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Cal South Admin. Hot Sheet // October 2, 2007

October 02, 2007

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

     
 

Welcome to the Cal South Admin. Hot Sheet, a newsletter
directed to all Member League VIPs, geared towards keeping
them informed and updated on the latest Association Business.

Tuesday, October 2, 2007

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Tournament Application Deadline Coming Up!
Completed Sanctioned Tournament Applications are due in the Cal South Corporate Office no later than October 31st, 2007 ! Applications received after this date will be subject to a $500 late fee. Applications will then be approved by the Cal South Board of Directors at the November and December meetings. Applications can be downloaded from the Cal South website by clicking here.

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Tournament Guide Insertion Order Deadline Moved Up!
25,000 Targeted Impressions. Only $500!
The deadline for insertion orders and artwork for the 2008 Cal South Tournament Guide has been moved up to November 2nd. This guide is a great way to reach thousands of soccer coaches, managers, players, and their parents to advertise your Cal South Sanctioned Tournament! The guides will be distributed in January to coaches at Soccer Nation Expo 2008 (Los Angeles) and the NSCAA Convention (Baltimore), and at the U.S. Youth Soccer Workshop and Convention (Pittsburgh) in February. Make sure YOUR tournament gets noticed by 25,000 coaches across the country by clicking here to download an insertion order.

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2008 Cal South State Cup and National Cup Registration is Open Now!
You can now register for the 2008 Cal South State Cup and National Cup tournaments. Also, if you register early, you can take advantage of our special "Early Bird" discount rates, which end on October 31st, 2007. Sign up for either tournament by using your CORIS account login when you click here.

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Exclusive LA84 Foundation Specialty Clinic Now Open for Enrollment
"Coaching the Female Athlete" with U.S. U-20 Women's Nat'l & UCLA Head Coach Jillian Ellis

The Cal South Coaching Department, in conjunction with the LA84 Foundation, has just announced its latest specialty course, titled "Coaching the Female Athlete" and taught by U.S. U-20 Women's National Team head coach Jillian Ellis, who also is entering her ninth season as UCLA's Women's Soccer head coach. The clinic will take place on Sunday, October 28, 2007 from 9:00am to 2:00pm at Cal State Long Beach. For more clinic information and if you would like to register to attend this clinic, please log onto our website at www.calsouth.com/LA84classes.

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Nominations Due for the 2008 Nike Awards Banquet by November 16, 2007!
Nominate the coach, volunteer, player or parent that you feel deserves special recognition.

The Nike Awards Banquet, Cal South's annual celebration of the incredible accomplishments of its members and volunteers, will once again come alive just after the lights have gone down on Soccer Nation Expo on January 5th at the Wilshire Grand Hotel in Los Angeles. Dinner and the awards will take place from 7:00pm to 9:00pm with cocktails beginning at 6:00pm. Nomination forms and ticket requests can be found by clicking here, and nomination forms must be sent to the Cal South Corporate Office by November 16, 2007. Make sure to get your ticket request in early, as we have completely sold out the event in the past two years!

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Cal South Days with the UCLA Bruins: October 7th & October 14th
All players 13 & under wearing their jerseys receive FREE admission at 2 exclusive events!!
The UCLA Bruins are holding two special Cal South days in October, where all players 13 and under will receive free admission when they and their teammates show up wearing their team jerseys to each game. The Bruins' Women's team will take on Santa Clara on Sunday, October 7th at 1:00pm, and the Men's team will face California on Sunday, October 14th at 2:30pm. Both games take place at Drake Stadium.

Players attending the October 7th game can join the UCLA Bruins Kids Club and receive a t-shirt, lanyard, membership card and free admission to selected Olympic sporting events, while the October 14th game will feature a special symposium for Cal South coaches hosted by the UCLA coaching staff. (Interested coaches can register online here.) Due to NCAA regulations, teams with high-school aged players, 14 years and up, MUST fill out a team registration form to qualify for free admission to these matches. Click here to fill out the form, fax your team roster to 310.267.2334, or please contact UCLA's Mike Iwamasa at miwamasa@athletics.ucla.edu or 310.206.7916 for more information.

We'll see you and your team at Cal South Days with the UCLA Bruins!

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Cal South Night with the L.A. Galaxy
Vs. Toronto FC, Saturday, Oct. 13, Home Depot Center; Tickets Available Here
Cal South continues to celebrate the fall youth soccer season by joining forces with the L.A. Galaxy for Cal South Night on Saturday, October 13th at 7:30 pm. The Galaxy will take the field at the Home Depot Center against Toronto FC, in what will be the second to last home game for Cal South alumni Cobi Jones in his incredible 11-year career with the Galaxy. The Galaxy will be holding Fan Appreciation Night in conjunction with this event, and there will be continuous prize giveaways throughout the night, including chances for ticket holders to win airline tickets, seat upgrades, autographed soccer, baseball and hockey memorabilia, and numerous prize packages. Twenty thousand Galaxy keychains will also be given out during the night, and Cal South Partners and Sponsors will be given special recognition. (A full list of prizes can be read here.)

