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Area 11L (South Orange County)


** Area 11L Spring Season **
10U, 12U, 14U, 16U & 19U

Season Begins - March 2
Season Ends - May 11

Spring Season Game Schedule

* Area 11L Spring Tournament Information *
** Local Regional Tournament Information **

Spring Season Summary Information

Age
Group
Max
Roster
Min
Play
Time
Match Min
Players
Half Ball
Size
HeadingKeeper
Punt
Build
Out
Line
10U 10 75% 7v7 5 25 (x2) 4 NoNoYes
12U 12 75% 9v9 6 30 (x2) 4 No Allowed No
14U 15 75% 11v11 7 35 (x2) 5 AllowedAllowedNo
16U1850%11v11740 (x2)5AllowedAllowedNo
19U1850%11v11745 (x2)5AllowedAllowedNo

COACH NOTES:
  • All Coaches & Assistant Coaches MUST have a current Spring Season, Region issued, Coach Photo ID Card.
  • Current season Coach/Assistant Coach ID Cards are REQUIRED for ALL Spring Matches.
  • ID Card must be worn and remain visible at all times.
  • Player ID cards are NOT required.
  • Coaches are required to have in their possession, AT ALL TIMES, signed copies of each players Spring Season Player Registration Form (i.e. medical release form).
  • Home team (listed first on the schedule) choose side of field to occupy and if uniform color conflicts, home team to change uniform color.
  • Standard Coin Toss (winner chooses goal to defend, other team kicks off).
  • PRE-PRINTED (Blue Sombrero generated) lineup cards are REQUIRED for all games.
      • Handwritten lineup cards are prohibited.
      • Handwritten players may not participate.
      • Coach/Assistant Coach name must be pre-printed on lineup card.
  • Season standings based on 3 point system (3 points for win, 1 point for tie, 0 points for loss).
  • 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 Goal Keeper play. Recommended that Goal Keepers play at least one (1) quarter at another position.
  • Lineup cards will be reviewed by Regional/Area Staff.
  • Pets (i.e. dogs) are never allowed at AYSO games or practices.
REFEREE NOTES:
  • Referees must perform a player and field safety check before each match.
  • Coach and Assistant Coach ID Cards are REQUIRED for ALL Spring Matches.
  • ID Card must be worn and remain visible at all times during the match.
  • Check Coach and Assistant Coach for valid Coach ID Card.
  • Player ID Cards are NOT REQUIRED.
  • Standard Coin Toss (winner chooses goal to defend, other team kicks off).
  • PRE-PRINTED lineup cards are required.
      • Handwritten players may not participate.
      • Coach/Assistant Coach ID Cards must match pre-printed coach names on lineup card.
  • Copies of all lineup cards should be forwarded to your Regional Referee Staff for review.
  • All matches should be officiated by 'neutral' referees. Parents and siblings SHOULD NOT sign-up in advance, to referee their own child's match.
  • Coaches and Assistant Coaches SHOULD NOT referee matches within their respected division, regardless of flight. (i.e. 10UB Coach/Assistant Coach should not Referee 10UB matches - regardless of flight. 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 via a Matchtrak match report within 12 hours of the conclusion of the match.

Coach ID Card

All approved Coaches (Head Coach and Assistant Coach) will be issued a Region, Spring Coach ID Card. Coach ID cards along with a completed, pre-printed team lineup card, must be presented to the Referee - prior to the start of each match. Coaches/Assistant Coaches must wear their Coach ID cards, making them easily visible on their upper body, during all games.

Coaches should contact their Regional Spring Coordinator regarding Coach ID Card issues.

Referees: Please report all incidents and guideline variations via a Matchtrak match report within 12 hours of the conclusion of the match.

Required Play Time

EVERYONE PLAYS – 3/4 OF EACH GAME
  • All players MUST play at least 3/4 of each game unless prohibited by roster size.
  • No player may play 4 quarters unless all teammates play at least 3 quarters.
  • No player may be limited to 2 quarters more than once unless all teammates have already been so limited.
  • 10U, 12U and 14U Goalkeepers STRONGLY ENCOURAGED to play at least one quarter in the field.
  • Substitution rules may not otherwise be changed because of roster size.
Referees: Please report all incidents and guideline variations via a Matchtrak match report within 12 hours of the conclusion of the match.

Important Dates

  • 1/12-1/13 - Area Coach/Referee Training
  • 2/28 - Spring Coach/Referee Meeting
  • 3/2 - Season Begins
  • 3/2-3/24 Seeding Rounds
  • 3/30 - Silent Saturday (Information)
  • 3/30 - Friendlies
  • 4/6 - Medal Round Begins
  • 5/11 - Season Ends
  • 5/18-5/19 - Area 11L Spring Tournament
  • July - Area Coach/Referee Training
  • September - Fall Season Begins

** 16U/19U - Medal Round may begin prior to 3/30 **

Coaching Area

Each team is allowed to have up-to two (2) certified and approved Coaches (i.e. Head Coach and Assistant Coach). Both Coaches are to stay within the Coaches' Area during the game, 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 area is not marked.)

Pet Policy Reminder

Please be aware that pets are NOT allowed on 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.

Safety Information/Documents

Return to play forms and information: Soccer Accident Insurance (SAI) Forms Important Concussion Awareness links:

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Laguna Hills, California 92653

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