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REC REGISTRATION IS NOW CLOSED

REC Registration is now closed.  If you wish to be put on a wait list, please contact registrar@smscsoccer.com

SMSC 2020-21 Age Group Chart

Year Born Age Group 2019-20 FEES
2002, 2003, 2004 19U (Spring) $125
2005 & 2006 16U (Spring) $125
2007 & 2008 14U (Fall / Spring) $125
2009 & 2010 12U $120
2011 & 2012 10U $120
2013 8U $90
2014 7U $90
2015 6U Fall* $70
2016 5U Fall* $70
2017 / Pre-K TOTS FALL $50

Tots programming begins October 6 and runs weekly through Nov. 10th at 5:30 at either the Gulfport Sportsplex or OS sportsplex.

Tots should be born in 2017

U5 and U6 Fall programming begins early October and runs for eight weeks before Christmas.  

U7-U12 Programming runs from October 15 to March 15.

U14 Coastal Soccer League runs from September 15 to October 22; then resumes play March 1 to April 30.

REGISTRATION PROCESS

To register for SMSC recreational soccer, you will need to complete an online membership and application.  Click on the REGISTER button for REC SOCCER and you will be prompted through the process.  During registration, you will need to upload a copy of your player's birth certificate if you are a new player to the club and you will need to identify your geographic area of play.  This lets us place them according to age and location.  If you have problems with this process, please contact us at: registrar@smscsoccer.com

SPONSOR A REC TEAM !

SMSC offers several options for local business to get involved sponsoring a REC team.  Display your business name and help the kids have a great season !  SMSC is a 501 C3 and your contribution is tax deductible.

PROGRAM AREAS

SMSC Fields REC teams in the following catchment areas with practice and play close to home!  You will be assigned a 'play area' when you register.

  • Gulfport
  • Long Beach
  • Pass Christian
  • Orange Grove
  • Vancleave
  • Ocean Springs
  • Pascagoula
  • St Martin
  • Moss Point
  • West Jackson
  • Gautier

Click on the image for more information about our 2020 REC Academy Program!

What is Involved in REC Soccer ?

  • Practice begins the week of October 15 for 5U/6U; Oct 21 for 7U+.  Teams practice 1-2x per week.
  • For 7U+, Nike Shirt, shorts and socks are distributed approximately one week before the first game.  Separate Boys and Girls teams are formed at 7U.
  • Ten game league schedule. Localized scheduling.
  • Games start late October - these will be training matches.
  • Turkey Day Shootout - jamboree (Nov)
  • Great Day of Soccer Tournament (Feb)
  • REC League Championships for u10-u14
  • Photo service
  • Coaching education & curriculum support from SMSC
  • Access to the REC ACADEMY in September (this is a separate registration)
  • Access to SMSC camps and the Elite Development Academy

2020-21 REC SOCCER RULES

14U + REC Rules

14U REC soccer uses regular FIFA Laws of the Game. 

THANK YOU TO OUR 1999-00 REC SPONSORS!

WM Construction
Sellers Automotive
The Rice Patch Honda Specialties
Southern Tire Mart
LG Truck Group
Allen Custom Painting
Bancorp South
Wimbrow Motorsports
Gulf Coast Golf Carts
Bruni Pediatrics
Storage Choice
Purple Banana
Waist Snatchers
Huntington Learning Center
Allan Toyota
Vision Realty
Watkins Trucking
Gulf Coast Dental
S&S Trophies
Sunset Landing
Twin Oaks Child Dev
Reel Easy Fishing
Grissom's Dom Law Firm
Bell Gravel
Bush Realty
Rocking C Truck and Trailer
Tiny Steps

 

Heritage and Excellence Since 1978

The South Mississippi Soccer Club ("SMSC") is celebrating 38 years of existence here on the Gulf Coast. SMSC was established in 1978 as a full member of the Mississippi Soccer Association ("MSA") which was formed in 1974 with the United States Youth Soccer Association. In 1982, SMSC started the original Select Soccer Program in our area. The founding fathers of this program were volunteers. Examples of team names were "Coke United" and "Coke Express", after the local Coca Cola bottling company generously became a sponsor of the program. In 2012, SMSC merged with Biloxi’s Real Mississippi Select program to form the largest pool of soccer players on the Gulf Coast with a membership of over 2,000 players. Become a part of the soccer heritage in the most successful program on our Gulf Coast! We are SMSC!

Partnership with Harrison County and Gulfport

Since its beginning, SMSC has partnered with both the Harrison County Board of Supervisors and the City of Gulfport for soccer success. The City of Gulfport has resolved its "deepest appreciation and gratitude to SMSC and its continued support of SMSC as a community partner with the City for over 30 years and in SMSC’s future endeavors for the persistent provision of opportunities in the game of soccer in our area." The Harrison County Board of Supervisors has allowed SMSC to oversee the County Farm Soccer Complex and funded many programs and improvements throughout the years for soccer advancement. SMSC currently has over 2000 players from ages 4 to 18 and is the second largest soccer club in the state of Mississippi and the only club on the Gulf Coast offering recreations, all star and select soccer. With the continued support of the City of Gulfport and the Harrison County Board of Supervisors, SMSC will continue to prosper for generations to come.