Recreational Soccer Program

Recreational Plus Program

Buffalos FC is NOW offering Rec Plus Soccer!  This is a great introductory program to soccer.  All BFC Rec Plus Players will be coached by a volunteer parent coach, and will have limited access to BFC Club Events, Clinics, and Camps.


Recreational Program:

  • Teams will practice for 1 hour, once per week
  • Fall/Spring season(s) are 8-10 weeks (8-10 hrs of training plus games)
  • Games will be played on Saturday(s) | Sunday(s) optional and make-up games
  • Parent Volunteer Coach(es) will coach and train their team.
  • All registered players will get a game jersey.
  • Players are responsible for socks, shorts, shoes & shin guards.
  • Players are asked to bring a ball and water to every practice.  
    • 7U/8U - Ball Size (3)
    • 9U-12U - Ball Size (4)

Rec Plus Player Benefits:

  • Access to TeamSnap app to aid with team management, team communication and practice/game schedules.  
  • All Buffalos FC Rec Plus Players are eligible for FREE CLINICS with Buffalos FC Licensed Coaching Staff during the season. 
    • Finishing School
    • Goalkeeper Training
    • Special Topic Technical Development
      • Dribbling
      • Passing
      • Ball Control
      • and more.
  • Volunteer Coaches will be provide age appropriate training session material to use at their discretion.  
  • Buffalos FC Licensed Coaching Staff will also be on site during practices, to help if asked.  
  • Individual Player Fundraising opportunities (100% supports the player).  
  • Spring ONLY:  BFC 3v3 Festival

Program Fees

Early Bird Registration Window:  May 22 - July 21- SAVE $25 - BEST VALUE
General Registration Window:  July 22 - Aug 14
Late Registration Window:  Aug 15 - Sep 9 - ADD $25

Player Fees Include:  practice field time, games fields & ref fees, and game jersey

  • 7U-8U:  $150 per player 
    • Early Bird Registration:  $125
    • Late Registration:  $175
  • 9U-10U:  $170 per player
    • Early Bird Registration:  $145
    • Late Registration:  $195
  • 11U:  $185 per player 
    • Early Bird Registration:  $160
    • Late Registration:  $210
  • 12U:  $185 per player
    • Early Bird Registration:  $160
    • Late Registration:  $210

Team Registration

Do you have a full team you want to register?

Teams with full rosters will be offered an additional discount of $15 per player. 

  • A promo code will be provided, specific to your team.  
  • Team Early Bird Registration (Save $40 per player).  

Team officials please see the Team Registration Letter to aid you with contacting your parents.  
Questions and to get your Team Promo Code - please contact our Director of Coaching.

Chris Sage
Buffalos FC
Director of Coaching
chris.sage@buffalosfc.org

Important Dates

Volunteer Coaches Meeting
SAVE THE DATE:  Monday, Aug 26
Time:  TBD
Location:  TBD

Fall 2019 Season
Practices Start:  Week of Sep 9, 2019
Games Begins:  Sep 14, 2019
Season Ends:  Nov 9, 2019

Spring 2020 Season (*Subject to change)
Practices Start:  Week of Mar 16, 2019
Games Begins:  Mar 21, 2019
Season Ends:  May 16, 2019

Age Groups

2019-2020 Seasonal Year

7U - Registration (Born Jan 1, 2013 - Dec, 31, 2014)
8U - Registration (Born Jan 1, 2012 - Dec, 31, 2012)
9U - Registration (Born Jan 1, 2011 - Dec 31, 2011)
10U - Registration (Born Jan 1, 2010 - Dec 31, 2010)
11U - Registration (Born Jan 1, 2009 - Dec 31, 2009)
12U - Registration (Born Jan 1, 2008 - Dec 31, 2008)

*Players Born in 2015 are elgibile for 7U age division

Age Divisions

BOYS GIRLS ROSTER SIZE SMALL SIDED
7U-8U (2012-2013) 7U-8U (2012-2013) 10 7v7
9U-10U (2010-2011) 9U-10U (2010-2011) 12 7v7
11U (2009) 11U (2009) 14 9v9
12U (2008) 12U (2008) 14 9v9
       

Practice Schedule

We will do our BEST to honor all Practice Day/Time Requests

Available Practice Days:

  • Mondays
  • Tuesdays 
  • Wednesdays
  • Thursdays
  • Fridays

Available Practice Times:

  • 5:30pm-6:30pm
  • 6:00pm-7:00pm
  • 6:30pm-7:30pm
  • 7:00pm-8:00pm

Practice Facility:
Specht Soccer Complex
204 W. Specht Road, San Antonio, TX 78260

Games:
Games will be played on Saturday(s) | Sunday(s) are optional.  
Game locations will be in San Antonio, TX Metro Area

  • Specht Soccer Complex, Schertz Complex, Jumbo Evans, and other facilities around the San Antonio Metro Area. 

League Rules

Small-Sided Games:  7v7 or 9v9 (includes goalkeepers)
Game Time:  1 hour (two 25 min halves)
Referee Crew:  (1) Center Referee
Standings:  No Standings

Recreational Policies

Roster Assignments
All players who register will be placed on a team. 

Team/Coach Request
Any player that registers may request a coach and/or player. 
This is NOT GUARANTEED, but we will do our best to honor all requests.

Uniform Policy
All players who register will receive a game jersey, if the player looses the game jersey during the season, it will be the responsibility of the player to purchase another game jersey.

Refund Policy
If/when there are not enough players to form a team, a refund will be issued to those players.  BFC staff will do its best to place all registered players on a team or provide those players an alternate solution.  

Practice Training Time/Day
We will do our best to honor all training times/days.  All teams must not move any goals and you are responsible for picking up any trash before you leave.  

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