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REGISTRATION FOR 2015 CAL SOUTH PRO+ ODP DAY CAMPS & RESIDENTIAL ACADEMIES IS OPEN December 2014
Registration for next summer's Pro+ ODP Day Camps and Residential Academies is open at www.odpcamps.com. Day Camps (U8-U14) cost $185 per player, with family, team and group discounts available. We also have Residential Academies for U10-U14 and Finishing and Goalkeeping Academies for U14-U17 players.
YOUNGERS (U9-U13) REGISTRATION DEADLINE IS FRIDAY, DEC. 5 FOR 2015 NATIONAL CUP & STATE CUP November 2014
The registration deadline for the Youngers brackets (U9-U13) for Cal South National Cup and Sports Authority State Cup is this Friday, December 5, 2014. Don't forget to take part in our Facebook sweepstakes to win a free registration for either State Cup or National Cup! Details inside...
CAL SOUTH BOARD OF DIRECTORS NAMES JOHNNIE GARZA AS CHIEF OPERATING OFFICER November 2014
FULLERTON, CA (November 12, 2014) - The Cal South Board of Directors announced today the hiring of Johnnie Garza as Chief Operating Officer for the Association. Garza is a longtime leader of soccer in Southern California, including a term as Cal South Board President from 2010-2013. Full press release inside...
A CAL SOUTH SPECIAL FOCUS ARTICLE: IS TOO MUCH EMPHASIS PLACED ON WINNING IN YOUTH SOCCER? November 2014
Cal South Director of Coaching Education and Player Development, Steve Hoffman asks what should be considered as the better measure of success: positive final results where the team plays poorly and sloppily, or losses where the team performs at a higher level of execution, energy and cohesiveness? Full article inside…
CAL SOUTH U6 RECREATIONAL PRACTICE ACTIVITIES AVAILABLE ON YOUTUBE October 2014
FULLERTON, CA (October 17, 2014) - The Cal South Coaching Education department is proud to announce the release of 32 practice activity videos designed for use by coaches of Under-6 recreational soccer players. Lesson plan PDFs that work in conjunction with the videos are also available. Links inside...
CAL SOUTH BOARD OF DIRECTORS ANNOUNCES SEARCH FOR CHIEF OPERATIONS OFFICER September 2014
Cal South Board of Directors Announces Search for Chief Operations Officer. Application deadline: September 26, 2014.
CAL SOUTH ANNOUNCES CEO JOHN WEINERTH'S RESIGNATION AFTER 11 YEARS OF LEADERSHIP August 2014
FULLERTON, Calif. (August 19, 2014) - The Cal South Board of Directors today announced the resignation of Chief Executive Officer John Weinerth. Weinerth submitted his resignation at the Cal South Board of Directors meeting on August 16. The resignation is effective August 29.
CAL SOUTH TEAMS CAPTURE 6 TITLES AT 2014 US YOUTH SOCCER NATIONAL CHAMPIONSHIPS July 2014
GERMANTOWN, Md. (July 27, 2014) — The remaining champions were crowned Sunday at the 2014 US Youth Soccer National Championships in Germantown. With its teams capturing 6 titles, Cal South came one championship short of tying the record of 7 titles they established at last year's National finals. Story inside...
CAL SOUTH GRABS PAIR OF TITLES AT 2014 US YOUTH SOCCER NATIONAL PRESIDENTS CUP July 2014
GREENVILLE, S.C. (July 13, 2014) – After four days of play, champion teams -- including two from Cal South -- were decided Sunday at the 2014 US Youth Soccer National Presidents Cup finals in Greenville, S.C.
CAL SOUTH APPROVES RECORD-BREAKING SUPPORT FOR 26 NATIONAL CHAMPIONSHIP-BOUND TEAMS July 2014
FULLERTON, Calif. (July 6, 2014) - Cal South’s Board of Directors announced today record-breaking support for 26 youth and adult teams vying for national championship titles this month. Each team will receive $8,000 in support to travel to three separate national championship events. More inside...
