South Berkeley Soccer
What equipment do I need?
Each player must have soccer cleats, shin guards, and a soccer ball. Soccer socks must be worn over the shin guards. Socks are provided with the uniform for those players in U8 and up. You should, however, consider a few extra pair for practices.
What size ball do I need?
U6 & U8 - size 3
U10 & U12 - size 4
U15 - size 5
How long are the games?
U6 - (4) 8 minute quarters with a 3 minute beak between each quarter.
U8 - (3) 15 minute periods with a break after the 1st and 2nd period.
U10 - (2) 25 minute halves with a 5 minute half time.
U12 - (2) 30 minute halves with a 5 minute half time.
U15 - (2) 35 minute halves with a 5 minute half time.
What determines the age group a player is placed in?
The age group is determined by the player’s birth year.
Can I bring pets to the fields?
The only animals allowed at the fields are service animals and proper identification must be shown if asked by a board member.
Can I smoke at the fields?
Tobacco use is not permitted at the fields. This includes, but is not limited to, chewing tobacco, cigarettes, e-cigarettes, cigars, and pipes.
Where can I park?
Parents should park in the front parking lot of St. Leos. There is a limited number of spaces for referees and those with handicap permits along the tree line behind the Knights of Columbus building. There is no parking on the grass.
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