Wesley Chapel Weddington Athletic Association

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WCWAA Weddington Soccer
Academy, Challenge, Select, Classic and Premier

Listed below is general information on the levels of play to be offered at WCWAA for the 2018/2019 seasons.  More details will be given in the coming weeks during age group meetings, Club information days and sent via email to our membership.


What is SELECT Soccer?

Select soccer is a step in the progression past recreational level soccer for players in the age groups of U11 through U15.  Select teams are formed based on evaluations during tryout week.  Players are required to tryout and must demonstrate the ability to play at this level.  Select  teams play in the Select Divisions of NCYSA.  WCWAA offers select soccer at the U11 through U15 age groups, in most cases.  


What is CLASSIC Soccer?


Classic soccer is the highest level of soccer offered at WCWAA.  Classic soccer begins in NC at the U11 age division.  Teams are formed during tryouts and participate in the North Carolina Youth Soccer Association’s League.  Classic soccer is broken into divisions ranging from 2ndDivision up to Region III Premier League.  WCWAA is committed to placing teams in the appropriate division of classic for the level of talent.  The Soccer Board is responsible for placing teams in the appropriate division through U13 classic.  Beginning with U14, teams are required to qualify for divisional placement.  WCWAA is proud to offer teams playing in 2nd Division, OPEN Divisions,ELITE Divisions,  1st Division and the Premier Division of NCYSA.  


For general information on classic soccer please visit the NCYSA website at www.ncsoccer.org.


What is the U8/U9/U10 Youth ACADEMY?


The U8/U9/U10 Academy is an NCYSA sanctioned level of play in NC.  Academy soccer is the first step for many players making the jump out of recreational soccer.  In the greater Charlotte area, Academy soccer is the entry to travel soccer for advanced players.  The U8/U9/U10 Academy follows basic guidelines set by NCYSA and carried out at the club level.  Detailed information on the Academy and its implementation at WCWAA will be provided in the coming weeks via the WCWAA Soccer website, team meetings and email distributions.  WCWAA is the proud recipient of the NCYSA 2016 Academy Association of the Year Award! 

For general information on the Academy from NCYSA, please visit:

Academy Parent Guide

For Information on the WCWAA Youth Academy, click HERE!