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Watch LA Galaxy with Santa Monica AYSO

Join Santa Monica AYSO on the evening of Saturday, June 9th when LA Galaxy take on Real Salt Lake.

Tickets are priced at $25 each for General Admission seating. You can purchase up to 4 tickets for each family member on your Inleague account (ex: if there are 4 family members on your account you can buy up to 16 tickets). Click on the links below to purchase your ticket. Your tickets can be picked up at JAMS field on Sunday 6/3/18 between 12:30pm and 3:30pm.

1 LA Galaxy Ticket

2 LA Galaxy Tickets

3 LA Galaxy Tickets

4 LA Galaxy Tickets

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Register now for Spring Skills & Clinics

Hosted by Region 20 Coerver Trainers & UCLA players.

Dates:
4/29, 5/06, 5/13, 5/20, 6/03 & 6/10

Times:
5U, 6U, 7U, & 8U from 1:00-2:00 PM
9U, 10U, 11U, 12U, 14U From 2:15-3:45 PM

Open to all my2017 registered players. Cost is only $55/player.

Location:
John Adams MS
2425 16th Street,
Santa Monica, CA

Click here to register for Spring Skills & Clinics.

Looking for more touches on the soccer ball this Spring? Looking to build an arsenal of moves and skills for the upcoming Fall Season? Then come out to our Spring Skills & Clinics program. Our children will have the opportunity to practice the new Coerver Futsal Curriculum will fellow soccer players. Our AYSO Region 20 is teaming up with Professional Coerver Coaches and the UCLA Varsity Soccer Players to bring you a fresh, new program.

This program will feature different levels of training and small sided games using the fundamentals of Futsal to develop more skillful soccer players by improving their “Ball Mastery, Speed and Fresh New Moves.”

Our children will enjoy developing soccer fundamentals while they build community with players across the Region. The program is open to all my2017 registered players.

The first 100 players that register for the Spring Skills & Clinics will receive a free ticket to experience the L.A. Galaxy take on Real Salt Lake on Saturday June 9, 2018 at 7:30pm at the StubHub Center.

Register for Spring Skills & Clinics.

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Extra Girls 2007 West Circuit Champions!

The Santa Monica Girls 2007 (u11) traveled to Pasadena to compete in the Section 1 West Circuit Playoffs and emerged 2017-18 Champions!  After a decisive 5-1 win in the semi-final vs. Pasadena, the Saints were pitted against rival Westchester in the final. 

Despite repeated chances (and repeated close calls), neither team was able to put the ball in the back of the net in the first 60 minutes and regular time ended 0-0.   In the first overtime period, the Saints were able to score off of a corner kick and the defense held on to make that goal stand up for the 1-0 victory. 

 
The Saints now move on to the Section Championships March 11th in Riverside for a chance to advance to the Western State Championships.  Congratulations!
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AYSO20 Extra Try-outs

Come and tryout for the 7th year of ​the EXTRA program in Region 20.  The EXTRA program is for those AYSO players and families who are looking for a more competitive soccer experience.  Anyone can tryout!

Please arrive at the field 15 minutes before the scheduled start time.

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; and
  3. Cleats or turf shoes

Also bring:

  1. water bottle -WATER ONLY AT JAMS PLEASE
  2. appropriately sized ball, with players name marked in permanent marker
  3. Medical release form signed by you in BLUE OR RED INK.  YOU MUST FILL OUT THE FORM LEGIBLY AND COMPLETELY, PLEASE.  To print out the formor 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.

*VOLUNTEERS NEEDED*
This region would not exist without volunteers like you.  We need help with sign-ins, pinnie distribution & more.  Please sign up for a shift or two to help with the upcoming tryouts, using the sign-up genius link HERE.  Thank you!

FIRST OPEN TRYOUT SUNDAY, FEBRUARY 2/25

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

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

Birth YearDivisionBall SzSIgn InTryout Time
20109u410:30am11am
200910u410:30am11am
200811u412:30pm1pm
2007
12u412:30pm1pm
200613u52:30pm3pm
200514u52:30pm3pm

SECOND OPEN TRYOUT WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 2/28

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

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

Birth YearDivsionBall SzSign InTryout
20109u45:00pm5:15pm
200910u45:00pm5:15pm
200811u45:00pm5:15pm
200712u45:00pm5:15pm
200613u56:30pm7:00pm
200514u56:30pm7:00pm

 

CALL BACK TRYOUTS  TBD

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Welcome to the 2018 Spring Season

There are four types of Spring (post season) programs/teams in Santa Monica AYSO Region 20:

  • League champions from divisions 10U, 12U, and 14U
  • Teams from divisions 10U, 12U, and 14U that represent our region in the Area 1P All-Star Tournament
  • Spring Select and Spring Extra teams from divisions 10U, 12U, and 14U (and sometimes 16U and 19U).
  • Spring Scrimmage Program

Learn more about our various Spring programs here.

Documents & Forms for Spring Team Managers.

Spring Spirit Wear Store

Rules & Guidelines, including additional policies specific to the Spring Select program – SM AYSO Region 20 Spring Select Policies.

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Thank you, Referees!

The Region would like to take this opportunity to thank all of the Parent Volunteers who took on the challenge to become Regional Referees this past Fall season. Dozens of you went through the process of becoming registered to volunteer within the National AYSO system (eAYSO), took the SafeHaven and CDC Concussion courses, and signed up for games week in and week out. The volunteer referee role is one of the most important jobs in the region, and without you Region 20 AYSO soccer simply couldn’t be what is is today!
 
