News and Announcements

SPRING REGISTRATION!

Posted by ALBANY-BERKELEY SOCCER CLUB at Jan 16, 2018 8:42AM PST
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Play with Classmates/Friends!

During Spring Season, ABSC encourages community play with your classmates and friends. You may self-select to return to Fall team. You may also request to play with friends/team when registering.

Jan 17- Feb 1 Early-bird Registration
Feb 9 Late Fees APPLY
March 1 Registration CLOSES

Important ABSC Dates – please mark your calendars:
Feb 25 – Mar 2 Competitive teams begin practices
Mar 5 – 9 Skills Clinics begin for all players
Mar 17 OPENING DAY EVENT 9am-noon @ Blue Barn (777 Harrison St., Berkeley)
o Uniform pickup and sales (10-noon)
o New Parent Meeting (9am)
o Information Booth
o Scrimmages
Mar 12-16 U12-U19 teams begin practices
Mar 19-23 U7-U11 teams begin practices
Late March to mid-June U12-U19 & Competitive teams depending on playing league
Mar 24/25 U6-U11 First weekend of games
Apr 7/8 U6-U11 NO games due to spring breaks
May 19/20 U5-U11 Last weekend of games

Also, we offer CAMPS for spring breaks for Albany and BUSD/WCCUSD and 6 weeks during the summer starting: June 18, June 25, Jul 30, Aug 6, Aug 13, Aug 20.

Registration details here: http://www.abscsoccer.com/clubs/962/pages/35136

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ABSC Camps welcome kids ages 4 to 19 of all skill level who want to spend time developing their soccer skills while having a lot of fun.

8:30 am – 4pm new EXTENDED camp times
Full Day $260
Half Day 8:30-noon or 1-4 pm for $210

SPRING BREAKS
8:30am – 4pm
Fielding West Field
BUSD/WCCUSD Apr 2-6; Albany Apr 9 – 13
LATE FEE applies after Feb 19

SUMMER CAMPS
8:30 – 4 pm (Note NEW extended hours)
Ocean View Park, Albany
Jun 18 – 22
Jun 25 -29
Jul 30 – Aug 3
Aug 6 – 10
Aug 13-17
Aug 20 – 24

As campers, your kids will always be actively engaged in learning and developing their skills to become a better soccer player. The warmth, humor, proficiency and dedication of our experienced coaching staff keep it light, keep it fun, while the kids build their skills and have a great time.

Register here: http://www.sportability.com/spx/Leagues/Client.asp?ClientID=288

REFEREE TRAINING MAR 3/4

Posted by ALBANY-BERKELEY SOCCER CLUB at Jan 16, 2018 8:05AM PST
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Serving as a referee is an excellent way for adults and teens to increase their knowledge of the game, step onto their familiar field in a new capacity and earn money. In addition, teens can get work experience and be role models for younger kids.

To become a referee for the upcoming Spring Season, ABSC is offering two FREE courses:

March 3 & 4 entry -level Grade 8 Certification Course (Ages 14 and up) 9 am – 3 pm
March 4 Introduction to Referring (Ages 12 to 14) 9-noon – to serve as an ABSC in-house referee (U7-U10)

Location: Blue Barn 777 Harrison Street, Berkeley

Sign up in Sportability NOW
http://www.sportability.com/spx/Leagues/Client.asp?ClientID=288

Thank you for supporting youth soccer!

-Your ABSC Staff

Competitive/Comp Development

Posted by ALBANY-BERKELEY SOCCER CLUB at Nov 9, 2017 1:40PM PST
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If your player is looking for a more focused team experience, look no further than ABSC’s Programs: Competitive U10 to U19 AND Comp Development U9 to U12 (a transition from Rec to Comp play).

PARENTS
Info Meeting – find out details about the progression of play beyond our Rec Program
Wednesday, Nov 15th, 6:30 pm
University Village Community Center

ABSC PLAYERS only
Skills & Scrimmages
Saturdays: Dec 2nd and Dec 9th
Fielding West
GIRLS 9 -10:30am
BOYS 10:30 – noon

ABSC coaches will assess player skills in this fun, stress-free environment and discuss with your family team options for Winter Futsal, Spring Season and beyond.

What's next for my player?

Posted by ALBANY-BERKELEY SOCCER CLUB at Nov 6, 2017 5:32PM PST
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ABSC Parent Meeting
11/15 Wednesday
6:30-7:30pm
University Village Community Center
1123 Jackson St, Albany, CA 94706

What’s next at ABSC for my developing player?

Join ABSC Staff to learn about all the playing opportunities within our club for your developing player.

The club has a progression of age appropriate programs to offer from Recreational to Development to Competitive.

ABSC staff will guide you through exactly what our club offers each age group and answer questions to help you decide what might be best for your family and player in future seasons.

~ Your ABSC Team
ABSC celebrating 40+ years of community soccer. Learn it. Love it. Play it!