End-Of-Season Coordinators Meeting

Date:            Wednesday --- December 5, 2018 
Time:           7:00 p.m.  --- Social/Food & Refreshments – Please come early and enjoy!
                     7:30 p.m.  --- Business Meeting
Location:     Our Lady of Mount Carmel Parish in the High School Cafeteria
                     1706 Old Eastern Avenue, Essex, MD 21221


Roster Deadline

September 17th is the deadline for submitting the team Rosters for your Parish Soccer Program, along with any required Waivers.

PLEASE NOTE that these materials must be submitted to the Registrar assigned to your parish soccer program  ---  please see page two of the enclosed Roster Instructions for the name of your Registrar.

Roster Instructions pdf

Pre-Season Meeting

Date: Thursday --- July 19, 2018  

Time: 7:00 p.m.  --- Social/Food and Refreshments –
          Please come early and enjoy!
          7:30 p.m.  --- Business Meeting

Location: St. Ursula Parish in the St. Ursula Spiritual
                 Center located behind the Church
                  8801 Harford Road, Baltimore, MD 21234

Soccer Throw-in

How is a soccer throw-in done? Know the rules and techniques in making a good, long throw-in.

Important Dates


July 26th, August 17th, September 9th, September 10th, September 11th, September 18th, November 11th & 12th, November 18th & 19th

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Rules adapted for ABSP

Specifically Ammended Rules for ABSP

This article outlines the rules that are specific to teams participating in the ABSP.

Referee Inspection

ABSP / CYO Referee Inspection Instructions:

In this post we will outline the instructions given to the referees for inspecting the area and participants, in order to create as safe of an envioronment as possible. Coaches and Parents are encouraged to review these instructions so that they can allieviate any issues prior to game time.

New Header Rule


As part of the ongoing concern for the safety of the players participating in the Archdiocese of Baltimore Soccer Program (ABSP), as specifically related to the increased concern about the impact of Concussions in youth sports, the ABSP Board has initiated a new rule prohibiting the Heading of a soccer ball by our younger soccer players

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Penalty Kick

Free Kick Rules in Soccer

Learn the rules of football's direct and indirect free kicks that you may not have known before.

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