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Cal South Admin Hot Sheet | Tuesday, November 9, 2010

November 09, 2010



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

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Tuesday, November 9, 2010

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UPCOMING DEADLINES &
START DATES
... UPCOMING EVENTS
8/1-
11/29
Roster Freeze Period in Effect on August 1st 11/6 Board of Directors Meeting | Corporate Office
11/12 All 2011 Cal South Tournament Guide Material Submissions DEADLINE 11/25-
11/26
Thanksgiving Holiday - Cal South
Corporate Office CLOSED
11/29 2011 Sports Authority State Cup Presidents &
Governors Divisions U9-13 DEADLINE
12/4 3rd Annual Santa Margarita Catholic High School TOPSoccer Holiday Fest
11/29 2011 Cal South National Cup Youngers U12-U13
DEADLINE
12/11 Board of Directors Meeting | Santa Barbara (in conjunction with NCAA College Cup)
11/29 End of Player Transfer Roster Freeze for
2010-2011 Season
12/11 Temecula Valley Soccer Association (TVSA) TOPSoccer Cup
11/30 Pricing for Soccer Nation Expo 2011 Raise from $975 to $1050 per Booth 12/11-
12/12
LA84 "E" License Course for Female Coaches & Those Who Coach Female Athletes
12/11 2011 Sports Authority State Cup - Governors & Presidents Division U9-U13- DRAW/CUP-TIE DATE 12/12 Cal South, LA84 & NSCAA Present Specialty Coaching Clinic at the NCAA College Cup
12/11 2011 Cal South National Cup Youngers U12-U13
- DRAW/CUP-TIE DATE
12/24 Christmas Eve - Cal South Corporate Office CLOSED
1/21 2011 Sports Authority State Cup - Governors Division U9-U13 - ROSTER FREEZE DATE 12/31 New Year's Eve - Cal South Corporate Office CLOSED
1/28 2011 Sports Authority State Cup - Governors Division U14-U17- ENTRY DEADLINE 1/8-
1/9
USASA Region IV Council Meeting & Workshops | San Diego, CA
1/28 2011 Sports Authority State Cup - Presidents Division U14-U19- ENTRY DEADLINE 1/13-
1/16
NSCAA 63rd Annual Convention & Exhibit
Hall
| Baltimore, MD

. For full Cal South Calendar, please click here

First Entry Deadline Ahead for 2011 Cal South National Cup and Sports Authority State Cup
National Cup U12-13 and State Cup U9-U13 Teams Must Register by NOVEMBER 29th
Full Information on These Events Can Be Found at www.CalSouth.com/state-tournaments/
Registration is still in full swing for the 2011 Cal South National Cup and the 2011 Sports Authority State Cup, but the first registration deadline is coming up on November 29. Teams in the U12-U13 brackets for National Cup and the U9-U13 brackets for State Cup must be registered by that date.

The cost for teams entering the National Cup is $725, while the State Cup, which picked up a title sponsor in Sports Authority through their recent partnership with Cal South, will be split once more into two separate divisions: Governors and Presidents. Teams applying to take part in the Presidents Division pay a $625 entry fee, while those applying for the Governors Division pay $525 per team.

There are very specific guidelines about which division of State Cup your team can play, so please check out the Play Level Guideline Chart at www.CalSouth.com/state-tournaments/. You will also find links on that page which will take you to full information about each of the Cup competitions.

Here are the pricing and deadlines for these events:

2011 Cal South NATIONAL CUP | $725.00 Entry Fee

Age group Entry Deadline Draw/Cup-tie date Roster Freeze start date
U12 - U13 NOVEMBER 29, 2010 DECEMBER 11, 2010 FEBRUARY 18, 2011 FEBRUARY 27, 2011
U14 - U18 FEBRUARY 5, 2011 MARCH 12, 2011 APRIL 8, 2011 APRIL17, 2011
U19 APRIL 29, 2011 MAY 6, 2011 MAY 20, 2011 MAY 28, 2011

2011 SPORTS AUTHORITY State Cup PRESIDENTS DIVISION | $625.00 Entry Fee

Age group Entry Deadline Cup-tie date/BRACKET DRAW Roster Freeze start date
U09 - U13 NOVEMBER 29, 2010 DECEMBER 11, 2010 FEBRUARY 11 2011 FEBRUARY 19, 2011
U14 - U19 JANUARY 28, 2011 FEBRUARY 11, 2011 APRIL 01, 2011 APRIL 09, 2011

