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Another great season of recreational soccer is coming soon. Registration for 2021 open ups July 1st, 2021.



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What A Season!

CSO had an amzing season of recreational soccer in 2020 and we would like to thank all of the players, coaches, sponsors, families, staff, and everyone else that helped make this season such a great success for the youth players in our community. We are all ready hard at work for what will be an even bigger season in 2021 and feel so honored to continue to bring the game we all love to the players in Columbus and surrounding areas. Stay tuned for all the exciting news on our next season of CSO recreational soccer and remember at CSO, We Are Soccer!


About C.S.O. Recreational Soccer

CSO is proud to offer recreational soccer to the youth in our community and areas beyond. Here at CSO we truly believe that recreational soccer is the foundation that any successful program is built upon. The staff at CSO strives daily to provide an environment that enhances a player’s understanding of the game, provides a safe environment, and most importantly allows for each and every player to have fun taking part in the game we all love.

Purpose: The Recreational Level is the entry playing level for boys and girls Under 4 through Under 19 Coed teams. 

Objectives: Its registered teams are formed for the express purposes of teaching the necessary playing abilities and skills of The Game; maximum game and practice participation of each rostered player; physical and mental fitness; and the enjoyment of The Game. Recreational teams are not formed to play competitive level soccer. All programs in the Under 4, Under 5, Under 6 shall play 3 on 3 formats. Under 7 and Under 8 age groups shall play 4 on 4 formats. Single year age divisions shall be used whenever possible. Boys and girls programs should be separated though under special circumstances girls may be allowed to play in the boys division. 


Recreational Soccer Rules and Additional Information

All matches will be played according to USYS Small Sided Soccer Rules. Age groups below u6 will follow u6 rules.

USYS Small Sided Soccer Rules

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COVID-19 Information

Practices schedules are determined after teams have been formed. A practice schedule is made by the head coach of each team. CSO does not determine or assign practice times. All players must wear appropriate soccer gear for training including shin guards and cleats. All players must bring their own water and ball to practice. Teams U6 and below typically practice one time per week. Teams U8 and above typically practice two times per week.

Recreational Refund Policy

Full refunds for recreational registration fees are available up until the time of roster formation. This does not include any online service charged. After the formation of rosters there is no refunds for registration fees. 

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Want to Become A Sponsor?

There are many opportunities to become a part of the Columbus Soccer Organization family. We are always looking to establish partnerships with local organizations that would benefit both our members and local groups. If you would like to become a sponsor or request more information please contact us. Don’t forget that your sponsorship contribution is also tax deductible.