Opening Day - Fall 2016 SATURDAY AUGUST 27TH

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Fall 2016 OPENING DAY is this Saturday August 27, 2015 8:30 – Noon @ Miller Middle School, 6151 Rainbow Drive, San Jose

<<The detailed schedule to be finalized soon>>
General Information
    • Parking will be crowded, plan ahead!!!
    • Three activity zones for the kids: (40 minute rotations). See field layout.
      • Fun Zone (U5-U10)
      • Full field demonstration games
      • Keeper Wars (U10 - U19): For info, click here
      • DJ booth for announcements and MC of parade
    • Bring water, wear sunscreen.
    • Vitamina Juices & Blends will be available to serve

8:00- Coach Check in & coach package & field layout

8:30- Players arrive, in full uniform and line up for parade

    • Line-up by ages on street side of track, find your coach on track
    • Parents move to opposite side of track, past DJ booth for pictures
    • Coaches and assistants organize teams
    • Bring Your Team Banners!
          9:00-9:45- Parade (U5-U12)
9:50-12:00- Different Activities (see details below) 






Keeper Wars 1


Keeper Wars 2

Zone #5: 

Strike Zone

(UK Clinic, shots on goal, radar gun)

Zone #2:

Fun Zone (slides, etc)


 Zone 4


U12 B 2 v 5
all other players invited to join



U8: UK clinic at mini fields

All ages: shots on Goal & Radar Gun


 9:00 U16B 1 v U16B2
U14B 2 v 4


U12 G team 2 vs team 3. all other players invited to join



U10 UK clinic at mini fields

All ages: shots on Goal, & Radar  Gun


 Skills Challenge: u14-u19 see below


U12 B: Team 1 vs. 7 all other players invited to join


U 12 G U14G/ U16G

 U8/ U10: UK clinics at mini fields,

All Ages, shots on Goal & radar gun

U8, U10

U19G vs U14B1

Play time adventure (3-5 year old) in field#5 in Fun zone --> Need to confirm

  • Zone #1: U12  (Track)
    • Start by 9:50
    • 30 minute games
    • Field miller track
    • Game schedule prearranged: sign up:
      • Schedule by age/gender groups
    • 9 v 9
    • Subs at half
  • Zone #2 Fun Zone
    • U5-U10 only on the blow up slides
    • Baseball field behind snack shack
    • Open after parade till 1pm
    • Face Painters/
    • STRIKE ZONE: (keeper wars/radar gun/shots on goal)
    • SHOTS ON GOAL (WITH UK)/ RADAR GUN (shoot for speed) with SJPD ALL  AGE GROUPS
  • Zone #3 Keeper Wars U10, u12, U14, U16-19
    • All U10  and up will play Keeper Wars
    • All U12 and under teams observe games and Keeper Wars
      • Coaches can use as teaching opportunity for younger players
      • Opportunity to rest/prep for short sided games
  • Zone #4 (Miller West) U14 - U19 games
    • 1st game starts at 9 AM PROMPTLY/ Full field/
9am: U16B-1 vs. U16B-2 -- two 20-minute halves, brief halftime, free subs as normal for U16/U19

10am: U14B-2 vs. U14B-4 -- one 35-minute "half"/"game" with a sub break at the midpoint (simulation of a half of a U14 game)

10:35am - 11:15 am -- SKILLS CHALLENGE:

1)    1 minute Shooter / Keeper 1v1

2)    The corner kicker:

A player takes 10 corner kicks in 2 min,  ball must be touhing the goal

line, and attempt to score.   A goal is by standard definition, must

completely cross the goal line.     Top score at the end of the day will

win a prize

 3)   The longest kicker.

Using the touch line, a player has 3 kicks of the ball as far as he can

down the line on the fly in 2min.. where the ball lands it will be measured

in respect to the Touch line.   The amount of error to the touchline is

subtracted from the total.  The sum of all 3 kicks is the score total.

The winner of the day gets a prize.

11:15am:  U19G vs. U14B-1 -- I'd say again a 35-minute "half"/"game", subs at their discretion (maybe the girls can change on the fly but the boys only at half)
  • ZONE #5- UK clinics by age group; Shots on Goal & Radar Gun ALL AGES

cell: 408-839-1087
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