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Winter 5 v 5 for Winter 2017!

Games played January 7 until February 25, 2017

All Games are played on turf fields in Laguna Niguel

Rain wont stop 5v5 – Games will be played rain or shine!

This program is open to all teams ranging from ages U7 to U14

Registration Deadline: December 30,2016

  • Winter Soccer is a fun, low pressure way for kids to get out and play during winter months
  • Team fees: $425/Team
  • Individual players registration will not be accepted.  Individual players who have not been contacted by a coach may put their name on an interest list that will be shared with teams/coaches for their age group. Click here to add your child’s name to the interest list
  • Players and coaches form their own teams.
  • Guaranteed 8 games in a 5v5 gaming circuit.
  • Game format: 5 players on the field, 20-minute halves.
  • Open to Club, Signature, AllStar, Recreational & AYSO Rec, Matrix & Plus Teams.
  • Questions should go to winter@lnysa.org
  • No uniforms required – but you can order Team Winter 5v5 t-shirts for $8 per shirt (coaches to order)

This program is designed to be fun, pressure free & offer an opportunity for all to continue enjoying the beautiful game in between the Fall and Spring seasons.


Follow these 5 easy steps to play Winter 5v5 Soccer:

 Step 1   Register your team online
 Step 2   Collect Fees from your players  We will email you the link to pay your team fees – giving you time to collect the fees from players
 Step 3   Pay the Team Fee to finalize team registration
 Step 4   Order your teams 5v5 t-shirts (if needed or play in your club shirts)
 Step 5   Print your confirmation email ACCEPTING your Team registration

Games will be on Saturdays throughout the Winter season. Schedules will be posted during the first week of January. 


Q. What is 5v5?  Check out some of our videos in the program to discover more about the program – Kids viewsCoach views

Q. What is the typical roster size for the 5v5?  Typical roster size is 7 or 8 players. Maximum roster size is 10 players. You can form two teams if you have more than 10 players.

Q. Should I register my team now? You should register now. The fees and your roster are due by the deadline.

Q. When should I pay? You will receive an email with a link to pay and to enter your player names.  You must provide this information by December 30 deadline. You will receive a reminder email regarding payment.

Q. What do we do if my team can’t make a game on a certain weekend? We advise that coaches look at the Make up Game dates, then connect and agree to play the game on a different date  – go here to book one of the published make-up slots using the online form.

Q. Are there any practices? Winter program does not include any practices. Teams may be practicing in their own league (e.g., club teams). LNYSA does not provide any practice fields during winter.

Q. When will the games be held? Winter program games will be on Saturdays; some days may include 2 matches.

Q. Do I need uniforms? You can use your own uniform if you have one from the Fall season.  Or you can purchase 5v5 logo’d League t-shirts, which teams can use if they don’t have a uniform. There will be four color t-shirts to choose. The cost per shirt will be $8. Click here to order Winter 5v5 shirts. 

Q. What will the t-shirts look like? You the t-shirts will come in four colors and have a Winter 5v5 logo on the front of the shirt  – see the logo  –  5v5 logo’d League t-shirts,

Q. How is my team’s age group determined? Your age group will be based on your Fall 2015 season.

Q. Will recreational teams be playing against club teams? No. We will have a minimum of 2 tiers for recreational and club/signature level teams. We may have 3 tiers depending on the number of teams in each age group.

Q. Is there any additional fee other than the team fee of $425? No. There are no additional fees.

Q. Is there going to be a goalie? Yes. 5v5 including the keeper.

Q. Is there a Registration Day? No , we are asking teams  to register online when the online registration link is live.

Q. How do Parents pay player fees? Coaches will collect fees from the players on the team and pay the team fee of $425 online.

Q. My child is not on a team but wants to play – how do I register? Individual player registration will not be accepted for Winter 5v5; every player must be contacted by a coach to be placed on a team.  Individuals can put their name on an interest list that will be shared with the coaches for the player’s age group.


Q. Where will the games be played? Games will be played on best in class synthetic turf fields in Laguna Niguel. Fields include Alicia , Crown Valley Lower and La Paz


Q. What size fields are used for 5v5? The games are played on the micro fields on the synthetic turf.  For instance one of the fields is Alicia park. Three micro fields are already pre-lined on Alicia for 5v5 use. The approximate dimensions of each micro field is 170ft long by 100ft wide with 6×12 goals on each micro field.

Permanent link to this article: https://www.lnysa.org/winter/