CAL SOUTH ANNOUNCES STATE CUP ADULT CHAMPIONSHIP FOR 2010 December 2009
November 30, 2010 (Fullerton, CA) – Cal South is proud to announce that registration is now open for the first annual State Cup Adult Championship, which will be held in the coming year over two separate weekends.
CAL SOUTH ALUMNUS LANDON DONOVAN NAMED AS 2009 MLS MOST VALUABLE PLAYER November 2009
November 19, 2009 (Los Angeles) - Landon Donovan, the star forward with the L.A. Galaxy and the Men's National Team, and former Cal South ODP standout, was named the Most Valuable Player for the 2009 Major League Soccer season Thursday.
ROSTERS FOR ODP THANKSGIVING REGIONALS ANNOUNCED November 2009
November 13, 2009 (Frisco, TX) - 33 Cal South players -- 20 girls and 13 boys -- were named to six elite Olympic Development Program teams as US Youth Soccer announced their rosters for the upcoming ODP Thanksgiving Regionals for 2009.
CAL SOUTH AND THE LA84 FOUNDATION PRESENT “FINISHING AND GOALKEEPING” SPECIALTY COACHING COURSE November 2009
November 6, 2009 (Fullerton, CA) – Cal South and the LA84 Foundation announce open registration for “Finishing and Goalkeeping,” their latest specialty coaching clinic, to be held on Saturday, Dec. 12 at the L.A. Expo Center...
ELECTION NOMINATION FORMS MAILED TO ALL CAL SOUTH LEAGUE PRESIDENTS TODAY September 2009
FULLERTON, CA (September 11, 2009) – Nomination forms and official notices for the upcoming Elections of District Commissioner and Cal South Officer positions went out via the mail today (Sept. 11) to the presidents of all approved Cal South leagues...
10 CAL SOUTH ODP PLAYERS MAKE FINALIZED FALL SEMESTER ROSTER FOR U-17 MEN'S NATIONAL TEAM RESIDENCY PROGRAM September 2009
CHICAGO (Sept. 9, 2009) - U.S. Under-17 Men's National Team head coach Wilmer Cabrera and his staff have finalized 40 players, one quarter of whom have participated in Cal South's Olympic Development Program (ODP)...
STATE TOURNAMENT COMMITTEE RELEASES PLAY LEVEL GUIDE FOR STATE CUP & NATIONAL CUP September 2009
FULLERTON, CA (September 5, 2009) - The Cal South State Tournament Committee recently announced new divisions for the 2010 Cal South State Cup. Play in the State Cup will now be broken up into a Governors Division and a Presidents Division...
CAL SOUTH SRA GEORGE NOUJAIM ANNOUNCES NEW STATE REFEREE COMMITTEE SELECTIONS September 2009
FULLERTON, CA (Wednesday, September 2, 2009) – Cal South State Referee Administrator George Noujaim announced today his selections for the new Cal South State Referee Committee, who will combine to administer and nurture the various levels of the Cal South Referee Program, as well as serving the entire Southern California referee membership.
BRADLEY NAMES 24-MAN ROSTER, INCLUDING 7 CAL SOUTH ALUMNI, TO PREPARE FOR CRUCIAL FIFA WORLD CUP QUALIFIERS August 2009
CHICAGO (Aug. 27, 2009) — U.S. Men's National Team head coach Bob Bradley has named a roster of 24 players, including seven Cal South alumni, that will train in advance of the critical FIFA World Cup qualifiers against El Salvador and Trinidad & Tobago. The U.S. first hosts El Salvador on Sept. 5.
CAL SOUTH SELECTS GEORGE NOUJAIM AS THE NEW STATE REFEREE ADMINISTRATOR (SRA) August 2009
Fullerton, CA (August 21, 2009) – Cal South officially announced today the naming of George Noujaim as their new State Referee Administrator (SRA). Cal South was named an official “joint” Youth and Adult State Association back in March by the USSF, and along with this comes the responsibility of having all State Referee Committee activities falling under the Cal South umbrella...