Cal South Members can order specially discounted tickets for the game by clicking here. Members can save up to $25 off sideline seats (discounted to $50) and corner seats (discounted to $25), so be sure to take advantage of this special offer while tickets last. We'll see you at Cal South Night on October 13th!

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Soccer Nation Expo 2008: January 5th and 6th at the L.A. Convention Center
Cal South Leagues: 35,000 Attendees Can Mean Great Exposure for YOUR Program...
Take Advantage and Get Your Own Booth at the Biggest Family Soccer Expo in America!

For those that have not heard yet, just a reminder of the upcoming dates for Soccer Nation Expo, which is set for January 5th and 6th, 2008 at the L.A. Convention Center. For the first time, Soccer Nation Expo will expand to two full days of soccer excitement and celebration, with plenty of events and soccer-oriented fun for the entire family. The 2008 Nike Awards Banquet will take place on Saturday night, January 5th at the L.A. Wilshire Grand, and the Annual General Meeting (AGM) will be taking place on Sunday, January 6th at the L.A. Convention Center. Further details will be announced soon, and lists of confirmed exhibitors and an updated schedule can be found at SoccerNationExpo.com. You can also download a booth application form by clicking here. We'll see you at Soccer Nation Expo 2008!!

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Want to Upgrade Your Coaching License?
Cal South's Coaching Education department will be holding new winter coaching courses for the "E" and "D" license levels. If you are interested in getting your coaching license, or would like to upgrade the license you already have, please click here to view our upcoming schedule.

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Registrars: A Big Thank You from the Risk Management Department!!
Cal South has processed over 4000 administrators through the LiveScan program so far this year. Cal South's Risk Management Department wishes to extend a huge thanks to all of the hard-working registrars who helping to ensure that all of these coaches could be out on field before the season stated. For any clubs that still have any outstanding coaches that need to be approved, please contact Lisa Wolfs at 714.451.1520 or by email at lwolfs@calsouth.com.

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League Registrar Certification Update
The League Account Management (LAM) department would like to thank all of those dedicated registrars who took the time to complete our recent League Registrar Certification test. With the inauguration of the certification test in the summer of 2007, the response was extremely positive even though a small portion of registrars ran into some unexpected technical glitches. However, with some additional input from registrars and help from the Articulate Engineers, the test ultimately was very successful! As of today, 240 registrars now fill the official Cal South certified ranks. This is quite an accomplishment and proves that Cal South's registrars are always willing to improve their skills and knowledge base. Again, kudos to all, and good luck to all our freshman registrars!

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Update Security Profiles & Contact Info:
Certified Registrars, do you know who has access to your league's information? Secondly, and just as important, has the contact information for your league's current users -- such as League Registrar, League Board Member, etc. - been updated from seasons past? Many occasions necessitate that we peak behind the security wall and take a look at league contact information. Please take a moment and update your league's user profiles, as well as making sure all contact information is current and valid.

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IMPORTANT DATES
October 5th - Nominations Due for District Commissioners 2, 4, & 6
October 6th
- Board of Directors Meeting (Conference Call)
October 7th - Cal South Day, L.A. Bruins Women's Team vs. Santa Clara, Drake Stadium, 1pm

October 13th - Cal South Night II with the L.A. Galaxy vs. FC Toronto, Home Depot Center, 7pm
October 14th - Cal South Day, L.A. Bruins Men's Team vs. UC Berkeley, Drake Stadium, 2:30pm

October 31st - Tournament Applications Due in Corporate Office
October 31st - Last Day for State & National Cup Early Bird Registration Fees
October 31st - Last Day for Reduced Ticket Prices to Nike Awards Banquet
November 2nd - Tournament Guide Insertion Orders & Artwork Due
November 3rd - Board of Directors Meeting
November 16th - Nike Awards Banquet Nomination Forms Due in Corporate Office
November 16th - Officer Nominations for Cal South President & Secretary Due in Corporate Office

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League Fundraising Options:
ESPN Coaches Fundraising Program
Best Western MVP Program: 15% discount / 5% back to your League or Club! (Check out the Carlsbad Lightning website as a great example of how to start activating this great program and start getting your 5% back -http://www.lightningsoccerclub.com/)

Quick Links:
Cal South Rules & Regulations // Bylaws
Cal South Board of Directors
Corporate Office Directory
http://www.calsouth.com/


The California Youth Soccer Association - South (Cal South) is a 501(c)(3) non-profit corporation, organized in the State of California for the purpose of providing athletic opportunities for our community's youth in the sport of soccer. Cal South is an affiliate member of the United States Youth Soccer Association (USYSA) and the United States Soccer Federation (USSF). Further information on Cal South and its programs can be obtained via the organization's website atwww.calsouth.com or by contacting the headquarters at (714) 778-2972.


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