2011 SPORTS AUTHORITY State Cup GOVERNORS DIVISION | $525.00 Entry Fee

AGE GROUP ENTRY DEADLINE CUP-TIE DATE/BRACKET DRAW ROSTER FREEZE START DATE
U09 - U13 NOVEMBER 29, 2010 DECEMBER 11, 2010 JANUARY 21 2011 JANUARY 29, 2011
U14 - U17 JANUARY 28, 2011 FEBRUARY 11, 2011 MARCH 25, 2011 APRIL 02, 2011

For further information about Cal South State Tournaments, please click here.

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Cal South, LA84 & NSCAA Present Specialty Coaching Clinic at the NCAA College Cup
December 12 at University of California, Santa Barbara. Click to register
The LA84 Foundation, NSCAA and Cal South will be presenting a "College Cup" Specialty Clinic in conjunction with the NCAA Men's College Cup at the University of California, Santa Barbara. Clinic will be held Sunday December 12, 2010 from 8:30am to 12:30pm. The cost to participate is only $25. This is an opportunity to attend a great clinic and see the best in college soccer.

Clinicians for the event include:

Registration is already open this clinic. For more details or to register, please click here.

If you have trouble registering for the course or need more information, please contact Chrissy Teyechea at 714.451.1553 or by email at cteyechea@calsouth.com.

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U.S. Soccer Winter National Coaching Schools to Take Place in January Across the United States
Coaching Schools Provide Opportunity to Earn a Nationally Recognized License
Courses to Be Held in California, Arizona and Florida (schedule below)
U.S. Soccer's Coaching Department will conduct National Coaching Schools for "A", "B", "C" and Goalkeeping License Courses in Arizona, California and Florida. Registration for each course opened on Friday, Oct. 29, after a pre-registration period for active members of CoachesNet, U.S. Soccer's official coaches club.

Participants at U.S. Soccer's National Coaching Schools will have an opportunity to earn a nationally recognized license from U.S. Soccer, one of the most prestigious credentials a coach can hold in this country.

The National "A" License course will take place from Jan. 2-10, 2011, at the University of Tampa in Tampa, Fla., and The Home Depot Center in Carson, Calif. During the same time, the National "B" and "C" License courses will be offered at IMG Academies in Bradenton, Fla., and Grande Sports World in Casa Grande, Ariz. The National Goalkeeping License course will run Jan. 23-30, 2011 at The Home Depot Center in Carson, Calif.

View Schedule & Register

For a full story about these courses, click here.

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Cal South Board Conducts Extensive Review of Bylaws
At the June 5, 2010, Board meeting, the Cal South Board of Directors initiated a comprehensive review of the organization's bylaws in an effort to ensure that Cal South, under its status as a non-profit 501(c)(3) corporation, is operating fully in accordance with the current California Corporations Code. The bylaws of an organization are a critical governing document intended to outline an organization's basic structure, voting rights, the powers of its directors, and most importantly, what comprises "membership" within that organization.

"It was time for an exhaustive review, which is very often something that is easy for an organization to put off. There have been new revisions to the Corporations Code and we wanted to ensure that our legal counsel did a full review," stated Cal South President, Johnnie Garza. "Outside of the legal aspects, there were other elements we wanted to take a closer look at as well. We are a membership-based organization, and we wanted that to be clearly established very early on in the document. People want to know who our members are, how you become a member, and who gets to vote. We have outlined that with much greater clarity within our revisions, and we think it will be a welcome change."

The Cal South Board of Directors will finalize the revisions at the December Board Meeting with the actual adoption being voted upon by the credentialed affiliate members at the Cal South Annual General Meeting on February 13, 2011.

To read up on Cal South's bylaws, rules and regulations, mission statement, or other important documentation, please visit www.calsouth.com/bylaws/.

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Travel Policy Changed for US Youth Soccer Region IV Sanctioned Tournaments & Friendlies
Cal South Teams in Good Standing Need Not Use Travel Papers for Such Events
California State Soccer Association South [Cal South] teams in good standing may now travel to friendly matches* and sanctioned tournaments located in all US Youth Soccer Region IV states without garnering permission through travel papers. US Youth Soccer Region IV state associations include Alaska, Arizona, Cal North, Colorado, Hawaii, Idaho, Montana, Nevada, New Mexico, Oregon, Utah, Washington, and Wyoming. All players must have a current medical release (player registration form) and player card, and all team administrators must have a current administrator pass. These documents are proof of insurance coverage should an accident occur on the soccer field during a sanctioned event as mentioned above.

