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Summer Soccer Camps

This year Region 20 with its partner Coerver Coaching will be hosting several soccer camps throughout the Summer months. The week long summer camps will complete the 3-phase training curriculum for the AYSO calendar year which included Monday Night Open Training (MOT), Spring Skills & Clinics and now our Summer Soccer Camps.

Sign up at www.coerversanfernando.com

Ages Groups U5 to U14
1st   camp  17th – 21st of June
2nd  camp  15th – 19th of July
3rd  camp   12th – 16th of August

Clover Park
2600 Ocean Park Blvd
Santa Monica, CA 90405

Sign up here

 

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Donate to Santa Monica AYSO

HELP KIDS PLAY SOCCER—GIVE TO FINANCIAL AID

Because we believe ALL kids should have the opportunity to play soccer, Santa Monica AYSO provides financial aid to needy families who cannot afford the player registration fees.  We cannot do this without YOUR help. Your donation is tax-deductible.
 
 
Santa Monica AYSO is a not-for-profit organization, run 100% by volunteers.  Our active volunteer base allows us to keep our registration fees low and accessible to most families, but we still have hundreds of families in our community who struggle to afford the registration fees.  Our only source of funds for financial aid is generous donations from our community.  Every $150 you donate will allow a needy child to play soccer.

Thank you for your generosity!

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SIGN UP TO BE A YOUTH REFEREE (REFS AGES 11+)

Youth Referee Class: Pacific Palisades
Sunday May, 19th

How to sign up

There are 5 steps that need to happen BEFORE the class on May 19. (It’s not as complicated as you think/it looks with the step-by-step instructions below).

Step 1

Register your youth referee with Region 20 inLeague as an AYSO “youth volunteer” for Region 20 (this is different than registering them as a “player”).

  • Go to https://inleague.ayso20.org
  • Login using your adult login
  • Click on “Player and Volunteer Registration”
  • Under “User Accounts and Volunteer Registration” you would click “Add New User”
  • Add your youth volunteer (needs their own email address and their own password—these will be used when they are trying to self-schedule for referee slots in the Fall)
  • Complete the registration process for them as a volunteer for region 20
  • When asked for “Volunteer Role” please click “Youth Referee” (NOT “Referee”)

Step 2

Register your youth referee as a Youth Volunteer with www.eayso.org (National AYSO) for MY2018. (not MY2019)

  • Go to www.eayso.org
    Click on “Create an Account”. (Don’t log-in/enter your own email and password if you have one)
    Click “I am new to AYSO and want to volunteer”
    Click “I want to do my part as an AYSO youth volunteer”   Click “Next”
    Next page you will enter the youth’s info as asked (first name, last name, phone)—make sure you are consistent with the names used (careful with spelling, don’t mix in nick names, shortened names, etc.) especially when you go to sign up for classes later on AYSOU—be sure to use the same name(s)
    For instance, don’t mix up “Mike and Michael” or “Bob and Robert” between the websites
    Be consistent with the eAYSO registration and the AYSOU account–which you did in the first step
  • Next page you will set up the eAYSO account (again, you will use this same info later for when you go to AYSOU.org to create an account and then sign up for classes)
    • Information: the child’s email, set up a password, confirm it, select a secret question, secret answer
  • Next page you choose the Region: state, city
    • Choose “California” and “Santa Monica”
  • Next page you will choose/confirm the “Region”
    • Choose “Region 20-Santa Monica”
  • Next page you will fill out more personal info about the child
    • Have they played for ayso?
    • First name, last name, street address, phone, gender, birthdate, email
    • Also, here you will fill out Emergency Contact information (you?)
  • Next page you will choose Volunteer Job
    • Choose “Youth Referee”
  • Next: Parent Info. Fill it out
  • Next, a Concussion Info sheet. At the bottom you click “Continue”
  • Next, an Agreement. Check a few boxes. At the bottom you click “Continue”
    • You the parent
    • Disclaimer
  • Now you are brought to a Personal Info page (the youth’s info), that is filled out form for you to review and electronically sign
    • First you check a box that you agree to use an electronic signature
    • Then you type your name into the yellow box
    • Make sure to then scroll down all the way to the bottom of this page.
    • At bottom click “Continue”
  • Another “Please Review” page. Scroll down and at bottom click “Submit”
  • Next, you’re brought to a “Region Info” page. At the bottom click “Continue”
  • Next you are shown that ‘you have completed the application’ and you are told to print a copie(s) of the application.
  • But wait, there’s a couple more things to do:
    • You should click on the name of your child (in blue?) and you’ll be shown a copy of the app to print (and/or save to your desktop)
    • If you are routed away from this page, get back to it and at the bottom see and click the “Completed” button. THIS IS KEY!!!
  • Note:  YOU WILL BE BROUGHT TO the eAYSO TITLE PAGE THAT SAYS: “Welcome Jane Doe”
    Do NOT click any buttons here, even though it looks like you should (i.e. the “New Youth Volunteer” button)
    JUST SIGN OUT (upper right corner)

