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2018 Annual Schedule

This planner is offered as a way to help families plan. Practice schedules for the older age groups (9 and above) are determined by coach's availability. We won't know game schedules until we know how many kids/teams we're putting on the field. 


  • 1st: New Years Day
  • 7th: Opening Day for Winter Futsal
  • 9th: NCSL Board of Director's Meeting (Travel Teams)
  • 15th: Martin Luther King Holiday
  • 24th DSC Q1 Board of Director's Meeting


  • 2nd: Groundhog Day (again)
  • 11th: Spring Registration Opens
  • 12th: First Spring Uniform Pre-order placed
  • 14th: Valentines Day
  • 19th: President's Day
  • 20th: 1st Validation of Spring Coach Risk Profiles (Coaches get registered early!)
  • 25th: Last games of Winter Futsal


  • 2nd: Second Spring uniform Order placed (Try to be registered before this!)
  • 6th: Spring Team Websites set up
  • 8th: Pre-Season Coach's meeting
  • 16th: 2nd Validation of Spring Coach Risk Profiles
  • 17th: St Patrick's Day
  • 18th: Spring Registration Ends
  • 19th: Mandatory new team admin meeting for Travel team managers
  • 20th: 3rd and final Spring Uniform Order placed
  • 21st: NCSL Board of directors meeting, budgeting and approvals
  • 22nd: Recreation and Academy Game Schedules Posted
  • 25th: Maryland Day
  • 26th - April 2nd - Spring Break
  • 31st: Passover


  • 1st: Easter Sunday
  • 2nd: Spring Break ends
  • 3rd: Academy Parent's Pre-Season Kickoff Meeting (Postponed )
  • 6th: Pre/Post Practice Parent Planning Meeting
  • 7th: Recreation*, Academy**, and Travel Season Begins
  • 17th: DSC Q2 Board of Director's Meeting
  • 22nd: New Goalkeeper's Clinic 2PM - 3PM (Moyer Park)(Registration Required)
  • 22nd: Goalkeepers w at least 2 seasons experience: 3PM-4PM (Moyer Park) (Registration Required)

* Recreation practice times are dependent upon coach's availability. Games are typically played on Saturdays and sometimes Sundays (for makeup games), and usually take place at either Damascus Regional Park or Ovid Hazen. 

** Academy practice times are typically on Monday and Friday evenings at Ovid Hazen. Small Sided games will be played on Saturdays from 9-11 at Damascus Regional Park. 


  • 13th: Mother's Day
  • 16th: Ramadan Begins
  • 27th: No NCSL games scheduled
  • 28th: Memorial Day


  • 2nd: Last Day of Spring Season
  • 2nd: Fall Registration Opens
  • 9th: Rain Date for Spring Season
  • 12th: Last Day of School
  • 17th: Father's  Day
  • 22-24: First Ever Stoke City ID Camp (Click to Register)


  • 4th: Independence Day
  • 7th: First Fall Uniform Pre-order placed 
  • 11-15:  Stoke City Development Camp (Click to Register)
  • 13th: Damascus Parade (All DSC Members invited and encouraged to march with us!) (Click to RSVP)
  • 13th: 1st Validation of Fall Coach Risk Profiles (Coaches get registered early!)
  • 15th: Uniforms Transitioned to Admiral (self-service)
  • 16th First Registration Rate Increase
  • 18th: DSC Q3 Board of Director's Meeting
  • 22nd Second Registration Rate Increase
  • 27th: Try to be registered before this date!
  • 28th: First Day of Stoke City National Camp in Georgia for those who qualified in June


  • 7th: Fall Team Websites Set Up
  • 11th: Deadline for ordering Uniforms if you want them delivered before the season starts
  • 18th: Fall Registration Ends
  • 21st: 2nd Validation of Fall Coach Risk Profiles
  • 22nd: Recreation and Academy Game Schedules Posted
  • 24 - 26: August Cup Tournament
  • 28th: Academy Parent's Kickoff Meeting
  • 29th: Pre-Season Coach's Meeting 


  • 1-2: Rush For the Cup Tournament Weeknd
  • 3rd: Labor Day
  • 4th: Field permits become active (first day of practices)
  • 4th: First Day of School
  • 8th: Opening Day of the Fall Season 
  • 9th: Possible Fall Season Open Play Day (TBD)


  • 8th: Columbus Day
  • 16th: DSC Q4 Board of Director's Meeting
  • 19th: Winter Futsal Registration Opens
  • 27th: Last Day of Fall Season
  • 31st: Halloween


  • 3rd: Rain Date for Fall Season
  • 9th: Coaches Refunds Issued
  • 12h: Veteran's Day Holiday
  • 19th: NCSL Travel materials distributed to Club Reps
  • 22nd: Thanksgiving
  • 30th: Winter Futsal Registration Ends


Happy Holidays!