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FirstKick is not only a child's first introduction to soccer but often their first introduction to sports. Valor Soccer has carefully crafted the FirstKick program to offer young players in the U5-U8 age groups the very best first soccer experience possible. 

  New Changes For Spring 2021

  • Our club is expanding! FirstKick programming is now available for the following Program Locations:

    • Auburn​ 

    • Kent (Fairwood)

    • Kent (Kent Valley & East Hill)

    • Maple Valley

  • Register with your returning team or as a  free agent with our new registration platform, Sports Connect! ​Learn how to set up your new Sports Connect account in the Spring 2021 FAQ.

    • Coaches and their returning players can register as a team using a Team Code during registration. ​

    • New players can register as a free agent, and we will place them on an existing team or create a new team. 

  • Free participation for players in need of financial aid! Learn more about applying for financial aid.

  • Free player registration for head coaches of FirstKick teams! Learn more about becoming a coach.

  Season Info & Team Formation

The 2020/21 Playing Cycle is comprised of two FirstKick seasons - Fall 2020 and Spring 2021. For this playing cycle, FirstKick is available to the following age groups/birth years and teams will be rostered as follows:

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  Key Dates

  • Registration OPENS. . . . . Feb. 3 at 10AM

  • Registration CLOSES. . . . . March 3 at 11:59PM

  • FirstKick Coaches Meeting. . . . . March 24

  • Cleat Exchange. . . . . March 28

  • Practice begins. . . . . Week of April 12

  • Games begin. . . . . April 17

  • Season ends. . . . . May 22

  Registration Fees

Registration Fee

  • U5-U8: $90

Jersey Fee

  • $25

SAVE $10! Register before Feb. 19 to take advantage of early bird pricing! 

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  Player Gear

Players returning from 2019 or 2020 FirstKick seasons may reuse their FirstKick jersey for the Spring 2021 FirstKick season. New players (or returning players who need a larger jersey size) will purchase the $25 Nike FirstKick jersey during online registration.

Parents will also need to ensure their child has:

  • Soccer cleats

  • Shin guards

  • Soccer ball

Mark your calendar for the Cleat Exchange before the start of each Fall and Spring season! Whether you need new cleats or are looking to donate an old pair, the Cleat Exchange is a great opportunity for everyone!

  Player & Team Development

Valor Soccer's professional Technical Leadership Team creates the developmental curriculum that all of our FirstKick teams work from. 


  • FirstKick teams will participate in one weekly individual team practice with their teammates and coach. 

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  • FirstKick teams will play in an intra-club league with three divisions - Coed, Boys, and Girls.  

  • Games are played on a small-sized "modified or mod" field to optimize player engagement and involvement at this age.

  • Games will be played on Saturdays. 


Valor Soccer is now on Sports Connect!

We are excited to be using Sports Connect's registration platform to make registration easier for you and for us! It's easy to get started, and you can set up your account and your player's profiles before registration opens.

Check out the Spring 2021 FAQ to set up your new account before registration opens on Feb. 3rd. 


Questions? Email us at