Step 3

Sign up for the Regional Referee class to be held on May 19th:

  • Go to www.aysou.org
  • Login using your youth referee login that you just created with the email and password used for eayso (NOT your own account)
  • Click on “My Courses”
  • Click on “Instructor Led Courses”
  • Click on “Referee Instructor Led Courses”
  • Click on “Regional Referee Course”
  • Click on “Register” for “Regional Referee Course – 1/P/0069 Pacific Palisades CA Sunday, May 19, 2019”

Step 4

Do the online training for Safe Haven (do this before May 19th):
You should receive an email from AYSO-U Training confirming registration.

  • Login to www.aysou.org using youth referee login email and password (very important to get credit)
    Click on “My Courses”
    Click on “AYSO’s Safe Haven”
    Take the Safe Haven Course (about 20-30 minutes)

Do the online training for CDC Concussion course (do this before May 19th):

  • Login to aysou.org using youth referee login email and password (very important to get credit)
    Click on “My Courses”
    Click on “CDC Concussion course”
    Take the CDC Concussion course (about 20-30 minutes)
     

Step 5

Come to class with:

  • Having completed the FOUR steps described above
    Comfortable clothing including shoes (some training will be outside)
    Sunscreen/sun protection (some training will be outside)
    Pencil/pen
    Ready to learn
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Registration is open!

Registration for Fall 2019 is now open. Register early benefit from early registration fees.

7U - 19UDatesFee
Early registrationMay 01, - June 15, 2019 $195
Regular registrationJune 16, - July 31, 2019 $285
Late registrationAugust 1, - November 1, 2019 $365
5U & 6UDatesFee
Standard RegistrationStarting May 1, 2018 $195
VIPDatesFee
Standard RegistrationStarting May 1, 2019 $150

Financial assistance is available

IMPORTANT NOTE: Financial aid decisions are being handled differently as of January 1, 2019.  Everyone must re-apply for financial aid, even if you have received financial aid in the past.

Complete the FINANCIAL AID APPLICATION

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Ready for Spring Break?

Region 20 with its partner Coerver Coaching SFV will be hosting a week-long soccer camp during spring break. The soccer camp is open to all 5U to 16U (2003-2014) kids and will be hosted at Lincoln Middle School, located at 1501 California Ave, Santa Monica, CA 90403, starting from April 8-11. If you enjoyed the training that our kids received as part of the Core season’s, “Monday Optional Training, (MOT),” then come support our spring camp. The camp will be led by Brett Vorster, the owner of Coerver SFV, and has taken a special interest in helping our region obtain a consistent coaching curriculum. These types of camps can be a huge success with the development of your child coming in to the next season. It will give them the confidence that is necessary to play this great game of soccer as well as help make friends for the upcoming season and its FUN. You can register for this camp at, https://www.coerversanfernando.com/

Ages
5u-16U (2003-2014)

Clover Park
2600 Ocean Park Blvd
Santa Monica, CA 90405

Times  
Full day is 9 AM to 3 PM
Half day is 9 AM to 12 PM

Cost
Full Day 9-3pm – $300/player
Half Day 9-12 – $200/player

  • Multi- family discount is available
  • Each Player will receive a Coerver T-shirt
  • Each player is responsible for their own lunch
  • Early drop offs are available / Register Today

Registration

https://www.coerversanfernando.com/

For additional information questions etc., please contact Brett Vorster at (818) 442-4359

Don’t miss out on this great opportunity for some meaningful spring break fun!

