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Region 85 (Lake Forest, Foothill Ranch, Portola Hills)




 Season begins: October 3, 2020 Season ends: November 21, 2020

Registration Fee: $80
No Refunds after Oct 1, 2020 

** Player Registration Fee includes $20 AYSO National Player Membership Fee.

The Corona Virus continues to impact all Youth Sports and staying within the State Health Departments return to play guidelines has given us a great challenge for our Fall 2020 Season. I know we are all anxious to get players out on the field and the Region 85 Board has been working on a plan that will help us do that.

Our season will open as a Training Season only. Teams will be formed with certified coaches and these teams will be allowed to train following the State, County, City and AYSO return to play guidelines. You can find the Region guidelines on our website under the Return to Play tab. We are currently in Phase I. If the State allows us to move into game play, we will be ready with teams already formed, but I want you to be prepared for the reality that no games will be played this fall. Also, you must understand that no parents can be at the fields during the training sessions. These are for coaches and players only.

Our hope is to begin forming 6U thru 19U teams by Sept 1, 2020 with players on the fields by Oct 1. Each Division will require a training structure that addresses that age group’s needs.  Our fees for this program will be reduced to $80 ($60 Registration Fee plus a $20 National Player Fee) to reflect the change to a Training Season.  Soon you will be sent an email by AYSO asking if you accept the invitation to participate in this program. If you accept you will be prompted to pay the $80 fee. You will need to accept for each player you have registered.  Please note that there will be a $2.75 processing fee from Sports Connect added to your balance due.  If you choose not to participate simply reject the offer and no fee will be charged. We will remove your player from the Training Program list.
You will also be able to register as a volunteer once the portal is open and we encourage you to please find a position that suits you. Now more that ever we will need coaches to help make this season successful for of the players and families. Our primary focus is on keeping players, volunteers, and all family members safe as we return to the fields.

There is still a lot work to do to make this a successful season so please be patient with us as we move forward. Watch your email for further information and feel free to contact us with questions.

Please note that we are working on a 5U program but must work with the City of Lake Forest before moving forward.

 

Karen Falagrady
Region 85
Regional commissioner

Wait List

It may become necessary to wait list players while we evaluate the number of TOTAL PLAYERS in the division. Additionally, we must ensure that a sufficient number of VOLUNTEERS have agreed to COACH.

Please help us ensure ALL children are placed onto teams by volunteering as a Coach.

Volunteers NEEDED

AYSO Region 85 is a 100% all volunteer organization. We encourage every parent to help in some part of our program. Prior experience is not required and we will provide the necessary training and equipment. We will begin taking volunteer applications as soon as an official start date for the season is announced.

Volunteer positions include the following:
  1. Head Coach/Assistant Coach
  2. Coaching Staff (Mentors, Instructors, Coordinators)
  3. Division Coordinators (Program Managers/Team Formation) 
  4. Referee and Assistant Referee
  5. Referee Staff (Mentors, Assessors, Instructors, Coordinators) 
  6. Board Member/Assistant Board Member
  7. Registration (Region Registrar and in-person Registration Event Coordinators)
  8. Field & Equipment Support (Pre-Season Setup, Repair, Maintenance)
  9. Team Managers
  10. Special Events Staff (Opening Day/Picture Day and Volunteer Appreciation Day)
 

Please register and become an active volunteer.

** No players that register are guaranteed to play,
as this is ALWAYS based on the number of VOLUNTEER coaches. **

Practice/Game Information

  • Teams play one game each Saturday (early September-early November)
  • Younger teams (i.e. 6U, 8U and some 10U) typically practice once a week
  • Older teams typically practice twice a week
  • 5U Program is approximately 90min Saturday Only session starting at 8:30am (no weekday session)
  • Practice days, times and locations are set by each Coach/Team
Age
Group
Max
Roster
Match Min
Players
Half Ball
Size
# of
Refs
Field
Size
Goal
Size
5U --- 3v3 --- --- 3 --- 15x30 4x6
6U 12 4v4 (x2) 3 15 (x2)3 --- 15x30 4x6
8U 12 4v4 (x2) 3 20 (x2) 3 --- 20x35 5x10
10U 10 7v7 5 25 (x2) 4 3 35x60 6x18
12U 12 9v9 6 30 (x2) 4 3 45x70 7x21
14U 15 11v11 7 35 (x2) 5 3 50x100 8x24
16U 18 11v11 7 40 (x2) 5 3 60x110 8x24
19U 18 11v11 7 45 (x2) 5 3 60x110 8x24

Registration Listing

2020 Fall Season

Our Fall Core program is the foundation for all the fun, excitement and learning that happens on the fields. AYSO is best known for our core program – it’s where the large majority of kids fall in love with soccer and make memories that will last a lifetime.

