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Our Lady Of Sorrows Soccer

Registration For Our Lady of Sorrows Rec Soccer For The FALL 2024 Season Will Open June 1

Our Lady of Sorrows has partnered with BUSA

BUSA is proud to be the managing partner for OLS Soccer, and we are excited to offer our services and programs to the OLS students. Our goal is to grow the club and add many new training and developmental opportunities for the players.  In addition, we want to provide a “total soccer” atmosphere to OLS Soccer which is the recreational component, and the competitive component combined.  This “total soccer” program is not available to many cities in this area.

Please take time to review the information below, and be sure to register your child for the Spring.  We are looking forward to a fun and enjoyable season.

INTRODUCING

THE LEGION FC EXPERIENCE

Birmingham United Soccer Association and Legion FC have entered into a partnership agreement.

As part of the Legion FC Experience, All registered recreational Alabaster players may Opt-In for the following:

  • 4 Season Tickets to the Legion FC home games. (Games Thru July 1)
  • Field access at Protective Stadium before and/or after Legion FC games on dates selected by Legion FC;
  • Attendance at the Legion FC clinic at Protective Stadium with Legion FC coaches and players;
  • A ten percent (10%) discount on Legion FC merchandise
  • A Legion FC / BUSA/AFC co-branded t-shirt;

All the above will be available at the following substantially discounted “opt” in rate: $30.00 per recreational player.

Soccer Programs:

  • Sunday Soccer  (New Program for U4/U5 ages)
  • Intramural Soccer – U6-U8 Ages
  • Recreational Soccer U9-U19

See details for each program below.

  • Coaches are needed for all age groups. (Please indicate at Registration.) 

Note: All players will be placed in their appropriate age groups. Playing up in age group will be allowed, and is chosen in the registration process.  We will work with team formation to allow for kids to play together in grades, thereby allowing certain ages to combine.

ALL PLAYERS PAY REGISTRATION FEES BASED ON TRUE AGE.  NO REFUNDS OR EXTRA PAYMENTS REQUIRED.

For more information, contact Recreational Director Jim Jeter.  

All Players will need to have

  • Shin Guards –REQUIRED
  • Water Bottle
  • Soccer Cleats or Tennis Shoes
  • Soccer Ball – Size 3 for U4-U8, Size 4 for U9-U12, Size 5 for U13+

Pricing

  • AGES

  • U5

  • $95

  • U6-U8

  • $105

  • U9-U14

  • $130

Features:

  • 1-2 practices per week
  • Most games on Saturday mornings
  • Jerseys included with registration
  • Volunteer coaches
  • Advanced Training Program option
  • Multiple locations

Registration Information

MUST READ

All Players will receive a Jersey, black shorts and socks are recommended, and should be purchased by parents.

FOR MORE INFOMATION OR QUESTIONS contact Jim Jeter…[email protected]

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Sunday Soccer

This program is for U4 and U5 players, birth year 2020 and 2021.

WE WILL ATTEMPT TO HAVE FULL TEAMS FOR THESE AGES, HOWEVER IF WE ARE SHORT, WE WILL COMBINE WITH A BUSA TEAM FOR PLAY.

Play is Sunday afternoons, 2 PM START TIME.

Fields location is the Brookwood Forest Elementary School in Mt Brook.

Program is a 7 weeks.

General Information

  •  Coaches are needed for all age groups.  (Please register to coach using link below.)
  •  Coaches’ Meeting (required for all coaches) – Wednesday September 8, 6:00 pm at Heardmont Park Senior Center.
  •  Parents will be asked to help coach so please come prepared. (Don’t worry. It will be fun and easy!)
  •  Team color Uniform Shirt is provided and handed out at first session.
  •  Shorts and socks are not provided. (Navy or Black are recommended.)
  •  End-of-season trophies presented.
Practice/Game Schedule is as follows: SUNDAYS –
ALL FIELDS
Under 5  Program    (2020 Birth Year)    – 2 PM
Under 4 Program    (2021 Birth Year)   –  4 pm                                     

Game 1 – Sept 15
Game 2 – Sept 22

Game 3 – Oct 6
Game 4 – Oct 13

Game 5 – Oct 20    Picture Day

Game 6 – Oct 27

Game 7 – Nov 3 –  (U5 Only)

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 Intramural Soccer

This program is for U6-U8 players, birth years 2019-2017.

Practices are scheduled at Brookwood Forest Elementary school, day will be coordinated with coaches  (coach may request different)

Games are Saturday mornings, 8:15, 9:45, and 11:30 am.

Jersey is provided for all players.  Black shorts and socks purchased by parents.

Practices are to be held at the Brookwood Forest Elementary school fields.

OLS Coaches and Director will assign practice days for teams.

COACHES MEETING ON SUNDAY August 18 at 5:00 PM AT THE HEARDMONT PARK SENIOR CENTER.  Address is 5458 Cahaba Valley Rd.

