REC Parent Info — Spring 2024

For more information, please contact the Executive Director, Michelle King, at

Spring Season Information

Banner Sponsorship = FREE Registration!

Businesses and individuals have the opportunity to help support the Victoria Youth Soccer Organization (VYSO) through sponsorship. With the Banner Sponsor program, the business or individual purchasing the banner sponsorship can designate one player to receive a free REC registration or a discount off his/her Select player registration fee.. The business or individual will also have their banner displayed during the soccer season along the fence at the Riverside Soccer Complex.

Verification of Player’s Date of Birth — Cannot Place Child on Team Without This!

Players That Must Submit Verification of Date of Birth

If your child has not played with VYSO in the last two years, you must provide verification of his/her date of birth. If you did not upload the verification document during registration, please email the document to Michelle at

We must have proof of the player’s birth date before we can place them on a team or allow them to participate in any VYSO event. Please provide the player’s birth certificate or passport by:

  • Upload into the player’s LeagueApps account during the registration process.
  • Email it to
  • Fax it to 361-574-8976.
  • Mail a copy to VYSO, 1908 N Laurent, Suite 416, Victoria, TX 77901.
LeagueApps — Login Link — Get the App

Download the App for LeagueApps

Please go ahead and download the “LeagueApps Play” app.

After your child is assigned to a team, you will be able to see your child’s team and coach info. You will also be able to communicate with your coach and team with this app.

Download LeagueApps Play at:

Parent Jerseys — Deadline to Order is February 10
  • You can order a jersey that will be the same color and style as your child’s. It will also have your child’s number on the back!
  • The deadline to order a Parent Jersey is Saturday, February 10.
  • Parent Jerseys are $30
  • You can order your Parent Jersey when you register your child online. You can also order using the link below.
Uniform and Equipment

All new players will receive a full uniform — jersey, shorts, and socks.

Returning Fall 2023 players, that stay on the same team, will not receive a new uniform. They will wear the uniform they received in the fall season.

Players will also need soccer cleats, shin guards, and a soccer ball.

Child’s Year of BirthSize of Soccer Ball Needed
2005 — 2011size 5
2012 — 2015size 4
2016 — 2020size 3

As uniforms come in, and are ready to be picked up, coaches will be contacted to arrange a pick-up day/time. If there are any delays in receiving uniforms, coaches will be notified. Uniforms should be in the week of September 18.

Special Requests For Team Placement

You can check the status of your special request by logging into your LeagueApps account. Click on DASHBOARD. Look in the Role/Team column beside the Request Form you submitted.

Season Dates and Deadlines
  • On-time Registration Deadline — January 21
  • Last day to order Parent Jerseys — February 10
  • Coaches start receiving team rosters — February 10
  • Parents should hear from coach or board member — February 13
  • Game schedules posted on website — February 24
  • First Game Day — March 2
  • Last Game Day — April 27
Registration Fee and Refund Information

The Spring 2024 Player Registration Fee is $120. Returning Fall 2023 players, that do not request to be moved to a different team, will receive a $10 discount.

  • Membership portion of registration fee is $70. Included in this:
    • The player’s membership in VYSO, STYSA, US Youth Soccer, and USSF.
    • The player’s insurance coverage.
    • The fee to the City of Victoria for using the Riverside Soccer Complex.
    • General and administrative expenses.
  • League expense portion of registration fee is $50. (For returning Fall 2023 players, this amount is $40.) Included in this:
    • The player’s full uniform (jersey, shorts, and socks).
    • Referee fees and expenses.
    • Game day setup and takedown.
    • Other league/program expenses.

Refund Policy and Info

The deadline to request a full refund is January 20. The deadline to request a partial refund is February 10.

Portion of Registration FeeRefund AmountRefund Available Through
Membership Portion$70February 10, 2024
League Expense Portion$50January 20, 2024
League Expense Portion — returning
Fall 2023 players that stayed on same team
$40January 20, 2024
Teams From Surrounding Towns

The VYSO Board of Directors will allow teams to be formed that will practice in Edna, Goliad, Port Lavaca, Refugio, or any other town. The games will be played in Victoria. If you would like your child to be placed on a team that practices somewhere other than Victoria, you MUST register your child AND fill out the Team from Surrounding Town request form.

Late Registration Information
  • A non-refundable late fee of $25 will be added to all registrations received on or after January 21.
  • The late fee may also be added if the verification of the player’s date of birth is received on or after January 21.
  • Late players will be randomly assigned to teams as space allows.
Practice Information — Days, times, and locations are up to the coach

Each coach will decide when and where to hold practice for his/her team. Practices could be any day of the week. You will not find out when your child will practice until after he/she has been placed on a team and a coach is found.

Register as a Coach, Assistant Coach, or Team Manager

Each adult that will be working with the players must register in GotSport. You will need to complete the four steps listed below inside your GotSport account.

  • Submit background check
  • Upload passport-style photo
  • Complete the CDC Heads Up Concussion training module
  • Complete the SafeSport training module or refresher

The four steps above are to be completed within your GotSport account, on the Dashboard page. After this is all completed, the Board of Directors will review the applicant. If approved by the Board of Directors, the adult will be eligible for participation.

Click the links below for step-by-step instructions for completing your requirements in GotSport.

Learn more about these requirements by clicking here.

Frequently Asked Questions

Please use the link below to see the answer to the frequently asked questions.


The full Recreational League Rules can also be found in the Standing Rules.