LAKELAND TROPICS FC INTER-LEAGUE
Munchkins & Mini-Kickers

Program Description 

As part of the Inter-League Program, LTFC has a separate curriculum for the very youngest members, the “Munchkins” & "Mini-Kickers". Designed for our youngest soccer stars, the Munchkins & Mini-Kickers Programs are committed to introducing soccer to youngsters, while fostering excitement, love of the game, and age-appropriate exercise. Parental involvement is integral to children’s success in the Munchkins & Mini-Kickers Programs! Players and parents alike are encouraged to learn and practice the skills of kicking and dribbling the soccer ball. 

Munchkins: Players born in the year 2018 & 2017 

Mini Kickers: Players born in the year 2016

  • Play will be 4v4. NO scores will be recorded in this program.

  • No GKs or defenders hanging back.

  • All Munchkin & Mini-Kickers players will receive a medal.

  • Munchkins & Minis may send coach/team requests to operations@tropicssoccer.com

  • Munchkins & Minis must use the curriculum provided.

Those who do not have internet access or need assistance with the registration process can visit the club office by appointment only. Set an appointment by calling the office 863-240-0101 or emailing: recreation@tropicssoccer.com

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Registration Information

  • Early Registration Price: 12/1/2021 to 12/25/2021: $99

  • Regular Registration Price: 12/26/2021 to 2/18/2022: $115

  • Late Registration: 2/19/2022 to 3/2/2022: $145 

  • Registration Closed on 3/3/2022 unless age groups need to be filled

*Price does not reflect online TGS convenience fees*

*Price does not include uniform- if you participated in Fall 2020, 2021 or Spring 2021 you do not need to purchase a new kit-new members need to purchase a uniform-more information on purchasing a kit here*

Your registration fee includes: One (1) practice a week, for a total of ten (10) practice weeks and one (1) game on Saturdays for a total of eight (8) games. It also includes player insurance, maintenance fees, polk county fees, coach background checks, administration costs, referee game-day fees, referee assigning fees and a club-wide curriculum for our volunteer coaches. 

Refunds 

COVID-19: In the event of another city, county, state or federal shutdown we will offer a full refund up to 3/19/2022: This is in relation to COVID ONLY. 

If a shutdown occurs after 3/19/2022 there will be a pro-rated refund, dependent on the number of weeks into the season.

There will be no refunds for any team activity suspensions due to a COVID-19 outbreak.

Once you have paid your registration fee, there is NO REFUND, other than the COVID specified situation above..

There will be no refund requests for uniforms/kits

Game Day Dates Spring 2022

3/19/22 - Week 1@ LKP

3/26/22 - Week 2 @ CR 

4/2/22-Week 3 @ LKP

4/8/22- Week Make Up Night

4/9/22 - Week 4 @ CR

4/16/22 -No Games Easter Weekend

4/22/22- Make Up Night 

4/23/22 -Week 5 @ LKP

4/29/22- Make Up Night

4/30/22 - Week 6 @ CR

5/6/22- Make Up Night 

5/7/22 - Week 7 @ LKP

5/14/22 - Week 8 @ CR

5/21/22- 5/22/22 - Week 9 @ Location TBD LKP or CR Tournament Weekend for U8 + Teams

LKP: Lake Parker Park

CR: Carter Rd

Practices

**1st Practice Week is March 13th​**

Practice Days Per Age Group 

Carter Road

  • Munchkins - Mondays 

  • U10B & G - Mondays

  • U8B & G - Tuesdays

  • Mini-Kickers - Thursdays

  • U12B & G - Thursdays

  • U15B & G - Fridays

Lake Parker

  • U8B & G - Mondays

  • Munchkins and Mini-Kickers - Tuesdays

  • U10,U12,U15, B&G - Fridays

 

Practice Times Per Age Group 

  • Munchkins: 5:45 p.m.-6:30 p.m. 45 mins

  • Mini Kickers: 5:45 p.m.- 6:45 p.m. 1 Hour

  • U8's: 5:45 p.m.-7:00 p.m. 1 Hour 15 mins

  • U10's +:  5:30 p.m.-7:00 p.m. 1 Hour 30 mins

 

Equipment

All players will need to bring

  • Ball

  • Cleats

  • Shin guards

  • Water

If you participated in Fall 2020 or Spring 2021, the same kit can be used for game day.

If you did not participate in Fall or Spring soccer you will need to order the kits,

Capelli Sport info page here.

Ball Size 

  • Munchkins: Size 2

  • Mini-Kickers: Size 3

  • U8: Size 3

  • U10: Size 4

  • U12: Size 4

  • U15: Size 5

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REGISTRATION

Existing TGS Account Users

Login to your account and under your child search for programs. Select 'LTFC Fall Recreation 2021'. Select the park that wish to practice at.

New TGS Account Users 

Follow instructions on how to create your account and register for spring soccer in our Total Global Sports Tab.

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