Games begin on September 7, 2024, and are played on Saturday mornings.  

Games Played on the Brookwood Forest Fields

Game Date Schedule:                                                    
  • Game 1 – Sept 7
  • Game 2 – Sept 14
  • Game 3-  Sept 21
  • Game 4-5 – Oct 4-5    Festival Games/Pictures
  • Game 6 – Oct 19
  • Game 7 – Oct 26
  • Game 8 – Nov 2
  • Game 9 – Nov 9

Saturday morning games start at 8:30, 9:45, or 11:30 am.

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 Rec Soccer U9-U18

This program is for U9 – U18 players, birth years 2016-2008.

Practices are scheduled for twice a week, coaches will select day and times.  Announced asap.

Field locations are either Mt Brook High School or Brookwood Forest Elementary.

Games are scheduled by BUSA, played on Saturdays, and possible Sunday afternoons.

COACHES MEETING ON  Sunday August 4 at 4:00 PM AT THE HEARDMONT PARK SENIOR CENTER.  Address is 5458 Cahaba Valley Rd.

Information on Rec U9-U18:.

Teams practice twice per week.

Current Possible Game Date Schedule:

Sept 7, 14, 21

Oct 5, 12, 19, 26

Nov 2, 9

OFF Sept 28-29 Birmingham Bash Tournament

All home games for U9/U10 are scheduled to be played at the Mt Brook High School Lower fields.

All home games for U11 and Older are scheduled to be played at the Mt Brook High School Lower fields.

Away games are played at other BUSA fields in the Bham area.

Rules

Coaching Resources

Advanced Training Program

The Advanced Training Program is a program designed for Recreational players ages 6-10 who want a soccer practice in addition to those already scheduled with their Recreational teams.

These extra training sessions will be conducted by BUSA Academy Program coaches who are licensed and trained to work with children these ages.

Advanced Training Program is held on Wednesday nights, at Larry Simmons Stadium in Alabaster.

This program is HIGHLY recommended for all players.

Click on the Link Below!

FAQs

What does my child need to bring?

Each Intramural player will need a size 3 soccer ball, water bottle, shin guards, and tennis shoes or soccer cleats.

Are jerseys provided?

Yes! All Intramural players receive a 2-sided, reversible jersey as part of their registration fee.

How often are practices?

U6-U7 players practice once per week.
U8 players practice twice per week.

Where are practices located?

Practice locations are based on the location where you registered.

When are the games?

Games take place on Saturday mornings.

Does every participant receive a trophy?

Yes! All Intramural participants will receive a trophy.

U6-U8 Pictures

Leeds Recreational Soccer Club

Registration For Leeds Rec Soccer FALL 2024 Will Open June 1

Leeds Soccer Club is now being managed by BUSA

BUSA is proud to be the managing partner for Leeds Soccer, and we are excited to offer our services and programs to the Leeds area and surrounding residents.    Our goal is to grow the club and add many new training and developmental opportunities for the players.  In addition, we want to provide a “total soccer” atmosphere to Leeds Soccer which is the recreational component, and the competitive component combined.  This “total soccer” program is not available to many cities in this area.

Please take time to review the information below, and be sure to register your child for the Fall.  We are looking forward to a fun and enjoyable season.

INTRODUCING

THE LEGION FC EXPERIENCE

Birmingham United Soccer Association and Legion FC have entered into a partnership agreement.

As part of the Legion FC Experience, All registered recreational Alabaster players may Opt-In for the following:

  • 2 Season Tickets to the Legion FC home games. (Games Thru July 1)
  • Field access at Protective Stadium before and/or after Legion FC games on dates selected by Legion FC;
  • Attendance at the Legion FC clinic at Protective Stadium with Legion FC coaches and players;
  • A ten percent (10%) discount on Legion FC merchandise
  • A Legion FC / BUSA/AFC co-branded t-shirt;

All the above will be available at the following substantially discounted “opt” in rate: $30.00 per recreational player.

Soccer Programs:

  • Sunday Soccer  (New Program for U4/U5 ages)
  • Intramural Soccer – U6-U8 Ages
  • Recreational Soccer U9-U19

FALL 2024  AGE CHART

See details for each program below.

  • Coaches are needed for all age groups. (Please indicate at Registration.) 

Note: All players will be placed in their appropriate age groups. Playing up in age group will be allowed, and is chosen in the registration process.  Play-downs in age ONLY if approved by the Recreational Director, must email director.

ALL PLAYERS PAY REGISTRATION FEES BASED ON TRUE AGE.  NO REFUNDS OR EXTRA PAYMENTS REQUIRED.

For more information, contact Recreational Director Jim Jeter.  

