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Area 11L (South Orange County)

Pre-Season Fall Coach/Referee Meeting

August 28 @ 7pm

Norman P. Murray Center (Mission Viejo)


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

Season Begins - September 7
Season Ends - October 19 (16U/19U)
Season Ends - November 2 (10U/12U/14U)

Fall Season Game Schedule

Fall Season Summary Information

Age
Group
Max
Roster
Min
Play
Time
Match Min
Players
Half Ball
Size
HeadingKeeper
Punt
Build-
out
Line
10U1075%7v7525 (x2)4NONOYES
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 and assistant coaches MUST have a current Fall Season Region issued, Coach Photo ID Card.
  • Coach/Assistant Coach ID Cards are REQUIRED for ALL Fall Area and EXTRA play matches.
  • Coach/Assistant Coach ID Cards must be worn and remain visible at all times.
  • Player ID cards are NOT required for Fall Area circuit (10U-16U & 19UB).
  • *** Player ID cards ARE REQUIRED for all FALL EXTRA TEAMS (9U-16U). ***
  • *** Player ID cards ARE REQUIRED for all FALL 19UG Teams ***
  • All players must be fully registered with AYSO for the current season.
  • Coaches and assistant coaches must be fully registered with AYSO and approved, for the current season.
  • All coaches and assistant coaches must meet the certification requirements as outlined per the AYSO National Coaching Program Guidelines.
  • Guest players are not allowed.
  • Coaches are required to have in their possession, AT ALL TIMES, signed copies of each players current 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 (the team that wins the coin toss decides which goal to attack in the first half or to take the kick-off).
  • PRE-PRINTED (Blue Sombrero generated) lineup cards are REQUIRED for ALL matches.
      • Handwritten players may not participate.
      • Coach/Assistant Coach ID Card must match printed coach names 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 Goalkeeper play. Recommended that Goalkeepers play at least one (1) quarter at another position.
  • Lineup cards will be reviewed by Regional/Area Staff.
  • Coaches must report match scores within 24 hours of the conclusion of the match.
  • 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.
  • Current season coach and assistant Coach ID Cards are REQUIRED for ALL Fall Area and EXTRA play matches.
  • Coach/Assistant Coach ID Cards must be worn and remain visible at all times during the match.
  • Check Coach for valid Coach/Assistant Coach ID Card.
  • Player ID cards are NOT required for Fall Area circuit (10U-16U & 19UB).
  • *** Player ID cards ARE REQUIRED for all FALL EXTRA TEAMS (9U-16U). ***
  • *** Player ID cards ARE REQUIRED for all FALL 19UG TEAMS ***
  • Guest players are not allowed.
  • Standard Coin Toss (the team that wins the coin toss decides which goal to attack in the first half OR to take the first half kick-off).
  • PRE-PRINTED lineup cards are required for ALL matches.
      • Handwritten players may not participate.
      • Coach/Assistant Coach ID Card must match printed coach names on lineup card.
  • All lineup cards should be forwarded to your Regional Referee Staff for review.
  • All matches must be officiated by 'neutral' referees. Parents and siblings SHOULD NOT referee their own child's match.
  • Coaches & Assistant Coaches SHOULD NOT referee matches within their respected division, regardless of flight. (i.e. 12UB Coach/Assistant may not Referee 12UB match - regardless of flight. 12UB Coach/Assistant may referee 12UG 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, Fall 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 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 (per season), 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

  • 7/13-7/14 - Area Coach/Referee Training
  • 8/28 - Fall Area Coach/Referee Meeting
  • 9/7 - Season Begins
  • 10/5 - Silent Saturday (Information)
  • 10/19 - Season Ends (16U/19U)
  • 10/26 - Area Playoffs (16U/19U)
  • 11/2 - Season Ends (10U, 12U, 14U)
  • 12/7-12/8 - Tournament of Champions
  • February - Area Coach/Referee Training

** 16U/19U - Section 11 Tournament 11/2-11/3 **
(Location: San Diego)

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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