9U-14U Recreational Program
Magic SC players 9U-14U and 15U 8th graders play a full year (Fall & Spring) in the MAYSA League. The MAYSA League is a league run by our district office, Madison Area Youth Association. Depending on where the team is bracketed, your team may play recreational or academy-based teams. Teams can either be all-girls or co-ed. Most of our opponents will be either all-girls or all-boys teams.
Magic teams are placed in brackets and play teams from surrounding communities similar to their level of competition. MAYSA created a new format of bracketing in the Fall of 2016. Recreational teams may play Select teams from other communities, depending on where teams are placed.
Registration for the full year includes Fall and Spring practices and games. Teams typically practice 2 times per week; day, time and location subject to coaches’ schedules. All new players 9U-14U players to Magic SC will need to purchase a uniform. In addition, 9U-12U players must purchase a size 4 ball. All 13U-14U players must purchase a size 5 ball. Uniforms can be purchased during registration. A full uniform cost approximately $50 and includes a green and white jersey, one pair of black shorts and one pair of black socks.
Coaches may be volunteer or paid (if no parent volunteers). Families split the cost for referee and coach fees. Scholarships are available. Please visit our scholarships page for more information or contact our club administrator at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Fees are due at the time of registration. Uniforms are ordered at the time of registration.
Full Year: $225*
Team formation will be on a first come, first serve basis. Roster maximum is set at 14 unless the coach/es determine differently. Playing time will decrease as more children are added to the roster. Teams at the 9U and 10U age group are aligned (bracketed) geographically, which means you may play teams from, as an example, Monona, Verona, Mount Horeb, Waunakee, Sun Prairie, or within Madison.
For 9U-10U, there are 7 players on the field per team, including a goalkeeper. The game length is 2 halves at 25 minutes and use a size 4 ball. For 11U-12U, there are 9 players on the field including a goalkeeper. The length is 2 halves at 30 minutes and use a size 4 ball. For 13U-14U, there are 11 players on the field, including a goalkeeper. The game length is 2 halves at 30 minutes and use a size 5 ball.
Paid referees are used; coaches may be volunteers or paid coaches. There is no heading of the ball or slide tackling allowed.
Practices for 9U-14U begin in mid-August with games beginning after Labor Day. In spring, practices begin in late March or early April, with games beginning in mid-April and running through June. No games are scheduled on Memorial Day Weekend.
*Cost includes everything offered in the program description through the calendar year except anything a team may independently choose to enroll in (camps, clinics, winter futsal).