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Area 11L (South Orange County)

Area 11L All Stars


2023 Area 11L

ALL STAR INVITATIONAL

TOURNAMENT


Pool Play - 1/14 & 1/15

Semi Finals - 1/21

Finals - 1/21 and 1/22



Section 11 All Star Invitational Tournament - February
(Location: TBD)

All Stars

The All Star Program is by INVITATION ONLY. Players from the Fall Season are nominated by their Fall Coach. A listing of nominated players is gathered and presented to the Region's All Star Committee. The Region's All Star Committee and selected All Star Coach(s), meet to select players from the All Star listing of nominated players. Those selected to participate, will be notified by telephone and/or email.

All Star nominations should be viewed as an honor and your child should be proud of this achievement. They were nominated and selected because their coach viewed them as a great athlete and team player.

(Acceptance into the Area 11L All Star Tournament is by INVITATION ONLY. Participating teams agree to all tournament rules. Participation in events or tournaments, beyond/outside of this tournament, are by invitation of those events/tournaments only.)

ALL STAR TOURNAMENT INFORMATION

Age
Group
Max
Roster
Min
Play
Time
Match Min
Players
Ball
Size
HeadingKeeper
Punt
Build
Out
Line
10U 10 75% 7v7 5 4 NoNoYes
12U 12 75% 9v9 6 4 No Allowed No
14U 15 75% 11v11 7 5 AllowedAllowedNo

COACH NOTES:
  • All Coaches and Assistant Coaches MUST have a current Season, Region issued, Coach Photo ID Card.
  • Coach and Assistant Coach ID Cards are REQUIRED for ALL matches.
  • Coach and Assistant Coach ID Cards must be worn and remain visible at all times.
  • Player ID cards are NOT required.
  • All players must be fully registered with AYSO for the current season.
  • Guest players are not allowed.
  • Coaches are required to have in their possession, AT ALL TIMES, copies of each players current Season Player Registration Form. (i.e. medical release form)
  • Coaches and Assistant Coaches must be fully registered with AYSO, approved and rostered for the current season.
  • All Coaches and Assistant Coaches must meet the certification requirements as outlined per the AYSO National Coaching Program Guidelines.
  • Opposing teams (i.e. coaches, players and spectators) are to occupy opposite sides of the field.
  • Home team to provide three (3) game balls.
  • If team uniform color conflict, home team (listed first on the schedule) to change uniform color.
  • NO Coin Toss (Visitors kick-off, Home team selects goal to defend).
  • PRE-PRINTED (Blue Sombrero generated) lineup cards are REQUIRED for all matches.
  • Tournament standings based on three (3) point system.
  • All matches must start and end on time.
  • Pool Play Match Duration:
      • 10U = 2 x 20min halves
      • 12U = 2 x 20min halves
      • 14U = 2 x 25min halves
  • Semi-Final and Final/Championship Match Duration:
      • 10U = 2 x 25min halves
      • 12U = 2 x 30min halves
      • 14U = 2 x 35min halves
  • Halftime break NOT to exceed 5 minutes.
  • NO additional/extra time added for injuries or stoppages.
  • Pool play matches may end in a tie.
  • Semi-Final and Championship matches must have a winner. If tied at the end of the 4th quarter, winner to be determined by KFPM.
  • Players in the tournament will not be allowed to officiate.
  • Youth Referee participation in the Tournament is by invitation only.
  • Coaches and Teams are STRONGLY RECOMMENDED to adhere to the following items:
      • Coaches are ENCOURAGED to manage potential match blowouts by limiting goal differentials. (Information)
      • Coaches are ENCOURAGED to manage Goalkeeper play. Recommended that Goalkeepers play at least one (1) quarter at another position.
  • Lineup cards will be reviewed by onsite Regional/Area staff.
  • Coaches are responsible for the conduct and behavior of themselves, their players, parents, and spectators on their sideline. Poor sportsmanship, verbal abuse and negative yelling will not be tolerated at any time and may result in being removed from the match or facility.
  • Pets (i.e. dogs) are never allowed at AYSO games or practices.

