Teams play in a regional league where they train during the week and play league games on 5 Sundays and on 1 Saturday over the course of 5 weekends for a total of 12 games. Each team will also play in the Labor Day Tournament in Bangor. Some teams might choose, as well, to play in a tournament over Columbus Day.
Dates: Aug 13- Noiv
Registration: Please see links below for proper age group.
Premier Teams will have two 1.5 hr trainings per week, have monthly practice games over the winter and play in the Maine State Premier League in the spring. Teams will play in two tournaments--Memorial Day (GPS) and Father's Day (Coastal). All Premier Team players will be selected by tryout, coach’s recommendations from previous AFFC teams and recruiting. All premier team participants will be able to sign up for SoccerFit! at a discounted rate.
The girl’s premier team will play six games in in the Maine State Premier League against other premier teams in Maine beginning in April. The top teams in the league will play in the state cup final to determine the best team in the league. This team will also play in the Father’s Day tournament located at Bowdoin College. The U12/U14 team will have one team training per week based best around the schedule of the players. These trainings will be held at the Firehouse over the winter and at area outdoor fields in the spring. Premier team players will also have the chance to drop in on the skills academy groups for more training and participate in the goalkeeper school for free over the course of the winter sessions
Cost: U14/U16/U19 Boys Teams $850 (not including uniform)
U12 Boys Team: $750 (not including uniform)
U12/U14 Girls Team: $350 (not including uniform)
Dates: Nov 27th - June 17th
Registration Please Register by clicking on the link below:
In Winter Session #2 the Premier Academy teams will train two 1.5 hr training sessions per week. Players will be selected by tryout and coach’s recommendations. The focus of training will be teaching players advanced skills and tactics in order to prepare them to play premier soccer. In the spring teams will continue to train weekly and play in league games.
COST (Please Register by clicking on the links below):
Winter Session #2: Feb 12th - April 13th (Winter Break Feb 17th - Feb 25)
Spring League Session: April 23rd - June 17th
Skills Academy is for players Age 7-18. Trainings will focus on learning essential soccer skills and tactics. The groups will have two 1.5 hour trainings per week. All players welcome to join. In the spring groups will continue to train weekly and play in league games.
COST: $225 per 8 week session
DATES:(Please Register by Clicking on the link below)
The SoccerFit! groups will meet for two 1.5 hour sessions per week. Players will focus on function fitness and advanced soccer skills training. Participants in SoccerFit! show rapid development in their athleticism and soccer abilities. Professional trainer Alex Johnston trains the athletes with the help of AFFC coaches
COST: $200 AFFC Players per session
$225 Non AFFC Players per session
DATES: (Please Click on Link to Register)
Goalkeeper School (GS)
The Goalkeeper school will help players learn essential goalkeeper skills, including shot blocking, positioning, and agility. The goalkeeper school will meet for one 1 hr practice per week.
COST: $100 per* week session
DATES: (Please Register by Clicking on the link below)
Acadia Fire Financial Assistance Program
“The goal of the AFFC Financial Assistance program is to ensure all soccer-loving kids are able to play AFFC, regardless of ability to pay". AFFC Director Michael Curless. Acadia Fire Football Club (AFFC) offers financial assistance for all soccer programs. The AFFC Financial Assistance Committee reviews and approves applications. All application information is kept 100% confidential with respect to coaches, players, and families. AFFC’s mission to make the soccer program accessible to all area families, ensuring that tuition cost is not a barrier for any child.
Scholarship Application Process
1. Applications may be picked up at the AFFC Firehouse lobby or printed from the AFFC website. Applications must be completed by a parent, guardian, or head of household.
2. Applications may be submitted in the following ways:
a) Given to Charles Kimball, AFFC's club manager
b) Dropped off at the Firehouse in the blue box in the lobby
c) Emailed to Charles Kimball at firstname.lastname@example.org
d) Mailed to Acadia Fire FC /scholarship, P.O.Box 420, Mount Desert, ME 04660
3. Applications will be shared with the Financial Assistance Committee for review with name(s) removed.
4. You will be notified with regard to the amount of assistance granted. Please do not delay registration any scholarship that is awarded will be refunded to your credit card or deducted from your monthly credit card payments.
2018 Spring Season outdoor Practice Schedule
Spring Season Premier League Games info can be found on our Calendar page.