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U5 PARENT ORIENTATION - WED AUGUST 31 AT 7PM
 

For our 4 year old registered players, please join us for our Under Age 5 parent and player orientation meeting on Wednesday, August 31 at 7:00 pm. You will receive information on session dates and times as well as a complete overview of the program and HOW YOU WILL BE PARTICIPATING! In addition, we will be handing out uniforms. This is a unique Jamboree style program and all parents and players are urged to attend.

Questions - email coach@ayso85.org or u5@ayso85.org


Location: Lake Forest Sports Park
Date: Wednesday 8/31
Time: 7pm

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REGISTER NOW - DIVISIONS ARE FILLING FAST
 

Fall Season Starts in

Want to have fun playing soccer??? Then don't delay and register today - as time is running out.

Registration Type Date Player Fees

Mail forms and payment to:

AYSO Region 85
P.O. Box 1059
Lake Forest, CA 92609-1059

Now until September 1

$175 per player

 

 

To Register for the Fall 2016 Season, please follow these simple steps.

  • Complete the online PLAYER and VOLUNTEER application via the eAYSO website.
  • Print one (1) copy of the PLAYER application form and one (1) copy of your volunteer application form from the EAYSO website.
  • MAIL the PLAYER and VOLUNTEER application form - allong with PAYMENT ($175 per player - CHECKS ONLY - no cash or credit cards) to our P.O. Box.
  • (AYSO Region 85, P.O. Box 1059, Lake Forest, CA 92609-1059)
  • CHECKS ONLY - NO CASH - NO CREDIT CARDS
  • Checks must be made out to AYSO REGION 85

New players must also send a copy of their birth certificate (for age/division verification). We will work hard to place your player on a team on a room available and first come, first served basis. Volunteers who are trained Coaches or Referees receive priority for their player getting on a team.

Questions and help - please contact our Registrar

Our rates are extremely low for such a high quality soccer program only because we are an all volunteer organization. But please remember:

  • No coaches (Fun Facillitators) = No teams
  • No referees = No games

We provide all the necessary training and support at no cost.  A great way to model the volunteer spirit for your player and bring your time and talent to our AYSO Region 85 Program.

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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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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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NEW RULES AND REGULATIONS: HEADING THE BALL
 

Consistent with the U.S. Soccer mandates on heading the ball:

Heading is banned for all division players U11 (U12 and below for programs without single age divisions) and below in both practices and games.

  • An indirect free kick (IFK) will be awarded to the opposing team if a player deliberately touches the ball with his/her head during a game.
    • The IFK is to be taken from the place where the player touched the ball with his/her head
    • An indirect free kick awarded to the attacking team inside the opposing team's goal area, must be taken on the goal area line at the point nearest to where the player touched the ball with his/her head.
  • Neither Cautions nor Send Offs shall be issued for persistent infringement or denying an obvious goal scoring opportunity related to the heading infraction.
*Per AYSO National Rules & Regulations (ver 5/2016)
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REGION 85 - PRESIDENT CIRCLE
 

Region 85 was recently recognized as a member of the 2016 AYSO President's Circle.

The President's circle recognizes and salutes those AYSO Regions that have not only met, but also exceeded the AYSO commitment of bringing More Soccer to More Kids. The Award honors those Regions that have grown their player registration in two consecutive years.

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REGION 85 - PLATINUM REGION
 

Region 85 was recently recognized, as an AYSO Platinum Region.

This marks the 11th straight year Region 85 has been honored with this prestigious award for excellence!

Platinum Regions model AYSO’s philosophies and commitment to providing the best family friendly youth soccer experiences for all players and parent volunteers throughout their immediate communities and beyond.

Congratulations to every volunteer, parent, player, coach, and referee who tirelessly works so very hard to make Region 85 a fantastic place for our children to enjoy soccer.

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REGION 85 - NAMED REGION OF THE YEAR
 

Congratulations and Thank You to ALL Region 85 Volunteers… Region 85 was recently named Area 11-L and Section 11 – REGION OF THE YEAR!!!

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REGION 85 FIELD STATUS UPDATES
 


Receive field status updates on your cell phone.

Text R85SOCCER to 84483.

 

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AYSO REGION 85 DOG POLICY
 
Please be aware that dogs are NOT allowed on Saddleback Valley Unified School District fields - AT ANY TIME. That especially holds true for AYSO practices and games. The presence of dogs on any school field, could lead to SVUSD revoking our permit.

Even though city parks allow leashed dogs, they are not allowed at AYSO practices or games.

With kids running around and other activity at AYSO events, the chances are very high that pets will be excitable and may cause injury. In addition, some children have a fear of dogs.

Thank you in advance for helping to keep AYSO soccer a fun event for all.
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