Coaches Meeting

No parent meeting this fall.  Mandatory coaches meeting set for Wednesday, August 19th at 6:30PM.  Location set at Governors Park pavilion by the u10 field.  Opportunity to be educated by head referee, coaching coordinator, and equipment handed out.  Any questions feel free to direct to Blair at brichardsussoccer@gmail.com

2015 Fall Season Registration

Registration for the 2015 fall season is open from 08 June 2015 through 20 July 2015.  No late registrations will be accepted. Registration is $70 per child for inhouse/recreational league and $75 per child for travel league.  If you have a question, review the FAQ section of this website, and if it is not answered there, please contact us.

Age Brackets

Use this table of birth dates to determine which age category is appropriate for your child. Play-ups to the next age bracket in the inhouse/recreational league are only allowed if the child’s birthday falls within the month of August.  The goal of this rule is to keep players with their true peers and classmates.

U6 Registration

BSA has developed a partnership with Soccer Shots to provide a strong beginning for our U6 players.  If your child qualifies to play in the U6 age group (born between 8-1-2009 and 7-31-2011), please go here to register: http://centralnorthernpa.soccershots.org.

U8 and Older Registration

If your child qualifies to play in the U8 division or higher, please go here to register: http://pa-bellefonte.sportsaffinity.com.

Details about the Fall season

  • There will be a Parents Meeting in August 2015. Details TBD.
  • Practices can start anytime after the Parents Meeting.
  • There are 8 games in the U8+ recreational and travel seasons starting the weekend after Labor Day.

Summer 2015 Soccer Camp

The Bellefonte Soccer Association and Soccer Shots are proud to offer a summer soccer camp for kids in the the U7 – U14 age groups.

  • Dates: Monday through Thursday, July 27 – 30, 2015 (Friday make up day if necessary)
  • Times: 6PM – 8PM
  • Location: Payne Field
  • Fee: $70 ($15 discount per child for 2 or more in a family)
  • To register, click HERE. Checks can be made out to “Bellefonte Soccer Association”. Mail to: P.O. Box 414, Bellefonte, PA 16823

Camp Description

The first hour will focus on technical drills and skills. Topics include dribbling, shooting, passing, defending, tactics, and much more. The second hour is game-oriented with focus on a different skill each day.  Players will be divided into groups based on age.

Camp Directors

Blair Richards

  • Director of Coaching – Bellefonte Soccer Association
  • Premier Club Coach – Penn United Soccer Academy
  • Assistant Coach – State College Boys High School
  • NSCAA National Diploma and NCAA Director of Coaching Diploma

Eric Wales

  • Director – Soccer Shots of Central Northern PA

Questions?

Email Blair Richards at brichardsussoccer@gmail.com

Upcoming Soccer Festivals/Camps

Junior Soccer League 4 x 4 Soccer Festivals

Teams of 4 players may register for mini round robin games played in a 4 x 4 format with Pugg goals without parental influence and referees getting in the way of kids experimenting with the game.

Festival  #1

Festival #2

Summer 2015 Soccer Camp

  • What: Soccer camp focused on skills and drills
  • When: Monday through Thursday, July 27 – 30, 2015
  • Where: TBA
  • Registration: TBA

Spring 2015 Pictures & Fundraiser Money Collection

ALL players should attend Picture and Fundraiser Money Collection day even if not purchasing individual photos.  Coaches and many players like to have a complete team picture.  All players should have their team jerseys/uniform for the pictures. Please be ON TIME!  It will back up the schedule if one player is late.  Be respectful of the photographers and listen to their instructions to get the best picture(s).  Please direct questions to Gordon Barrey at 814-933-6659 or gbarrey@comcast.net.

Pizza Mia Fundraiser money is due when you come for pictures – NO EXCEPTIONS! Write a check for the total amount payable to Bellefonte Soccer Association .  For details about the Fundraiser, click HERE.  You can download a new order form by clicking HERE. Please contact Daysia Stitzer with questions and to coordinate payment if you’re unable to attend picture day at 814-933-2453 or bsafundraising@gmail.com.

When:  Saturday, 4/25/15

Where:  First Baptist Church Field (Jacksonville Road)

TIME DIVISION TEAM
8:30am U8 Team Fetterolf
8:40am U8 Team Hacker
8:50am U8 Team Price
9:00am U8 Team Adams
9:10am U8 Team McFadden
9:30am U10 Team Januski
9:40am U10 Team Spotts
9:50am U10 Team Nearhoof
10:00am U10 Team Rogers
10:10am U12 Team Niemann
10:20am U12 Team Long
10:30am U6 U6 Soccer Shots
11:10am U10 Travel Boys
11:20am U12 Travel Girls
11:30am U12 Travel Boys
11:40am U16 Travel Boys
11:50am U19 Travel Girls
12:00pm U19 Travel Boys

Parents’ Meeting on March 11, 2015

There will be a Parents’ Meeting on March 11, 2015, for families with players registered for Spring 2015 Soccer.  The meeting will take place at 7pm in the Bellefonte High School Auditorium, 830 East Bishop St., Bellefonte, PA.  Please plan to attend!

