Registration Information

Registration for the Spring 2014 season begins on January 1, 2014

Spring Season Dates:
February 15 - priority registration ends and team formation begins
February 16 - regular registration continues until all teams are full
March 25 - rosters are finalized and players will begin to be notified of team placement
April 5/6 - first weekend of games
April 20 - no games on Easter Sunday.  Instead, these games will be played on Saturday, April 19 
May 10/11 and May 17/18 - tournament weekends for grades 3 and up.  Teams will be scheduled for extra games on these weekends.
May 17/18 - last weekend of games

*Games for coed kindergarten through sixth grade, and boys 7/8 grade are on SATURDAYS
**Games for all girls leagues and the boys high school league are on SUNDAYS except for Easter Sunday, April 20.  Instead, these games will be played on Saturday afternoon, April 19

We do not offer a program for preschoolers.  If you have a preschooler who is interested in playing soccer, please call the Iowa City Parks and Recreation Department at 356-5100 for more information.

Steps to joining Iowa City Kickers:
1.  Register AND pay online OR print a registration form and mail along with a check to the address listed on the form.
2.  Your registration will be processed and you will be added to a team.
3.  You will be contacted by a coach after they receive rosters at the pre-season meeting.
  • Team assignments are based on the date we receive your registration.  
  • Fall registration opens June 1 and Spring registration opens January 1. 
  • While every attempt is made to form school based teams, please be aware this is dependent upon the availability of a volunteer coach from your school and the number of players from your school who submit a registration. 
  • Teams rosters are limited to 12 for grades K-4 and 16 for grades 5 and above. 
  • Submitting a registration form does NOT guarantee placement on a specific team.
  • Requests for specific team placement are allowed but cannot be guaranteed.
  • Practices are not assigned by the club.  
  • Coaches of the individual teams determine their own practice days, times and location and will be communicated to you by your coach.  
  • The club cannot assign players to teams based upon an individual's practice requirements.
  • Once assignments are made, transfers to another team due to practice needs cannot be accommodated.

REQUIRED PARENTAL WAIVER.  By clicking on the register now button below, I waive and release all employees, board members and anyone else involved in the program from any claim or liability in the event of injury.  I give permission to the Iowa City Kickers to use photos or videos of my child for publicity or educational purposes.  I confirm that I am 18 years of age or older. The player I will register is in good physical condition and is capable of undertaking a strenuous recreational program.
A printable, mailable registration form is available for those who do not wish to register and pay online.

SCHOLARSHIPS are available to all players who qualify.  Send a scholarship request form along WITH a registration form.  These cover the cost of ONE season only and must be reapplied for each season.  If you had a scholarship in the fall you must reapply in the spring. Scholarship players cannot register on-line and must use a paper registration form.

BOYS HIGH SCHOOL PLAYERS can register full teams.  Teams can be registered by printing and mailing a registration form along with a check.   Individual player registrations to the club are not accepted.  All boys high school team members must complete a permission to play form.  These can be submitted to the referee before the first game or sent to the Kickers mailing address.  This league will play 7 v 7 on mid-sized fields for the spring 2014 season.

All kindergarten, first and second grade players are required to wear the Kickers red and white reversible shirt to all games.  Shirts many be purchased at Scheels in the Coral Ridge Mall or Wilsons in the Eastdale Mall.  Shirts are also available for purchase at the north concession stand any soccer weekend. 

Players in grades 3 and above will receive a uniform package consisting of a jersey, shorts, and socks.  Uniform packages will be distributed by your coach before the first game.

All players are required to wear shin guards covered by socks at all practice and games.  Soccer shoes are recommended but not required.  Baseball toe cleats on shoes are not allowed.  Mouth guards are recommended but not required at all levels of play.