All Players will need to have

  • Shin Guards –REQUIRED
  • Water Bottle
  • Soccer Cleats or Tennis Shoes
  • Soccer Ball – Size 3 for U4-U8, Size 4 for U9-U12, Size 5 for U13+

Pricing

  • AGES

  • U4-U5

  • $100

  • U6-U16

  • $130

Features:

  • 1-2 practices per week
  • Most games on Saturday mornings
  • Uniforms included with registration
  • Volunteer coaches
  • Advanced Training Program option
  • Multiple locations

Registration Information

MUST READ

All U9 and Older players, registration link is below.  ALL NEW U9 and older players need to order uniform below.  All Returning players wear same uniform from the spring season.

All U8 and younger players will receive a uniform kit provided by the club, no ordering is needed.

All Sunday Soccer players will receive a jersey and no ordering is needed.

FOR MORE INFOMATION OR QUESTIONS contact Jim Jeter…[email protected]

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Sunday Soccer

This program is for U4 and U5 players, birth year 2020 and 2021.

WE WILL ATTEMPT TO HAVE SEPARATE AGES FOR THESE GROUPS, HOWEVER THE NUMBER OF PLAYERS REGISTERED WILL DICTATE WHETHER ITS COED AND/OR U4/U5 COMBINED.

Play is Sunday afternoons, 2 PM START TIME.

Fields location is the Memorial Park Field and Brookwood Forest Elementary.

Program is a 7 weeks.

General Information

  •  Coaches are needed for all age groups.  (Please register to coach using link below.)
  •  Coaches’ Meeting (required for all coaches) – Sunday September 8 at 6:30 pm at Heardmont Park Senior Center)
  •  Parents will be asked to help coach so please come prepared. (Don’t worry. It will be fun and easy!)
  •  Team color Uniform Shirt is provided and handed out at first session.
  •  Shorts and socks are not provided. (Navy or Black are recommended.)
  •  End-of-season trophies presented.
Practice/Game Schedule is as follows: SUNDAYS –
ALL FIELDS
Under 4/5 (2020/2021 Birth Year)     – 2:00 PM                                          

Game 1 – Sept 15
Game 2 – Sept 22

Game 3 – Oct 6
Game 4 – Oct 13

Game 5 – Oct 20   Picture Day

Game 6 – Oct 27

Game 7 – Nov 3

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 Intramural Soccer

This program is for U6-U8 players, birth years 2019-2017.

Practices are scheduled for Mondays for U6, Tuesday and Thursdays for U8.  (coach may request different)

Field locations is the Memorial Park Fields.

Games are Saturday mornings, 8:00, 9:30 and 11:00 am.

Uniform Kit is provided by the club, no ordering.

Practices are to be held at the Memorial Park Fields

Coaches May Choose Practice Days.  U6 and U7 one day per week.  U8 is two days per week.

COACHES MEETING ON SUNDAY AUGUST 18 at 5:00 PM AT THE HEARDMONT PARK SENIOR CENTER.  Address is 5458 Cahaba Valley Rd.

Games begin on September 7, 2024, and are played on Saturday mornings.  

Games Played on the Memorial Park Fields with possible games at Brookwood Forest fields.

Game Date Schedule:                                                    
  • Game 1 – Sept 7
  • Game 2 – Sept 14
  • Game 3-  Sept 21
  • Game 4-5 – Oct 4-5  Festival Games/Pictures
  • Game 6 – Oct 19
  • Game 7 – Oct 26
  • Game 8 – Nov 2
  • Game 9 – Nov 9

Saturday morning games start at 8:00, 9:30, or 11:00 am.

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 Rec Soccer U9-U18

This program is for U9 – U18 players, birth years 2016-2008.

Practices are scheduled for twice a week, coaches will select day and times.  Announced asap.

Field locations are U11 and older and U9/U10 at the Memorial Park Fields.

Games are scheduled by BUSA and played on Saturdays and possible Sunday afternoons.

COACHES MEETING IS ON SUNDAY AUGUST 4 at 4:00 PM AT THE HEARDMONT PARK SENIOR CENTER.  Address is 5458 Cahaba Valley Rd.

Information on Rec U9-U18:

Teams practice twice per week.

Current Possible Game Date Schedule:

Sept 7, 14, 21

Oct 5, 12, 19, 26

Nov 2, 9

OFF Sept 28-29 Birmingham Bash Tournament

 

All home games for U9/U10 are scheduled to be played at the Memorial Park Fields.

All home games for U11 and Older are scheduled to be played at the Memorial Park Fields.

Away games are played at other club fields in the Bham area.

 

ALL NEW U9 AND OLDER PLAYERS MUST ORDER UNIFORM KIT.

THE LINK TO ORDER IS ABOVE.

THIS UNIFORM WILL BE WORN EVERY SEASON.  NEXT SEASON A NEW ONE WILL NOT BE NEEDED FOR RETURNING PLAYERS.

Rules

Coaching Resources

Advanced Training Program

The Advanced Training Program is a program designed for Recreational players ages 6-10 who want a soccer practice in addition to those already scheduled with their Recreational teams.

These extra training sessions will be conducted by BUSA Academy Program coaches who are licensed and trained to work with children these ages.

