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Cal South Admin. Hot Sheet // July 19, 2007

July 19, 2007

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

     
 

Welcome to the Cal South Admin. Hot Sheet, a bi-monthly email
directed to all Member League VIPs, geared towards keeping
them informed on Association Business.

Thursday, July 19, 2007

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TIME IS RUNNING OUT!
Youth Module Course Applications are Due at Least 30 Days Prior to the Date Requested.
Now is a great time to schedule a Youth Module to get your recreational coaches licensed! Each league can request to host their own Youth Module course for their coaches. There are two recreational coaching license levels: YM1, which is required in order to coach under 9 years old, YM3, which is required to coach kids 9 years old and above. At each Youth Module course, the coaches will be exposed to topics including the philosophy of coaching, prevention and care of soccer injuries, laws of the game, principles of attack and defense, and coaching tactics, to name a few. If this sounds like the type of opportunity you would like to present to your recreational coaches, please view the "How To" by clicking
here. You may also contact Chrissy Teyechea atcteyechea@calsouth.comwith any questions or concerns which you may have.

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Cal South to Give $10,000 to 7 Teams Bound for 2007 National Championships
Regional and National Donation Total: $205,000
As in the past couple of years, Cal South is donating $10,000 to each of its seven teams that are bound for the 2007 US Youth Soccer National Championships in Frisco, Texas in July, which teams may use to help ease the burden of costly travel expenses. Adding this total to the $135,000 Cal South gave to its 27 teams at the Far West Regionals last week, this brings its donation total to $205,000, with much of the money derived from State and National Cup application fees. Cal South is proud of all of its talented teams, and wishes to show its appreciation for their hard work by giving them this ultimate in Member Benefits. Good luck to you all!

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Dates Set for Soccer Nation Expo 2008: January 5th and 6th at the L.A. Convention Center
For those that have not heard yet, just a reminder as to the impending dates for next year's Soccer Nation Expo. The event is set to take place on 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. As in years past, the 2008 Nike Awards Banquet will take place on Saturday night, January 5th at the L.A. Wilshire Grand, so please make sure to get your tickets once they have been announced as being on sale. The Annual General Meeting (AGM) will be taking place on Sunday, January 6th in various rooms throughout the Convention Center. Further details will be announced on www.SoccerNationExpo.com as they are confirmed. We'll see you there!!

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Cal South has a new vendor for Live Scan!
Live Scan Solutions, a service out of Ontario, is here to help serve the Cal South Membership. Cal South and Live Scan Solutions will be scheduling all sessions throughout the summer. If you have any further questions, please contact Lisa Wolfs at 714.451.1518.

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Registrars: A way to make printing cards easier for administrators!
Registrars, please remember to put your administrators in the CORIS system before they go through the Live Scan Process. This will make the process of updating much more efficient. A card can not be printed unless the administrators are approved in the CORIS system. Also please look in the State League and in the 2006-2007 season before entering the administrators. Please remind your administrators to fax over their live scan forms once they have completed the process. The fax number is 714 441-0715. If you should have any questions, please feel free to contact Lisa Wolfs at 714.451.1520 or
lwolfs@calsouth.com.

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Order Your Cal South Passes Today!!
Don't piecemeal your pass requests! Don't wait to order your complete supply for the fall, spring & summer tournament seasons… DO IT TODAY! To find out what your complete allocation is, please contact Victor Villanueva at
vvillanueva@calsouth.comor 714.451.1515.

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Player Registration Application Forms:
Is it still necessary to submit copies of the Player Registration Application Form to Cal South?
In most cases, "Yes," but due to the recent advent of "online" registration and the fact that Cal South no longer provides the forms, it has come to our attention that leagues are uncertain as to the dissemination of the Player Registration Application/ Medical Release Form. As such, we have outlined a few essentials for leagues that make use of "Parental Online" registration, as opposed to the leagues that use CORIS as a data management tool. It's quite simple: if your league is utilizing "Parental Online" registration, there is absolutely no need to submit any copies of the Player Registration Application/Medical Release form to the corporate office, as the ELAs (Electronic Legal Agreements) are stored electronically. However, if your league is not using "Parental Online" registration, then the process differs somewhat. A single copy on plain office paper will more than suffice. Moreover, in order to help you facilitate and comply with the process and to allow for an adequate amount of time to gather and organize the Player Registration Application Forms, we have determined December 31, 2007 to be a suitable submission deadline for fall registration paperwork . Additionally, please make sure to organize the forms smartly by placing them in team order or something comparably sensible.

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When do I need travel papers?
You need travel papers any time you are participating in an event that is NOT sanctioned by Cal South. This includes participating in games outside the United States. At that point, you will also need Foreign Travel Papers which are due at least 30 days prior to travel. Click
herefor more information.

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YOUTH SOCCER IN THE ORANGE COUNTY GREAT PARK
Want to see an eighteen-field soccer complex in Orange County?
The Vision of a Winning Team - Join Today!

Are you a Cal South Member League that wants to ensure that youth soccer is a major part of the plans for the impending Orange County Great Park sports park? Whether you live in Orange County or are just a fan for the growth of the game as a whole, we are sure you answered a loud "YES!" Well, good news, Members… Cal South has joined the Community Sports Institute team to help make this dream become a reality. The Community Sports Institute (CSI) is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization whose primary mission is promoting the development of Orange County student-athletes through a healthy participation in sports. We encourage everyone to visit the CSI website at
http://www.csisports.organd opt-in for directions as to how you can get involved and stay informed of the progress of our efforts. We greatly appreciate your support!

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CAL SOUTH BOARD OF DIRECTORS UPDATING BYLAWS
Bylaws govern our association, so it is important to continuously review and update them. The Cal South Board of Directors made some key date changes and operational wording to streamline the nomination of officers and the election of District Commissioners. Check out the changes by clicking
here. Also, the current bylaws can be reviewedhere. The changes will mostly go unnoticed, in that leagues will be receiving nomination and election notices as usual, but the deadlines will be different. Just follow the instructions in the notices as usual.

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IMPORTANT DATES
July 15th - First date that Cal South cards for the fall season can be used for competition.
July 24th-29th - US Youth Soccer National Championships (Plano, TX)
July 31st - Last date that competitive and recreational players may transfer from one team another
August 1st - Beginning of roster freeze period
August 12th - 5th Annual San Diego TOPSoccer Day
September 1-3 - Cal South Labor Day Classic Recreational Tournament


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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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