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Cal South Admin. Hot Sheet // April 29, 2008

April 29, 2008

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

     
 

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, April 29, 2008

UPCOMING DEADLINES
April 30
Sanctioned Tournament Applications Due in Corporate Office
April 30
National Cup U19 Entry Deadline & Draw/Cup-Tie Date
May 1
ODP Youth Academy or College Prep Camp full tuition due
May 16
National Cup U19 Roster Freeze Date
May 19
Registration deadline for R9 Referee Instructor Course on May 24th
June 1
ODP Summer Day Camp registration increases to $210
June 1
Fall Teams can be "Activated" in CORIS

URGENT - Tournament Applications Due by April 30th!
Avoid Late Fees and Problems by Getting Yours in ASAP!

Cal South Tournament Applications are due in the Corporate Office by April 30th. Now is the time to get your league's tournament application in, so it leaves everyone plenty of time to correct any errors that may pop up. The Cal South Board of Directors will review all applications at the May and June Board Meetings. For more information on the process, click here or contact Brandy Buell at bbuell@calsouth.com.

ODP Residential Camps Filling Up Quickly - Send in Your Applications Now!
Youth Academy & College Prep Camp Tuition Due In Full by May 1st
ODP Youth Academy Residential Camps are filling up quickly, so send your application in to ensure your spot. Even if you have already applied, full tuition fees for the Youth Academy and College Prep Camps are due to the Cal South Corporate Office by no later than May 1st. Group discounts for the Summer ODP Day Camps are available: any club, league or team registering 5 or more players receive $20 off each camp registration; any league or club registering 20 or more players at a time can receive $35 off each camp registration. In order to receive these discounts, all applications must be submitted together. 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.

IRS Reiterates Interest in Nonprofit Governance
Cal South Leagues and Clubs Reminded to Review Internal Policies
IRS Tax-Exempt and Government Entities (TE/GE) Commissioner Steven Miller made it clear in comments this week that his unit will continue to exercise a role in encouraging strong nonprofit governance practices, despite an acknowledged "absence of explicit federal statutory authority" to do so. According to the Bureau of National Affairs (BNA), Miller stated at an April 23 conference that the agency is interested in governance because "the effects of good or bad nonprofit governance show up in all that we do." Miller said the IRS will continue to "educate, engage, and indeed irritate" in the areas of governance by scrutinizing the composition and independence of an organization's board, its internal controls to safeguard assets, and executive compensation, among other areas.

Free College Recruiting Seminars Announced for Cal South College Showcase
NCSA's Carmen Bucci to Present Helpful Tips to Student-Athletes on May 10th
The National Collegiate Scouting Association (NCSA), the premier source of college recruiting advice and expertise, will present two free seminars at the 3rd annual Cal South College Showcase Weekend on May 10th at 10 am and 1 pm. Carmen Bucci, a nationally syndicated columnist and former professional baseball player and scout, will guide parents and student-athletes through the importance of establishing athletic and academic goals, setting realistic expectations and seeking opportunities at all college levels. There is no registration necessary to take part in the seminars and there are no fees involved. This year's Cal South College Showcase Weekend takes place on May 10 and 11 during the Cal South National Cup Sweet Sixteen and Quarterfinal Rounds at the Lancaster National Soccer Center. For more information on the NCSA, please click here.

Cal South R9 Referee Instructor Course Announced
Interested in Becoming a Certified Cal South Referee Instructor? Join Us on May 24th

For any interested Directors of Referees in any sanctioned Recreational League, Cal South will be hosting an R9 Referee Instructor Course on May 24, 2008 from 9am to 5pm at the Cal South Corporate Office. This course is for an excellent opportunity for Cal South Recreational programs to develop and train their own R9 Referee Instructors. Application to this event and reservations to attend are required and all applications must be received by May 19. The cost of the course, with materials, is $35.00. For more information or to register, please click here.

UPCOMING SPECIAL EVENTS & MEETINGS
May 3
TOPSoccer Symposium // Corporate Office
May 10
Board of Directors Meeting // Lancaster
May 10-11
Cal South College Showcase Weekend // National Cup // Lancaster
May 17
San Luis Obispo County TOPSoccer Fest // Los Osos
May 18
Orcutt TOPSoccer Workshop // Orcutt
May 24
R9 Referee Instructors Clinic // Corporate Office
May 24
National Cup U19 Start Date
May 26
Memorial Day // Corporate Office CLOSED
June 7
Board of Directors Meeting // Corporate Office


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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