Advanced Training Program is held on Wednesday nights, at Rathmell Sports Park in Cahaba Heights.

This program is HIGHLY recommended for all players.

Click on the Link Below!

FAQs

What does my child need to bring?

Each Intramural player will need a size 3 soccer ball, water bottle, shin guards, and tennis shoes or soccer cleats.

Are jerseys provided?

Yes! All Intramural players receive a 2-sided, reversible jersey as part of their registration fee.

How often are practices?

U6-U7 players practice once per week.
U8 players practice twice per week.

Where are practices located?

Practice locations are based on the location where you registered.

When are the games?

Games take place on Saturday mornings.

Does every participant receive a trophy?

Yes! All Intramural participants will receive a trophy.

U6-U8 Pictures

Alabaster Recreational Soccer Club

Registration For Alabaster Rec Soccer For FALL 2024 will open June 1

(Be sure to sign up on time to avoid the Late Fee)

Alabaster Soccer Club is now being managed by BUSA

BUSA is proud to be the managing partner for Alabaster Soccer, and we are excited to offer our services and programs to the Alabaster residents.  Initially many of the programs will be similar and much of the soccer structure will stay relatively the same.  Our goal is to grow the club and add many new training and developmental opportunities for the players.  In addition, we want to provide a “total soccer” atmosphere to Alabaster Soccer which is the recreational component, and the competitive component combined.  This “total soccer” program is not available to many cities in this area.

Please take time to review the information below, and be sure to register your child for the Fall.  We are looking forward to a fun and enjoyable season.

INTRODUCING

THE LEGION FC EXPERIENCE

Birmingham United Soccer Association and Legion FC have entered into a partnership agreement.

As part of the Legion FC Experience, All registered recreational Alabaster players may Opt-In for the following:

  • 4 Season Tickets to the Legion FC home games. (Games Thru July 1)
  • Field access at Protective Stadium before and/or after Legion FC games on dates selected by Legion FC;
  • Attendance at the Legion FC clinic at Protective Stadium with Legion FC coaches and players;
  • A ten percent (10%) discount on Legion FC merchandise
  • A Legion FC / BUSA/AFC co-branded t-shirt;

All the above will be available at the following substantially discounted “opt” in rate: $30.00 per recreational player.

Soccer Programs:

  • Sunday Soccer  (New Program for U4/U5 ages)
  • Intramural Soccer – U6-U8 Ages
  • Recreational Soccer U9-U19

FALL 2024-SPRING 2025 AGE CHART

See details for each program below.

  • Coaches are needed for all age groups. (Please indicate at Registration.) 

Note: All players will be placed in their appropriate age groups. Playing up in age group will be allowed, and is chosen in the registration process.  Play-downs in age ONLY if approved by the Recreational Director, must email director.

ALL PLAYERS PAY REGISTRATION FEES BASED ON TRUE AGE.  NO REFUNDS OR EXTRA PAYMENTS REQUIRED.

For more information, contact Recreational Director Jim Jeter.  

All Players will need to have

  • Shin Guards –REQUIRED
  • Water Bottle
  • Soccer Cleats or Tennis Shoes
  • Soccer Ball – Size 3 for U4-U8, Size 4 for U9-U12, Size 5 for U13+

Pricing

  • AGES

  • U4-U5

  • $85

  • Trg Months = 4
  • U6-U8

  • $105

  • Trg Months = 4
  • U9-U18

  • $125

  • Trg Months = 4

Features:

  • 1-2 practices per week
  • Most games on Saturday mornings
  • Uniform kit is $25 (U9 and Older Only)
  • Volunteer coaches
  • Advanced Training Program option
  • Multiple locations

Registration Information

MUST READ

ALL NEW U9 and older players need to order the FULL uniform below.

All Returning players wear same uniform from the spring season, including a Red and Black jersey.

New Full Uniforms are $25 purchased by the parents online. (cost is $50, split with the club)

All U8 and younger players will receive a uniform kit provided by the club, no ordering is needed.

All Sunday Soccer players will receive a jersey and no ordering is needed.

FOR MORE INFOMATION OR QUESTIONS contact Jim Jeter…[email protected]

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Sunday Soccer

This program is for U4 and U5 players, birth year 2020 and 2021.

WE WILL ATTEMPT TO HAVE SEPARATE AGES FOR THESE GROUPS, HOWEVER THE NUMBER OF PLAYERS REGISTERED WILL DICTATE WHETHER ITS COED AND/OR U4/U5 COMBINED.

Play is Sunday afternoons, 3 PM START TIME.

Fields location is the Municipal Field, 1 Acre field.

Program is a 7 weeks.

