Birth Year explained (updated for 22/23 Fall/Spring seasons)

A number of years ago, USYS (United States Youth Soccer) made changes to the cutoff date for determining age divisions.
See the below graphic to determine your child’s eligibility and age bracket.
As the age divisions will be based on a player’s year of birth, the divisions and their respective birth years for the upcoming Fall and Spring 2022/2023 seasons are listed below.
U14                      1/1/2009 to 12/31/2010
U12                      1/1/2011 to 12/31/2012
U10                      1/1/2013 to 12/31/2014
U8                       1/1/2015 to 12/31/2015
U7                        1/1/2016 to 12/31/2016
U6                        1/1/2017 to 12/31/2017
U5                        1/1/2018 to 12/31/2018
U4                       1/1/2019 to 12/31/2019

If you still have questions about specifics, please direct them to Andy at or Tim at  Please provide us with as much specifics as possible so we can adequately attempt to give you the answers you need.  Thanks ya’ll!