REFEREE NOTES:
  • All referees must be fully registered with AYSO and approved for the current season.
  • All referees must meet the certification requirements as outlined per the AYSO National Referee Program Guidelines.
  • Referees must perform a player and field safety check before each match.
  • All Coaches and Assistant Coaches MUST have a current Season, Region issued, Coach Photo ID Card.
  • Coach and Assistant Coach ID Cards are REQUIRED for ALL matches.
  • Coach and Assistant Coach ID Cards must be worn and remain visible at all times.
  • Check Coach and Assistant Coach for valid Coach ID Card.
  • Player ID Cards are NOT REQUIRED.
  • NO Coin Toss (Visitors kick-off, Home team selects goal to defend).
  • PRE-PRINTED lineup cards are required.
      • Coach/Assistant Coach ID Cards must match pre-printed names on lineup card.
      • NO handwritten changes, besides jersey numbers, allowed to lineup card.
  • Lineup cards will be reviewed by onsite Regional/Area Staff.
  • Start and end all matches ON TIME.
  • Pool Play Match Duration:
      • 10U = 2 x 20min halves
      • 12U = 2 x 20min halves
      • 14U = 2 x 25min halves
  • Semi-Final and Final/Championship Match Duration:
      • 10U = 2 x 25min halves
      • 12U = 2 x 30min halves
      • 14U = 2 x 35min halves
  • Halftime break NOT to exceed 5 minutes.
  • NO additional/extra time added for injuries or stoppages.
  • Pool play matches may end in a tie.
  • Semi-Final and Championship matches must have a winner. If tied at the end of the 4th quarter, winner to be determined by KFPM.
  • All matches should be officiated by 'neutral' referees. Parents SHOULD NOT sign-up, to referee their own child's match.
  • Players in the tournament will not be allowed to officiate.
  • Youth Referee participation in the Tournament is by invitation only.
  • Each referee may only represent ONE team in the tournament.
  • Coaches and Assistant Coaches, participating in the tournament, MAY NOT referee matches within their respected division, regardless of pool. (i.e. 10UB Coach/Assistant Coach may not Referee 10UB matches - regardless of pool. 10UB Coach/Assistant Coach may referee 10UG Match)
  • Pets (i.e. dogs) are not allowed at AYSO games or practices.
Referees: Please report all player misconducts; player, coach and spectator incidents; injuries; field issues and guideline variations to the onsite Tournament Staff at the conclusion of the match.

Semi-Finals & Finals

A teams advancement beyond tournament pool play, will be determined based on final pool play results AND one of the following conditions being met:

  • A regions overall tournament pool play referee participation must average 4.0 or greater (# of pool play referee positions covered by the Regions referees divided by number of teams participating in the tournament from that same Region). (i.e. 26 tournament pool play referee positions filed by the Region / 6 teams submitted to the tournament = 4.3 regional tournament pool play referee participation average.)

  • Should a team’s Region tournament pool play referee participation average fail to meet the minimum required, a team may still qualify for advancement should the team have individually covered at least four (4) tournament pool play referee positions. (The referee must have selected the team they wish to have received their credit, by selecting the team when signing up for the match via MatchTrak. Retroactive team credit will not be allowed.)
Failure of a Region or Team to meet the needed tournament pool play referee participation requirement, could prohibit a team from advancing beyond tournament pool play.

(Extenuating Regional and/or Team circumstances must be submitted in writing to the Tournament Director, prior to the start of the tournament.)

Regional Tournament Referee Coverage Requirement




REQUIRED

Required Play Time

EVERYONE PLAYS – 3/4 OF EACH GAME
  • All players (10U, 12U and 14U) MUST play at least 3/4 of each game unless prohibited by roster size.
  • No player may play 4 quarters until ALL teammates have played at least 3 quarters (including goalkeeper).
  • No player may be limited to 2 quarters more than once (per season), unless all teammates have already been so limited.
  • Substitution rules may not otherwise be changed because of roster size.
Referees: Please report all incidents via a MatchTrak match report within 12 hours of the conclusion of the match.

Coach Requirements

ALL AYSO coaches and assistant coaches must complete the following:
  • Be a registered and an approved volunteer for the current program/season (including background check clearance).
  • Must have completed the AYSO Safe Haven course.
  • Successfully completed the AYSO/CDC Concussion Awareness course.
  • Completed the AYSO Sudden Cardiac Arrest (SCA) Awareness course.
  • ALL Coaches must complete the AYSO Live Scan (Fingerprinting) process.
  • Safe Sport certification must be current/valid.
  • Be properly trained per the AYSO National Coaching Program Guidelines for the age/skill level of the team they wish to coach.
Below are the required coaching certifications for each age level:

Division Required Certification
6U 6U Coach
8U 8U Coach
10U 10U Coach
12U 12U Coach
14U Intermediate Coach
16U/19U Advanced Coach

** Some certifications may be completed online. **

All Star FAQ/Information

What Divisions participate in the All Star program?
  • All Star teams are formed from participants in the Fall 10U, 12U and 14U divisions. Players from the EXTRA or United programs are not eligible to participate in the All Star Program. 
When/where are All Star games played?
  • All Star matches are typically played in mid/late January
  • Matches will be held at various local Area 11L fields - depending on field permits and availability. (i.e. Lake Forest, RSM, Aliso Viejo, Laguna Hills, Mission Viejo, San Clemente, Laguna Beach, San Juan Capistrano, Ladera Ranch, Laguna Niguel)
My child was selected to participate in All Stars, how do I register him/her?
  • All participants in the All Star Program (Players, Coaches, etc.) must register online through their Region.
  • Parents should log into their AYSO Regional account and select the ALL STAR PROGRAM.
  • Failure to register online by your Regions cutoff/deadline date, could result in an invitation to participate, being withdrawn.
  • ONLY those individuals contacted by their Regional All Star Coach or Regional All Star Committee should select and register for the All Star Program.
  • Registering in the All Star Program DOES NOT register a player for a Regions Spring Program. Players and Volunteers MUST register for each of the respective programs individually.
Congratulations to all of our All Stars!!!

