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Registration for Fall 2021 is open

Registration for Fall 2021 is now open. Register early benefit from early registration fees.

Registration Fees

Regular Registration
August 1, 2021 – September 1, 2021: $365 (U5 and U6 $150)

Late Registration
September 2, 2021 – October 31, 2021: $395 (U5 and U6 $150)

VIP Program: $150.00

• 20% discount for second sibling, 10% discount for any additional siblings!
Information about financial aid

Fall 2021 Refund dates:
Before September 1: 80% of registration fee will be refunded if player withdraws and completes Refund Request Form by Sept 1.

September 2nd – 25th: 50% of registration fee will be refunded if player withdraws and completes Refund Request Form between Sept 2-25.

No refunds after September 25.

Fees paid by credit card, will be credited to the credit card account originally charged.

If the Fall 2021 season must be canceled before it starts due to new government health and safety restrictions related to COVID-19, full refunds will be provided. If the season must be canceled or severely curtailed after the season starts, AYSO Region 20 will update this refund policy to take into account those circumstances.

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Spring Training Program

April 5th, 2021 – June 7th, 2021

2 practices per week

$195 Spring registration fee with new uniforms
• Note: if your player WAS NOT yet registered for the 20/21 season, they must also register for the season ($50)

2 coach model (we must have 2 coaches per squad)

The number of players will be based on division:

  • U16 – 16 players
  • U14 – 14 players
  • U12 – 12 players
  • U10 – 10 players
  • U8 and under – 8 players or less

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Region 20 Needs Referee/Assistant Referee Volunteers!!!

Region 20 is returning to live matches starting September 18th, and we will be needing PARENT VOLUNTEER REFEREES (and YOUTH VOLUNTEER REFEREES) to officiate these matches.

If you are already a certified match official, all you need to do is re-register to be a volunteer for the MY2021 season. Go to your inLeague account and register for MY2021. Make sure you have taken the newly required “Sudden Cardiac Arrest” course on www.aysou.org which is found under Online Courses–>Safe Haven Courses.

If you are NOT a certified referee yet, you will need to take the Regional Referee Course, but first you’ll need to register as a VOLUNTEER on your inLeague account. Make sure you check the “referee” box as a preference. If you have questions about this process please reach out to me at rra@ayso20.org  There will be an on-line referee course and an in-person classroom session to become a certified referee/assistant referee. There are also a few required online safety courses to take.

We will hold a Referee Refresher meeting as we get closer to the season, but for now please visit The IFAB website for the newest version of the LOTG. It’s a newly updated website: https://www.theifab.com/

Also, if you have a YOUTH (12-18 years old) who would be interested in participating as a referee or assistant referee and earn valuable referee points for the team of their choice, or earn those Community Service Hours, we will be holding referee class specifically geared to this age group. Please reach out to me at: rra@ayso20.org

Stay tuned for announcements on upcoming Referee Refreshers and Regional Referee Courses!

If you are interested or have any questions, do not hesitate to reach out to: rra@ayso20.org

See you on the pitch!

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Registration for Spring 2021 opens on January 1st, 2021

As you may expect, our region will follow all Covid-19 guidelines set forth by Los Angeles County and we are working hard to provide your players with the best soccer experience possible. The Spring 2021 season will begin as soon as permitted by Santa Monica City and Los Angeles County.  We will keep you informed about these guidelines as we get closer to the season.  

Our season may be a little different this year, but our goals for player development and community connection are the same.

Refund Policy

  1. If the season is canceled due to factors outside our control, registration fees will be refunded on a prorated basis depending on when the season was terminated. Should the season be canceled before it starting, registration fees will be refunded at 100%
  2. If you withdraw your child from soccer for any other reason BY 1/24/21, you will receive a 90% refund of what you paid.
  3. If you withdraw your child from soccer for any other reason anytime between 1/24/21 – 2/7/21, you will receive a 50% refund of what you paid.
  4. No refunds can be requested after 2/7/21

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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Registration for Spring 2021 opens on January 1st, 2021

As you may expect, our region will follow all Covid-19 guidelines set forth by Los Angeles County and we are working hard to provide your players with the best soccer experience possible. The Spring 2021 season will begin as soon as permitted by Santa Monica City and Los Angeles County.  We will keep you informed about these guidelines as we get closer to the season.  

Our season may be a little different this year, but our goals for player development and community connection are the same. 

