Upward Soccer At Olive
Who: Boys & Girls Coed | Ages 4 to 14 | Various Age Groups.
What is Upward Soccer?
Upward Soccer programs will introduce young athletes to the game at an early age and quickly enable them to build their skills, speed, strength, and stamina. Upward Soccer players will develop mentally, athletically, spiritually, and socially, into total athletes who excel both on and off the field.
When: Soccer practice begins in September, games begin in October, and the season concludes by the end of November.
How do I register?
Register at the ROC (Recreational Outreach Center) located at Olive Baptist Church, or online at registration.upward.org
Where do I take my registration form?
Registration forms can be dropped off at the ROC on Mondays, Tuesdays or Fridays, between 7am and 8pm, and Wednesdays, between 8am and Noon.
When does registration begin?
Registration begins June 25 | Deadline is July 30
Registration cost per child for soccer is $100.
(Check, Money Order, Cash or Credit Card accepted at the ROC desk, or register and pay online)
Multiple Child Registration Fee
There is a multiple child discount as follows:
First Child is $100.00
Second Child is $90.00
Third Child is $85.00
Fourth Child is $80.00
What do player receive with registration fee?
Upward Soccer Game Jersey
Upward Soccer Socks
Upward Soccer Participation Trophy for all participants
Soccer shorts are optional at a cost of $15
Note: Late order shorts will incur additional shipping costs.
When is payment due?
Payment is due no later than the Parents’ Meeting on Monday, August 22. If there are any issues that might prevent the full payment given at that time, please contact Jerome Jones at 475-1111 as soon as possible in order to set up a payment plan.
Make checks payable to Olive Baptist Church when registering.
Credit Cards are accepted with an additional $3 fee.
Any request for a refund will be considered minus any fee and/or product cost.
Registration Deadline | July 30
Player Evaluations | August 8-12 *check evaluation schedule below for specific times
Coaches Meeting | Thursday, August 24 | 6pm | Rm 4240
Parents Meeting | Monday, August 22 | 6pm *payment due date
First Practice | Week of Monday, August 28
First Game | Saturday, September 16
Picture Day | Saturday, October 14
Awards Celebration | Tuesday, November 14
Ages 4-10 | Tuesday, August 8 at 6pm
Ages 11-14 | Thursday, August 10 at 6pm
Ages 4-14 | Saturday, August 12 at 9am
Player evaluations are MANDATORY for Ages 6-14 & occur on the OBC Sports Complex Fields
What is the purpose of evaluations?
Evaluations are done to access the ability of each player so that the Teams Sports Coordinator can build balanced teams. The drills selected to access a player will be completed by each player. Evaluations are MANDATORY that ALL players ages 6-14 and players in this age group MUST attend one of the three evaluations scheduled.
How many practices will be scheduled each week?
Each team will have one practice session each week on the Sports Complex Fields.
What if a specific day of the week does not work in my schedule?
Requested practice day and times will be taken in consideration when the practices schedules are being created. However, please be aware that attempting to fulfill the special circumstances for every family is highly improbable, Therefore, we will organize teams in a manner that is best for the entire league collectively.
Can both (or more) of my children be scheduled for practice at the same time?
Yes, please make a Note on the Registration Form (there is a designated area for Participant Information Notes) and the Team Sports Staff will attempt to take all
What happens if it is raining during practice time?
Coaches will be notified and will notify their teams. If, you have not received a call or email from your coach please check the ROC Facebook page as well as the weather-line prior (850) 505-4693 prior to coming to the Sports Complex for a practice or game.
What happens if it is raining before or during a game?
For any and ALL inclement weather the ROC Team Sports Department will follow the inclement weather protocol. Please refer to and follow this protocol for all weather related questions for games and practices.