teams based on age.  When possible, returning players will be grouped with their returning teammates and coach.

U-6 and U-7 teams practice and play on Fridays (30-minute practice followed by a 30-minute game):  U-6 begins at 4 p.m.  U-7 begins at 5 p.m.

U-8, U-10 and U-12 teams typically practice at Fox or Humphrey Calder, 1-2 days per week, at the discretion of the coach.  Games are played on Saturdays, at Bryan Park or Humprey Calder Community Center.

Can I request a specific coach, or practice day?

If your child played the previous season at Fox, we will try to keep them on their existing team and with their returning Coach.  If you have a specific request, please indicate it in the registration comments.  We will try our best to accommodate you. 

Once your child has been assigned a coach, he/she will contact you regarding practice days and times.  If you have a conflict with a specific practice day, please indicate that in the registration comments.  We will try our best to accommodate you. 

** Please make any special requests prior to the close of registration.  Team rosters are formed when registration is closed and it becomes more difficult to make changes.**   


I would like to help out, do you need volunteers?

We always need volunteer coaches and assistants.  Fox and the City League have a coaches’ training session each season.  If you are interested, please contact the Co-chairs listed below. 
 

What equipment is needed?

The Fox uniform consists of a purple Fox jersey, black shorts, purple socks, shin guards and soccer cleats/sneakers.   For new players, purple Fox jerseys and socks can be purchased at registration. 
All players MUST wear shin guards - please make sure your child has these for the first game. 

 

Go Green, Recycle Your Old Gear!

If you have old equipment, the soccer committee is accepting donations of used equipment.  Please put it in the Soccer Box in the school office.  We will make sure it is received by deserving players. 
If you need equipment, please contact one of the Co-Chairs to make a request. 

Fees  -        

U-6 thru U-12 Registration.............................. $35 per player
Uniform........................................................ $25  ($20 jersey, $5 socks)
Late Fee....................................................... $10 per player
U-8 thru U-12 non-city resident fee.................  $20 per player

What types of payments are accepted?

Credit Cards, Checks and Cash are accepted.   
Credit card payment information can be entered during registration and a small fee applies. 

For other payments, please place in an envelope addressed to Fox Soccer and leave it in the Soccer Box in the school office, OR mail to:   

Attn: Fox Soccer - William Fox PTA, 2300 Hanover Ave, Richmond, VA 23220.  
**Include player name and ticket number from registration.  Payable to “William Fox PTA”**

Are there any scholarships available?

Limited scholarships for soccer registration and/or uniform are available on a first-come, first served basis. Please indicate “Scholarship” in the comments section of the registration.

 

Inclement Weather – Field Closings and Game Cancellations/Changes

For the U-6 and U-7 Friday games and practices, we will have changes announced at school.   Email notifications will also be sent out as the information is available, but assume the session is ON unless notified.  You may also call the school office at  780-6259. 

For the status of U-8, U-10 or U-12 games, please call 646-1126 after 8 am on Saturday ONLY. If a team’s practice is affected, it is the responsibility of the Coach to notify the players and parents.

 

Additional Questions? 

Please contact Chris Holmes at 804-939-3383 or cd_holmes@yahoo.com.