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U8 Boys & Girls
  • 7v7 - 6 field players + a goalie | size 3 soccer ball | 12 players to a team max
U9 Boys & Girls
  • 8v8 - 7 field players + a goalie | size 4 soccer ball | 14 players to a team max
U10 Boys & Girls 
  • 8v8 - 7 field players + a goalie | size 4 soccer ball | 14 players to a team max
U11/12 Boys & Girls
  • 8v8 - 7 field players + a goalie | size 4 soccer ball | 14 players to a team max
U13/14 Boys &  Girls
  • 8v8 - 7 field players + a goalie | size 5 soccer ball | 14 players to a team max
U15/16 COED
  • 8v8 - 7 field players + a goalie | size 5 soccer ball | 14 players to a team max

Anyone who plays on a full or half-year Academy or Classic travel team, and therefore has been carded by NCYSA for any duration of the school year, is not eligible to play on a Union County Youth Soccer REC Team.

Practices & Games

  • REC teams have two(2) one-hour practices per week at Western Union Elementary or New Town Elementary
  • Practice times at New Town Elementary are 6:00pm-7:00pm and 7:00pm-8:00pm.
  • Practice times at Western Union Elementary are 6:30pm-7:30pm and 7:30pm-8:30pm.
  • We try to schedule our younger REC teams for the 6:30pm slot.
  • The  practice days and time will depend on coach and field availability.  
  • If you have any practice day conflicts, please note those in the comment sections during the registration process.  Nothing is a guarantee, but we will try our best to work with the times you are available.
  • HOME games are held at Western Union Elementary or New Town Elementary Schools.  
  • The Union County Youth Soccer League plays against teams at Weddington (Optimist Park), Mint Hill (Brief Road Fields), Porter Ridge (Hemby Bridge Fields), Indian Trail (Edna Love Fields), and Piedmont (Noel Williams Fields). 
  • Saturday games can begin as early as 9:00 AM.
  • Sunday games can begin as early as 1:00 PM.
  • Games are schedule for 60 minutes.

Player Equipment

  • The cost of a team jersey, blue shorts, and blue soccer socks is included in your registration fee. 
  • Each child will also need shin guards and a soccer ball at each practice and game.  
  • Cleats must be soccer specific, no baseball or football cleats.


  • The fee per season is $250.
  • There are no refunds after registration.
  • WXW Soccer reserves the right to adjust teams & team sizes to allow for all registered players to play.
  • The registration fee covers the cost of NCYSA & UCYS fees, insurance, equipment, field maintenance, utility costs, and uniforms.  The uniform consists of a jersey, shorts, and socks.
  • FALL TOURNAMENT: MANDATORY; INCLUDED - The UCYS Fall Tournament is funded by UCYS for ALL REC U8-U16 Teams to compete in each Fall. This is an End of Season Tournament. 
  • SPRING TOURNAMENT: OPTIONAL; Separate Fee - WCWAA sponsored Queen City Tournament for the Spring is NOT included in the cost of registration. This is an extra cost tournament paid for by the teams to participate.

Western Union Elementary Practice & Game Fields

New Town Elementary Game & Practice Fields

volunteer parent Coaches

  • Coaches at this level are volunteer parents from each team.
  • They willingly give their time and energy to our young players.  
  • In return for their efforts they receive our appreciation, memories made with their children and a group of smiling faces.
  • Please consider becoming a coach and indicate your interest during registration.
  • Head Coaches (if only one coach for a given team) receive 100% off player cost. If there are two coaches for a given team, both coaches receive 50% off player cost.  This will be handled at the end of the season, assuming the coach has completed their Risk Management Application and coached through to the end of the season.
  • All volunteer coaches must complete the WAA Coach & Volunteer Application to be considered for coaching.

If you have any questions regarding REC, please contact

Union County Youth Soccer

Our REC U8-16 Age Group competes as part of Union County Youth Soccer

Union County Youth Soccer is a Soccer League in Union County North Carolina.  Our goal is to provide a Recreational Soccer League in Union County, North Carolina that provides Soccer Associations in Union County to come together to play in a recreational league.  This brings all the associations together and gives the association and players more competation.  Our current member associations are:

  • Indian Trail Athletic Association (ITAA)
  • Mint Hill Athletic Association (MHAA)
  • Piedmont Area Soccer Association (PASA)
  • Porter Ridge Athletic Association (PRAA)
  • Waxhaw Athletic Association (WAA)
  • Wesley Chapel Weddington Soccer Association (WCWAA)





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