Franklinton Recreation Soccer League

NBT Soccer and Franklinton Parks & Rec. have partnered to offer quality soccer opportunities to the community! This project brings professional soccer coaching to the town with the goal to have kids learn, exercise, and have fun in a team environment. Our leagues are held twice a year for all players ages 3– 14.

Fall Season August – October

Spring Season February – May

Quick Facts

  • 10 week season (8 -Games)
  • Practice 1/week with a game on the weekend
  • Teams are led by professional qualified coaches assisted by volunteers
  • Different location options
  • End of the year tournament

Registration link will take you to Town of Franklinton website

Age Groups & Formats

Our age groups are typically organized by birth year. Age groups can be added or combined based on league participation and organization.

Intro to Soccer (ages 3-4)This age group will play a 4v4 Coed format with a size 3 ball. The teams will meet once a week on the weekend with 30 minutes of practice followed by 30 minutes of game play.

U6 (ages 5-6): This age group will play 5v5 Coed. (4 + Keeper v 4 + Keeper) format with a size 3 ball. The teams will meet 1 time a week for practice with a 60 minute game on the weekend.

U8 (ages 7-8): This age group will play 6v6 Coed. (5 + Keeper v 5 + Keeper) format with a size 4 ball. The teams will meet 1 time a week for practice with a 60 minute game on the weekend.

U10 (ages 9-10): This age group will play 6v6 Coed. (5 + Keeper v 5 + Keeper) format with a size 4 ball. The teams will meet 1 time a week for practice with a 60 minute game on the weekend.

U13 (ages 11-13): This age group will play 9v9 Coed. (8 + Keeper v 8 + Keeper) format with a size 5 ball. The teams will meet 1 time a week for practice with a 60 minute game on the weekend.

Spring 2022 Dates

Important dates are listed below regarding registration and format of the season. Your specific team’s schedule may vary and you will receive your practice/game schedules once you have been assigned a team. Please note ages 3-4 (Intro to Soccer) will follow a different schedule. Games will be played on Saturdays.

Feb 12: Registration Deadline

Feb 21 – 24: Player assessments / first practice

Feb 27: Team rosters and schedules will be released

Feb 28 – Mar 3: First practice with assigned team

Mar 5 – 6: 1st game day

Apr 16 – 17: No games (Easter Weekend)

Apr 30 – May 1: Final game

Locations

All practices and games will be held at Franklinton Park, 99 Park Ave, Franklinton, NC 27525. Your specific team schedule will be emailed to you once team rosters are set.

Volunteer to Coach

We encourage you to participate and volunteer to contribute to a fun and active experience for the players. No previous experience required. Coach’s time commitment typically consists of 1 training during the week, and 1 game on the weekend. Coaching education, training curriculum, and risk management will be provided. All volunteer coaches will receive additional NBT perks!

If you are interested in a volunteer or paid position, please contact nbtsoccer@gmail.com

Club Fees

Ages 4 – 5: $100

Ages 6 – 14: $125

Club fees help cover the costs of fields, uniforms, referees, coaching education, and program administration. The uniform is included in the registration cost. Team registration available. We offer family discounts & NBT Scholarships. Contact NBTsoccer@gmail.com to apply or request additional information.

Registration link will take you to Town of Franklinton website.