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Cal South Admin. Hot Sheet // June 5, 2008

June 05, 2008

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

     
 

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

Thursday, June 5, 2008

UPCOMING DEADLINES
June 30
League Registrar Certification Deadline
July 1
Fall 08-09 Cards can be Printed
July 15
Fall 08-09 Cards Used for Competition
July 31
Last Day Players May Transfer from One Team to Another
August 1
Start of Pre-Season Player Transfer Roster Freeze

Date and Location Announced for 2008 Cal South Presidents' Summit
June 28th, 1:30 pm at the Home Depot Center in Carson, CA
The 2008 Cal South Presidents' Summit will be held on Saturday, June 28 at the Home Depot Center in Carson. The Summit will begin in the afternoon around 1:30 p.m. and will be followed by a reception and special seating for the Chivas game vs. the New York Red Bulls. The Summit format is more compact for 2008 and will have lots of solid information on club and league management topics.

Cal South will have two seats set aside for each league or club. Each league or club should plan to send two of their top representatives, if possible, to the Summit. Look for more on the Presidents' Summit over the next couple of weeks, but make sure to mark your calendar and please set aside the afternoon of Saturday, June 28th.


Cal South Donates $210,000 to Its Far West Regional-Bound Teams
Championship Dreams Fortified by $5000 to Each of 42 Teams
As they have for several years now, Cal South will be donating $5000 to each of the 42 teams attending the US Youth Soccer Far West Regionals, to be held in Honolulu, Hawaii, from June 16-22, 2008. All told, this makes a record total of $210,000 from Cal South given to assist these teams with their travel and team expenses.
The 42 teams are comprised of the 16 National Cup champions and 26 wild card teams, who will all serve as Cal South's representatives at the Regional competition.

Eight of the 26 wild card teams earned their spots based on their success in the 2008 spring season of the Far West Regional League, while ten additional teams earned theirs in the fall 2007 season. The other eight wild card teams were chosen through the Region IV draw process. One of the teams chosen as a Far West Regional League wild card in the fall, the GU15 So Cal Blues, simultaneously secured a spot in the US Youth Soccer National Championships already by placing second in their bracket in this year's inaugural season of the US Youth Soccer National League. 39 of the 42 teams have been named so far, while the other three -- the two championship teams and one wild card -- will be determined in this weekend's U19 finals action on Sunday, June 8 in Chino.


For the full list of teams heading to the US Youth Soccer Far West Regionals, please click here.



Cal South Unveils News Member I.D. Cards

Registrars Can Now Upload and Easily Print Player Photos on Cards
In an effort to make the easy identification of players and coaches a more fluid process, Cal South recently announced several changes to its Membership Identification Cards for the upcoming 2008-2009 season. Outside of the basic redesign of the cards, the biggest change is the ability for league-certified registrars to upload player photos into CORIS, the Cal South Online Registration Information System. Registrars can then print the photos onto the cards.

Each Member I.D. and Member Pass (the portion of the Member I.D. that is officially used by coaches at games) must have a photo on it, and all photos must appear on the front face of the card. Another significant change is that players are no longer required to record their signature on their Member Passes. There is now no requirement for a signature on each card other than that of the league-certified registrar. To read a list of frequently asked questions regarding the new Cal South Membership Identification Card, including distribution dates and proper utilization, please click here.

ODP Residential Camps Filling Up Quickly - Send in Your Applications Now!
Boy's and Girl's Weeks Sold Out; Spaces Still Available for Day and College Prep Camps
All day camps are still open for registration for the 2008 Cal South ODP Camp program. The price for the highly popular camps went up to $210 on June 1, but those interested should act fast, as these camps fill up quickly. Group discounts for the camps are available; any club, league or team registering 5 or more players at a time may receive $20 off each camp registration; if you register 20 or more players at a time, $35 will be discounted off each registration. In order to receive these discounts, all applications must be submitted together and at least two weeks prior to the camp start date. Please visit our website at www.odpcamps.com for full information on dates and locations or to download an application. For further information or immediate assistance, please contact Elizabeth Dipre, ODP Camps Administrator by email at edipre@calsouth.com or by phone at 714.451.1529.

New Coaching Education Courses Have Been Posted!
Cal South's Partnership with LA84 Foundation Reaps Huge Benefits for Member Coaches

Since the extension of the LA84 Foundation's partnership with Cal South for 2008, a huge number of Youth Module, "E" License and "D" License coaching courses have been scheduled. These courses are free of charge, though there is a deposit of $25 to reserve your spot as space is limited for these courses. For a list of all LA84 courses or to register for an upcoming course, please click here. To view our full coaching courses schedule through Summer 2008, click here. Please also keep in mind it is mandatory that all recreational head and assistant coaches hold at least a YM1 or YM3 level license when coaching a Cal South team. Not sure what license level is right for you? Click here for a description of each license level Cal South has to offer.

Risk Management Policy: A Reminder on Card Printing
All administrators MUST complete the Live Scan process; this includes all coaches, managers, team administrators, board members and tournament directors. A card can NOT be printed until the Corporate Office has received approval from the Department of Justice. The process can take up to 14 business days to complete. If you log into your CORIS account and see an R with a red circle around it, please contact Lisa Wolfs, Risk Management Coordinator, at 714.451.1520 or lwolfs@calsouth.com.Click here for more information on getting your Live Scan done or on hosting an upcoming session.

UPCOMING SPECIAL EVENTS & MEETINGS
June 7
Board of Directors Meeting // Corporate Office
June 16-20
ODP Day Camps // Anaheim Hills & Temecula
June 16-22
US Youth Soccer National Championship Series Far West Regionals // Honolulu, Hawaii
June 22
TOPSoccer Clinic // San Diego
June 22-26
ODP Residential Camp - Girl's Week // Thacher School, Ojai
June 28
Cal South Presidents' Summit // Home Depot Center, Carson
June 28
JUSA TOPSoccer Fest // Placentia
June 28 - July 2
ODP Residential Camp - Boy's Week // Thacher School, Ojai
July 4
Independence Day // Corporate Office CLOSED
July 7-11
ODP Day Camps // Moorpark & San Juan Capistrano
July 14-18
ODP Day Camps // Oceanside & Irvine
July 21-25
ODP Day Camps // Chino & Orange
July 22-27
US Youth Soccer National Championships // Little Rock, Arkansas
July 28 - Aug. 1
ODP Day Camp // San Diego

League Fundraising Options:
ESPN Coaches Fundraising Program

Quick Links:
Cal South Rules & Regulations // Bylaws
Cal South Board of Directors
Corporate Office Directory
LA84 Foundation-sponsored Coaching Courses
Full Cal South Coaching Education Course List
http://www.calsouth.com/

About Cal South:
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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