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U14 Program

The U14 Fall Program is for boys and girls who will be 12 or 13 as of next December 31st. The U14 Program runs for eight game weekends starting in September (see Calendar page) with practices starting in August. U14 Teams participate weekly training sessions and a U14 Game on Saturdays. There may be U14 games scheduled on Picture Day. Teams are gender specific. There is 60-90 minute weekly training session on weekdays twice a week. Games in the U14 Program are officiated under FIFA Laws of the Game with approved youth modifications for time and and substitution policies.

U14 Teams will travel to Santa Barbara for some League Games.

Region League Playoffs are immediately following regular season. All U14 teams that provide basic volunteer support for their team will qualify for additional Region League Playoff games regardless of their competitive record. Up to two Carpinteria U14 Teams of each gender will advance to Area League Playoffs in early December based on the competitive results of Region League Playoffs.

All U14 Parents are strongly encouraged to support all the players on their child's U14 team by planning their schedule to allow their child to participate and contribute to their team during Area League Playoffs in early December.

Players are placed on teams of up to 15 players. U14 teams compete with 11 players, one of which is a goalkeeper. Each player plays at least half of every game. Players receive a uniform consisting of a numbered jersey, shorts and socks. Players must wear shin guards and shoes. Soccer cleats are recommended.

U14 Teams requires a parent volunteer for each assignment of Team Coach, Assistant Coach, and Team Manager (Team Parent). Basic volunteer support for the team  will require three parents to volunteer as Regional Referees. one of those three parents must complete an Intermediate Referee Course. Referees will select a minimum number of required game assignments based on their individual calendar, schedule, comfort level, and interest over the coursed of the 8-week U14 Fall Program Schedule. Assistant Referee assignment and Center Referee Assignments are available for credit to the minimum team assignment requirements that are part of the basic volunteer support needed for each team.

An annual AYSO Volunteer application and one-time Safe Haven Certification is required for all Carpinteria AYSO Volunteers. Carpinteria AYSO U14 Team Coaches and Assistant Coaches must also complete an Intermediate Coach Course. Regional Referees must complete a Basic Referee Course.

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