Refund Policy

  1. If the season is canceled due to factors outside our control, registration fees will be refunded on a prorated basis depending on when the season was terminated. Should the season be canceled before it starting, registration fees will be refunded at 100%
  2. If you withdraw your child from soccer for any other reason BY 1/24/21, you will receive a 90% refund of what you paid.
  3. If you withdraw your child from soccer for any other reason anytime between 1/24/21 – 2/14/21, you will receive a 50% refund of what you paid.
  4. No refunds can be requested after 2/14/21

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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Safety Guidelines

Our priority for this season is Safety for our Community, while at the same time providing an active and engaging soccer experience for the kids.  We are a 100% volunteer community organization, and we need every volunteer’s, player’s, and parent’s cooperation in following these Guidelines to minimize the risk of spreading the Novel Coronavirus / COVID-19 (“COVID”).

COVID SCREENINGS AND PRECAUTIONS

Special training curriculum with social distancing.  Players are assigned to Training Squads to participate in 10 weeks of player development sessions.  There will be no games, scrimmages, or contact training this season, per government restrictions on “contact sports”.  We have replaced those activities with a custom training curriculum, designed by professional coaches with COVID-safety precautions in mind (including 6 feet of social distance), which will include technical soccer skills, agility, and other fun activities that will keep kids engaged and active.  Our volunteer coaches received special training this year on the custom training curriculum. 

COVID Screenings.  Before each training session, all players and volunteers will check in with the designated Squad volunteers (Coach, TM or Chaperone, as determined by the Coach) to verify that they are not experiencing any COVID symptoms — including fever (defined as a temperature of 100.4 or higher), cough, shortness of breath, difficulty breathing and fever or chills — and to verify that they have not been in contact in the last 14 days with anyone known/suspected to be infected with COVID.  This check-in may be done in person or in advance by electronic means, as determined by your Coach.  There is also signage posted at all practice fields regarding COVID safety, and you must read these signs and ensure you are in compliance before entering the field.  Do not attend training if there is any risk that your player or anyone in your household may have or have been exposed to COVID – please error on the side of caution for the safety of our AYSO soccer family!

Who can and should be on the field?  For younger divisions (5U-8U), each registered player will need to have one registered adult volunteer participating in the training session to ensure their child follows safety guidelines.  No drop offs. 

For older divisions (10U and older), only players, coaches, and TM or Chaperone will be allowed on the field.  Parents are not allowed on the field and must not congregate by or near the fields.

Masks.  Face masks covering nose and mouth must be worn at all times by all players, volunteers, and parents.  Masks should be put on before exiting your car.  

Documented attendance.  Attendance at training sessions will be documented, in the event that any contact tracing is required.  

Other precautions.  No sharing of water bottles.  Only coaches should touch equipment, such as cones or balls, with their hands.  Hand sanitizer should be used before and after practices.  There may be additional entrance or exit protocols at your field, and if so, your Coach or TM will let you know. 

Please note that some of these guidelines may change as we get into the season and/or as health & safety guidelines evolve.  We are counting on each other, as a community, to keep everyone safe.  If you have any concerns about safety that affect you or your player, please tell your Coach, Division Commissioner, or any member of the volunteer executive board right away so the situation can be addressed.  Please also be aware that we can lose our field permits if these safety guidelines are not followed, which would cut short the season.  Let’s all work together to give these kids the joy of soccer, in a safe way, during these challenging times.

PRACTICE LENGTH & FREQUENCY 

Training sessions will be one hour in length, with extra time before and after practices for coaches to set up and break down equipment.  For older divisions, there will be two training sessions, one during the week and one on the weekend.  For younger divisions, there will be at least one training session, with a second, optional session at the discretion of the Coach.  Practice locations for all Training Squads are posted on www.ayso20.org under the Fall 2020 tab.

UNIFORMS

All players will receive an Adidas training uniform and should wear it to every training session.  All players should wear shin-guards; although they are less necessary this year because our practice plans are designed to keep players 6 feet apart, we want kids in the habit of wearing shin guards to soccer.

