Youth Soccer Travel Teams (Grades 3-6)

Wrentham Youth Soccer travel teams for children currently in grades 3-6.

Wrentham Youth soccer is a competitive program through BAYS in which teams play other towns' travel teams.

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About Travel (Grades 3-6)

Youth Soccer Travel Teams are offered in both Spring and Fall, the Travel program is for children in grades 3-6 and is composed of four divisions for each gender: Grade 3, Grade 4, Grade 5 and Grade 6.

The Travel program consists of

  • training sessions run by club coaches (fall only)
  • team practices run by team coaches, and
  • games (10 per season) on Saturdays with an equal number of home and away games.

Travel divisions are grade-based. WYS travel teams play in the BAYS league. BAYS has grade-based divisions for 2023/2024. What does this mean? Simply this: player grade=player division. For example, a girl player currently in grade 3 will be in the Girls Grade 3 Division.


Player Jersey Numbers and Online Uniform Ordering

Each player needs a uniform number before ordering a uniform. This number will stay with the player until they finish 6th grade. Uniform numbers are initially assigned following your child's first season's WYS registration.

For all subsequent seasons, please ensure your child's correct jersey size and assigned player number is entered in your child's registration form for an accurate jersey order. Jersey order information is extracted directly from the registration system.

Spring Placements

In an ideal world, every player who plays in the Fall would also play in the Spring and no changes would need to be made to any team from the Fall. Unfortunately the number of players that play in the Spring is generally fewer than the previous Fall. For this reason, we sometimes have to adjust the number of teams.

The number of teams is based on the total number of players per age group, then teams are created as evenly as possible. For example, if one Fall team has 7 players in Spring and one has 13 players in Spring, we may need to move 2-3 players to make the teams more even.

The players that are moved either up or down is generally based on the coach’s player evaluations from Fall since they spent a considerable amount of time with players. The scores from Challenger player evaluations are also considered.

Fielding teams with too few players or too many players is not in anybody’s interest, especially for the young players. It is always a very difficult decision to move players but experience shows it is important to make the teams as evenly spread as possible to benefit ALL players.

Required Equipment

Each player is responsible to bring/wear the following items to each practice and game:

  • Size 4 soccer ball
  • Soccer cleats
  • Shin guards
  • Team uniform (games only)
  • Water bottle

For everyone's safety, jewelry (earrings, bracelets, etc.) must be removed before games and practices. Check out more details regarding player's equipment rules.

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