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REQUIRED - CONCUSSION AWARENESS TRAINING
 

AYSO and the CDC have teamed up together and are offering a FREE online Concussion Awareness Course.  Please take 20 minutes to complete this important online course.

Important information from recognizing a concussion to getting back in the game is presented. As a Coach, you play an important role in the AYSO Team - helping to ensure the safety of our children.

https://www.aysotraining.org/

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GAME CARDS
 

The following game cards should be used.

Game cards are fillable PDF forms that can be downloaded, completed, and printed at home.

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FALL 2016 GAME INFO
 

Please note, some team sizes have changed for the Fall 2016 Season.

2016 Fall - Regional Play

Age Group Ball Size Half Team Min.
Players
# of Refs

Field Size*

Goal Size*

U6 3 15 min 3 v 3 2 1 15 x 25 3 x 4
U7 3 20 min 5 v 5 3 1 20 x 40 5 x 10
U8 3 20 min 7 v 7 5 1 25 x 50 6 x 12
U10 4 25 min 7 v 7 5 2 40 x 80 7 x 21
U12 4 30 min 9 v 9 6 3 50 x 100 8 x 24
U14 5 35 min 11 v 11 7 3 60 x 110 8 x 24

* U6 & U7 matches will be officiated by one (1) Referee. Referees for U6 & U7 may come from one of the participating teams.

* U8-U19 matches must be officiated by 'neutral' referees.

* Field size and goal size may vary due to available space/resources.


2016 Fall - Area & Extra Play

Age Group Ball Size Half Team Min.
Players
# of Refs
U8 3 20 min 7 v 7 5 1
U9 4 25 min 7 v 7 5 3
U10 4 25 min 7 v 7 5 3
U11 4 30 min 9 v 9 6 3
U12 4 30 min 11 v 11 7 3
U13 5 35 min 11 v 11 7 3
U14 5 35 min 11 v 11 7 3
U16 5 40 min 11 v 11 7 3
U19 5 45 min 11 v 11 7 3
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PCA LEADER'S CLIPBOARD
 

 Seize a Teachable Moment - Referee Calls

Very good practical advice on how to respond to referee calls and respect the game of Soccer from the Positive Coaching Alliance.

PCA Leader's Clipboard
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SPORTS PARK FIELD LAYOUT
 

(click for pdf version) Sports Park Field Layout 

 

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Coaches' Calendar      Top of Page
  July 2016 top    bottom
 Fri 15th - Sun 17th
 8:00am-5:00pm
Coach Upgrade Training (U10, U12, Intermediate, & Advanced)
Coach upgrade training courses for U10, U12, Intermediate, & Advanced. Location: EL TORO HIGH SCHOOL (visit www.ayso11L.org for more information)
 Mon 18th - Fri 22nd
 9:00am-3:00pm
Soccer Camp AYSO Region 85
Location is the new Lake Forest Sports Park at 28000 Rancho Parkway on the Turf Field. Sign up at www.aysosoccercamps.org
  August 2016 top    bottom
 Sat 13th
 11:00am-12:15pm
Required Coach Meeting (U6-U8)
Required Coach Meeting Saturday Aug 13th @ Lake Forest Sports Park. Certified Coaches will receive vital season information, their rosters and uniforms. U6, U7, and U8 coaches meet at 11:00am.
 Sat 13th
 12:30pm-1:30pm
Required Coach Meeting (U10-U19)
Required Coach Meeting Saturday Aug 13th @ Lake Forest Sports Park. Certified Coaches will receive vital season information, their rosters and uniforms. U10 and older coaches meet at 12:30pm
 Mon 15th - Fri 19th
 9:00am-3:00pm
Soccer Camp AYSO Region 85
Location is the new Lake Forest Sports Park at 28000 Rancho Parkway on the Turf Field. Sign up at www.aysosoccercamps.org
 Mon 22nd - Fri 26th
 9:00am-3:00pm
Soccer Camp AYSO Region 85
Location is the new Lake Forest Sports Park at 28000 Rancho Parkway on the Turf Field. Sign up at www.aysosoccercamps.org
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 Sat 10th
 
Region 85 Fall Season Begins
 Sun 25th
 8:00am-4:00pm
Picture Day at Lake Forest Sports Park
(tentative - schedule to follow)
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 Sat 12th
 
Region 85 Playoffs
 Sat 19th
 
Region 85 Finals
  December 2016 top    bottom
 Sat 3rd - Sun 4th
 
Area 11-L Playoffs (U10-U14)
Playoff Location: Lake Forest Sports Park (Lake Forest)