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Match Schedule


National Premier League West (NPL) - SVU Premier teams will compete in a regional league consisting of Culpepper SC, New River United (Blacksburg), Central Virginia United (Lynchburg), Roanoke Star, SOCA and Dynamo SC (richmond), & Augusta United SC along with crossover games against other Regional VASL clubs during leagues, showcase, and festival match days. 

Fall Matches
Fall league matches start around the third week of August and end in late October. All u11-u19 teams will participate in a minimum of one tournament.

Spring Matches
Spring league matches start around the third week of March and end in mid-May.
All u11-u14 teams will participate in at least one spring tournament.

Seasonal Tournaments

* September 3-4: Blue Ridge Cup; Location Charlottesville

* November 12-13 (U17-U18): Capital Fall Classic (Girls Weekend)

* November 19-20 (U17-U18): Capital Fall Classic (Boys Weekend)


* May 27-28 (U11-U14): Williamsburg Invitational; Location Williamsburg, VA


CCL PRO23 - SVU affiliate Horizons Edge United will host a top level high school players along with current and former collegiate players, and local talent. This U23 roster will compete against SOCA, FC Richmond, Roanoke Star, Culpepper SC, Richmond United and Virginia Beach United.

Training Schedule


Fall 2022 Master Schedule will be updated soon. However please see below for a general overview of our Travel Program. 

Players are expected be attentive and motivated throughout all training sessions. Players will be receptive to instruction, willing to learn, and accepting of both praise and critique as is integral to player and team development. Coaches will teach based on Growth Mindset Principles.


  • Teams will train twice a week (Mon, Tues, Wed & Thurs Options).
  • Each session lasting 90 mins. 
  • All players are expected to arrive at training at prior to the scheduled start time to get dressed, warm up, etc.
  • Players are required to attend all training sessions unless excused by the coach. Players should target a minimum of 90% attendance level for trainings. We recognize irreconcilable conflicts arise; therefore, the importance of attending whenever possible is stressed.


  • SVU offers additional training sessions once a week, session themes include Technical Training, Position Specific Training and Speed, Agility and Quickness Training.
  • These sessions are included in your fees. 
  • Players are encouraged to attend as many sessions as possible throughout each season, to continue their development.
  • Players should target 100% attendance for matches. We recognize irreconcilable conflicts may arise; therefore, the importance of attending whenever possible is stressed.
  • Players must communicate absence from a match as soon as possible. Emergencies that result in last minute notice of absence will be dealt with on a case-by-case basis.
  • Each season, there are typically 8 league games plus a tournament/festival.
  • Most weekends will consist of one match, but two may be scheduled as the season necessitates (i.e., Make up games, or away matches at locations that are near each other)
  • Tournaments consist of 3-4 matches over the course of the weekend (Saturday through Sunday).
  • Players should arrive to the field at a minimum of 45 minutes prior to kick-off to get dressed, warm up, etc.

Player Fees and Financial Summary

2022-2023 TRAVEL FEES

2004 - 2008 Teams: $625
2009 - 2012 Teams: $890

Team announcements will be posted on Monday May 30th. A $300 DEPOSIT is due at the time of acceptance (June 1st) to hold a player’s spot on the team which they have been selected.

Financial Aid
SVU offers need based Financial Aid for travel players. Financial Aid awards are determined by the number of players demonstrating need, the extent of need, and the budget for Financial Aid in a given soccer year. Financial Aid funds are LIMITED and will run out. Complete the Financial Aid document below in its entirety immediately upon program acceptance. Maximum aid given for the travel program is 25%. Payment plans are also available.

Due to the year-long commitment and limited rosters, refunds will only be considered in extreme circumstances. Requests for refunds must be submitted in writing, with required documentation, to Refund Request Link.

Acceptable reasons to request a refund include:

  • Player moving out of the area (requires residency documentation)
  • Severe Injury or illness that prevents the player from training for remainder of season (requires physician note)
  • Full season cancellation (by the league or organization) 

Important Documents

 English Copies
copias en español
VYSA Medical Release Form for U9 and Above
Formulario de liberación médica para VYSA para U9 y arriba
Permission to Play/Emergency Contact Information
Permiso para Jugar/ Información de contacto en caso de emergencia
Competitive Travel Program Commitment 2020-21 
Financial Aid Application - All Programs
Aplicación para Ayuda Financiera - Todos los Programas
More Financial Aid Information
Más información de ayuda financiera

Travel League Sponsor


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Shenandoah Valley United (SVU Soccer)
325 Cornerstone Lane 
Harrisonburg, Virginia 22802

Phone: 540-214-2575
Email: [email protected]

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