Equipment Requirements

Details on equipment required for players playing with United DFC.

U3-U8 Age Groups

  • All players are required to wear their own shin guards/pads.
  • Players are permitted to wear sneakers but outdoor soccer cleats are recommended for stability and traction when playing on grass or turf.
  • Players will have a jersey, pair of black shorts and black soccer socks provided to them shortly before or at their first practice. Tim Horton’s supplies the mini jerseys, shorts and socks for players to keep so there is no jersey deposit required at this level. The jersey, shorts and socks should be worn to every practice.
  • Players will be provided with a size 3 soccer ball to keep which they will need to bring to each and every practice. It is strongly recommended that their name be written on the ball in permanent marker as all the balls are the same.
  • For U8 Prospects Only – U8 Prospects players expected to wear club approved Adidas Navy shorts and Navy soccer socks to all training sessions and jamboree games. Available for purchase with registration.
  • For U8 Prospects Only – The club provides a dry-fit uniform. A $30 post-dated cheque made out to United DFC (dated September 1, 2018) will be required in order to receive a jersey. If Jersey is not returned at the end of the season, the cheque will be deposited to cover the cost of the jersey.
  • See our uniform information page for more info

U10/12C Community Programs

  • All players are required to wear their own shin guards/pads.
  • Players are strongly encouraged to wear outdoor soccer cleats and socks for playing on grass or turf.  Outdoor soccer cleats will provided stability and traction.
  • Players are expected to have their own size 4 soccer ball for practicing at home.  The coach may require that players bring their own balls to practice.  
  • Players are expected to wear club approved Black shorts and Black soccer socks.   These shorts and socks will be available for purchase from the Office for $10.00 for the pair in May.
  • The club provides the equipment (game balls, etc.) and uniforms.  A $50 post-dated cheque made out to United DFC (dated September 1, 2018) will be required in order to receive a jersey.  If Jersey is not returned at the end of the season, the cheque will be deposited to cover the cost of the jersey.  
  • Club approved tracksuits and club clothing are available for purchase but are optional.  
  • Parents have the option to order training shirts at registration.
  • See our uniform information page for more info

U9/10/11/12 Prospects, U13/15/17 B Community and U13/15/17/21 Performance Programs

  • All players are required to wear outdoor soccer cleats and have shin guards/pads when playing.  Indoor running shoes or soccer shoes are required for gym floors when training inside in the spring.
  • Players are expected to have their own size 4 (U13B and down) or size 5 ball (13A and up) to practice at home. The club will provide balls for practices.
  • The players expected to wear club approved Adidas Navy shorts and Navy soccer socks.  Available for purchase with registration.  
  • The club provides the equipment (game balls, etc.) and uniforms. A $80 post-dated cheque made out to United DFC (dated September 1, 2018) will be required in order to receive a jersey.  If Jersey is not returned at the end of the season, the cheque will be deposited to cover the cost of the jersey.  
  • Club approved tracksuits and club clothing are available for purchase but are optional for Prospects and U13+ levels A and B.  Requirement for tracksuits at levels AAA and AA will be a team decision.
  • At the Community level, parents have the option to order training shirts at registration.  
  • At the Prospects level, parents have the option to order training shirts at registration.  
  • At the Performance level, players are asked to wear club training shirts to practice which are available for purchase at registration.
  • See our uniform information page for more info

Training Shirts, Shorts and Socks purchased with Registration will be available at the Office in May. If not purchased with Registration, limited supplies will be available for purchase from the Office in May.

 

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