COVID-19 GENERAL SAFETY PRECAUTIONS

  • If you are not comfortable with returning to play, DON'T.
  • If you are not not feeling well, stay home.
  • Report all POSITIVE COVID-19 test results and/or CONFIRMED COVID-19 EXPOSURES - IMMEDIATELY to your Regional Commissioner for further guidance and direction.
  • When possible, maintain social distancing (i.e. six feet), from all participants and spectators.
  • Coaches and substitutes should be at least 2 yards off the touchline; spectators should be 3 yards off the touchline.
  • No handshakes. After the game, applaud the players and coaches; fist bumps/elbow bumps are not recommended.
  • NO Coin Toss:
    • Visitors kick-off, Home team selects goal to defend.
  • Do not share equipment
  • Follow local, county and state published safety guidance.
  • Face coverings are recommended.

AYSO National Office Return to Play Information

LF Field Map

Laguna Hill High School Field Map

Crown Valley Field Map

Important Dates

Dates may be subject to change.

Area 11L - All Star Tournament
  • 12/10 - Team Information Due
  • 1/14 - Pool Play (2 matches)
  • 1/15 - Pool Play (2 matches)
  • 1/21 - Semi Finals
  • 1/21 or 1/22 - Finals
  • 1/28 - Finals (Backup Date)

Section 11 - All Star Invitational
  • February

Western States Championship
  • March

Pool Play Standings

Standings will be determined on the “three-point system” as follows:
  • WIN = 3 points
  • TIE = 1 point
  • LOSS = 0 points
  • GOAL = 0 points
  • SHUTOUT = 0 points
  • FORFEIT = 3 points (scored as a 1-0 win)
  • SEND OFF = 1 point deduction for each send off of a player or substitute.
  • EJECTION = 1 point deduction for each ejection of a team official or spectator.

POOL PLAY TIEBREAKER

In the event teams are tied on the basis of points earned at the conclusion of pool play, a team’s pool play final standings will be determined in accordance with the following sequential tie breaker criteria:
  • Winner of head to head competition (this criteria not used if more than two teams tied).
  • Fewest goals allowed
  • Winner of most games
  • Greatest number of shutout victories (wins only)
  • Coin Flip

Field Markings

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

Coaching Area

Each team is allowed up-to two (2) certified and approved Coaches (i.e. Head Coach and Assistant Coach). Both Coaches must stay within the Coaches' Area during the match, REGARDLESS of whether the area is marked on the field. This area is defined as a space 1-1½ yards back from the touch line and extends 10 yards either side of the halfway line.

(Coaches should use the center circle as a guide when the coaching area is not marked.)

Pet Policy Reminder

Please be aware that pets are NOT allowed at School fields - AT ANY TIME. The presence of pets at any school field, will lead to the revoking of our permits.

While some cities do allow leashed pets at city parks, they are NEVER allowed at the field during a practice or game.

For the safety of ALL our players and volunteers - please leave your pets at home.

AYSO is obligated to observe and respect existing regulations and laws regarding the presence of service animals at our fields. Service animals are defined by the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) as only dogs or miniature horses that have been trained to do work or perform tasks for the benefit of an individual with a disability. Other animals, whether wild or domestic, do not qualify as service animals.

Referee Requirements

ALL AYSO referees and assistant referees must meet the following requirements:
  • Must be a registered and approved volunteer for the current program/season (including background check clearance).
  • Completed the AYSO Safe Haven course.
  • Successfully completed the Concussion Awareness course.
  • Completed the AYSO Sudden Cardiac Arrest (SCA) Awareness course.
  • Safe Sport certification must be current/valid.
  • Be trained per the AYSO National Referee Program Guidelines for the age/skill level of the match they wish to referee.
  • ALL Referees must complete the AYSO Live Scan (Fingerprinting) process.
  • Minimum age requirements:
Below are the general required referee certifications for each age level:

Division Required Certification
10U Regional
12U Regional or Intermediate
14U Intermediate or Advanced
16U/19U Advanced or National

** Some certifications may be completed online **

LFSP FIELD REMINDERS

Please note:
  • Chairs, tents, benches, umbrellas, etc. are NOT allowed on the synthetic turf fields at the Lake Forest Sports Park.
  • Per the city's request due to the amount of trash left on the field, parents and spectators should remain OFF the turf field. Only players and coaches are allowed on the turf field.
  • Pets (i.e. dogs) are NOT allowed at AYSO games/events (per AYSO National Office).

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