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Madison Heights Youth Soccer Association

U8 Division Information

The U8 Division is a combined division of U7 and U8, with ages for this division following the National mandate of Birthyear Registration.  (Click here for the birth year matrix) Players ages 6 - 7 will be placed on teams and compete in friendly small sided games against teams from Madison Heights and other neighboring clubs.   This division focuses on touches and fun for our young players, while emphasizing ball movement and teamwork. 


The cost of this program and age division, is currently $60, plus any applicable Uniform Cost.  (See below)


The format of our U8 Division uses small sided games in a 4v4 format with no goal keeper.  The Game schedule is typically released a week or two prior to the season starting.


Practice schedules are determined the individual coach, and vary from team to team.  Each team will hold 1 - 2 practices per week, with the practices lasting 45-60 minutes in length.  Each team will hold their practices at a local park / field (NO TEAM PRACTICES WILL BE HELD AT THE COMPLEX.)


Our U8 Division requires a uniform kit.  Participants are required to have the Home (blue) and Away (yellow) jersey as dictated by the game schedule.  Current cost for Uniforms is $45, and we do not require players to refresh their kit unless it is outgrown, or no longer in good repair.


Games are held Saturdays and Sundays running at approximately 45 minutes (2x 20 minute halves with a 5 minute halftime)


All games for the U8 Division are held at our Red Oaks Soccer Complex.
29601 John R Rd.
Madison Heights, Mi 48071
(Located North of Home Depot / Lowes & Texas RoadHouse)

What equipment do I need:

Players will need to wear cleats, and Shin guards (WORN UNDER SOCKS) for games and practices.
Bring a size 3 ball and water bottle to each game and practice.