USA BID COMMITTEE RECEIVES $100,000 DONATION FROM CAL SOUTH TO SUPPORT U.S. BID FOR FIFA WORLD CUP™ IN 2018 OR 2022 August 2009
NEW YORK (August 18, 2009) – The USA Bid Committee today announced a donation commitment of $100,000 from Cal South, the state soccer association for both youth and adult soccer in Southern California, toward the effort to bring the FIFA World Cup™ to the United States in 2018 or 2022.
2009-2010 US YOUTH SOCCER NATIONAL LEAGUE TEAMS ANNOUNCED August 2009
FRISCO, Texas (August 5, 2009) – US Youth Soccer is proud to announce the teams chosen to compete in the 2009-2010 US Youth Soccer National League season, including 9 teams from Cal South.
CAL SOUTH TEAMS GO THREE FOR THREE! July 2009
In a sweep of their final games, three Cal South clubs will bring home winners' hardware from the US Youth Soccer National Championships in Lancaster, Massachusetts...
CAL SOUTH AT THE 2009 ODP REGION IV CAMPS: ’96 Girls Go 18 for 18 July 2009
Even with all of the major successes of the Cal South Olympic Development Program (ODP) over the years, it seems there are still some firsts at hand...
CAL SOUTH'S BU14 LOS ALAMITOS TITANS CAPTURE TITLE AT PRESIDENTS CUP July 2009
The BU14 Los Alamitos Titans, one of six teams representing Cal South at the 2009 US Youth Soccer Presidents Cup Finals, captured a championship...
6 CAL SOUTH TEAMS ATTEND 2009 PRESIDENTS CUP NATIONAL ROUND July 2009
July 15, 2009 (Raleigh, NC) - Six teams from Cal South will begin play in Raleigh, North Carolina on Friday, July 17 at the 2009 US Youth Soccer Presidents Cup National Championships. The full event takes place from July 16-19...
CAL SOUTH DONATES $120,000 MORE TO ITS CHAMPIONSHIP-BOUND TEAMS July 2009
July 10, 2009 (Fullerton, CA) – Providing the ultimate in “member benefits” to its leagues and clubs, Cal South recently announced the donation of $120,000 – $10,000 each – to its twelve teams set to attend the pair of upcoming national US Youth Soccer events being contested within the next three weeks...
CAL SOUTH APPROVES 6 MORE NEW ADULT LEAGUES June 2009
June 25, 2009 (Fullerton, CA) – The Cal South Board of Directors has approved six more new leagues for the 2009-2010 seasonal year. The six new approved leagues include the...
CAL SOUTH CAPTURES 9 CHAMPIONSHIP TITLES AT 2009 US YOUTH SOCCER FAR WEST REGIONALS June 2009
June 21, 2009 (Lancaster, CA) -- Teams from Cal South captured nine championship trophies at today's Finals round of the 2009 US Youth Soccer Far West Regionals at the Lancaster National Soccer Center.
15 CAL SOUTH TEAMS STILL IN RUNNING FOR 14 FAR WEST REGIONAL TITLES June 2009
June 20, 2009 (Lancaster, CA) -- While one Cal South team missed out on making history at the US Youth Soccer Far West Regionals, fifteen other Cal South teams get to continue theirs by winning their semi-final matches this morning, allowing them to each compete for a Far West Regional championship trophy on Sunday, June 21 on the fields of the Lancaster National Soccer Center.
27 CAL SOUTH TEAMS MOVE INTO FAR WEST REGIONAL SEMI-FINALS June 2009
Cal South only lost five teams of its overall 32 teams in the quarterfinal round as the US Youth Soccer Far West Regional Championships took place today upon the fields of the Lancaster National Soccer Center in Lancaster, California. Cal South will send 27 total teams into Saturday's semi-final round -- 12 boys' teams and 15 girls' teams, with the girls' side only losing one team in the quarters -- and still has teams competing for a title in every one of the sixteen age and gender brackets.