General Information

  •  Coaches are needed for all age groups.  (Please register to coach using link below.)
  •  Parents will be asked to help coach so please come prepared. (Don’t worry. It will be fun and easy!)
  •  Team color Uniform Shirt is provided and handed out at first session.
  •  Shorts and socks are not provided. (Navy or Black are recommended.)
  •  End-of-season trophies presented.
Practice/Game Schedule is as follows: SUNDAYS –
ALL FIELDS
Under 4/5 (2020/2021 Birth Year)     – 3:00 PM                                            

Game 1 – Sept 15
Game 2 – Sept 22

Game 3 – Oct 6
Game 4 – Oct 13

Game 5 – Oct 20    Picture Day

Game 6 – Oct 27  

Game 7 – Nov 3

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 Intramural Soccer

This program is for U6-U8 players, birth years 2019-2017.

Practices are scheduled for Mondays for U6, Tuesday and Thursdays for U8.  (coach may request different)

Field locations is the Municipal Park Fields

Games are Saturday mornings, 8:00, 9:30, and 11:00 am.

Uniform Kit is provided by the club, no ordering.

Practices are to be held at the Municipal Park Fields

Coaches May Select Practice Days.  U6 and U7 one day per week.  U8 is two days per week.

Games begin on September 7, 2024, and are played on Saturday mornings.  

Games Played on the Municipal Park 3 Acre Fields

Game Date Schedule:                                                    
  • Game 1 – Sept 7
  • Game 2 – Sept 14
  • Game 3-  Sept 21
  • Game 4-5 – Oct 5
  • Game 6 – Oct 19      Festival Games/Pictures
  • Game 7 – Oct 26
  • Game 8 – Nov 2      Fall Shootout Games
  • Game 9 – Nov 9      Fall Shootout Games

Saturday morning games start at 8:00, 9:30, or 10:45 am.

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 Rec Soccer U9-U18

This program is for U9 – U18 players, birth years 2016-2007.

Practices are scheduled for twice a week, coaches will select day and times.  Announced asap.

Field locations are U11 and older and U9/U10 at the Municipal Park Fields.

Games are scheduled by the BUSA Scheduler on Saturdays, and possible Sunday afternoons.  (We will not be placing our teams in Futures League unless number require it)

GAME SCHEDULE CLICK HERE

Information on Rec U9-U18:

Teams practice twice per week.

Current Possible Game Date Schedule:

Sept 7, 14, 21,

Oct 5, 12, 19, 26

Nov 2, 9

OFF Sept 28-29 Birmingham Bash Tournament

 

All home games for U9/U10 are scheduled to be played at the Alabaster Municipal Park, 5 Acre fields.

All home games for U11 and Older are scheduled to be played at the Municipal Park 5 Acre fields.

Away games are played at other BUSA fields in the Bham area.

 

ALL NEW U9 AND OLDER PLAYERS MUST ORDER UNIFORM KIT.  PLAYERS FROM THE SPRING WILL USE THE SAME UNIFORM ORDERED THEN.

THE LINK TO ORDER IS ABOVE.  (price of kit is $25 cost Split with club…..additional items may be purchased)

THIS UNIFORM WILL BE WORN EVERY SEASON.  NEXT SEASON A NEW ONE WILL NOT BE NEEDED FOR RETURNING PLAYERS.

Rules

Coaching Resources

Advanced Training Program

The Advanced Training Program is a program designed for Recreational players ages 6-10 who want a soccer practice in addition to those already scheduled with their Recreational teams.

These extra training sessions will be conducted by BUSA Academy Program coaches who are licensed and trained to work with children these ages.

Advanced Training Program is held on Wednesday nights, at Veterans Park in Alabaster.

This program is HIGHLY recommended for all players.

Click on the Link Below!

FAQs

What does my child need to bring?

Each Intramural player will need a size 3 soccer ball, water bottle, shin guards, and tennis shoes or soccer cleats.

Are jerseys provided?

Yes! All Intramural players receive a 2-sided, reversible jersey as part of their registration fee.

How often are practices?

U6-U7 players practice once per week.
U8 players practice twice per week.

Where are practices located?

Practice locations are based on the location where you registered.

When are the games?

Games take place on Saturday mornings.

Does every participant receive a trophy?

Yes! All Intramural participants will receive a trophy.

U6-U8 Pictures

Academy

Overview

BUSA’S Academy Program provides a developmentally appropriate soccer environment for kids to make optimal developmental gains as soccer players, have fun and return to play soccer next year.

We strive to develop players with mastery of fundamental soccer skills who have a solid foundation of basic soccer decision-making. Accomplishing this goal creates players with the foundation necessary to compete at the next level of play.

The Academy has rolling enrollment throughout the fall and spring so your son or daughter can join at any time. For more information, contact Academy Manager Josh Hurst at [email protected]

Join our Academy to have your child trained by professionally licensed coaches in an environment created specifically for kids!

Player Pathways

Friday Extra Sessions

LEGION FC EXPERIENCE

Alabama FC/Birmingham United Soccer Association and Legion FC have entered into a partnership agreement.

