Carroll County Background Check Requirements (PDF)

Carroll County requires background checks for all Board Members, Head Coaches, Assistant Coaches and Team Parents involved in youth sports who are 18 and over. You must have this in order to hold these positions in a Freedom Area Rec Council program.

This document describes the steps to complete the background check. There is no cost to any volunteer for the background check.

Carroll County Minor Consent Volunteer Waiver Form (PDF)

Carroll County requires a legal guardian complete and submit this form for anyone under the age of 18 who volunteer for Recreation Councils under the Carroll County Department of Recreation and Parks.

Sponsor Registration Form (PDF)

Make a difference and sponsor a Freedom Optimist Soccer team! Use the attached form to help support youth soccer in our area. If you would like to sponsor the team of a particular player just indicate the player on the field and we will attempt to honor your request.

Mail your check and completed form to:
Freedom Optimist Soccer
Attn: Sponsor
PO Box 999
Sykesville, MD 21784

or E-mail the completed form with credit card information to jrgeld@freedomoptsoccer.com.


Freedom Optimist Soccer Scholarship (PDF)

The Freedom Optimist Soccer Scholarship was created to reward high school seniors and college freshmen for their involvement in the Freedom Optimist Soccer program, in the community and their academic achievement. Freedom Optimist Soccer will award up to six $1000.00 scholarships each year to seniors in high school or freshmen in college selected from applicants who meet the criteria within the attachment.

Freedom Area Rec Council Accident Form (PDF)

In case of the unfortunate situation where a player is injured, this form needs to completed and submitted within 24 hours, or immediately for serious accidents. A web based version of the form can be found at https://www.freedomoptsoccer.com/accident-report.

Send completed forms to accidentreport@freedomoptsoccer.com.

FOS General Rules (PDF)

The General Rules of the Game followed for Freedom Optimist Soccer games. Some exceptions may be made for each division. Please check with your age division coordinator for any division specific rules differences.

Cash for Causes (PDF)

Support the Freedom Optimist Soccer league all season long just by buying groceries!

When you order Martin’s Gift Cards a % of each card sold goes back to the league. The proceeds go toward new goals, equipment, our new scholarship fund and more.

Cards are available in denominations of $50 and $100. Email freedomoptsoccer@gmail.com before Thursday each week with your order and the cards will be available the following Saturday.