32 OUT OF 35 CAL SOUTH TEAMS REACH THE QUARTERFINALS AT 2009 FAR WEST REGIONALS June 2009
June 18, 2009 (Lancaster, CA) - After three very competitive days of preliminary matches, 32 out of the 35 teams Cal South entered in the US Youth Soccer Far West Regional Championships have moved successfully into the event's quarterfinals round on Friday, June 19th. In all, Cal South's team count is split evenly between boys' and girls' teams with 16 apiece, and Cal South has at least one team in each of the 16 age and gender brackets in the event, which is comprised of teams from U12 to U19.
CAL SOUTH CAPTURES 8 OF 10 US YOUTH SOCCER REGION IV PRESIDENTS CUP TITLES June 2009
Tri-Cities, WA - Teams from Cal South captured eight of the ten championships this weekend at the inaugural US Youth Soccer Region IV Presidents Cup, which concluded this weekend in the Tri-Cities area (Kennewick, Pasco and Richland) of the state of Washington. The championship teams will now head to Raleigh, North Carolina in July for the 2009 US Youth Soccer Presidents Cup National Championships.
CAL SOUTH DONATES $157,500 TO ITS REGIONALS-BOUND TEAMS June 2009
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...
FINAL TWO NATIONAL CUP CHAMPIONS DECIDED OVER WEEKEND June 2009
June 9, 2009 (Chino, CA) - Cal South's final two participants in the upcoming U.S. Youth Soccer Far West Regionals were decided this weekend as the U19 girls of the Eagles Soccer Club and the U19 VC Fusion DMS 11 boys captured Cal South National Cup titles on the fields of the Ayala Park Community Soccer Complex in Chino. Both teams automatically advance to the 2009 Far West Regionals...
SCMAF & CAL SOUTH SOCCER ENTER INTO EXCLUSIVE 10-YEAR PARTNERSHIP AGREEMENT June 2009
OFFICIAL CAL SOUTH PRESS RELEASE -- Fullerton, CA – June 4, 2009 – The Southern California Municipal Athletic Federation (SCMAF) and Cal South announced today that they have entered into a 10-year exclusive agreement aimed at...
CAL SOUTH APPROVES FIRST ADULT LEAGUES May 2009
May 15, 2009 – In less than a week after posting the new Adult League Application, the Cal South Board of Directors has approved its first three leagues for the 2009-2010 seasonal year. The approved leagues include the City of Los Angeles Municipal Sports Adult Soccer programs, Laguna Niguel Football Association and the Copa Cabana Beach Soccer League.
CAL SOUTH NATIONAL CUP NAMES 7 MORE OLDERS CHAMPIONS May 2009
May 18, 2009 (San Juan Capistrano, CA) - Seven more championship trophies were handed out to some most deserving teams this weekend during the Cal South National Cup Semi-Finals and Finals rounds, held at the Rancho Capistrano Soccer Fields on Saturday and Sunday, May 16 and 17.
3 MORE CHAMPIONS WIN NATIONAL CUP TITLES May 2009
Champions in the Boys Under-14 bracket and both Under-18 brackets were crowned this weekend at the Cal South College Showcase Weekend in Temecula.
CAL SOUTH STATE CUP CHAMPIONS NIGHT WITH CHIVAS USA! May 2009
Cal South wishes to invite its entire membership to visit the Home Depot Center on Saturday night, May 16, for State Cup Champions Night with Chivas USA. Game time is 7:30 pm. Chivas USA vs. DC United ...
CALSOUTH.COM GETS A NEW LOOK May 2009
Cal South launched a new look on the web today by introducing to its membership an updated, more user-friendly Cal South.com. The revised site went live at midnight. This is the first upgrade for the Cal South website since April 2005.
FREE NCSA COLLEGE RECRUITING SEMINARS AT NATIONAL CUP THIS WEEKEND April 2009
Cal South will be offering FREE world-class college recruiting seminars at the Cal South National Cup Quarterfinals and Round of 16 in Temecula, CA this weekend on Saturday, May 9th...