CAL SOUTH CLAIMS 11 OF 16 TITLES AT 2014 US YOUTH SOCCER FAR WEST REGIONALS June 2014
Albuquerque, NM (June 22, 2014) – Winners were crowned as 2014 US Youth Soccer Region IV champions today and the U13 through U-19 champions have earned a berth to the US Youth Soccer National Championships, July 22-27 in Germantown, Md.
CAL SOUTH CAPTURES 4 TITLES AT THE 2014 US YOUTH SOCCER REGION IV PRESIDENTS CUP June 2014
Morgan Hill, Calif. (June 15, 2014) – US Youth Soccer is proud to announce the 2014 US Youth Soccer Region IV (West) Presidents Cup champions, crowned Sunday in Morgan Hill, Calif. More inside...
CAL SOUTH GIVES $286,000 IN SUBSIDIES TO TEAMS COMPETING IN REGIONAL CHAMPIONSHIP EVENTS June 2014
June 3, 2014 (Fullerton, CA) - The Cal South Board of Directors has announced that the organization will provide $286,000 in direct subsidies to its youth and adult Affiliate Member and California Regional League teams advancing to regional competitions this summer. Full press release inside...
OLDERS CHAMPIONS CROWNED AT THE 2014 CAL SOUTH NATIONAL CUP IN SAN JUAN CAPISTRANO & LANCASTER May 2014
May 20, 2014 - 8 teams were crowned this weekend as 2014 Cal South National Cup Olders champions at the Rancho Capistrano Soccer Fields in San Juan Capistrano, while the U18 champs were decided the previous weekend in Lancaster. More info and Facebook photo links inside...
10 TEAMS CROWNED AS SPORTS AUTHORITY STATE CUP PRESIDENTS DIVISION OLDERS CHAMPIONS FOR 2014  May 2014
May 1, 2014 (SAN BERNARDINO, Calif.) -- Ten Cal South teams were named as 2014 Sports Authority State Cup champions last weekend as play concluded in the Presidents Division Olders age groups (U14-U19). List of champions and finalists, along with Facebook photo links, inside...
CALIFORNIA REGIONAL LEAGUE ANNOUNCES INVITATION & AT LARGE PLAY-IN REGISTRATION INFO FOR 2014-2015 April 2014
April 23, 2014 (FULLERTON, CA) - The California Regional League will soon begin accepting applicants in the Southern Division (Cal South) for the 2014-2015 season. Registration will open for those teams that received an official invitation, as well as those wishing to enter the league through an "At Large Play-In" slot. More inside...
SIX TEAMS NAMED AS CHAMPIONS AT THE 2014 SPORTS AUTHORITY STATE CUP GOVERNORS DIVISION OLDERS FINALS April 2014
SAN BERNARDINO, CA (April 16, 2014) -- Six Cal South teams were named as 2014 Sports Authority State Cup champions this past weekend as play concluded in the Governors Division Olders brackets (U14-U16). A list of champions and finalists, along with links to photos on Facebook, appear inside...
4 TEAMS CROWNED AS 2014 CAL SOUTH NATIONAL CUP YOUNGERS CHAMPIONS IN SAN JUAN CAPISTRANO March 2014
SAN JUAN CAPISTRANO, CA (March 24, 2014) -- Four teams were crowned as champions this weekend as the 2014 Cal South National Cup Youngers completed play at the Rancho Capistrano Soccer Fields in San Juan Capistrano. Photo gallery link for champions and finalists on Facebook is inside...
CAL SOUTH PRO+ ANNOUNCES STATE I.D. POOL SELECTIONS FOR 2001 & 2002 AGE GROUPS March 2014
FULLERTON, CA (March 13, 2014) -- Cal South Pro+ proudly announces its selections of over 500 boys and girls in the 2001 and 2002 age groups for its State I.D. Pools for the spring/summer of 2014. The full listing of selected players appears inside...
