Hosting a Tournament – Authorization Forms

A tournament is any organized special event that brings together teams of soccer players for the purpose of competing in soccer games; whether for sportsmanship, or a championship or other competitive recognition, with or without awards, it is an opportunity to create an environment that is good for the players and for the game. Tournaments can either be a play-off system, ...

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 ...

National Bylaws

AYSO is a single non-profit California corporation under Section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Service code and its National Bylaws define the organization’s structure and governance including membership requirements, officers and directors, voting rights and procedures, and amendments. National Bylaws       ...

National Policy Statements

National Policy Statements The National Policy Statements further define AYSO policy on such matters as licensing, trademark usage, player participation, player programs, youth volunteer roles, severe weather, standards of conduct, conflict of interest and dispute resolution. National Policy Statements     ...

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 ...

National Rules & Regulations

The National Rules & Regulations include rules of competition including match durations, substitutions, team sizes and membership, field and ball sizes, and the duties and responsibilities of coaches, referees, officials and team members. National Rules & Regulations **Last Update: June 10, 2019   ...

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. ...

Standard Regional Policies and Protocols

Standard Regional Policies and Protocols The AYSO Region is where “the beautiful game of soccer” meets the children of our cities, townships and counties and in the process educates and develops our Nation’s young people through AYSO’s six philosophies of Everyone Plays®, Balanced Teams, Open Registration, Positive Coaching, Good Sportsmanship and Player Development. These Standard Regional Policies & Protocols (P&Ps) have been ...

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.  ...

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 ...