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Niceville PAL Soccer League

2020 SEASON INFORMATION

With Gov. DeSantis lifting all restrictions on youth sports due to COVID-19, we are happy to announce that the PAL 2020 season will run from September 12th to November 7th, 2020, with practices beginning the week of August 17th.

Online registration begins June 8th and is open through July 25th.  Due to continuing COVID-19 precautions, we highly encourage you to sign up online.  Just click the REGISTER link on this website.

FAQ for the 2020 PAL Season
Practice Protocols for the 2020 PAL Season - as of July 15th

There will be two in-person registration events on Saturday, June 27th and Saturday, July 25th in Niceville City Hall.  Note that this is change in venue from previous years.  Both events are from 9am until 1pm.  A waiting list will open after registrations close on July 25th.  Cost of registration (online or in-person) is $85 plus a $3 service charge from Sports Connect.
» Click here to view the 2020 PAL soccer registration flyer.
» Click here for the 2020 PAL rules, a comprehensive summary of 2020 PAL season, including division-specific information.
» Click here for the 2020 PAL Soccer League Registration Handout

The PAL board would like to thank everyone who completed the survey to gauge parents' comfort level playing PAL soccer this fall.  It was encouraging to see that over 91% of respondents basically said "let's play soccer"!
  

The following divisions are available for the 2020 PAL season.  To see what division your player is eligible for based on their birth date, consult the 2020 Age Groups chart.
- U6 co-ed
- U8B and U8G (separate boys and girls teams)
- U10B and U10G (separate boys and girls teams)
- U12B and U12G (separate boys and girls teams)
- U14 co-ed (playing full 11v11 games)
- U16 co-ed (playing full 11v11 games
- U19 co-ed
- VIP (special needs)
- Smart Start Soccer (ages 3 to 5 with parent/adult participation)

Coaches are needed!  Please consider volunteering to be a head coach or an assistant coach.

If you would like to sponsor a team for the 2020 season or know of a business who would like to sponsor a team, please see our Sponsorship Form.

Additional parent and player resources: 
PAL rules for the 2020 season
PAL Field Layouts and Locations for 2020
Parent Code of Conduct
Concussion and Head Injury Fact Sheet
Uniform Sizing Chart
- Soccer ball sizes:
VIP/U6/U8: Size 3
U10/U12: Size 4
U14/U16/U19: Size 5
Required and Recommended Equipment
Prohibited Equipment
Pairing Request Form.  Used to pair players of coaches and/or sponsors on the same team for all divisions except U6.
U6 Pairing Request Form.  Used to pair players on the same team for the U6 division.
Special Request Form.  Used to request a player to "play up" or "play down" an age division or for other special requests.
SAY Return to Play FormThis form is required for a player to return after being removed for concussion symptoms.  SAY Soccer rules require written authorization from a physician or other licensed medical professional before an athlete may return to play after exhibiting concussion symptoms that cause that athlete to be removed from the field.


- Smart Start Soccer (SSS) Fact Sheet