 

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2019 Extra Tryouts

FIRST GIRLS OPEN TRYOUT: SUNDAY, MARCH 3/10

FIRST BOYS OPEN TRYOUT: SUNDAY, MARCH 3/17

SECOND GIRLS AND BOYS OPEN TRYOUT: SUNDAY, MARCH 3/24

Location:  John Adams Middle School 2425 16th Street, 90405

Tryouts are open to all players.  ​To register your player for EXTRA tryouts click HERE or go to :  Inleague => Events => Events List => 2019 Extra Tryouts.  

Please arrive at the field 30 minutes before the tryout time to sign in and warm up.  Make sure your player is dressed in soccer attire:

  1. A white jersey or white t-shirt;  NO EXTRA OR SPRING JERSEYS PLEASE
  2. Shin guards
  3. Cleats or turf shoes

Also bring:

  1. water bottle -WATER ONLY AT JAMS 
  2. appropriately sized ball marked with players name in permanent marker
  3. Medical Release form signed by you in BLUE OR RED INK.  YOU MUST FILL OUT THE FORM LEGIBLY AND COMPLETELY.  To print out the form click HERE or go to: InLeague => Player and Volunteer Registration => Print Medical Release

Separate Goal Keeper tryouts will be held immediately after age group tryouts.

We need volunteers!  If you are able, the Sign Up Genius link is HERE.  Thanks for your help!

FIRST GIRLS OPEN TRYOUT SUNDAY, MARCH 3/10

IMPORTANT: TIMES SUBJECT TO CHANGE PENDING FINAL ASSIGNMENT OF SPRING FIELD PERMITS

Birth YearDivisionSIgn InTryout Time
201010u1:30pm2pm
200911u1:30pm2pm
200812u3:00pm3:30pm
2007
13u3:00pm3:30pm
200614u1:30pm2pm

FIRST BOYS OPEN TRYOUT SUNDAY MARCH 3/17

IMPORTANT: TIMES SUBJECT TO CHANGE PENDING FINAL ASSIGNMENT OF SPRING FIELD PERMITS

Birth YearDivsionSign InTryout
201010u1:30pm2:00pm
200911u1:30pm2:00pm
200812u3:00pm3:30pm
200713u3:00pm3:30pm
200614u1:30 pm2:00pm

SECOND GIRLS AND BOYS OPEN TRYOUT SUNDAY MARCH 3/24

Birth YearDivsionSign InTryout
2010G1012:00pm12:30pm
2009G1112:00pm12:30pm
2008G121:30pm2:00pm
2007G131:30pm2:00pm
2006G1412:00pm12:30pm

CALL BACK TRYOUTS  TBD

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Women’s Coaching Initiative

Santa Monica AYSO is committed to recruiting, training, and supporting women coaches.

We provide:

  • Practice plans for the season
  • Mentors
  • Extra training available
  • Networking Opportunities
  • Access to equipment
  • Cool swag

We are a committee of experienced women coaches and other AYSO leaders who are here to support you throughout the season.

She believed she could, so SHE DID!

Email women@ayso20.org

 

 

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10U-14U Region 20 Playoffs

When: December 1st, 2nd, 8th, 9th  – See the playoff brackets

Where:

  • 10U-Airport Park and Clover Park (“the Pit” and East field)
  • 12U-Clover Park (Main-Center) and Lincoln Middle School
  • 14U-Jams

What: Four days of exciting end-of-season Region 20 Playoffs with winners (and maybe wild-card teams) moving on to Area 1-P League Champions Playoffs. Area 1-P Champions will then advance to Section 1 Playoffs.

Referees

We need referee volunteers to sign up for games over the next two weekends. The PLAYOFF intensity will be a bit higher than regular season, so we will ask that referees bring their “A-game” to these matches. The Region reserves the right to assign/move referees to/from certain games. We ask that referees sign up for games that they are certified/qualified to officiate (and comfortable with that level of play).

  • 10U—CR’s/AR’s must be Regional Referee certified or above
  • 12U—CR’s should be Intermediate Referee certified (or Intermediate Candidates) or above; AR’s must be Regional Referee or above
  • 14U—CR’s should be Advanced Referee certified (or Advanced Candidates) or above; AR’s should be Intermediate Referee or above (preferably).
  • “Pool Play” G14 games may end in a tie.
  • “Bracket Play” games must have a winner. If game ends in a tie (draw) go straight to KFTPM; for Championship games there will be Extra Time (see below)
  • Championship Games will go to two equal periods of Extra Time (2 x 5′) if regulation play ends in a tie. If the score is still tied at the end of Extra Time, then the match will go to KFTPM.
  • For an easy-to-use scorecard for keeping track of your KFTPM, try this helpful tool: http://www.mvsra.org/Kicks%20from%20the%20Penalty%20Mark%20scorecard.pdf