CAL SOUTH STATE CUP CROWNS U14-U17 CHAMPIONS April 2009
April 27, 2009 (San Bernardino, CA) – The 31st edition of the Cal South State Cup competition closed with a flourish this weekend as eight teams in the U14 through U17 age brackets took home championship trophies. Semi-final and final matches for the last of the 2009 Cal South State Cup Olders brackets were held on Saturday, April 25...
CAL SOUTH STATE CUP CROWNS U18, U19 CHAMPIONS April 2009
April 21, 2009 (San Bernardino, CA) – Four talented teams in the Under-18 and Under-19 age brackets left the fields of San Bernardino this weekend with some very impressive hardware in their hands: a 2009 Cal South State Cup championship trophy. Semi-final and final matches for the two oldest of the seven State Cup Olders brackets were held on Saturday and Sunday, April 18-19 at San Bernardino's Blast Soccer Complex.
CAL SOUTH CAPTURES 1993 GIRLS ODP NATIONAL CHAMPIONSHIP TITLE March 2009
March 22, 2009 (Frisco, TX) - Any time wind is a factor, a soccer coach's approach is simple: have the wind at your team's back in the second half. Cal South coach Daniel Codina adhered to that tried-and-true principle, and in the end, his team got the only goal they needed in the second half with the wind at their backs to prevail 1-0 over North Texas in the 1993 Girls final of the 2009 US Youth Soccer Olympic Development Program (US Youth Soccer ODP) Championship at Pizza Hut Park.
CAL SOUTH TAKES 1993 BOYS ODP NATIONAL CHAMPIONSHIP TITLE IN OVERTIME March 2009
March 22, 2009 (Frisco, TX) - It was an all-out battle between Oklahoma and Cal South for the 1992 Boys title in the 2009 US Youth Soccer Olympic Development Program (US Youth Soccer ODP) Championships at Pizza Hut Park. After the smoke of a full 90 minutes of regulation and two 15-minute overtimes had cleared, Cal South had emerged with the championship in a 4:3 win. For Cal South coach Steve Hoffman, this match summed up what youth soccer is all about. "You've got to give credit," he said. "To get a showcase like that, a 4:3 game in a championship final was great.
CAL SOUTH CAPTURES TWO 2009 US YOUTH SOCCER ODP NATIONAL CHAMPIONSHIPS March 2009
March 22, 2009 (Frisco, TX) – The 2009 US Youth Soccer Olympic Development Program (US Youth Soccer ODP) Champions were crowned on Sunday at Pizza Hut Park in Frisco, Texas, a suburb of Dallas. These state-level US Youth Soccer ODP 1992 and 1993 Boys and Girls teams, Under-16 and Under-15, earned their way to the US Youth Soccer ODP Championships by \winning their respective regional championships.
YOUNGERS ROUND OF 2009 CAL SOUTH STATE CUP CROWNS 10 CHAMPIONS March 2009
March 16, 2009 (Lancaster, CA) – The Youngers brackets of the 2009 Cal South State Cup finished up the last two weekends of February with the crowning of 10 champions in the U9 through U13 age brackets. Play had been delayed off and on through February due to inclement weather, but totally concluded by March 1. In a showing of just how diverse the strength of play has grown throughout Southern California, teams from ten different clubs took home State Cup trophies in the Youngers round.
SOCCER NATION EXPO 2009: 24,000 STRONG, UNIFIED IN LOVE OF SOCCER February 2009
February 27, 2009 (Los Angeles, CA) – Surely, as a soccer fan of the first order, you were at the Los Angeles Convention Center recently for Soccer Nation Expo 2009. What’s that? You weren’t? Well, we’re sure you had some pretty pressing business that kept you away, but we should clue you in on one clear fact: you missed one great party! Soccer Nation Expo, Cal South’s annual celebration of the beautiful game, landed in the L.A. Convention Center’s South Hall on Saturday, February 21 to kick off two amazing days of high-spirited soccer action, education, shopping, networking and just plain fun, at the biggest free family soccer expo in the country.