Differences between Competitive & Recreational Programs

  COMP REC
GENERAL *US Youth Soccer (National Governing body) *Utah Youth Soccer Association (State Governing Body) *Elite FC (Club) *State Competive League program *Try Outs *US Youth Soccer (National Governing body) *Utah Youth Soccer Association (State Governing Body) *Elite FC (Club)  *All Inclusive *Fun based program  *No Try Outs
     
COST *Varies based on Age Division *Around $400/year including Uniform *Full Year $75 *Spring only $50 *Uniform $25
     
COACHING *Licensed Volunteers *Volunteer Based
     
PRACTICE 2-3 times a week 1-2 times a week
     
GAMES 1-2 a week 1 a week
     
TOURNAMENTS Several multi-day annually 1 single day annually
     
TRAVEL State Wide Local
     
PLAYING TIME Not guaranteed Guaranteed