|Cal South Donates Over $150,000 to Its Teams Bound for Regional Championship Events|
Total Figure Includes All Tournament Entry Fees
OFFICIAL PRESS RELEASE June 15, 2012 (Fullerton, CA) - The Cal South Board of Directors has announced that the organization will provide over $150,000 in subsidies and entry fee payments to its Affiliate Member teams, youth and adult, advancing to regional competition series this summer.
At their monthly meeting on May 5, 2012, the Board of Directors discussed the distribution of monetary support to teams advancing through the US Youth Soccer National Championship Series, the US Youth Soccer Presidents Cup Series and the United States Adult Soccer Association National Cups Series.
A motion was passed to provide a subsidy of $3,500 to each team attending the 2012 US Youth Far West Regional Championships in Phoenix, Arizona (June 18-24) and the 2012 US Youth Soccer Region IV Presidents Cup in Arvada, Colorado (June 13-17), which gained their spots as either State Cup or National Cup champions or were chosen as wild cards prior to the date of the board meeting. The amount of $3,500 was also allocated to the three adult teams from Cal South which attended the
USASA Region IV National Cups Finals and the first round of the Lamar Hunt U.S. Open Cup.
Teams attending the Far West Regionals due to their success in the Far West Regional League will receive $1,000 per team. The Board of Directors also agreed that Cal South would cover the payment of the $500 per team entry fees for all of its teams attending the regional and national championships.
To read full official Cal South press release, please click here.
|Live Scoring Updates for the 2012 US Youth Soccer Far West Regionals on CalSouth.com|
CalSouth.com is featuring live scoring updates from the 2012 US Youth Soccer Far West Regionals throughout the week of June 18-24. Preliminary matches take place through Wednesday, June 20, with each team in each age bracket playing three matches. Following a rest day, quarterfinal matches are Friday, June 22, and semifinals are Saturday, June
23. The US Youth Soccer Region IV Champions will be crowned following final games on Sunday, June 24.
Cal South has 34 teams - 16 Cal South National Cup champions, 11 Far West Regional League teams and 7 wild cards - participating in the 2012 Far West Regionals.Cal South teams U14 through U19 who win the Far West Regionals will then represent Cal South and Region IV in the US Youth Soccer National Championships in Rock Hill, South Carolina from July 24-29.
For the full story and live scoreboard, please click here.
|Cal South Teams Capture 7 out of 10 Region IV Presidents Cup Titles in Colorado
U14-U17 Regional Champs Now Head to National Presidents Cup Finals in Sacramento in July
Cal South teams captured 7 of 10 regional championship titles on Sunday, June 17 during the finals round for the 2012 US Youth Soccer Region IV Presidents Cup. Cal South had teams competing in 8 of the 10 finals matches, including the all-Cal South Girls Under 13 final (Platinum SC vs. South Bay Gunners). Six of our winning teams (U14-U17) will now move to the National Presidents Cup Finals in Sacramento, CA from July 11-15.
For the full story, please click here.
|Cal South Announces Players Selected for Upcoming Pro+ Summer State I.D. Camps|
Girls Camp: June 30-July 3 | Boys Camp: July 4-7 | Concordia University
Cal South proudly announced on June 15 the players selected for its pair of upcoming Cal South Pro+ Summer State Identification Camps at Concordia University. Boys and girls (112 players overall) in the 1997, 1998 and 1999 age groups have been invited to the camps. The dates for the camps are June 30-July 3 (girls) and July 4-7 (boys).
The chosen players will be observed by U.S. Soccer staff throughout the camp during their training sessions, and will also get the opportunity to play two games against the Washington EDP program. The games will be played on Day Two and Day Four of camp. A massive emphasis at the camp will be placed on training and identification within the games and sessions.
There will also be numerous lectures held at the camp on sports psychology and player development for all attendees. A special guest speaker for this event will be announced on CalSouth.com in the next ten days. The camps are also open to any college coach who wishes to attend.
For full story and player listings, please click here.
|Save the Date! Cal South Presidents' Summit, Cal State Dominguez Hills, July 21, 2012|
Presidents of Cal South affiliate member leagues and clubs should save July 21 on their calendar to attend this year's Cal South Presidents' Summit, which will once again be held at Cal State Dominguez Hills. Attendees will get updates on new and upcoming Cal South programs, initiatives and member benefits. The Summit will be followed by a hosted reception and complimentary tickets for that evening's match between the LA Galaxy and Chivas USA, courtesy of the LA Galaxy.
An RSVP email will go out to all affiliate member league and club presidents soon. Please watch your email to take advantage of this special event!
|2012 USASA Veteran's Cup Adult Tournament Starts Next Week
Frances Ryan Park, Escondido | June 26-July 1
The 2012 USASA Veteran's Cup will finally begin play next Tuesday, June 26 in Escondido! Over 90 adult teams from all over the country will participate in this summer's Veteran's Cup taking place at Frances Ryan Park on June 26-July 1. The tournament features soccer teams (men's and women's) in the 30+, 40+, 50+, 60+ and 65+ age groups. Some visiting teams are looking for local guest players to complete their team roster. To view a list of teams looking for
players, please visit the Forum on www.veteranscup.us. For assistance with Cal South guest player registration, please contact Anthony Morales at the Cal South office at 714.451.1550.
