RECREATIONAL FAQS

When do the seasons run?
There are two seasons to a playing year, Fall and Spring. The Fall games will usually begin the weekend after Labor Day, and there are 8 games to the Fall season. The Spring games will usually begin the second week of February, and there are 8 games to the Spring season.  

When is registration?
Registration for the Fall season will open on June 3rd.
Registration for the Spring season will open in early January. 
*If you want to register for the Full Year select BOTH SEASONS when registering in the fall.

Players can make requests through registration to be placed on a team with friends, by school, coach, or close to where you live.  BRSC will make every attempt to accommodate these requests.  

Where are games played?
For U5-U12 teams all games will be played at the beautiful BREC Burbank Soccer Complex. 
A map of the complex and physical address can be found under the large red FIELD tab at the top right of the website.

For U13 and older teams most games will be played at the beautiful BREC's Burbank Soccer Complex.

12400 Burbank Blvd
Baton Rouge LA 70820

Field Map/Directions/Address

When does practice start?
Each coach determines when their team will start practice. The coach will notify his/her players via email or phone and let them know of the start date. Typically the teams start practicing two weeks prior to the season.

Where are practices held?
The coach will typically schedule practices around either the school the players are from or in the neighborhood where the majority of the kids live. All BREC parks are open for use by our soccer teams. In addition, you may contact local schools to get permission to practice on their facilities, which can be covered by our insurance at your request. Please contact the office for insurance information.

For a map of all BREC Parks please click here.

How many times per week do we practice?

BRSC recommends the following schedule for practices:

U5 – U8 teams practice one time per week for 45 minutes to an hour.
U9 – U12 teams may practice up to twice per week from 1 hour to 1 ½ hours.
U13 and above teams usually practice twice per week for 1 ½ hours

How do I find out what team my child is on?

Player placement will begin after the registration deadline. If you have not heard from your coach two weeks prior to the first games, please contact the soccer office, phone 225-924-2157 for player status.

You can also check by logging into your Blue Sombrero account. For help with this please contact Morgan Bellington via email by clicking here.

How do I get uniforms?

All players U5 through U10 are required to wear the BRSC Red & White Adidas Uniforms through Third Coast Soccer. Socks and shorts will be provided by the player, many teams from U5-U10 select black shorts and black socks.  

Home team will wear white and visitors will wear red shirts. 
ALWAYS BRING BOTH JERSEYS TO EACH GAME.

Uniforms for U11 players and up are determined by the coach on a team by team basis, be sure to ask your coach when you sign up!

Third Coast Soccer
8342 Perkins Rd
Baton Rouge, LA 70810 
Phone, 225-927-0171.

Third Coast Soccer Website

Where can I find my schedule?

Games schedules are posted one week prior to the start of the season and can be found here.

What size ball do I use?

U5 – U8  size 3

U9 – U12  size 4

U13 and above  size 5

When do I play my games?

U5 and U8 typically  play their games on Saturday mornings. U9 – U12 typically play their games on Saturday mornings and some on Sunday afternoons. U13 and up play most of their games on Saturday and Sunday with some games during the week under the lights.

Who will coach my Childs team?

BRSC recreational coaches are volunteer parents or players.

We offer coaching clinics for all experience levels.  Email Coach Marvin Smith at msmith@brsoccer.org and we will get you in to one of the clinics.

How to start a new Team?

If you like to start a team, please email Morgan Bellington at mbellington@brsoccer.org and she will get you started with the new team.

How to Reschedule a Game?
ONLY COACHES ARE ALLOWED TO REQUEST SCHEDULE CHANGES.

Requests need to be in at least 1 week prior to game. Any changes requested within a 7 day window may not be possible.

1) Go to the online schedules by clicking here.
- Find the team you are playing, and select their schedule. The coaches contact information will be listed on their schedule.
2) Contact the coach and let them know you need to reschedule.
3) Once you agree on new date/time, email Jennifer Politz the request: jpolitz@brsoccer.org
*All schedule requests must be sent via email.

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142 Lobdell Ave
Baton Rouge, La 70806
Phone: (225) 924-2157
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