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PICTURE DAY MEETING - TUESDAY 9/13 - SPORTS PARK
 

Picture Day Information Meeting
Tuesday 9/13
Time: 6:30pm - 7:30pm
Where: Lake Forest Sports Park South (Gazebo nearest Grass field 1 - end of lot 5)
If you park in the parking lot 5 on the Portola side of the sports park the Gazebo is at the entrance of the far south grass soccer fields.

Who to send: One representative per team. All packets will be in team bundles. Picture times will also be posted at the meeting.  Please bring a chair to sit in for the information part of the evening.

Thank you
Leanne Blazek
Picture Day Coordinator

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FALL COACHES - REFEREE SUBMISSION
 

Region 85 Referee Badge

.Fall 2016 Coaches -

Please submit your Fall Referees by AUGUST 21st by clicking on the below links:

U6 and U7:      https://goo.gl/forms/o30WmeuyNIIRGIn32

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SNACK/CONCESSION STAND VOLUNTEERS
 

Each team will be responsible for 2 volunteers to work a three hour shift at the Lake Forest Sports Park Snack Stand.  The 2 volunteers can work the shift together or each work a shift on two different days. Coaches are responsible to have the two volunteers email pictures@ayso85.org. Coaches may also submit names via the online form. (https://goo.gl/forms/26br0buaPoNRNbxf2)

Please email the following information:
Volunteer Name
Coaches Name
Age Group (ie. u7)
Division (B/G)

Once this information is received a SIGN UP GENUIS notice will be sent to the volunteer with the snack stand schedule so they can pick the dates and times that work best for them.

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SAFE HAVEN CERTIFICATION
 

All volunteers (Coaches, Referees, Team Parents, Board Memebers, etc.) are required to complete the online AYSO Safe Haven Course.  This course is designed to protect our kids and our volunteers.

The course can be taken online and takes about 45 min to complete.

To take the course, visit http://www.aysotraining.org

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INCIDENT REPORT FORM
 

Please complete the Incident Report Form whenever there is a personal injury, damaged property, or threats of or actual physical violence surrounding an AYSO game, practice, event or property. The form should be prepared by the Coach, AYSO Official, or other AYSO Volunteer. Completed forms should be submitted to the Region 85 Safety Director (safety@ayso85.org) within 24 hours of the event.

Incident Report Form (pdf)

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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 2 25 x 50 6 x 12
U10 4 25 min 7 v 7 5 3 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
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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  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
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 Sat 13th
 8:30am-2:30pm
U12 Coach Course
Please register on www.eayso.org for the class. Class to be held at Lake Forest Elementary School. No prerequisite necessary. Bring appropriate footwear, clipboard, pen, water etc. coach@ayso85.org
 Sat 13th
 11:00am-12:15pm
Required Coach Meeting (U6-U8)
Required Coach Meeting Saturday Aug 13th @ Lake Forest Elementary School. 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 Elementary School. 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
 Fri 19th
 6:30pm-9:30pm
Intermediate Coach Course (Part 1)
Please register on www.eayso.org Pre-requisite: Must have U12 certification. Classes to be held at Lake Forest Sports Park. Must attend all 3 classes. (8/19, 8/20 & 8/21)
 Sat 20th
 8:00am-4:00pm
Intermediate Coach Course (Part 2)
Please register on www.eayso.org Pre-requisite: Must have U12 certification. Classes to be held at Lake Forest Sports Park. Must attend all 3 classes. (8/19, 8/20 & 8/21)
 Sat 20th
 8:30am-2:30pm
U10 Coach Only Certification (no safe Haven)
Please register on www.eayso.org Pre-requisite: Class to be held at Lake Forest Sports Park.
 Sat 20th
 11:00am-1:00pm
U6/U8 Coach Only Certification (no safe Haven)
Please register on www.eayso.org Pre-requisite: Class to be held at Lake Forest Sports Park.
 Sun 21st
 8:00am-4:00pm
Intermediate Coach Course (Part 3)
Please register on www.eayso.org Pre-requisite: Must have U12 certification. Classes to be held at Lake Forest Sports Park. Must attend all 3 classes. (8/19, 8/20 & 8/21)
 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
 Tue 13th
 6:30pm-7:30pm
Picture Day Meeting for Team Parents U6 and older
Pick up your team picture packets at the large Gazebo on the far south east end of the Lake Forest SSports Park with Leanne Blazek. Park on the east side lot for best access. Bring you own chair to be comfortably seated. Questions email pictures@ayso85.org
 Sun 25th
 8:00am-4:00pm
Picture Day at Lake Forest Sports Park
(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)