Mat-Valley Soccer Mat-Valley Soccer

Frequently Asked Questions

Team Registration
How do I register a team?
How do I add players to my roster?
How many players can I have on the roster?
Can I add players to my roster after the season starts?

Player Registration
How do I register as a player?
What is the player registration for?
How can I get on a team?
What is the minimum age?

Games
How many players play on the field?
How long are the games?
How many games will there be?
For Coed, how many women need to be on the field?
What equipment do I need?

Other
What if I am injured during a game?
What divisions are available?
What about uniforms?
Can my team have a sponsor?

What is the player registration for?
The player registration covers insurance cost. It is only due once a year and covers both the Valley and the Anchorage leagues. If you play in both league, be sure to notify the league administrator if you have already paid the player fee.

How many players play on the field?
Indoor: 5 players on the field and 1 goalkeeper.
Outdoor: 10 players on the field and 1 goalkeeper.

How many players can I have on the roster?
There is no limit to the number of players on the roster, but three to four subs per game is recommended.

How long are the games?
Indoor: 25 minutes per half with a two minute half time.
Outdoor: 40 minutes per half with a five minute half time.

How many games will there be?
Varies with season and division, please view our league info page

What divisions are available?
We offer men’s, women’s, and coed divisions.

What is the minimum age?
The minimum age for the adult indoor league is 16 with the following exceptions:

  • Players who have played in the adult league before.
  • Players who are in high school may play with their high school team.

The minimum age for the summer outdoor league is 14.

How can I get on a team?
Post a listing on our player bulletin board (currently unavailable) .

What about uniforms?

Matching colored shirts with player numbers are required. Preferred two shirts, light and dark version, light for when team is home and dark when away.

Can my team have a sponsor?
Yes! sponsors can be a great help in keeping the team fees down. Plus it is great advertising for them. Their name may appear on the game schedule, and your uniforms. In addition, their name, logo, and link to their web site may be displayed on the Mat-Valley Soccer Club site for the duration of the session.

Can I add players to my roster after the season starts?
Yes.

For Coed, how many Men can be on the field?
Indoor: There can be no more than 3 men on the field excluding the Goalkeeper.
Outdoor: There can be no more than 6 men on the field excluding the Goalkeeper.
You may play down a player if you do not have enough women.

What equipment do I need?

  • Shoes - Turf shoes are best for any artificial turf. A good pair of court shoes will do too. Cleats are find for natural turf.
  • Shin guards
  • Soccer Socks must be worn over the shin guard and completely cover them
  • Shorts
  • Shirt - Matching shirts with a number on the back. Goalkeepers must wear a different colored shirt to set him apart from the rest of the team.

How do I register a team?
Go to the Team Registration page for complete information on how to register a team.

How do I register as a player?
Important! Do not register as a player until you have made arrangements with a team manager to be on their team.

Go to the Player Registration page for complete information on how to register as a player.

How do I add players to my roster?

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What if I am injured during a game?
We do not give refunds in the case of an injury, but you can file an insurance claim. The $25 player fee that you pay goes towards an insurance policy that you can file a claim for. If you are in need of filing a claim please follow this link to the AASA website for the info   www.aasa-alaska.com/Insurance .