BENSC LEVELS OF PLAY
BENSC Developmental Level 4U-7U
BENSC Developmental Level is an in-house program where players focus on getting lots of touches on the soccer ball at each practice. BENSC utilizes US Soccer's Play-Practice-Play philosophy in the skills development of our young players. The goal of our Development Level play is to improve each players foot skills.The purpose of this format is to ensure that all players in our developmental age range are getting hundreds of touches on the soccer ball each week.
BENSC Competitive Level 8U-19U
Teams in these age groups play in the the following league:
Nebraska Youth Soccer League (NYSL)
The games for the Fall season should start in mid/late August and finish the end of October or beginning of November. The games for the Spring season should start in late March/early April and end by mid June. Most teams play a minimum of a 6-8 match schedule depending on number of teams in their division.
Teams play at various fields in the Omaha metro area. Some travel may be required (ie. Bellevue, Blair, Elkhorn, Fremont, Gretna, Millard, Murray, Nebraska City, Omaha, Papillion, Plattsmouth, Ralston, Springfield, Lincoln, York, Council Bluffs, IA, Glenwood, IA, & Sioux City, IA).
Practices - location and number of - will be determined by the coach. Location may vary depending on field availability throughout the City of Bennington. Most practices are held at the Bennington Middle School, Bus Barn and Bennington High School practice fields.
Teams will likely compete in one or more tournaments during the season. This is organized by the team coach and tournament fees are in addition to the regular registration fee.
Due to High School soccer in the Spring Season, BENSC usually does not have enough players currently in 9th - 12th grade to form BENSC teams for those related birth years.