Program Outline:The spring soccer program in Region 56 is designed to give coaches and players an opportunity to enhance their soccer skills, travel and have fun in the spring sun. We offer recreational and competitive divisions. Spring soccer is a coach select program. The coach may select players of his/her choice in accordance with the Region 56 Spring guidelines. Registration forms and fees are collected through the coach. Registration forms are available to download at: www.eayso.org. Important Dates to Remember: • 12/09/2016 Coach applications/notifications due • 01/07/2017 Team Rosters, Registration forms and fees due • 02/01/2017 Practices may begin • Games will begin the beginning March 2017Coach Instructions: On behalf of Region 56, thank you for volunteering to coach our children of this community. The AYSO requires every person that has any contact with our children to be certified in the AYSO program regardless of any prior training. Please keep in mind that these requirements not only help protect our children, but protect YOU as a volunteer. All information is due: Jan. 7, 2017.Fall Players: 1. To obtain the player’s ID # have the parents go to : www.eayso.org. Login. On the “update player information” tab, the player ID # will appear.2. Parent to provide the coach with their AYSO# and a check for the $60.00 Registration Fee. Make check payable to: AYSO Region 56.Non-Registered Players:1. Have the parents fill out a registration form on-line at: www.eayso.org. Follow the instructions. Player ID # will be given when registration is completed.2. If the player has never played AYSO, make a copy of players birth certificate.3. Parent to provide the coach with their AYSO#, copy of birth certificate and a check for the $80.00 Registration Fee. Make check payable to: AYSO Region 56. Plyers Registered in a Differet AYSO Region: 1. To obtain the player’s ID # have the parents go to : www.eayso.org. Login. On the “update player information” tab the player ID # will appear.2. Parent to provide the coach with their AYSO# and a check for the $60.00 Registration Fee. Make check payable to: AYSO Region 56. Coach/Asst. Coach/Referees:1. If the Coach, Asst. Coach or Referee is new or did not volunteer in the 2016 fall season, they must fill out a volunteer form at: www.eayso.org2. Make a copy of their Driver’s License.3. Email your name and copy of your drivers license to email@example.com. Please put Spring Volunteer in the Subject line of your e-mail.4. Once all of the documents are approved (about 24 hrs) you can access the AYSO training website. www.aysotraining.org follow the instructions to obtain the following certifications: • Safe Haven (Coaching) • (U5-U8) online Coach Training Course Roster:1. Fill out roster completely to include Referees and Asst. Coach information2. Please indicate if your team will be playing “Select” or “Recreational”.3. Attach the copy of birth certificate for any players new to AYSO.4. Collect all fees5. Do not turn in incomplete documents. This will delay your registration.6. Turn in on January 7, 2017 Player Interest:If you have not been contacted by a coach and your child would like to participate in our spring soccer program, you may add your information to the ”Player Interest list” click here Please indicate interest by January 7 for best chances of being placed on a team. Although not guaranteed, every effort will be made to place your child on a team. You will be contacted when your child has been placed on a team.Coach Applications:If you would like to form a spring team, you must send in a Coach Application. The Coach Application form is available to download at the bottom of this page. Coaching is a privilege and only those coaches who have demonstrated the AYSO philosophies are eligible to coach in the spring. Coaches must be certified to coach their prospective division and be Safe Haven Certified. Coach applications are due: December 9th, 2016. Applications can be e-mailed to the Spring Coordinator at Spring@ayso56.org.Player Invitations/Rosters:Coaches may invite players for the spring season, teams are not drafted. If you do not have a full roster but wish to coach, the region accepts Player Interest forms from players wishing to play and we can help fill you roster. Detailed instructions for completing the roster are below. Rosters are due January 7th, 2017 at our Spring Roster Drop off:January 7, 2017 @ 9:00 – 11:00 amBeachwalk Clubhouse 1 19752 SeaCliff Lane Huntington Beach, CA 92648Please keep in mind your rosters will not be approved prior to receiving payment of all players on your team. Participants:Our spring program is open to all U5 thru U19 AYSO registered players. Some divisions may be combined based on participation. The U5 division will follow the U6 guidelines. This spring the U8 division will play with goal keepers. Lower division (U5-U8) games are played on Saturdays. Upper division (U09-U19) games are played on Saturdays or Sundays and will play in area.Player Eligibility: • Players will play in the same division as they did in the previous fall season. Players may request to play up a division. • Recreational League teams may not have more than two (2) All Star Players in the U10 or U12 divisions, and no more than three (3) All Star Players in the U14 division. Recreational League teams may not have any EXTRA Players, Club Players or Competitive Level Guest Players. There is no limit on the number of Recreational Level Guest Players that may be on a Recreational League team. • Select League teams in the U10 & U12 divisions are allowed a maximum of three (3) Competitive Level Guest Players. Select League teams in the U14 division are allowed a maximum of four (4) Competitive Level Guest Players. • All U9 teams may play in the U10 recreational division (depending on the overall number of teams). U9 will also follow U10 division rules.Number of Players:The maximum number of players allowed on each team is as follows: • U05 7 players fielding 5 v 5 (maximum 2 substitutes) • U06 7 players fielding 5 v 5 (maximum 2 substitutes) • U07 9 players fielding 7 v 7 (maximum 2 substitutes) • U08 9 players fielding 7 v 7 (maximum 2 substitutes) • U10 10 players fielding 7 v 7 (maximum 3 substitutes) • U12 12 players fielding 9 v 9 (maximum 3 substitutes) • U14 15 players fielding 11 v 11 (maximum 4 substitutes) • U16 18 players fielding 11 v 11 (maximum 7 substitutes) • U19 18 players fielding 11 v 11 (maximum 7 substitutes) Uniforms:All teams are responsible for their own uniforms. All uniforms must be in accordance with AYSO National Rules and Regulations which means that the AYSO LOGO MUST BE ON THE FRONT OF THE SHIRT and NO ADVERTISING or TEAM NAMES on the jerseys.Injuries and Property Damage:All injuries to a player must be reported to the player Regional Safety Director immediately. Damage caused by a participant must be reported to the Spring Coordinator.Referees:Teams must meet the following requirements in order to form a spring team: • U6 through U8: Teams are required to provide 1 referee who will referee their own games as center referee. • U10 through U19: Teams must provide a 3 person referee team. The referee schedule will be assigned. Each referee team will be expected to honor their assigned games or provide certified coverage.Fields:The first game of the day is responsible for setting up the field. Both team are responsible for lining the field. Each team is responsible for setting up one of the goals. All goals must be securely anchored with a minimum of four stakes. Please arrive one hour prior to game time to set up your field. If you are the last game of the day, both teams are required to tear down and return all equipment to the equipment bins.Each team is responsible for cleaning up their area after practices and games. Our soccer fields are precious commodities and we must all do our part to keep them clean and hazard free.Cost:The cost of our spring program is: • $60 per Fall Registered player. • $80 per Non-Fall Registered player (players that did not play AYSO in the fall in any region).Important Dates to Remember: • 12/09/2016 Coach applications/notifications due • 01/07/2017 Team Rosters, Registration forms and fees due • 02/01/2017 Practices may begin • Games will begin the beginning March 2017If you have any questions, you may e-mail the Spring Coordinator at: soccernicolehb@gmail or firstname.lastname@example.org.Encourage our players to play hard, display good sportsmanship and represent our Region well. Encourage our parents to sit back, relax and enjoy watching their child play soccer.**All information is subject to change.
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