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Fall 2017 U7 and U8 Festival Dates Announced

As previously released to its’ member clubs, LIJSL is pleased to announce the dates of its’ fall 2017 U7 (players born 2011) and U8 (players born 2010) festivals program known as LIJSL Club Development Days.

The festivals, which are at no cost to member clubs, offer match conditions with other age/level appropriate LIJSL member clubs in an environment that is both hi-energy and fun.

The fall 2017 Club Development Dates are:

  • Saturday, September 23rd, 3pm to 5pm
  • Sunday, October 22nd, 3pm to 5pm
  • Sunday, November 5th, 1pm to 3pm  

All dates are held at the Leagues’ Peter C. Collins Soccer Park in Plainview, NY.

Clubs may opt in to participate in a specific age/gender group for any one, combination of, or all three of the event date weekends.

Technical instruction and supervision is provided by LIJSL PDP Staff and the Leagues’ affiliated professional partners. All teams must be accompanied by a club coach (1 per each team participating), who is risk management approved.

The club coaches that attend, assist and shadow Technical Staff during warm-up instruction and the match conditions. This translates to a great opportunity for volunteer youth coaches to observe, listen and learn in a developmentally appropriate setting.

Teams can expect each Club Development Days session to last approximately 75 minutes in total, and to include at least there (3) separate match conditions.

Past dates have been enthusiastically supported ( LIJSL Club Development Day - May 21, 2017 ) so interested clubs are asked to contact the League as soon as possible regarding coordination of their teams’ participation at upcoming events.

Questions regarding LIJSL Club Development Days can be directed to either; Ronan Wiseman - LIJSL Technical Director at ronanw@lijsoccer.com or Steve Padaetz - LIJSL Director of Marketing & Member Services at stevep@lijsoccer.com

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