City: 4th Grade


Season Dates

The 10-week fall season starts on Saturday, September 7 and ends November 9, 2019.  November 16th is our make–up date, if we have a number of weather cancellations. We DO play Columbus day weekend (Saturday, October 12)

Game Time & Location

The NGS Grade 4 City matches are held on Saturdays at 2:15 PM at Brown/Oak Hill Fields (A1, A2, B1, B2). 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 Times & 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 availablity when you register. After teams are announced, coaches will reach out to families to dicuss practice.

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 2019 teams will be annouced in late August.

What to Expect

Game Format: Format is 7v7 with goal keepers. Games are 25-minute halves with a 5-minute half-time. Click here for Grade 3/4 Playing Guidelines.

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

What to bring/wear: Players should bring a size 4 soccer ball, water, and appropriate soccer attire (NGS Jersey, shin-guards and cleats).  You can buy all the gear online at https://newtongirlssoccer.org/store/city-uniforms/.

Snacks: Each family will be asked to volunteer to bring a nut-free snack for the 12 – 14 players on their team after one of the games.  Providing a snack is the responsibility of each team and will be organized by the team’s coach.

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.

Fall 2019 Grade 4 Match Schedule – Coming Soon

  • Home team listed wears ORANGE jersey, supplies game ball, and sets up the field.
  • Visiting team listed wears WHITE.

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.