Cal South Leagues & Clubs: Have You Considered Adult Soccer In Your League?
ADULT LEAGUE APPLICATION DEADLINE: AUGUST 1
Adult League Application Available for Download Here
As you may have heard, adult league soccer is now a very real aspect of Cal South, and already established Cal South Member Leagues and Clubs are invited to consider expanding their
reach beyond youth soccer. Think about it: hidden within all of those cheering moms, dads, aunts, uncles, brothers and sisters on the sidelines of your youth soccer games, there could be some really great soccer players looking for a chance to show their skills on the pitch!
The Cal South Adult League Application deadline is August 1st, so if you are thinking of expanding your league's membership to include all ages, you need to get your completed application in by that time.
For more information on Cal South Adult League soccer, click here. To download an Adult League Application, click here.
SCMAF and Cal South Soccer Enter Into Exclusive 10-Year Partnership Agreement
Agreement Geared towards Professionalizing and Growing Adult Soccer Programs through Municipalities across Southern California
The Southern California Municipal Athletic Federation (SCMAF) and the California State Soccer Association - South (Cal South) announced today that they have entered into a 10-year exclusive agreement aimed at growing, incorporating and improving adult soccer programs throughout Southern California.
"The mission for SCMAF, as a membership based organization, is to create healthier communities through sports and physical activities, so connecting our member agencies with Cal South and the structuring of adult soccer programs as part of this agreement is a perfect fit," states Tim Ittner, Executive Director for SCMAF. "City agencies see great potential for adult soccer programs, but they also want to better understand the benefits and best
options for their agency moving forward. We are confident that this partnership will help them every step of the way."
To read the full Cal South Press Release,please click here .
Cal South Donates $157,000 to Its Regionals-Bound Teams
35 Far West Regional Teams Receive $2500 Each
14 Presidents Cup Region IV Teams Receive $5000 Each
LIVE SCORING UPDATES ON REGIONIV.COM
In order to provide what is considered the ultimate in "member benefits" to its leagues and clubs, Cal South has maintained a tradition of donating funds to its teams going to the US Youth Soccer Far West Regional Championships. This year being no different, Cal South has provided $87,500 to its 35 teams - $2500 per team - taking part in the 2009 Far West Regionals, being hosted this year in Lancaster, CA from June 15-21, 2009. Another $70,000 - $5,000
per team - has been donated by Cal South to their ten U13-U17 State Cup champions and four wild card teams taking part in the inaugural Region IV US Youth Soccer Presidents Cup, where Cal South teams took 8 out of 10 champions this past weekend.
"I am doubly excited that Cal South can help out our players in reaching both of these Regional tournaments," said Cal South President Gregory Falk. "These donations are made possible, in part, via our incredible State Cup and National Cup competitions. Cal South has always strived to be the best youth sports organization in the world. On behalf of the entire Cal South board of directors, I wish for all our players to do well and enjoy their
experiences at both tournaments."
For full story,click here .
2009-2010 US Youth Soccer National League Applications Now Being Accepted
League Consists of Under-15, Under-16 and Under-17 Boys and Girls Teams
The US Youth Soccer National League is accepting applications for the 2009-2010 season. Applications are due by July 10, 2009 at 5 p.m. ET. The National League consists of Under-15, Under-16 and Under-17 Boys and Girls. Eight teams will qualify in each group with teams earning slots primarily from play in their respective US Youth Soccer Regional Leagues or through previous National League qualification. The top four finishers of the 08-09 National League season
have earned the opportunity to retain their slots for the 09-10 season, providing the teams meet all eligibility requirements. It is expected that one team from each of the four Regional Leagues will join the top four to complete the eight teams per age group. If any eligible returning team does not participate in the 09-10 season, the National League Committee will select an additional eligible team to participate.
Click here for the National League Team Application. To read the full US Youth Soccer release,please click here .
Los Angeles Fútbol Circuit Registration is Now Open
Visit www.lafutbolcircuit.com for more information
Registration for Cal South's Los Angeles Fútbol Circuit is now open. Our competitive gaming circuit is open to U9-U19 boys and girls competitive teams within the greater Los Angeles area. Register soon! Early Bird registration ends June 30. Late registration closes July 17. For more information, contact Jorge Sotelo at 714.451.1523 or firstname.lastname@example.org
or Alfonso Hernandez at 714.986.6453 or email@example.com
. You can also visit www.lafutbolcircuit.com
for more information.
Cal South Referee Assignor Course to be held on June 27th
Open to Directors of Referees & Admins Eager to Become Assignors for Their League
Cal South will be hosting a Referee Assignor Course at the Cal South corporate office on June 27th from 8am-2:30pm. The cost is $10 to attend. This course is open to all Directors of Referees and any league administrators who wish to become assignors for their league. For contact information, questions or details on how to register, please
Registrars: A Couple of Important Points
Having the clearing & billing processes down correctly will save you headaches later
Even though the spring '09 and fall '09-'10 seasons are now open, it's important to review one very important Cal South business rule. Regardless of the season, an "accepted" player will automatically generate an invoice. Make certain that when you click on "Save Application Changes" with the purpose of clearing a player that this is the action you wish to take. If you have any questions regarding the clearing process or would
like to know more about the billing process, please contact the League Account Management department at 714.451.1513.
Order Your Cal South Member I.D. Passes Today!
Player passes may be printed and used beginning July 1st and useable immediately. This should allow registrars a more flexible window in which to print and prepare cards while also allowing more flexibility in terms of summer tournament participation and bracketing. As an additional reminder, Cal South 2008/2009 fall, spring 2009 and summer 2009 passes are valid through August 31st.
Whatever you do, please don't piecemeal your pass requests! Don't wait to order your complete supply for the fall, spring and summer tournament seasons… ORDER ALL OF THEM TODAY! To find out what your complete allocation is, or if you have questions regarding the use of Cal South Member I.D. Passes, please contact Victor Villanueva in the League Account Management department at firstname.lastname@example.org
Are you ready to test your knowledge and become certified?
League Registrar Certification Test available to new non-certified registrars
As of May 15, 2009, the League Registrar Certification Test will be available online for all league non-certified registrars that have attended official Cal South Training within the last 9 months. The questions are variations of multiple choice and true/false formats. The test will measure the candidate's knowledge of various concepts, usage of the CORIS system, as well the Rules and Regulations. Registrars must test out no later than August 31, 2009. Test
notification will come via an email with specific instructions that will also include a link and password to access the test. If you have any questions regarding the League Registrar Certification Test, please contact the League Account Management Department at 714.451.1513.
Risk Management Policy: A Reminder On Card Printing
The 2009-2010 Season is Approaching Quickly!
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. Please make sure that your league has correctly inputted or updated your information in the CORIS system. 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 email@example.com
for more information on getting your Live Scan done or on hosting an upcoming session.