2014 SPORTS AUTHORITY STATE CUP PRESIDENTS DIVISION YOUNGERS CHAMPS CROWNED  March 2014
SAN BERNARDINO, CA (March 13, 2014) - Ten Cal South teams were named as 2014 Sports Authority State Cup champions last weekend as play concluded in the Presidents Division Youngers brackets (U9-U13).
CAL SOUTH SWEEPS US YOUTH SOCCER ODP CHAMPIONSHIPS FOR 2ND STRAIGHT YEAR March 2014
PHOENIX, Ariz. (Mar. 2, 2014) — Champions were crowned Sunday at the 2014 US Youth Soccer Olympic Development Program (US Youth Soccer ODP) Championships at the Reach 11 Sports Complex in Phoenix, Ariz. Cal South teams swept all four titles for a second consecutive year. VIdeo and story inside...
WEATHER UPDATE: NATIONAL CUP, STATE CUP & CALIFORNIA REGIONAL LEAGUE GAMES POSTPONED DUE TO RAIN February 2014
(February 28, 2014) -- Due to the rain forecast for much of Southern California through March 1-2, all Sports Authority State Cup, Cal South National Cup and California Regional League games scheduled for the weekend have been postponed. More inside...
OLDERS REGISTRATION DEADLINE IS FEB. 28 FOR CAL SOUTH NATIONAL CUP & SPORTS AUTHORITY STATE CUP February 2014
This is a reminder that February 28, 2014 is the registration deadline for the Olders age groups for Cal South National Cup (U14-U18), Sports Authority State Cup Governors Division (U14-16) and Presidents Division (U14-U19). More details and registration link inside...
10 TEAMS CROWNED AS 2014 SPORTS AUTHORITY STATE CUP GOVERNORS YOUNGERS CHAMPIONS February 2014
SAN BERNARDINO, CA (February 20, 2014) - Ten Cal South teams were named as 2014 Sports Authority State Cup champions last weekend as play concluded in the Governor Division Youngers brackets (U9-U13). Champions, finalists and Facebook photo link inside...
DEREK BARRAZA ELECTED CAL SOUTH PRESIDENT AT 2014 ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING February 2014
LOS ANGELES, CA (February 14, 2014) – Derek Barraza was elected as the new Cal South President at the 2014 Cal South Annual General Meeting (AGM) on Sunday, February 9. Lila Smith held on to her seat as Board Secretary and Brett Wood remains as Vice President of Adults. Full story inside...
SAVE THE DATE! SOCCER NATION EXPO 2014 AT THE LOS ANGELES CONVENTION CENTER ON FEBRUARY 8-9 January 2014
Soccer Nation Expo 2014 is Saturday and Sunday, February 8-9 in the West Hall of the Los Angeles Convention Center. Come join thousands of fellow soccer fans at the most exciting soccer festival of the year! This is the biggest family soccer show in the United States. And it's FREE to attend!
CAL SOUTH SWEEPS THE 2014 US YOUTH SOCCER ODP REGION IV CHAMPIONSHIPS January 2014
January 13, 2014 (Phoenix, AZ) - Cal South ODP teams won all ten titles this weekend at the 2014 US Youth Soccer ODP Region IV Championships at the Reach 11 Sports Complex in Phoenix. The sweep marked the first time that the feat had been accomplished in the event's history.
CAL SOUTH PRO+ ANNOUNCES ROSTERS FOR 2014 US YOUTH SOCCER REGION IV ODP CHAMPIONSHIPS January 2014
PHOENIX, AZ (January 8, 2014) -- Cal South Pro+ has announced the rosters for its ten Olympic Development Program (ODP) teams which will travel to Phoenix, Arizona to take part in this weekend's US Youth Soccer Region IV ODP Championships from January 9-12, 2014...