As part of the Legion FC Experience, All registered recreational players will receive the following:

  • Field access at Protective Stadium before and/or after Legion FC games on dates selected by Legion FC;
  • A Legion FC / BUSA/AFC co-branded t-shirt;
  • Attendance at the Legion FC clinic at Protective Stadium with Legion FC coaches and players;
  • Legion FC Academy Coach and/or Legion FC players will run free camps for AFC players only on September 15th December 8th and March 9th
  • A ten percent (10%) discount on Legion FC merchandise;
  • Four (4) season tickets per BUSA/AFC player

Contact

For more information, contact Academy Manager Josh Hurst at [email protected]

Rec Programs U9-U18 Ages

Overview

U9-U18 Spring 2024 Recreational Soccer Registration OPENS JUNE 1

(Be sure to sign up on time to avoid the Late Fee)

INTRODUCING

THE LEGION FC EXPERIENCE

Birmingham United Soccer Association and Legion FC have entered into a partnership agreement.

As part of the Legion FC Experience, All registered recreational players will receive the following:

  • 2 Season Tickets to the Legion FC home games.
  • Field access at Protective Stadium before and/or after Legion FC games on dates selected by Legion FC;
  • Attendance at the Legion FC clinic at Protective Stadium with Legion FC coaches and players;
  • A ten percent (10%) discount on Legion FC merchandise

For a family with more than one recreational players, the family will receive Four (4) Season Tickets to the Legion FC home games.

In Addition:  All registrants may add Two (2) additional season tickets, and a Legion FC Logo T-shirt for $25.

SCHEDULES FALL 2024 –  TBA

General Information

FALL 2024-SPRING 2025  AGE CHART

  • Most Teams compete with other BUSA teams throughout the area.  We will not be putting our teams in the Futures League unless numbers require it. 
  • Teams will be formed by August 4, 2024.  Players will be contacted after this date.
  • Coaches are needed for all age groups. (Please indicate at Registration)
  • Coaches Meeting (required for all coaches) – Sunday August 4 at 4:00 pm at  –  Heardmont Park Senior Center, 5458 Cahaba Valley Rd.
  • Practices may begin the week of August 12, 2024.

Note:  All players will be placed in their appropriate age group. Playing up in age group will be allowed but could be subject to a staff evaluation. 

For more information, contact Jim Jeter, Recreational Director  

All Players will need to have

  • Soccer Ball (U9 thru U12 size 4, U13 and up use size 5)
  • Water Bottle
  • Shin Guards – Required
  • Soccer Cleats (No baseball or football cleats permitted)
  • GIRLS**  NO EARINGS PERMITTED

Pricing

  • AGES

  • U9-U19

  • $190

Features:

  • Multiple locations
  • Volunteer coaches
  • 2x practices per week
  • All games on weekends

Uniform

UNIFORMS WILL BE ORDERED AND PURCHASED ONLINE BY THE PARENT THROUGH THE BUSA STORE!

ALL PLAYERS Who have the current NIKE uniform are good to go!  If you are are new player and do not have the BUSA Nike Uniform kit, you need to order now.

You may order any pieces you need, such as shorts or socks only at this link.

All NEW Players can order uniforms online at this link:

There is also a uniform order link in registration.

BUSA Rec uniform kit consists of:
  • Navy Tiempo Premier jersey with logo and number    ($30.74)
  • White Tiempo Premier jersey with logo and number  ($30.74)
  • Navy PARK II shorts   ($15.67)
  • Navy CLASSIC socks    ($9.40)

You may choose the number for the back of your jerseys.

All Uniforms will be ordered by the parent and shipped directly to the parent address. Allow 2-3 weeks for delivery. ORDER EARLY!!!

Schedule

Practices may begin after coaches meeting,

August 12, 2024

BUSA (South/Chelsea) Practices
  • U9 practice at Dunnavant Valley Fields or Forest Park  – Tue/Thur 5:30 – 7 pm
  • U10 practice at Dunnavant Valley Fields or Forest Park – Mon/Wed OR Tue/Thur 5:30 – 7 pm
Mt. Brook (North) Practices
  • U9 practice at Mt. Brook High School   –  Tue/Thur – 5:30 – 7 pm
  • U10 practice at Mt. Brook High School   –  Mon/Wed – 5:30 – 7 pm 

IF WE HAVE MORE NORTH TEAMS THAN FIELD SPACE AT MBHS, TEAMS WILL BE ADDED TO THE RATHMELL SPORTS PARK FIELD.

  • Practice times and locations for Under-11 and older will be determined by the coach after teams are formed.
  • Games begin on September 7 and are played on Saturdays with possible Sunday afternoon dates.
Available  Game Dates are as follows:

(Subject To Change)

  • Sept 7, 14, 21
  • Oct 5, 12, 19, 26
  • Nov 2, 9
  • Sept 28-29 Birmingham Bash Tournament, No Games Scheduled

Rules

Coaching Resources

FAQs

What does my child need to bring?

