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Announcements

2004 Girls Travel Tryouts – Field Change (5/25)
Tomorrows (5/25) Girls 2004 Travel tryouts have been moved to Blandair #2

Summer Camp Fair Weekend
*The Summer Camp Fair has been postponed to the weekend of June 4 & 5.
SAC will be hosting its annual Summer Camp Fair on June 4 & 5 at the Lucido Fields at Covenant Park. While at your game, you can expect to see tents set up and fliers being passed out by our affiliated summer camps. Please feel free to stop by and collect any information you need!

Fall 2016/Spring 2017 Registration
Registration for the Fall 2016/Spring 2017 Clinic & Rec Season is now open. Select and Travel registration will be opened by age group as tryouts conclude.

Rec 7v7 Summer League
Ages: Boys & Girls U7/U8, U9/U10, U11/U12
Games: 7/6, 7/13, 7/20, 7/27, 8/3
Times: 6-8pm
Cost: $40 /player
Registration: Register using your SAC Blue Sombrero account

Annual General Meeting Will Be Held June 7
The 2016 Annual General Meeting will be held on Tuesday, June 7 at 8:00pm at the Covenant Church. Elections will be held for the board of Directors for the next fiscal year. All coaches and parents are welcome to attend.

World Futbol Tour – 3v3 Summer Shootout
WFT will be hosting a 3v3/6v6 summer shootout on June 18 at the Bob Lucido Fields at Covenant Park for players ages U6-U14.
Flyer (.pdf)
Website/Registration

Glory Days Gift Certificate Promo
$25 certificates for $20 for Glory Days Grill. Please contact Gina Garcia at gina@sachc.org.

Fall Travel Teams for 2002 Birth Year Players
SAC will be forming teams in the Fall for 8th graders with 2002 birth years who make a Travel team. Players will tryout as normal in the Spring. If you make a team, this will be your primary team for the Winter/Spring season. Teams will then be formed for the Fall Season (only) for the 2002 8th graders until the high school players return.

College Scholarship Essay Contest
SAC is currently accepting applicants for the 2016 College Scholarship Essay Contest. Every year SAC awards two $500 scholarships to graduating high school students who will be attending an institute of higher education in the upcoming academic year. All submissions must be made by midnight on May 25. Click here for full contest details.

Fall 2016/Spring 2017 Age Chart
The Fall 2016/Spring 2017 age chart has been posted. Click here to view.

2016 Boys High School Summer League
Information/Registration

Lightning Detector Temporarily Out Of Service
The Lightning Detection System located at the Bob Lucido Fields at Covenant Park is currently nonoperational. We have purchased a new system, but it will take 6 to 8 weeks to install. Until that time, we will be adopting the Howard County policy “When thunder roars, go indoors!” at our complex.

Summer Camp Raffle Fundraiser
$10 raffle tickets are being sold at the SAC Office.
Deal: Buy 5, get 1 free!
Drawing: Monday, June 6

17 winners will receive a full week of summer camp with one of these top organizations: Dutch Soccer School, First Touch Soccer Academy (FTSA), International Soccer Academy (ISA), Pipeline Soccer Club, SAC Training Academy.

Proceeds will benefit the Baltimore Armour Academy Scholarship Fund.

Please see Gina for purchase (gina@sachc.org).
4560 Centennial Lane, Ellicott City, MD 21042

Fall 2016/Spring 2017 Travel Coaches
The Fall 2016/Spring 2017 Travel Coaches have been posted to the SAC website. http://www.sackick.com/home/travel/fall-2016-spring-2017-travel-coaches/

SAC College ID Camp (Travel Players)
The Summer 2016 SAC College ID Camp dates:
Boys: June 27 & 28 | 6:00-8:00pm | Covenant Park
Girls: June 29 & 30 | 6:00-8:00pm | Covenant Park
This camp is open to all rising U14 through rising U19 SAC Travel players. Current high school seniors are not eligible. There is no cost to attend the camp, but registration is required using your existing Blue Sombrero account.

Boys Coaches
Pete Caringi III – UMBC
Matt Dwyer – Loyola
Matt Ellinger – Utah Valley
Alex Hargrave – Salisbury
Bryan Harkin – Tutfts
Brian Rowland – MD

Girls Coaches
Todd Bramble – George Mason
Kevin Dempsey – Loyola
Peter Krech – St. Mary’s
Greg Paynter – Towson
Kate Seagroves – HCC
Kerry Smith – Washington College

US Soccer Implements Mandates On Heading
US Soccer has implemented mandates, effective January 1, 2016, which restrict the heading of a soccer ball for players aged 12 and under. Click here for more complete information on the mandates.

Concussions in Soccer
What players, parents, coaches, & referees need to know. Provided by U.S. Soccer:
Powerpoint: https://ussoccer.box.com/s/ik3j2mh4xrs82zfsn4wgy9x00pgmi3cm
Video: https://ussoccer.box.com/s/c44by584fg167wejxk2lw1k66bntu0s5

Concussion Facts. Provided by CDC:
http://www.cdc.gov/headsup/youthsports/coach.html

US Soccer Mandates/Birth-year Registration
Starting Fall 2016, SAC will be adopting the US Soccer mandates for player registrations based on birth-year. Please review the following FAQ for more information. Click Here

SAC Magnets
SAC car magnets and stickers can be obtained free of charge at the SAC Office.

Howard County to Introduce Life-Saving App
Howard County Department of Fire and Rescue Services is introducing a smartphone app called PulsePoint. When someone calls 911 about a person in sudden cardiac arrest, PulsePoint will notify citizens in the area trained in CPR that someone needs assistance. It also provides maps and directions to the nearest Automated External Defibrillator, or AED. Source Article from Columbia Patch

The Bob Lucido Fields at Covenant Park
An aerial tour of our complex.
https://vimeo.com/138686409

“Great Soccer Minds: Q & A With John Ellinger”
Interview conducted by Kyle Bennett, presented by SoccerYanks.com. Click Here

 

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Field Status


as of 5/24/16 at 4:00pm

Lucido Fields at Covenant Park
(410) 992-1111
Field 1: Closed
Field 3: Closed
Field 4: Closed
Field 5: Open
Field 6: Open
Field 7: Open
Field 8: Open
Field 9: Closed

Howard Community College
Field 1: Closed
Field 2: Open
Field 3a: Closed
Field 3b: Closed
Field 4a: Closed
Field 4b: Closed
Field 5: Closed

BOE – Grass Fields
(410) 313-6827

Long Reach HS/Howard HS/Mt.Hebron/Troy Park
(410) 313-4455

Wilde Lake HS/Atholton HS/Hammond HS
(410) 313-4453

Centennial HS
410-313-4454

Oakland Mills HS/Blandair Park
(410) 313-3673

Reservoir HS
(410) 313-4458

Tryout Dates


2016 Primary Tryouts/Team Selection:

Primary Tryouts for the Fall 2016/Spring 2017 season have been posted to our dedicated tryout pages (below). All callback numbers and/or final selections will be posted to the same pages within the corresponding age group:
-Tryout Overview
-Select Tryouts
-Travel Tryouts
-DA/PA Tryouts

 

Supplemental Tryouts:

 

Looking for Players:

 

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