Without all of your help, sacrifice, and commitment to the Region we wouldn’t be able to have these games for our children. Fourteen weeks of parent volunteers and community volunteers showing up, keeping the games fair, safe, and fun for the kids of Region 20!   Outstanding!!!
 
Region 20 would also like to thank and congratulate the hard work and efforts of those of you that rose to the challenge and upgraded your Referee Certification from Regional Referee to Intermediate Referee, and Advanced to National. As our players move up in age divisions, the quality and experience levels of the referees also needs to rise with them. Below is a list of newly minted referees in their new certification level:

Intermediate Referee Certification

Deep Bhattacharya
John Tuttle
Richard Gross
Joe Nuccio
Ken Vudmaska
Christian Bordal
Kostas Psounis
Jordan Posell
Brian Falk
Peter Huddle

National Referee Certification

Mark Andrews
 
 
Thank you all for everything you do.
 
Gray O’Brien, ARRA
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Tryouts are here!

Tryouts for Spring Select and/or Turkey Teams will take place Sunday 10/15 and 10/22.
 
These tryouts are ONLY for U9, U10, U12 or U14 girls and boys who would like to participate in the Thanksgiving Turkey Tournament and/or Spring Select Tournament Teams (information below).
 

Sign up here »

Medical Releases:  Please bring a signed registration form to check in.  To print a medical release CLICK HERE.   Select the RED Medical Release symbol next to the appropriate player and print the document.  Sign it and bring it with you.
 
Tryouts will take place at John Adams Middle School according to the following schedule on
Sunday, October 15
  • GU9/U10:  11:00-1:00
  • BU9/U10:  12:30 – 2:30
  • G12:  2:00 – 4:00
  • B12:   2:00 – 4:00
  • B14 & G14:  3:30 – 5:30 (may change based on interest)
And on Sunday, October 22
  • GU9/10: 12:30 PM – 2:30 PM
    BU9/10: 2 PM – 4 PM
    BU12: 3 PM – 5 PM
    GU12: 330 PM – 530 PM
    B14: 5 PM – 7 PM

To be considered for a team, the player MUST attend at least one tryout on 10/15 or 10/22, but attendance at both tryouts is strongly encouraged.  There is no cost for the tryouts. Please arrive promptly (or early) for check in.  Players should be dressed in practice gear.  Bring water and a soccer ball. JAMS is a “water only” field.

In addition to participating in the tryouts you MUST TELL US OF YOUR INTEREST (by going to the link below).  Once you have logged in, please indicate which eligible players in your family are hoping to participate.  Use the pull down menu to tell us if you are interested/available for Turkey, Spring, or both.

 

About the Turkey Tournament

The Turkey Tournament is a fun filled 2 to 3 day tournament that takes place over the Thanksgiving  Holiday (beginning Friday).  The location of the tournament is to be determined, but is usually no more than one hour away.  Teams will practice once or twice a week for 2 to 3 weeks prior to the tournament.  The cost is approximately $40 + uniform fee (financial assistance is available for those who qualify).
 

About Spring Soccer

The All Star team is by invitation and is designed for those players who have been recognized to play with above average skills and want a more competitive soccer experience.  Candidates are recommended by division coaches, selected by All Star coaches and DCs under the guidance of committee members, and approved by the board.  The All Star team competes in the area All Star playoffs in late January.  Teams may advance to the Sectionals and Western States Championships.  All Star teams will participate in Locomotion if desired and will then compete in other tournaments and leagues throughout the spring.  Schedules will be decided by the coach and parents.  
 
The Spring season runs from mid-January to early June with up to two practices per week and usually includes 3-4 tournaments, which take place over an entire weekend.  Some teams play in a “Spring League” which will have games every weekend for 6-8 weeks. On average, half of the tournaments will require commuting to various locations in the southern California area. The cost for the Spring season is usually around +$250 which includes up to four tournaments, but not uniforms and travel expenses such as hotel.  Financial assistance is available.  
 
Please note that the Spring Select/All Star programs are competitive, and due to practice space and schedule limitations, not all players will make a team. 
For any questions, please email Adam Stone at springchair@ayso20.org
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Welcome to the Fall Season

Let’s Play Soccer – we’re excited to kick the season off this weekend with lots of new and familiar faces. If this is your first season with AYSO get ready to have a ton of fun making new friends while improving your soccer game.

You’ll have many opportunities to develop your skills not only at practice and games, but also at the Blair Renshaw 5 x 5 Tournament during the Soccer Fun Day, the Turkey Tournament, and for players U8 and older Monday Night training with professional coaches from Coerver and the UCLA Women’s soccer team. The Monday Night training is available free to all of our U8+ Region 20 players – be sure to check it out at least once this season!

Beyond the pitch, players have the chance for team fun attending LA Galaxy and UCLA soccer games and participating in the VIP Program. The older teams may even have the chance to travel for international play.

We’ve got a lot of great things happening in our region, and it’s all thanks to our dedicated parents and community volunteers. With AYSO everyone plays and everyone volunteers – that means we need your help to give our kids the best soccer experience possible. Volunteering is a great way to get involved and the more involved you are the more fun you’ll have! I’ve been volunteering with the region close to ten years and I can tell you every year has been more fun than the last! I hope you enjoy the season as much as I’ve enjoyed being a part of the region over the years, and I look forward to meeting you on the pitch!

Player Registration

If your player is new to the Region, you will be asked for a copy of your child’s birth certificate, passport or immunization card along with multiple copies of your AYSO Player Registration Form at the beginning of the season.

Returning players must also register online and bring multiple copies of their completed AYSO Player Registration Form to their team manager at the beginning of the season.

Returning, new players and families should register here.

Click here for more information about our soccer program, including important dates, etc.