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Westborough Youth Soccer Association

Westborough Youth Soccer Association

Grades 7 & 8

Grades 7 & 8 is a combination of both grade levels. Teams are gender based and players are placed on skill level. Programs are for Westborough residents only with a few exceptions. 

Grades 7/8 Rules & Guidelines 

Field Size
100 yards X 60 yards (L x W) 
All home games are played at Upper Haskell or Hadley Fields. 

Ball Size
Size 5 

11 v 11 (including the goal keeper)
At the start of the game, there must be a minimum of eight players. Seven to continue play. 

Standard issued uniform through Westborough Youth Soccer.  Uniforms 
Shoes, shinguards (covered by the socks) are mandatory at all practice and game activities. 
Soft-cleated soccer shoes are required.

Duration of Game:  2-35-minute periods. Halftime break of 5 - 10 minutes. 

Offside Rule

Penalty Kick Distance 
12 yards

Consisting of 10 home or away games played on Saturdays (Girls typically play on Saturday mornings and Boys on Saturday afternoons). Schedules are subject to change due to new COVID policies. 

Fall season (September - November); Spring (April - June). 

Practices start approximately two - three  weeks prior to the season.

Schedule will be released a couple weeks prior to the start of the season.  Practice schedule will be determined by coaches. Teams typically practice one to two days a week. 

Team Formation / Registration 
Coaches assess the development of players at the end of each season.  Teams are formed and placed in the appropriate competitive level with Bays.

Fees: $150 per season (Fall or Spring)

There are NO refunds with the exception of documented medical or move from Westborough. 


2022 Fall Travel Grades 3 - 8

Fall Travel Registration for Grades 3 to 8 through Westborough Youth Soccer Association is now open.

All games are played in Massachusetts on Saturdays.

Typical game times are set by our league and are the following:

Typical (but not guaranteed) Saturday Game Times

Grade 3
Girls 10:30 AM
Boys 2:30 PM

Grade 4
Girls 11:45 AM
Boys 1:00 PM

Grade 5
Girls 11:45 AM
Boys 1:00 PM

Grade 6
Girls 10:30 AM
Boys 2:30 PM

Grade 7/8
Girls 9:00 AM
Boys 2:30 PM


Teams are based on gender and skill level determined by independent evaluation, coaches evaluations, and/or prior placement. Please note: there are no team transfers or player changes after team assignment.

Independent skill evaluations are offered before team placement each year, for every year the field/team size changes. Evaluations are offered before 3rd grade, 5th grade, and 7th/8th grade team placements. Approximate dates for evaluations are 6/13, 6/14, and 6/16.

Uniforms are required for play and can be purchased through our uniform provider (for approximately $100 and can be used season to season).

If you have any questions, please refer to the information on or contact the Age Director for your player level.

Please note: There are NO refunds. However, if the season is cancelled by WYSA due to COVID, registration will be cancelled and a pro-rated refund issued.

*****Please ensure to register using the same DOB, first and last name that was used in the past when registering through the Mass Youth Soccer site. The use of different names when registering (Mike instead of Michael, Dave instead of David) will cause a failure to sync the records between your WYSA site and the Mass Youth Soccer adult registration database. Therefore, causing duplicate records that will not be consistent season over season.****

Grade 7/8 - Boys

Registration closes on 07/31/2022 at 12:00 AM
Season Dates: 09/10/2022 to 11/12/2022
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Grade 7/8 - Girls

Registration closes on 07/31/2022 at 12:00 AM
Season Dates: 09/10/2022 to 11/12/2022
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Contact Information

Girls Program Officer
[email protected]

Boys Program Officer
[email protected] 


Westborough Youth Soccer Association (WYSA)
PO Box 79 
Westborough, Massachusetts 01581

Email: [email protected]

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