There are six core values – or what we call AYSO’s Six Philosophies – that are the foundation of our programs: Everyone Plays, Balanced Teams, Open Registration, Positive Coaching, Good Sportsmanship and Player Development. These are the essence of AYSO. In AYSO, teams are put together in a way that makes playing soccer about the experience, not wins or losses. It’s not about blowing out another team with an unbelievable score; it’s about sportsmanship and learning to be the best possible teammate and opponent. Developing players is what we’re about, because soccer skills and life skills go hand in hand. AYSO’s main purpose is to get kids on the field, provide them with good coaches, and teach them to play soccer.

Due to the current pandemic it is necessary to alter our registration process for the 2020 Fall Season. Please follow the registration process as outlined but be aware that no fees will be charged at this time. Once we have received a start date for the 2020 Fall Season from the National Office, you will receive an email from the Region advising you that your registered player is being offered a position in the 2020 Fall Program.   A parent/guardian must log into the players registration account to accept the position offered.  Registration fees will be collected online when the position is accepted.  Failure to accept a team assignment or complete the online registration process will result in the player being dropped from the Fall Program. All players registered and paid before June 1, 2020 will receive an early registration discount.

05U (2016)

Registration closes on 09/26/2020 at 11:00 PM
Season Dates: 08/15/2020 to 12/31/2020
$60.00

06U Boys (2015)

Registration closes on 09/26/2020 at 11:00 PM
Season Dates: 08/15/2020 to 12/31/2020
$60.00

06U Girls (2015)

Registration closes on 09/26/2020 at 11:00 PM
Season Dates: 08/15/2020 to 12/31/2020
$60.00

07U Boys (2014)

Registration closes on 09/26/2020 at 11:00 PM
Season Dates: 08/15/2020 to 12/31/2020
$60.00

07U Girls (2014)

Registration closes on 09/26/2020 at 11:00 PM
Season Dates: 08/15/2020 to 12/31/2020
$60.00

08U Boys (2013)

Registration closes on 09/26/2020 at 11:00 PM
Season Dates: 08/15/2020 to 12/31/2020
$60.00

08U Girls (2013)

Registration closes on 09/26/2020 at 08:30 AM
Season Dates: 08/15/2020 to 12/31/2020
$60.00

10U Boys (2011/2012)

Registration closes on 09/26/2020 at 08:30 AM
Season Dates: 08/15/2020 to 12/31/2020
$60.00

10U Girls (2011/2012)

Registration closes on 09/26/2020 at 08:30 AM
Season Dates: 08/15/2020 to 12/31/2020
$60.00

12U Boys (2009/2010)

Registration closes on 09/26/2020 at 11:00 PM
Season Dates: 08/15/2020 to 12/31/2020
$60.00

12U Girls (2009/2010)

Registration closes on 09/26/2020 at 11:00 PM
Season Dates: 08/15/2020 to 12/31/2020
$60.00

14U Boys (2007/2008)

Registration closes on 09/26/2020 at 07:00 PM
Season Dates: 08/15/2020 to 12/31/2020
$60.00

14U Girls (2007/2008)

Registration closes on 09/26/2020 at 11:00 PM
Season Dates: 08/15/2020 to 12/31/2020
$60.00

16U Boys (2005/2006)

Registration closes on 09/26/2020 at 08:30 AM
Season Dates: 08/15/2020 to 12/31/2020
$60.00

19U Boys (2002/2003/2004)

Registration closes on 09/26/2020 at 08:30 AM
Season Dates: 08/15/2020 to 12/31/2020
$60.00

19U Girls (2002/2003/2004)

Registration closes on 09/26/2020 at 08:30 AM
Season Dates: 08/15/2020 to 12/31/2020
$60.00

Balanced Teams

In order for players to have the best experience on the field, we do our best to balance teams.

For 6U-8U, our Division Coordinators put teams together based on age and player rating information from the previous season (when available) to balance and form teams.

For 10U and above our RCA and Division Coordinators, using player rating information and prior coach input, hold 'blind' player drafts to balance teams, as fairly as possible.

Fall 2020 Age Chart

Birth
Year
DOB

Division
20161/1/201612/31/20165U
20151/1/201512/31/20156U
20141/1/201412/31/20147U
20131/1/201312/31/20138U
20121/1/201212/31/201210U
20111/1/201112/31/201110U
20101/1/201012/31/201012U
20091/1/200912/31/200912U
20081/1/200812/31/200814U
20071/1/200712/31/200714U
20061/1/200612/31/200616U
20051/1/200512/31/200516U
20041/1/200412/31/200419U
20031/1/200312/31/200319U
20021/1/200212/31/200219U
20011/1/200112/31/2002



 

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Lake Forest, California 92609

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Phone : 949-445-0850
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