  • Coaches and Teams will be announced
  • Practice schedules will be announced
  • Fundraiser information will be distributed

Coaches typically reach out to all team members within a week after the Parents’ Meeting. This ensures that parents who are unable to attend still receive all important information.

The first game of the Spring Season is usually the 2nd Saturday of April. Practices start a couple weeks prior (at each Coach’s discretion).  These details are usually available within a week or so after the Parents’ Meeting.

We are a volunteer-only organization! If you are interested in volunteering for any of our vacant positions please let a Board member know after the meeting.

2015 Spring Season Registration

Registration for the 2015 spring season is now open, and will remain open through February 16. No late registrations will be accepted. Registration is $60 per child for inhouse/recreational league and $65 per child for travel league.  If you have questions, please review the FAQ section of this website, and if it is not answered there, please contact us.

The season starts the week of April 11 (weather permitting) and lasts for 8 weeks, excluding Memorial Day weekend.

Age Brackets

Use this table of birth dates to determine which age category is appropriate for your child. Play-ups to the next age bracket in the inhouse/recreational league are only allowed if the child’s birthday falls within the month of August.  The goal of this rule is to keep players with their true peers and classmates.

U6 Registration

BSA has developed a partnership with Soccer Shots to provide a strong beginning for our U6 players. If your child will be playing in the U6 age group (born between 8-1-2008 and 7-31-2010), please go here to register: http://centralnorthernpa.soccershots.org.

U8 and Older Registration

If your child qualifies to play in the U8 division or higher, please go here to register: http://pa-bellefonte.sportsaffinity.com.

Referee Training and Certification – Winter 2015

Attention all BSA parents and teenagers (14+)

The Bellefonte Soccer Association is in need of referees!  Refereeing is a great way to have fun and EARN SOME EXTRA MONEY!  If you are interesting in becoming a PA West referee for our games, you can complete an upcoming entry-level class.

A grade 8 (entry level) certification course will be held in State College this month.  If you would like to attend, you must register online.  Please take note that this course is only 8 hours in the classroom, but online module training and testing is required PRIOR to the course and must be completed and the online testing passed before attendance.  The information is below:

  • DATES:  January 24, 2015
  • TIME:  8:30AM

Online registration MANDATORY here: http://www.pawest-referee.org/referee_clinics/284/

For more information, contact BSA Referee Assignor, Stefanie Redfern.

Winter Technical Training 2015

The Bellefonte Soccer Association is proud to offer a winter technical training series for kids in the the U7 – U14 age groups.

  • Dates: Sundays, January 4 – March 1, 2015 (excluding Super Bowl Sunday, Feb 1)
  • Times: 11:30AM – 12:30PM (takes place before BSA Indoor Soccer)
  • Location: Bellefonte Area Middle School Gym
  • Fee: $65
  • Age Brackets are listed HERE
  • To register, click HERE.  Checks can be made out to “Bellefonte Soccer Association”.  Mail to: P.O. Box 414, Bellefonte, PA 16823
  • Registration Deadline is January 1, 2015

Camp Description

The weekly one-hour sessions will focus on technical drills and skills.  Topics include dribbling, keep away, passing, defending, tactics, and much more.

Camp Director

Blair Richards

  • Director of Coaching – Bellefonte Soccer Association
  • Premier Club Coach – Penn United Soccer Academy
  • Assistant Coach – State College Boys High School
  • NSCAA National Diploma and NCAA Director of Coaching Diploma

Questions?

Email Blair Richards at brichardsussoccer@gmail.com

Winter 2015 Indoor Soccer Registration

Registration for the 2015 Winter Indoor Season is now open.  All registrations must be postmarked by December 1, 2014. No exceptions.

For registration details/instructions, please view the BSA Winter 2015 Flyer.  Please complete one registration form for each child.

If you have questions about the rules of Indoor soccer, please review the FAQ section of this website.  If your question is not answered there, please contact us.

Age Brackets

Use this table of birth dates to determine which age category is appropriate for your child:

BRACKET BIRTHDAY
U14 8-1-2000 to 7-31-2002
U12 8-1-2002 to 7-31-2004
U10 8-1-2004 to 7-31-2006
U8 8-1-2006 to 7-31-2008

Play-ups to the next age bracket are not allowed in the inhouse/recreational league unless the child’s birthday falls within the month of August.  This rule is to help keep players with their true peers and classmates.