Hot Sheet Detail

Cal South Admin. Hot Sheet // January 30, 2007

January 30, 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.

Tuesday, January 30, 2007

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LEAGUE VIPS --Space is Filling Fast! Book Your Rooms Now!
Make sure to book your rooms at the Wilshire Grand Hotel for the Soccer Nation Expo 2007 / AGM Weekend. Clickhereto make your reservations now!

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League Registrars: Mark your Calendars!
You don't want to miss the Registrar Workshop to be held at Soccer Nation, Sat. Feb 17th, 1p.m. The League Account Management department will be going over the new mandatory registrar certification program, dates and locations for training, parental "family centric" registration, and other hot topics. Register for the workshop via the event manager link in CORIS. Additional information will be forwarded to you via email in the next week.

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REGISTER YOUR TEAM NOW FOR STATE & NATIONAL CUP OLDERS!
Deadlines on the horizon for U14-U19 in State Cup; U14-U18 in National Cup!
Just a reminder to any teams from the U14 to the U19 age brackets to get their State Cup applications in by Friday, February 9th. If you are planning to register for National Cup, the deadline for U14-U18 is coming up fast, too, on Friday, February 16th. (U19's have until April 15th to apply for the National Cup.)

To register for State Cup, click here. To register for National Cup, click here. Use your Administration Username and Password to enter the system. Once you are in your account, go to the "Teams" section and click "Edit" for the team you want to register. Choose the Tournament tab at the top of the page, then select which tournament you would like to register your team for and fill out the application. You will need the following information for your application: team info (jersey colors), team tournament results for the past two years, U16, U17, & U19 need the graduation year, SAT scores, and GPA for each player. We look forward to seeing your team out on the pitch at the Cal South State and National Cups. Good Luck!

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Just over one week left to purchase your tickets for 2007 Nike Awards Banquet!!
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 for the day. Dinner and the awards will take place from 7:00 pm to 9:00pm with cocktails beginning at 6:00pm. The deadline for getting your ticket requests in to the Corporate Office is February 7th. To download the ticket request form please go to our Soccer Nation Expo webpage by clicking here http://www.soccernationexpo.com/nikebanquet.htm.

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Tournament Directors, Presidents & Registrar Meetings at Soccer Nation Expo 2007!
Meeting for Tournament Directors is Mandatory - if you can't make it, send a representative…
Several break-out sessions are planned for Soccer Nation Expo 2007 next month at the L.A. Convention Center (Saturday, February 17). League Presidents are invited to attend the Cal South Presidents' Meeting, which will take place from 10am-12pm in Room 411, while attendance is mandatory for the Cal South Tournament Directors' Meeting in Room 515A from 9am-12pm. All Tournament Directors must attend; if you can't make it to the event, be sure to send a representative in your place. Both meetings will move at noon to Room 515B for the Presidents' Lunch with Best Western, set to take place until 2pm. There will also be a Registars' Meeting in Room 411 from 1pm-3pm, presided over by Steve Marquez. Personal invitations to each of these meetings will go out in the near future. We'll see you there!

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Get your Live Scan done at Soccer Nation!
If you need fingerprinting done, Live Scan representatives from U.S. Fingerprinting will be at Soccer Nation Expo 2007 to help coaches get this essential process taken care of quickly and conveniently. Individuals need to bring a valid form of I.D. U.S. Fingerprinting will only be accepting cash and credit cards -- NO CHECKS!All Board Members, Tournament Directors, and Administrators need to have their Live Scan done.

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Stay Exempt!Tax Basics for 501(c)3 Organizations...
This website is chock full of great exercises, games and Q&A's to help obtain & maintain your 501(c)3 status: www.stayexempt.org. The online topics cover five major areas such as: Tax-Exempt Status, Unrelated Business Income, Employment Issues, Form 990 & Required Disclosures. Please visit www.stayexempt.org and master your knowledge of your 501(c)3 status today.

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Winter Coaching Courses Have Been Scheduled!
To view or register for a winter course, please visit our website at Calsouth.com or click here. Act fast, because courses start soon and fill up quickly! Not sure what level license you may need? Then click here for a description of each license level Cal South offers. Get it done, and remember to have fun!

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IMPORTANT DATES
February 2nd - U12-U13 National Cup Freeze Date
February 3rd - Start of U9-U11 State Cup
February 3rd - Cal South Board of Directors Meeting
February 9th - U14 - U19 entry deadline for State Cup
February 10th - Start of U12-U13 State Cup
February 16th - U14 - U18 entry deadline for National Cup
February 17th - Soccer Nation Expo 2007 at the L.A. Convention Center!
February 17th - 2007 Nike Awards Banquet at the L.A. Wilshire Grand Hotel
February 18th
- Annual General Meeting at the Wilshire Grand Hotel
February 18th - Start of U12-U13 National Cup
March 1st - 4th - US Youth Soccer Adidas Workshop and Coaches Convention, St. Louis.
March 3rd - U14-U19 Draw/Cup Tie Date for State & National Cup
March 10th - Cal South Board of Directors Meeting
March 16th - U14-U16 Freeze Date
March 15th - 18th - National ODP Championships (Frisco, TX)
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League Fundraising Options:

ESPN Coaches Fundraising Program
Best Western MVP Program: 15% discount / 5% back to League (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 Cal South programs can be obtained via the organization's website at www.calsouth.com or by contacting the headquarters at (714) 778-2972.

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