Playoff Rules

Playoff Playing Time and Policies

Regulation Time Playing Policies  (see Extra Time “Overtime” policy below)

U9 & U10: (no change from regular season)

Playing time:  3/4 rule applies to all players on the team (no one plays the entire game unless everyone else has played 3 quarters).  No one shall play goalkeeper for more than half the game. Any player that does play two quarters as goalkeeper must also play the other two quarters on the field.  Adherence to the playing time policy is the responsibility of the Coach, not the Referee nor the Assistant Referee.  Any violation of the playing time policy will result in a (post-game) forfeit against the offending team.  Players arriving after the game has begun shall be played as follows:  A player arriving only prior to the “2nd quarter” must play a minimum of 2 quarters of the game.  A player arriving only prior to the “3rd quarter” must play a minimum of one quarter of the game.  A player arriving only prior to the “4th quarter” is not required to play.  These are MINIMUM playing times.  A coach may choose to play a late arriving player more than the minimum.

U12: (no change from regular season)

Playing time:  3/4 rule applies to all players on the team (no one plays the entire game unless everyone else has played 3 quarters). No player shall play goalkeeper for more than two quarters.  In the event that a team has less than 12 players at a particular game AND a player plays as goalkeeper for two quarters, that player must play the other two quarters on the field.  Adherence to the playing time policy is the responsibility of the Coach, not the Referee nor the Assistant Referee.  Any violation of the playing time policy will result in a (post-game) forfeit against the offending team.  Players arriving after the game has begun shall be played as follows:  A player arriving only prior to the “2nd quarter” must play a minimum of 2 quarters of the game.  A player arriving only prior to the “3rd quarter” must play a minimum of one quarter of the game.  A player arriving only prior to the “4th quarter” is not required to play.  These are MINIMUM playing times.  A coach may choose to play a late arriving player more than the minimum.

U14: (no change from regular season)

Playing time:  3/4 rule applies to all players on the team (no one plays the entire game unless everyone else has played 3 quarters).  Adherence to the playing time policy is the responsibility of the Coach, not the Referee nor the Assistant Referee.  Any violation of the playing time policy will result in a (post-game) forfeit against the offending team.  Players arriving after the game has begun shall be played as follows:  A player arriving only prior to the “2nd quarter” must play a minimum of 2 quarters of the game.  A player arriving only prior to the “3rd quarter” must play a minimum of one quarter of the game.  A player arriving only prior to the “4th quarter” is not required to play.  These are MINIMUM playing times.  A coach may choose to play a late arriving player more than the minimum.  Any player may play as goalkeeper any number of “quarters”.  However, it is highly recommended that if a player plays ¾ of the game as goalkeeper, that player should also play on the field for ¼ of the game.

IF THE GAME IS TIED AFTER REGULATION TIME:

Pool Play (G14’s) games: can end in a tie.

Regular Bracket Play games: if tied at the end of Regulation Time, go straight to KFTPM

For Finals (all Divisions): if tied at the end of Regulation Time, then go to two equal periods (duration of 2 x 5′) of Extra Time.

Extra Time (“Overtime”) Playing Time Requirements:  all players on the team shall play at least 50% of the two periods of Extra Time.  There are NO goalkeeper restrictions in the overtime period.

Kicks From The Penalty Mark (KFTPM):  Any player on the team may take part in the Initial Group of Five Kicks From the Mark (NOT only those players on the field at the end of regulation or overtime).  No player shall be allowed to take a second kick until all players on the team have taken their first kick.

Despite the added pressure of playoffs, please remember to respect the officials, control your sideline and let the players play.  Have fun and good luck to all.

If your team does not advance but has the opportunity to play a consolation game, please participate and let your kids get an extra game in. There is no substitute for game experience.

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UCLA Health Training Center


Jennifer Beck, M.D. from Orthopaedic Institute for Children and Luke Corey, R.D. from UCLA Health Training Center will discuss common injuries in soccer as well as warm-up techniques to prevent sports injuries.

Sunday, November 18, 10am – 11am
JAMS softball field

Watch to learn ways to increase your performance and decrease chances for sports injuries