Each Rec player will need a soccer ball (U9-U12 use size 4, U13 and up use size 5), water bottle, shin guards, and soccer cleats. Baseball and football cleats are not permitted.

How do I purchase a jersey?

All uniforms can be found on the soccer.com club site (https://www.soccer.com/club/14004100). A link will also be sent to each registrant at the beginning of the season.

What league does my child participate in?

Your child is part of the Central Alabama Soccer League (CASL) and play against teams and clubs from the local metropolitan area.

Where are practices located?

Practice locations are based on the location where you registered.

Where are my games played?

At least half of the games are home games at your typical practice field. The remaining games are played at the opponents field or a neutral field location.

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Intramurals U6-U8 Ages

Overview

FALL 2024 Season Registration Will Open June 1

(Be sure to sign up on time to avoid the Late Fee)

INTRODUCING

THE LEGION FC EXPERIENCE

Birmingham United Soccer Association and Legion FC have entered into a partnership agreement.

As part of the Legion FC Experience, All registered recreational players will receive the following:

  • 2 Season Tickets to the Legion FC home games.
  • Field access at Protective Stadium before and/or after Legion FC games on dates selected by Legion FC;
  • Attendance at the Legion FC clinic at Protective Stadium with Legion FC coaches and players;
  • A ten percent (10%) discount on Legion FC merchandise

For a family with more than one recreational players, the family will receive Four (4) Season Tickets to the Legion FC home games.

In Addition:  All registrants may add Two (2) additional season tickets, and a Legion FC Logo T-shirt for $25.

General Information

FALL  2024  AGE CHART

  • Uniform Jersey is provided for all players.
  • Shorts and socks are not provided. (Navy or Black recommended.)
  • Teams will be formed by August 18 2024.  Players will be contacted after this date.
  • Games are played Saturday mornings, 8:15, 9:45, or 11 am.
  • Coaches are needed for all age groups. (Please indicate at Registration.) 
  • Coaches Meeting (required for all coaches) – Sunday,  August 18, Time TBD – Heardmont Park Senior Center, 5458 Cahaba Valley Rd. 

Note: All players will be placed in their appropriate age groups. Playing up in age group will be allowed, and is chosen in the registration process.  Play-downs in age ONLY if approved by the Recreational Director, must email director.

ALL PLAYERS PAY REGISTRATION FEES BASED ON TRUE AGE.  NO REFUNDS OR EXTRA PAYMENTS REQUIRED.

For more information, contact Recreational Director Jim Jeter.  

All Players will need to have

  • Soccer Ball – Size 3
  • Water Bottle
  • Shin Guards –REQUIRED
  • Soccer Cleats or Tennis Shoes

Pricing

  • AGES

  • U6

  • $140

  • U7

  • $165

  • U8

  • $165

Features:

  • 1-2 practices per week
  • Most games on Saturday mornings
  • Uniforms included with registration
  • Volunteer coaches
  • Jr. Academy option
  • Multiple locations

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Fall Shootout 2024 Rules and Scoring – Coming Soon

Fall 2024  U6-U8 GAME SCHEDULE – Posting By Sept 1

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Practices may begin after coaches meeting August 18, 2024.

NORTH PRACTICE FIELD SCHEDULE – BWF

SOUTH PRACTICE FIELD SCHEDULES

  • North (Mt. Brook) will practice at Brookwood Forest Elementary.
  • South (North Shelby) teams will practice at Heardmont Park or Dunnavant valley Fields (formerly Sportsblast). 
  • Chelsea-area teams will practice at Forest Park, Mt Laurel, or Dunnavant Valley Fields.

Each age group will practice as follows:

  • U6 – 5:30 on Mondays (SOUTH), 5:30 on Tuesday (NORTH)
  • U7 – 5:30 on Thursdays
  • U8 – 5:30 on Mon and Wed (NORTH),  Tues and Thur (SOUTH)

Games begin on September 7, 2024, and are played on Saturday mornings as follows:

  • North (Mt. Brook) – All ages will play games at Brookwood Forest Elementary,  Highlands, Leeds, or St Francis.
  • South (Chelsea/North Shelby County) – All games played at Heardmont, Dunnavant Valley Fields,  or Forest Park.
NORTH (Mt. Brook)                                                            
  • Game 1 – Sept 7
  • Game 2 – Sept 14
  • Game 3 – Sept 21
  • Game 4-5 –  Sept 27-28  Festival Games/Pictures – Brookwood Forest
  • Game 6 – Oct 5
  • Game 7 – Oct 19    Fall Shootout
  • Game 8 – Oct 26   Fall Shootout
  • Game 9 – Nov 2    Fall Shootout

Saturday morning games start at 8:15, 9:45, or 11 am.

SOUTH (North Shelby County/Chelsea)
  • Game 1 – Sept 7
  • Game 2 – Sept 14
  • Game 3-4 – Sept 20-21     Festival Games/Pictures – Heardmont Park
  • Game 5 – Sept 28
  • Game 6 – Oct 5
  • Game 7 – Oct 19    Fall Shootout
  • Game 8 – Oct 26    Fall Shootout
  • Game 9 – Nov 2     Fall Shootout

Saturday morning games start at 8:30, 9:45 or 11 am.

