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Important Dates for 2021

January 2021

  • January 1 - February 14 - Open registration for Spring 2021 soccer (no early discount or late fee)
  • January 23 - Topeka Sporting Stripes, U6 and U8 Winter Program - Session 2 Begins (Runs Jan 16, 23, 30, Feb 6, 13)

February 2021

  • February 15 - March 1 - Late registration for Spring 2021 soccer ($15 late fee applied to all registrations)
  • February 19-22 - Dick's Sporting Goods 2021 Spring shop event (Friday – end of day Monday) In store and online - SAVE 20% off everything

March 2021

  • March 6 - Academy Player Evaluation in Lawrence (new players to Academy only)
  • March 8-12  - Spring Break
  • March 8-12 - Sporting KC Spring Break Camp in Lawrence
  • March 15 - Recreation Coaches Meeting (via Zoom) when coaches receive their rosters and can begin to schedule practices
  • March 20 - Academy Kickoff Camp (open to all Academy players)
  • March 22  - Academy Practice Begins
  • March 27 - Opening weekend for All Locations Girls Academy, Boys Academy, Junior Academy, Senior Academy, Coed & Girls Recreation in Lawrence 
  • March 31 - First practice for Pre-Academy in Manhattan

April 2021

  • April 2 - First games for Pre-Academy in Manhattan
  • April 3 - Opening day for Sporting Stripes in Lawrence and Topeka
  • April 7 - Opening day for Sporting Stripes in Manhattan
  • April 9-11 - April Fool's Futbol Festival (Lawrence)
  • April 10 - No games for Lawrence/Topeka Sporting Stripes, Girls Academy, Boys Academy, Junior Academy, Senior Academy, Coed Recreation, and Girls Recreation

May 2021

  • May 12-14 - Classic Cup (Academy tournament)
  • May 14 - Last game for Pre-Academy in Manhattan
  • May  15 - Last weekend for Spring Soccer (Lawrence/Topeka Sporting Stripes; And All Locations Girls Academy, Boys Academy, Junior Academy, Senior Academy, Coed Recreation, and Girls Recreation)
  • May  22 - Rainout date for Lawrence Rec & Academy games

June 2021

  • June 1 - Early bird registration opens for Fall 2021 (Sporting Stripes, Pre-Academy, Girls Academy, Boys Academy, Junior Academy, Coed Recreation, and Girls Recreation)
  • June 1 - June 14 - Early Bird Registration for Fall 2021
  • June 8-12  - Premier Tryouts (Exact times and locations TBD) 
  • High School Girls College ID Camp (Manhattan)
  • June 15 - July 14 - Open Registration for Fall 2021 (no early discount or late fee)

July 2021

  • July 15 - August 9 - Late Registration for Fall 2021 ($15 late fee added to registration fees)

August 2021

  • August 1 - Late Registrations begins ($15 added to all registrations)
  • August  - Academy Player Evaluation  (U8-U12 players only) - (Go to the Calendar embedded in the Lawrence Academy pages for details). Clinton Lake Youth Sports Complex
  • August - Academy Kick Off Camp (open to all Academy players)  (Free) – Time TBA, Clinton Lake Youth Sports Complex
  • August 15 - Last day to register for Fall 2021 (Sporting Stripes, Girls Academy, Boys Academy, Junior Academy, Coed Recreation, and Girls Recreation)

September 2021

  • September 4 - Opening Day for Fall 2021 (Girls Academy, Boys Academy, Junior Academy)
  • September 4 - Opening Day for Coed and Girls Recreation in Lawrence
  • September 8 - Opening Day for Fall 2021 Pre-Academy in Manhattan
  • September 11-12 - KC Charity Cup Tournament, Compass Minerals Sporting Fields
  • September 15 - Opening Day for Fall 2021 Sporting Stripes in Manhattan
  • September 18 - Opening Day for Fall 2021 Sporting Stripes in Lawrence and Topeka

October 2021

  • October  - Registration opens for Winter Indoor Futsal 
  • October  - Last Game Day for Sporting Stripes in Manhattan
  • October  - Last Game Day for Pre-Academy in Manhattan
  • October  16 - Last Game Day for Coed Recreation, Girls Recreation
  • October  23 - Last Game Day for Sporting Stripes in Lawrence and Topeka
  • October 23 - Last Game Day for Boys Academy, Girls Academy, and Junior Academy
  • October 30 - Rainout Makeup Game Day for Coed Recreation, Girls Recreation, Boys Academy, Girls Academy, and Junior Academy

November 2021

  • November  - Topeka Sporting Stripes, U6 and U8 Winter Program - Session 1 Begins 
  • November  - Topeka Sporting Stripes, U6 and U8 Winter Program - Session 2 Begins 

December 2021

  • December 15-31 - Early bird registration for Spring 2022 soccer (save $10 off your registration)