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AYSO Region 418 Chicago Lakefront

7U to 14U Core Divisions

7 & Under (7U) to 14 & Under (14U) divisions are gender specific, with separate teams for boys and girls. 7U and 8U will be combined in a two-year 7/8U age division for the Fall 2021 and Spring 2022 seasons. 10U and 12U divisions are two-year age divisions. The 14U division includes 8th graders with 4th quarter birth dates which would otherwise place them in the 15U high school age division.

Teams are coached by parent volunteers. Teams stay together through both fall and spring seasons. New teams are formed each fall.

Games are played on Saturdays at the
Chicago lakefront fields between Lawrence and Foster. Games are on a rotating schedule between 8:00 a.m. and 4:00 p.m. Typically 9-10 games are played each season, Fall and Spring, and teams hold one practice per week. Practices are scheduled by the volunteer coaches for a time and location that works with their availability.

Divisions 10U, 12U, and 14U have a year-end SoccerFest tournament during the last weekend of Spring Season. 

Team assignments are released in late August. Fall season typically runs from early September to early November, and spring season runs mid-April to mid-June.

New Player Buddies

New to AYSO418 or have a friend who's joining for their first season?

New players can buddy-up with a returning player or another new player in the same age division for their first season playing with us. Tell us the name of the player your child would like to buddy-up with in your registration form, and we'll make sure to assign them to the same team.

Equipment Needed

Soccer Ball

  7U & 8U - size 3 ball
10U & 12U - size 4 ball
14U - size 5 ball

Shin Guards

Water Bottle

Soccer Cleats


Players each receive an AYSO Region 418 uniform consisting of shirt, shorts, and socks the first week of the season. Coaches will distribute uniforms at the first practice or game. 
Questions about the uniform? Email [email protected].

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AYSO Region 418 - Chicago Lakefront

4507 N Ravenswood Ave, Suite 101
Chicago, Illinois 60640

Email Us: [email protected]
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