Rules

Field Locations

Coaching Resources

Advanced Training Program

(Former Junior Academy Program)

The Advanced Training Program is a program designed for Recreational players ages 6-8 who want a soccer practice in addition to those already scheduled with their Recreational teams.

These extra training sessions will be conducted by BUSA Academy Program coaches who are licensed and trained to work with children these ages.

Advanced Training Program is held on Friday nights, at north and south locations.

This program is HIGHLY recommended for all players.

Click on the Link Below!

FAQs

What does my child need to bring?

Each Intramural player will need a size 3 soccer ball, water bottle, shin guards, and tennis shoes or soccer cleats.

Are jerseys provided?

Yes! All Intramural players receive a 2-sided, reversible jersey as part of their registration fee.

How often are practices?

U6-U7 players practice once per week.
U8 players practice twice per week.

Where are practices located?

Practice locations are based on the location where you registered.

When are the games?

Games take place on Saturday mornings.

Does every participant receive a trophy?

Yes! All Intramural participants will receive a trophy.

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Sunday Soccer U4-U5 Ages

Overview

Sunday Soccer Spring 2024 Recreational Soccer Registration Will Open June 1

INTRODUCING

THE LEGION FC EXPERIENCE

Birmingham United Soccer Association and Legion FC have entered into a partnership agreement.

As part of the Legion FC Experience, All registered recreational Sunday Soccer players may Opt-In for the following:

  • 4 Season Tickets to the Legion FC home games.
  • Field access at Protective Stadium before and/or after Legion FC games on dates selected by Legion FC;
  • Attendance at the Legion FC clinic at Protective Stadium with Legion FC coaches and players;
  • A ten percent (10%) discount on Legion FC merchandise
  • A Legion FC / BUSA/AFC co-branded t-shirt;

All the above will be available at the following substantially discounted “opt” in rate: $30.00 per recreational player.

General Information

FALL 2024-SPRING 2025  AGE CHART

  •  Coaches are needed for all age groups.  (Please register to coach using link below.)
  •  Coaches’ Meeting (required for all coaches) – September 8, Sunday at 6:30 pm at Heardmont Park Senior Center, 5458 Cahaba Valley Rd.
  •  Parents will be asked to help coach so please come prepared. (Don’t worry. It will be fun and easy!)
  •  Team color Uniform Shirt is provided and handed out at first session.
  •  Shorts and socks are not provided. (Navy or Black are recommended.)
  •  End-of-season trophies presented.

For more information, contact Jim Jeter, Recreational Director  

All Players will need to have

  • Soccer Ball – Size 3
  • Shin Guards – REQUIRED
  • Water Bottle
  • Soccer Cleats or Tennis Shoes

Pricing

  • AGES

  • U4

  • $85

  • U5

  • $100

Features:

  • Multiple Locations (BUSA North & BUSA South)
  • Uniforms included in Registration
  • U4 – 6 week season / U5 – 7 week season
  • Volunteer Coaches
  • Proven Curriculum
Practice/Game Schedule is as follows: SUNDAYS –
ALL FIELDS
Under 5 (2020 Birth Year)     – 2:00pm
Under 4 (2021 Birth Year)     – 4:00 pm
Under 5 Program      (2020 Birth)                                                 

Game 1 – Sept 15

Game 2 – Sept 22

Game 3 – Oct 6
Game 4 – Oct 13   (Pictures South)

Game 5 – Oct 20   (Pictures North)

Game 6 – Oct 27  

Game 7 – Nov 3

Under 4 Program    (2020 Birth)

Game 1 – Sept 15

Game 2 – Sept 22

Game 3 – Oct 6

Game 4 – Oct 13     (Pictures South)
Game 5 – Oct 20   
(Pictures North)

Game 6 – Oct 27  

Field Locations

  • North (Mt. Brook) games will be at Brookwood Forest Elementary 
  • South (N. Shelby County/Chelsea) games will be at the Dunnavant Valley Field Complex

Coaching Resources

FAQs

What does my child need to bring?

Each Sunday Soccer player will need a size 3 soccer ball, water bottle, shin guards, and tennis shoes or soccer cleats.

Are jerseys provided?

Yes! A shirt will be provided prior to the first game as part of the registration fee.

What is North vs. South location?

Our North location is Brookwood Forest Elementary School, 3701 S. Brookwood Rd., Mountain Brook, AL 35223.

Our South location is Sports Blast, 19220 U.S. Hwy 280 East, Birmingham, AL 35242.

My child is not quite 3 years of age. Can they participate?

Contact Recreational Direct Jim Jeter at [email protected].

Does every participant receive a trophy?

Yes! All Intramural participants will receive a trophy.

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