Age Guide

Registration Age Breakdown AYSO will be changing from a school year registration to a birth year registration in order to align with other youth soccer providers’ interpretation of the U.S. Soccer Player Development Initiatives. The effective date of age determination for registration shall be the player’s age as of December 31 looking ahead of the Membership Year. ¬†Example: For MY2017 the division ...

National Referee Program Manual

This manual is an easy-to-use source of information regarding the AYSO National Referee Program. It contains information of use to all AYSO Referee Administrators, Instructors and Assessors. There are a number of additional publications which address specific aspects of running a referee program. The Regional Referee Administrator Manual is a must-have for all Referee Administrators. The AYSO edition of the Laws ...

Sudden Cardiac Arrest (SCA)

As with the concussion law in 2016, various states are proposing Sudden Cardiac Arrest (SCA) education and compliance training. AYSO Regions in those states will need to comply immediately. We anticipate that other states will be adopting similar laws in the future. INSTRUCTIONS FOR AYSO PARENTS AND COACHES Click on the information box for your role (Parent/Child or Coach) for your state.  ...

Due Process

In AYSO, Due Process = Notice + Opportunity to be Heard = Fairness. Due Process embodies society’s basic notions of fairness. When participation must be limited, suspended or revoked, it becomes necessary to provide the individual with due process and the right to be heard. Even though due process represents only small percentage of dispute outcomes, it is vital that it be ...

Volunteer Positions

There are so many ways to volunteer with AYSO. Every hand and every hour that you can donate is appreciated and helps bring more soccer to more kids.   REGION BOARD POSITIONS Regional Commissioner Assistant Regional Commissioner Region Registrar Region Secretary Region Treasurer Region Auditor Region Safety Director Region Coach Administrator Region Referee Administrator Region Child & Volunteer Protection Advocate (CVPA)   UNIFORMS, FIELDS ...

How to Suspend (Inactive) or Revoke (Close) a Region

To be used when a Region is temporarily inactive or is to be closed permanently. Region Status Change Report ...

AYSO Pilot Application Documents

Thank you for your interest in starting a new AYSO Region to help bring more soccer to more kids in your community! Please download the application below and submit to the AYSO National Office. If you have any questions, please feel free to email Pete MacPhail at petem@ayso.org or Niall Foy at niallfoy@ayso.org. Once submitted, please allow 24 hours for ...

AYSO Policy – Pets On The Field

Disclaimer: 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 ...

Regional Board Positions

AYSO’s National Bylaw 1.04 (n) and Standard Regional Policies and Protocols require a minimum of seven board positions: Regional Commissioners Regional Coach Administrator Regional Referee Administrator Treasurer, Registrar Safety Director and Child Volunteer Protection Advocate. ...