AR Recreational League
The Arkansas Soccer Recreational League provides recreational teams in Central Arkansas with local, age-appropriate competition. Boys (or coed) and girls divisions will be offered in the U8-U19 age groups, and teams may be placed in different brackets based upon competition level and geographic location.
Spring 2014 Arkansas Soccer Rec. League:
Recreational Guidelines and Rules: Everything you need to know about scheduling a game, rescheduling, or coaching contact;
The home team (or club) is expected to pay for the referee fees and to confirm the field/time/date in GotSoccer.
Teams that do not show up for a scheduled game (without notice of at least 24 hours) will be fined $25 plus referee fees.
This is a recreational league and all teams are expected to abide by the ASSA recreational rules. In particular, all players must play at least 50% of the game. Only registered players are permitted to participate.
Please read! It contains all the information on how to reschedule a game, print your roster, post your score and much more.
How to find your team's complete schedule:
- Click on the schedule for your team's division
- Click on your team
- This brings up the schedule for your team only. It will show games across brackets.
- Important: When a game is played between two teams from different brackets it only shows the game in the schedule of the home team’s bracket. If you click on your bracket schedule and then on your team you will see your team’s complete schedule, which will include any cross-bracket games.
Need help finding a field? Click on "Event Fields" on the red bar at the top. If the club has provided an address for their fields a google map will provide directions.
Need contact information for the other team?
Login to your team account and click on "AR State Soccer Rec. League Spring 14"
Click on "Scheduling Tab" (sixth tab to the right)
Click on "Chat" next to the team you wish to communicate with. This will provide all the contact information.
How to print your team's roster:
Login to your team's GotSoccer account: www.gotsoccer.com "team login"
From the "home" tab - navy menu bar
Click on "Team Profile" gray menu bar
Click on "Documents" 5th tab over
Your team roster should appear as a PDF.
How to reschedule a game or make a correction:
- 1. First contact the other coach and confirm the new time/date or cancellation.
- 2. From your team account find the row with “AR State Soccer Rec. League Spring 14”
- 3. Select “Request” under the “Support” column (the last column)
- 4. Select “Open a Support Ticket”
- 5. Include all pertinent information (must include the game number)
Things to consider when scheduling games:
- Field and referee considerations of the club
- Teams are expected to honor home/away*
- Teams/clubs are responsible for field usage fees when played at a neutral site**
- If there is a team from outside the 65 mile radius (or even within it) consider scheduling a jamboree event with other teams in the bracket so that each team receives two games.
**Field usage fees for Burns Park: any team/club scheduling a game at Burns Park will be responsible for paying the field usage fee.
- To view Field reservations: www.nlrpr.org/rentals
- To reserve fields: call Temeka Martin 501-791-8541 (M-TH 6:30 am - 3:30 pm, Fri 8 am - 12 pm)
- $30 per game/field without the use of lights
- $40 per game/field with the use of lights
- (this is for a full size field for two hours) smaller fields will be pro-rated.
- Burns Park does not provide referees. The home team is responsible for securing referees
Field Usage Fees for Arkadelphia:
- $20 per day ($20 extra per hour for lights)
- Contact: Mike Volz 870-246-5499
- Burns Park: 501-791-8656 (to view field reservations: www.nlrpr.org/rentals )
- Maumelle: 501-803-3999
- Riverdale and Verizon: 501-603-9880
- Lakewood: 501-771-9973
- Bryant: 501-213-5455
How to post a score via your smart phone or computer: Game Number - located at the left-hand column of the schedule.
- Bracketing in the spring will be based upon the records from the fall. Teams that do not provide scoring information will be placed in the highest bracket.
- Event ID: 37006
- Pin: 4022
- Post your score now via your computer:
1. The home team/club is responsible for scheduling and paying for the referees and fields. This also applies if a neutral site is used.
2. If a team does not show up for a game the team's club will be charged for the referee fees and a $25 fine. The coach or team manager must contact the opposing team within 24 hours of the game if they need to cancel or reschedule.
3. The coach/team manager must provide an official ASSA roster to the referee at the beginning of the game.
4. Please post your score:
- Coaches/team managers are encouraged to post their scores: (the score will not be made public but will help us better bracket teams in the future)
7. The home team must change its jersey if there is a conflict. It is recommended that all teams have a set of pennies on hand if you do not have alternate jerseys. An email to the opposing coach before the game can avoid jersey conflicts.
Recreational Coach Forum on Facebook - to help coaches communicate and find pick-up games
** Please remember to always check the goals to ensure that they are properly anchored.
- Never let children (or anyone) climb or swing on a goal. Goals are not designed as climbing toys and can tip and cause serious injury or death.
- For goal/sport safety information
League Survey: Survey for teams that participated in the Rec. League
Please take a minute to complete the survey. Your input is vital to the improvement of the league.