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Cal South Admin Hot Sheet | Monday, August 27, 2012

August 27, 2012

Welcome to the Cal South Admin Hot Sheet, a monthly newsletter directed to all Affiliate Member League VIPs, coaches, referees and administrators. The Admin Hot Sheet is geared towards keeping you informed and updated on the latest association business, deadlines and special announcements.

Monday, August 27, 2012

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UPCOMING DEADLINES & EVENTS

9/1

Official Start of Cal South's Fall 2012-2013 Season

9/1

Player Registration Deadline for Fall 2012 Season - Registration Late Fees Applicable to Recreational Players

9/1

2012-2013 Field Certs Available for Affiliate Members in Good Standing

9/4

Labor Day - Corporate Office CLOSED

9/15

Cal South Board of Directors' Meeting | Cal South Corporate Office

9/16

U.S. Women's National Team Gold Medal Victory Tour | U.S. vs. Australia | The Home Depot Center, Carson, CA

10/4-
10/7

USASA Mid-Year Meeting | Chicago, IL

10/13

Cal South Board of Directors' Meeting | Cal South Corporate Office

10/14

Early Bird Discount Registration Deadline for 2013 Cal South National Cup & Sports Authority State Cup

For full Cal South Calendar, please click here

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ONLINE REGISTRATION IS OPEN FOR THE 2013 CAL SOUTH NATIONAL CUP
AND SPORTS AUTHORITY STATE CUP

Teams should take advantage of Early Bird Discount rates good through October 14, 2012!
Full Information and details can be found at www.calsouth.com/state-tournaments/

Registration is now open for the 2013 Cal South National Cup and the 2013 Sports Authority State Cup. The cost for teams entering the National Cup is $745. The Sport Authority State Cup is once again split into two separate divisions: Governors and Presidents. Teams applying to take part in the Presidents Division pay a $665 entry fee, while those applying for the Governors Division pay $565 per team.

Early bird discounts are available for those teams which register for these events through October 14, 2012:

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Event Normal Team Rate Early Bird Discount Rate
(if paid through October 14, 2012)
Cal South National Cup $745 $695
Sports Authority State Cup
Presidents Division
$665 $600
Sports Authority State Cup
Governors Division
$565 $500

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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 or take you to registration pages for each event.

Cal South and Nike Announce Five-Year Partnership Agreement
New agreement marks one of the most significant and longest-standing relationships in youth soccer

OFFICIAL PRESS RELEASE August 12, 2012 (Fullerton, CA) - Cal South and Nike announced today the renewal of their long-standing sponsorship agreement. Nike remains Cal South's official apparel and equipment sponsor supporting all of Cal South's elite youth identification and development programs. Both organizations are committed to supporting each other's efforts to grow the game of soccer in one of the most diverse and distinguished soccer markets in the United States. The new agreement extends the longest-standing apparel sponsor relationship in youth soccer for five years into 2017.

Cal South President Johnnie Garza is very pleased to continue the excellent relationship with Nike. "They are the preeminent soccer brand in the world. Both organizations have grown significantly over the course of our relationship. Our mutual support has accelerated that growth. Nike's investment in Cal South allows us to offer the nation's top identification and development program at virtually no cost to the players. And our players and staff are looking forward to proudly wearing and using the best and sharpest looking soccer gear."

To read full official Cal South press release, please click here.

CB3 Sports Performance and Cal South Team Up
Carlos Bocanegra Returns to Cal South Roots with Advanced Training

OFFICIAL PRESS RELEASE August 20, 2012 (Fullerton, CA) - Cal South and CB3 Sports Performance and Soccer Academy announced today they have signed a three-year agreement in which CB3 will provide soccer-specific sports performance guidance to Cal South's membership. Carlos Bocanegra, U.S. Men's National Team captain and Cal South alumnus, is a founding partner of CB3.

Cal South President Johnnie Garza says the agreement expands Cal South's resources for its members. "Performance training in soccer for both greater skill and injury prevention is an area that has gained prominence over the last few years. Working with Carlos and his incredible staff will insure that Cal South members have access to the most up-to-date and relevant training information. Carlos brings his years of experience on the global stage back home to Cal South with a deep understanding of what it takes to perform at soccer's highest levels."

To read full official Cal South press release, please click here.

