About Us

Who We Are

The California State Soccer Association - South (Cal South) is a 501c(3) California public benefit corporation and is the official youth and adult state soccer association of the United States Soccer Federation, the United States Youth Soccer, and the United States Adult Soccer Association. Cal South represents over 300 Affiliate Member Leagues and Clubs comprising our membership of more than 204,000 registered players, coaches, referees and league administrators. The organization, with a service area that extends from San Luis Obispo to San Diego, provides rewarding recreational and competitive opportunities for players of all ages, genders and skill levels.

Cal South represents:

  • 300+ Affiliate Member Leagues and Clubs across Southern California
  • 12,000+ Youth and Adult Soccer Teams
  • 115,000 Active Family Households
  • 170,000 Youth and Adult Soccer Players
  • 34,000 Coaches, Referees, Volunteers and Administrators

Mission Statement:

Cal South’s Mission is to Promote the Game of Soccer.


Vision Statement: 

Our goal is to have one million players, coaches, referees and administrators by 2027. In fulfillment of our Mission, we will provide opportunities for growth, development, and advancement through innovative programming and leadership that embraces all skill levels and all formats of the game. 

Core Values: 

Excellence | Passion | Integrity | Innovation | Development