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2021 AYSO Region 20 Extra Tryouts Are Back On

GIRLS & BOYS TRYOUT SCHEDULE
Sunday, March 21st

Birth YearDivisionBall SizeSign InTryout Time
20129U412:30PM1:00PM
201110U412:30PM1:00PM
201011U42:30PM3:00PM
200912U52:30PM3:00PM

Sunday, March 28th

Birth YearDivisionBall SizeSign InTryout Time
20129U412:30PM1:00PM
201110U412:30PM1:00PM
201011U42:30PM3:00PM
200912U52:30PM3:00PM

The EXTRA™ Program will be back for the upcoming my2021 Fall Season. As the County, City, and School District continue to change their return to play requirements and lift their restrictions on competitive youth sports, Region 20 has decided to plan for the upcoming Fall EXTRA™ Season. We will begin to hold competitive tryouts to help us decide; 1) Which Divisions will be eligible to form teams, and 2) The amount of field space to allocate. Due to the current field restrictions, this year’s tryouts may look and feel different than previous years. Tryouts will be limited to the dates above. Call-backs and make-up dates have been eliminated.

AYSO EXTRA™ provides players a more progressive soccer experience that offers a competitive, game-circuit program in a tryout-based environment. This year the program will be open to players for the following birth years: 2009-2012, who would like a more competitive environment than the AYSO Core program but are not yet ready to compete in the Club Soccer Circuit. With the right balance of competition and inclusion, you can feel secure knowing your child is part of a trusted organization and will be given fair playing time.

In coordinating with other local AYSO Regions, it has been confirmed that Regions like Beverly Hills, Culver City & Pacific Palisades will participate in the EXTRA™ circuit. The Section 1 Director and Coordinator for the EXTRA™ program has confirmed that Regions like West Torrance, Palos Verdes and South Pasadena have committed to participate in the program. However, the number of teams and which age Divisions from the various Regions will be participating is to be determined and cannot be anticipated. Region 20 hopes to create a team for each age group, but this will depend on the number of players who will be available to compete at the expected level of play.

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AYSO United Tryouts

Due to the demand for Club Soccer, AYSO United LA/Santa Monica will be holding tryouts for the following new AYSO United Santa Monica teams for the 2021/2022 season:

2010 Girls – 9 v 9
2011 Boys – 9 v 9
2011 Girls – 9 v 9
2012 Boys – 7 v 7
2012 Girls  – 7 v 7

AYSO UNITED Registration

AYSO United LA/Santa Monica is our local AYSO Club Soccer program that offers a year-round soccer experience. AYSO United provides a competitive program for advanced players that are looking to experience the Club soccer circuit. The United program continues the AYSO’s Core philosophies and ensures that all its members get a minimum of 50% playing time in games, to further promote their development & success. Players are placed in a positive learning environment based on a year-round, player centered training experience designed to focus on all aspects of player development. AYSO United LA/Santa Monica attracts talented players from all over the West Los Angeles area and was named Coast Soccer League (CSL) Club of the Year last season.

In the Fall of 2021, all our United teams will begin playing in the SoCal playing circuit, (previously known as the Southern California Developmental Soccer League – SCDSL). This transition will allow the players to participate; 1) At the highest levels of competition, 2) Showcase Events and, 3) A Spring League season.

AYSO United LA/Santa Monica Club teams’ practice and play their home games locally on Region 20 fields. The new Teams can begin training as early as mid-March with 2 practices a week and scrimmages on selected weekends. United understands that players may have several offers from other soccer Clubs and therefore are committed to posting and alerting final tryout results by mid-March or sooner.

If any qualifying member of your family is interested in trying out, please do the following:

Fill out the form below or email:  tedquong@aysounited.org

Please make sure to include your child’s name, gender, birth year along with the main parent email and best contact number and time. Please include any prior playing experience (Club, Extra, All-Stars, Recreation, etc) and for how many years they have played.  Bring water, soccer ball (optional), sunscreen if needed.

Tryouts date and times will be:

Friday March 12 at JAMS

Boys 2012  5:15-6:30pm

Girls 2012  5:30-6:45pm

Girls 2010  6:30-7:45pm

 

Sunday March 14 at JAMS

Boys 2012 1-2:15pm

Girls 2012  1:30-2:45pm

Boys 2011  2:15-3:30pm

Girls 2011   2:45-4pm

We also have limited spots available for highly skilled and experienced players on the following existing AYSO United Santa Monica teams for 2021/22 season:

2004/05 Girls – Flight 2 level

2005 Boys – Flight 2 level

2008 Girls – Flight 2 level

2008 Boys – Flight 2 level

2009 Girls – Flight 2 level

2010 Boys – Flight 2 level

Flight 2 in SoCal League Circuit is a more competitive level.

For more information, please contact tedquong@aysounited.org