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Valley Soccer Association kicks off a new season

Jan Lart of the Rosthern Raiders U18 soccer team uses his head to keep the ball away from the Waldheim Raiders, during the season opener in Rosthern on Sunday April 30

The Valley Soccer Association’s season started this week as there are a lot of communities in the Clark’s Crossing Gazette distribution playing in that league.
There are teams from Aberdeen, Dalmeny, Hague, Hepburn, Langham, Martensville, Osler, Rosthern, Waldheim, and Warman. The league is made up of divisions U8, U10, U12, U14, U16, and U18.
The season started on Sunday, April 30 as the U18 division kicked off the season, with a game between the Cudworth Crush and the Osler Cyclones. There was also a game between the Rosthern Raiders and the Waldheim Raiders.
Throughout the season, the U8 division will be competing on Monday, the U10’s play on Friday, the U12 category is in action on Thursday, U14 teams play on Wednesday and the U16 division play on Tuesday.
The majority of the U18 games are on Sunday, with the odd one being on Monday.
The Warman Minor Soccer Association has teams in the U10 and U12 divisions competing in the Valley Soccer Association. However, the U6 and U8 teams play against other teams in their respective division within Warman minor soccer.
There is also a kinder division and those teams just participate in practices.
The U8 and kinder divisions consist of 12 teams each and there are 22 teams in the U6 category. The U8 division plays on Mondays and the U6 division are in action on Tuesdays and Thursdays
The Martensville Soccer Association also has its U10 and U12 categories compete against teams in the Valley Soccer Association. The U6 and U8 divisions play amongst teams within Martensville soccer.
Each division plays in a tournament throughout the season.
The U8 and U10 divisions play in a tournament in Rosthern on May 27 and on June 2 to 4 the U14 category has a tournament in Aberdeen. The U18 division will be in Waldheim on June 16 to 18 for a tournament.
The U16 teams have their tournament in Hepburn from June 16 to 18. Also, that same weekend the U6 division will be competing in a tournament in Warman  on June 17.
The final tournament of the season will be on June 23 and 24 in Osler as the U12 division will be in action.
The Valley Soocer Association season concludes at the end of June.

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