U.S. Women to Face Australia at The Home Depot Center on Sept. 16 in 2nd Match After Winning Olympic Gold

The second leg of the U.S. Women's National Team Victory Tour will take place September 16 at The Home Depot Center in Carson, Calif., when the United States will take on Australia at 12:30 p.m. PT. The public sale for tickets began at 10 a.m. on Friday, August 17. To purchase tickets for this game, please click here.

The match at The HDC will be a homecoming of sorts for a number of WNT players who grew up in Southern California. Among these are forwards Alex Morgan (Diamond Bar) and Amy Rodriguez (Lake Forest), midfielder Shannon Boxx (Redondo Beach) and defender Rachel Buehler (Del Mar).

Player Registration Deadline is September 1st for Fall 2012 Season

This is a friendly reminder that the September 1 deadline for registration is just around the corner. On September 1, an additional $4.00 will be added to the registration fee for recreational players. Please contact the Cal South Corporate Office if you need further information regarding the late registration fee.

Cal South Soccer Magazine's September to Land in Homes Soon

The fall kick-off issue of Cal South Soccer Magazine will be landing in homes around the second weekend of September. The new issue is our biggest one ever -- 60 pages featuring all of our championship teams from our very busy late spring and summer. We have championship photos from State Cup Olders, National Cup Olders, Region IV Presidents Cup, Far West Regionals, National Presidents Cup, and the US Youth Soccer National Championships. On the adult soccer side, we have pieces on the 2012 Veterans Cup in Escondido, Cal FC's amazing run at the U.S. Open Cup, and the USASA Regionals and Finals.

Our feature article is a special interview with Kylie Doniak's sisters about the Cal South ODP alumnus' long road to recovery from her near-fatal accident at the hands of a drunk driver in February. We also have a wealth of Member Central articles, spotlights on recreational soccer clinics, the TOPSoccer Fest and the Cal South Pro+ Invitational. And don't forget, everyone's favorite section: the Cal South Pulse! Did you make it into this issue? Check your mailbox to find out!

TOPSoccer Volunteers Needed for All Programs

Volunteers are needed for all TOPSoccer programs. Community service hours are available to high school students. Cal South TOPSoccer chair Sandy Castillo asks that anyone interested in volunteering to help out with TOPSoccer contact her at sandjules@att.net. She will gladly get you in touch with the TOPSoccer program nearest to your area.


Risk Management Policy: A Reminder on Card Printing

All administrators MUST complete the Live Scan process; this includes coaches, managers, team parents, 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 in the Risk Management Department, at 714.451.1520 or lwolfs@calouth.com. Click here for more information on getting your Live Scan done.

If your league would like to host a session please sign up now. There is about a two-week turnaround time to set up a live scan session.

If you are an adult referee that will be refereeing youth matches you will need to have an approved Risk Management on the Registered Officials List to be able to be assigned youth matches.

Join the Cal South Coaches Association and Get an Automatic NSCAA Membership!

Cal South has teamed up with the NSCAA (National Soccer Coaches Association of America) to bring an incredible offer to all soccer coaches in the Southern California area. The new Cal South Coaches Association allows its member coaches to have access to training and development courses and materials like never before!

Membership is only $50 per year and comes with a long list of great benefits, including an automatic one-year membership with the NSCAA (normally $85 annually), the largest soccer coach organization in the world with over 30,000 members. This brings you membership in two great organizations at the same time! A full list of benefits and other information can be read here: www.calsouth.com/en/coaches-association/.

To register for the Cal South Coaches Association, please click here

Is Adult Soccer in Your Organization's Future? Here's How to Start...

Is your youth organization contemplating adding a new adult (men's, women's or coed) recreational or competitive program, but not sure where to begin? Please contact Luis Salcedo at 714.451.1507 or at lsalcedo@calsouth.com to assist you with the process to start a new adult program. It's easier than you might think.

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IMPORTANT CAL SOUTH LINKS
By-Laws, Rules &
Regulations
Board Meeting
Minutes
Corporate Office
Directory

Board of
Directors
Forms &
Downloads
Coaching Courses LA84-sponsored
Coaching Courses
Sanctioned
Tournaments
State
Tournaments
Find-A-League
Risk Management Insurance - Youth Insurance - Adult Free Classifieds Cal South Connect

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About Cal South:
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 website at www.calsouth.com or
by contacting the Cal South Corporate Office at 714.778.2972.