Juniors: 2nd Grade

Season Dates

The 2020 fall season starts on Saturday, September 19 and ends November 14, 2020.  Sessions are scheduled for the Saturday of Columbus Day Weekend (October 10).

Game Time & Location

The NGS Grade 2 Program (J2) games are held on Saturdays at Highlands Fields (A1-A4) at 1:00 pm and 2:20 pm.   Please arrive 15 minutes prior to kickoff. The weekly match schedule and field assignments are posted below and in your Postive Coaching Account (TPCA). Check the schedule each week for any changes.

Practice Time & Location

Teams will practice once per week.  Practice time and location are determined after teams are announced and will depend on field and coach availability. You may indicate your availability when you register. After teams are announced, coaches will reach out to families to discuss practice. Most J2 teams practice at a local elementary school field.

Teams

Players are assigned to teams with parent coaches. To find out your player’s assignment and view the team’s roster please visit http://try.thepositivecoachingapp.com/ngs to access your Positive Coaching Account (TPCA). Fall teams are announced in late August. Spring teams are announced in late March.

What to Expect

Game Format: Format is 4v4 with no goal keepers. Scrimmages are four 10-minute halves with a 2-minute break after the 1st quarter, a 5-minute half-time, and a 2-minute break after the 3rd quarter.

Coaching: NGS Coaching Guidelines K thru Grade 2

Key reminder: Please do not coach, direct or shout instructions to the girls from the sidelines.

What to bring / wear:

  • Soccer ball (size 3)
  • Water bottle
  • Hand sanitizer
  • Mask
  • NGS Jersey
  • NGS Pinnie
  • Shin-guards
  • Cleats

You can buy all the gear online at https://newtongirlssoccer.org/store/juniors-uniforms/.

Snacks: No shared snacks in fall 2020.

NGS Safety Policy: NGS has a strict NO JEWELRY policy. This means no earrings, no taped earrings, bracelets, necklaces or rings. Players may not wear beads, barrettes or other hard/sharp items. Players may not participate with casts or splints of any kind. Remember to remove all jewelry at home so that it does not get lost on the field. Please do not ask for special permission and make it difficult for the coaches.

Weather Cancellations & Field Closures

For rainouts, check the NGS home page or fields page.  Field status is updated by 7am on Saturdays, but be sure to check just before your session time as conditions sometimes change.  You can also sign up for texts or tweets regarding field status by following @newtonfields.

Fall 2020 Grade 2 Match Schedule

  • Home team listed wears ORANGE jersey and supplies game ball.
  • Visiting team listed wears WHITE.
DateHome Team
Orange
Away Team
White
Game TimeField
9/19/2020CookiesBrownies1:00 PMHighlands A1
PuddingsCupcakes1:00 PMHighlands A4
DonutsChocolates1:00 PMHighlands A3
IceCreamsCandies2:20 PMHighlands A1
PiesSundaes2:20 PMHighlands A4
MunchkinsPopcicles2:20 PMHighlands A3
9/26/2020CupcakesCookies1:00 PMHighlands A1
DonutsPuddings1:00 PMHighlands A4
ChocolatesBrownies1:00 PMHighlands A3
SundaesIceCreams2:20 PMHighlands A1
MunchkinsPies2:20 PMHighlands A4
PopciclesCandies2:20 PMHighlands A3
10/03/2020CookiesDonuts1:00 PMHighlands A1
BrowniesCupcakes1:00 PMHighlands A4
ChocolatesPuddings1:00 PMHighlands A3
IceCreamsMunchkins2:20 PMHighlands A1
CandiesSundaes2:20 PMHighlands A4
PopciclesPies2:20 PMHighlands A3
10/10/2020CupcakesDonuts1:00 PMHighlands A1
PuddingsBrownies1:00 PMHighlands A4
ChocolatesCookies1:00 PMHighlands A3
SundaesMunchkins2:20 PMHighlands A1
PiesCandies2:20 PMHighlands A4
PopciclesIceCreams2:20 PMHighlands A3
10/17/2020BrowniesDonuts1:00 PMHighlands A1
CupcakesChocolates1:00 PMHighlands A4
PuddingsCookies1:00 PMHighlands A3
CandiesIceCreams2:20 PMHighlands A1
SundaesPies2:20 PMHighlands A4
PopciclesMunchkins2:20 PMHighlands A3
10/24/2020BrowniesCookies1:00 PMHighlands A1
CupcakesPuddings1:00 PMHighlands A4
ChocolatesDonuts1:00 PMHighlands A3
SundaesIceCreams2:20 PMHighlands A1
PiesMunchkins2:20 PMHighlands A4
CandiesPopcicles2:20 PMHighlands A3
10/31/2020CupcakesCookies1:00 PMHighlands A1
PuddingsDonuts1:00 PMHighlands A4
BrowniesChocolates1:00 PMHighlands A3
MunchkinsIceCreams2:20 PMHighlands A1
SundaesCandies2:20 PMHighlands A4
PopciclesPies2:20 PMHighlands A3
11/07/2020DonutsCookies1:00 PMHighlands A1
CupcakesBrownies1:00 PMHighlands A4
PuddingsChocolates1:00 PMHighlands A3
MunchkinsSundaes2:20 PMHighlands A1
CandiesPies2:20 PMHighlands A4
IceCreamsPopcicles2:20 PMHighlands A3
11/14/2020DonutsCupcakes1:00 PMHighlands A1
BrowniesPuddings1:00 PMHighlands A4
CookiesChocolates1:00 PMHighlands A3
MunchkinsCandies2:20 PMHighlands A1
PopciclesSundaes2:20 PMHighlands A4
IceCreamsPies2:20 PMHighlands A3