All travel outside that noted above will still require travel papers. If you are unsure whether a tournament is sanctioned through a particular US Youth Soccer Region IV state association, please visit http://www.calsouth.com/travel-papers/ for a listing of the state associations. Go to the website for the state in which the tournament is taking place, and if that tournament is not listed as being sanctioned by that state association, please contact the Cal South corporate office for further assistance and instructions.

*Friendly matches must have documentation such as an email exchange stating the intentions of all parties involved.

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Help Recognize Our Best and Brightest at the Cal South Awards Banquet, February 12 at Soccer Nation Expo 2011!
Nomination Forms will be available at SoccerNationExpo.com on November 15
The Cal South Awards Banquet, our annual celebration of the incredible accomplishments of Cal South's members and volunteers, will once again come alive just after the lights have gone down on Soccer Nation Expo for the day on Saturday, February 12, 2011. Dinner and awards will take place in the ballroom at the Long Beach Hyatt Regency Ballroom from 7:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. with cocktails beginning at 6:00 p.m.

Make sure you get your 2011 Cal South Awards Banquet tickets fast! Only 500 lucky individuals will be joining us for an evening filled with great food, entertainment, recognition and fun. Last year the banquet sold out weeks in advance. Ticket requests will be made available on SoccerNationExpo.com by November 15. Ticket requests need to be received in the Corporate Office by January 28. Be sure to join us for this fantastic event!

These are the awards being given out this year:

  • 2010 Fox Soccer Channel Team Spirit Award
  • 2010 CD Chivas USA Parent of the Year
  • 2010 LA Galaxy Volunteer of the Year
  • 2010 NCSA Student-Athlete of the Year
  • 2010 Sports Authority Boys Player of the Year
  • 2010 Sports Authority Girls Player of the Year
  • 2010 Nike Girls Developmental Coach of the Year
  • 2010 Nike Boys Developmental Coach of the Year
  • 2010 Nike Girls-Older Competitive Coach of the Year
  • 2010 Nike Girls-Younger Competitive Coach of the Year
  • 2010 Nike Boys-Older Competitive Coach of the Year
  • 2010 Nike Boys-Younger Competitive Coach of the Year
  • 2010 Cal South Recreational League of the Year

Nomination forms for these awards will also be made available at SoccerNationExpo.com by November 15. Each nomination form outlines the requirements for each candidate. All nomination forms need to arrive in the Cal South Corporate Office no later than December 31, 2010.

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The 2011-2012 League Application Process is Just Around the Corner!
It's time to start thinking about the League Application process for the next year. Are you compliant? The following is a summary of requirements:

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  1. Current and completed League VIP directory on file with the Cal South Corporate Office
  2. Current League Bylaws, Rules and Regulations on file with the Cal South Corporate Office
  3. A minimum of five (5) teams registered with the league/club *All league/club teams and players must be registered through the CORIS System.
  4. Active Incorporation status with State of California (CA Secretary of State)
  5. Active 501(c)(3) Tax Exemption status (US Department of the Treasury)
  6. A copy of the league's most current IRS Form 990 or 990EZ
  7. Written verification of field access or field permits under new league applicant

If you have any questions regarding the League Application process, please contact:

Steve Marquez
Cal South League Account Management (LAM)
714.451.1513 // smarquez@calsouth.com

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Spring 2011 Soccer Season is Now Open for Registration
It's never too early to think about spring!
Cal South's spring 2011 soccer season is now open for registration. For additional fee structure information, please click here to download.

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It's Time for a CORIS Clean-up, Registrars!
Please Review All Pending Applications Within Your League
Now that the 2010-2011 fall season has started, registrars should take a look at any pending applications within their league. In CORIS, you can do this by simply pulling up "Pending All Applications" and "Accepted - Yes" on the menu to see players for whom you have been potentially billed but were not assigned to teams. If, in fact, these players are not playing for you this season and you have already refunded their money, please send a list of the names to one of Cal South's League Account Managers for review and confirmation of cancellation and billing credits.

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The California State 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 both youth and adult soccer players in our community. 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 websitewww.calsouth.com
by contacting the Cal South Corporate Office at 714.778.2972.

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