Come out and join us for this fun soccer tournament!
|2012 ODP Day Camps and Academies Are Open for Online Registration
To register or for more details, click here
Cal South ODP Youth Residential Academies are filling fast!
Residential Academies for younger boys and girls (U10-U14), and the coed Residential Finishing and Goalkeeping Academies for older players (U14-U17) start the summer off with our highest levels of training. They are followed by eight ODP Day Camps held in various locations across Southern California. Cal South ODP Camps are open to all players in the appropriate age groups (U8-U14). In addition to the returning camps in Palos Verdes, Moorpark, Fullerton, San Diego, San Juan
Capistrano, and Yucaipa in June and July, two new Cal South ODP Day Camps will be held in Long Beach and the San Fernando Valley in August.
Take advantage of Cal South ODP Day Camp Discounts:
||Registering at once
3 or more players
Save $10 per player
5 or more players
Save $20 per player
7 or more players
Save $30 per player
*Discounts are ONLY applicable to online registrations completed at least 14 days before the start of the camp.
• Sign up today! Register online at www.odpcamps.com/online-registration/.
|The New 2012-2013 Cal South Passes Will Be Available Soon
Make sure to destroy your unused 2011-2012 passes or return them back to Cal South
Important things registrars should know: The 2012-2013 Player Pass has been changed slightly. The chief modification has been the inclusion of 2012-2013 imprinted in red on the far right corner of the pass. Membership passes may be printed and used as of July 1, 2012 for immediate use. As an additional reminder, Cal South 2011-2012 fall, spring 2012 and summer 2012 passes are valid through August 31, 2012. However, please make sure to refer to each tournament for specific rules
and regulations governing the use of member passes. Additionally, any unused 2011-2012 passes must be destroyed or returned back to Cal South for recycling. The new 2012-2013 player passes may be used beginning July 1 through August 31, 2013.
An email containing player registration figures has been sent to all affiliate members so it's important that we are informed if there are any miscalculations. The amount of passes will be determined by aggregating registration numbers for fall, spring & summer. However, we politely ask that affiliate members that have a recreational component to please determine their actual need versus aggregate numbers. This will help us operate more efficiently and help offset any
shipping and printing costs. If you have any further questions please contact League Account Management department at LAMSupport@calsouth.com or 714.451.1513.
|Registrars: Member Pass Card Stock for 2012-2013 Season to Be Mailed through Late June
The 2012-2013 Cal South card stock will be mailed out in mid-June. We will send you a quantity based on the 2011-2012 fall, spring, and summer based on accepted player/admin applications with an additional 25% increase for administrators, growth and damage. This will be your allotment for the entire 2012-2013 seasonal year unless other supporting factors are involved. If you need additional cards, please submit your request to LAMSupport@calsouth.com.
|Roster Freeze Period Begins for Fall 2012-2013 Season on July 31, 11:59 p.m.|
The roster freeze period starts July 31, 11:59 p.m. through the first Monday after Thanksgiving. Be sure that the players are correctly assigned to your team and are fully committed to the 2012-2013 season with that team. As an additional tip, please have your coaches and team managers review the roster via the Cal South Registration System to confirm and verify players.
|2012-2013 Fall Season Is Approaching Fast: First Pre-Invoicing Was Sent on June 8, 2012|
Registrars: 2012-2013 ACCEPTED player data was provided the first week of June. Please take the time to review the player names to ensure they indeed belong to your club or league. Remember that invoicing is based on ACCEPTING (clearing the player - checking the check boxes Accepted and Age Legal) the player and not assigning the player to a team or printing a pass. Registrars that have any questions as to how to view accepted players should contact the League Account Management
department. Invoices are being distributed June 19-20, 2012. The Cal South registration system Fall 2011-2012 season was closed May 31, 2012. The 2011-2012 Fall season audit will commence this month, with final reconciliation being provided in August 2012.
|Win an IPAD from Affinity Sports!|
In conjunction with Affinity Sports, a campaign is currently underway to help promote and educate our affiliate members on the benefits of using an integrated solution. To help things along, Affinity Sports will be providing an hour-long webinar, and to sweeten the pot, the first 20 clubs that sign up and complete an online
demo will be in the running for an iPad. Please email the completed form to firstname.lastname@example.org or contact Natalie Del Francia at 800.808.7195.
|Soccer Camp Directory Is Live on CalSouth.com for the Summer
Got a soccer camp to promote? Do it here: www.calsouth.com/en/soccer-camp-directory/
Parents looking for summer soccer camp opportunities for their players need to look no further than CalSouth.com, where we have just launched our latest Soccer Camp Directory.
The Soccer Camp Directory is a paid advertising section, and includes basic information and contact links for numerous soccer camps provided in California, throughout the United States and even abroad. The new section will remain online on the website through the month of July.
If you holding a summer soccer camp and you wish to have it included in the CalSouth.com Soccer Camp Directory, there is still space available. Please download our rate sheet to learn more or contact Brittney Gamble at email@example.com.
|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 firstname.lastname@example.org to assist you with the process to start a new adult program. It's easier than you might think.
|Summer 2012 Season is Now Open for Registration|
It's never too early to think about summer... Cal South's summer 2012 season is available for registration and card printing from April 15 through August 31st. The cost for new Cal South registered players is $10.00 for competitive and recreational play levels.