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 & games begin in August and the season concludes by mid-October.
There is a 3 hour per week time commitment. Practice is one night per week and includes devotion time to share with the team. Games are on Saturday mornings.
Registration begins for the 2018 season on June 3. The final day to register is July 15. No registrations will be accepted after this date.
Registration cost per child for soccer is $90.
(Check, Money Order, Cash or Credit Card accepted at the ROC desk, or register and pay online)
What do players receive with registration fee?
Upward Soccer Game Jersey
Upward Soccer Socks
Upward Soccer end of season gift
Soccer shorts are optional at an additional cost of $15
Note: Late order shorts will incur additional shipping costs.
When is payment due?
Payment is due at time of registration.
Make checks payable to Olive Baptist Church when registering.
Credit Cards are accepted.
Any request for a refund will be considered minus any fee and/or product cost.
Registration Begins | June 3
Registration Deadline | July 15 No registrations will be accepted after this date
Player Evaluations | July 17, 19, 21 seeschedule below for specific times
Coaches Meeting | Tuesday, July 24 | 6pm | Rm 4240
Parents Meeting | Thursday, July 26 | 6pm | Worship Center
First Practice | Week of Monday, August 6
First Game | Saturday, August 18
Tournaments| October 8, 9, 11
Awards Celebration | Friday, October 12
Player Evaluations & Sizing
(players only need to attend one of these dates)
Tuesday, July 17 at 6pm
Thursday, July 19 at 6pm
Saturday, July 21 at 9am
All players must attend one of these dates. Ages 4-7 for sizing and ages 8-14 for sizing and skill evaluations. These are held on the OBC Sports Complex Fields.
What is the purpose of evaluations?
Evaluations are done to assess the ability of each player so that the Teams Sports Coordinator can build balanced teams.
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.
What happens if it is raining during practice time?
Coaches will be contacted 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 (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 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. (Protocol can be found on the Recreation page).