Fall 2020 - General House League Guidelines

COVID-19 Return to Play Guidelines

Per Fairfax County & Governor's approval (Virginia Phase 3 Updates – July 1, 2020), games are permitted this fall. As a result, Vienna Youth Soccer (VYS) will be moving forward with the Fall House and Travel seasons and with some select programming.  New protocols are in place for all Fall programs. 

The Fall 2020 - House League Guidelines are listed below are instilled for the safety of our players, coaches, referees, parents, volunteers, and fellow community members. VYS will provide support from all of our staff, but we also ask that you do your part to ensure these guidelines are upheld. 




-Click here for the Return to Play Waiver




-U6 and U7 age groups will be paired up so they only play the same team for a two-week period. 

Example: Team ‘A’ will play Team ‘B for the first two weekends of the season

-U8 and above divisions will be split into two mini-leagues to minimize the interaction between teams/players and coaches. VYS may incorporate a playoff system at the end of the season. 


House Practices:

-All age groups will only practice once per week.

-All games and practices will be in certain time blocks. Practices will be in a one-hour block with a 15-minute gap in between each session. Game schedules will be released after teams have been formed. 

-Kick-ins will replace throw-ins at all VYS practices. 

-Players/Coaches will not share any equipment including pennies during practices or games. 

-Pennies will be eliminated in both practices and in games. 


House Games:

-No high fives, handshakes, team hugs with teammates, coaches, or opponents. 

-Players/Coaches will not share any equipment including pennies during practices or games. 

-Players that are going to play in goal must bring an additional shirt and VYS requests that all goalkeepers bring their own gloves. 

-No coin toss at the start of each game. - Home team always has opening kick-off

-No check-in from the referee

-Pennies will be eliminated in both practices and in games. 



-No All-Stars for the fall 2020 season. 

Contact Us

Office Hours: Tuesday - Thursday from 10:00am - 3:00pm

Address: 311 Maple Ave West Unit D, Vienna VA 22180

|  703-242-3828 |



Mission Statement

To provide the opportunity for children of all abilities living in and near Vienna to be involved in a high-quality soccer experience.