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AYSO Area 1C Spring Cup
 
Description of the Tournament

Description

The Area 1C Spring Cup is a tournament style program, which will take place over 3 pool play weekends and a finals round.

U10-U12 teams will typically play 4 games each weekend (2 games Saturday and 2 games Sunday). Teams will be placed into pools (5 teams per pool). In U14, teams will be placed into pools of 4 or 5 and play 3 or 4 matches on each weekend. In U16-U19, teams will be placed into 1 or 2 pools and play 2 matches on each weekend (1 Saturday and 1 Sunday)

NOTE: The Area Program Coordinator or Area Director may alter pool size, number of matches and duration of play due to weather and/or field availability.

The Spring Cup Tournament will be governed by the following rules of play
1) AYSO Area 1C Spring Cup Tournament Rules
2) AYSO Area 1C Combined Program Rules
3) AYSO National Rules
4) FIFA Laws of the Game

Match Dates
Spring Cup dates are available at www.ayso1c.org.
Match Lengths
Match Lengths will vary based on age...

U10 - 20 Minute Halves
U12 - 25 Minute Halves
U14 - 35 Minute Halves
U16 - 40 Minute Halves
U19 - 45 Minute Halves

Player Eligibility and Team Formation
Player must be registered in AYSO and in good standing with their Region. Teams must be rostered and approved to participate by their Regional Commissioner. The tournament is open registration for AYSO Area 1C teams. (Extra, All-star, Tournament and Fall Core programs' teams may participate). Participation for a team will require Area 1C Regional Commissioner approval. Regions are allowed to set additional participation requirements for teams from their Region but are not allowed to waive any Area 1C Rules or Requirements.

Note: The Program Director and Area Director may invite teams from outside Area 1C to participate.
The number of Spring Cup teams formed is limited by the number of qualified parents who volunteer to referee and coach. Players of experienced coaches and referees who volunteer during the Spring Cup season are given priority.  

Players who are not able to be placed on a team will receive a full refund by mid-March.  

Roster Size and Minimum Playing Time
Teams will be allowed to carry "expanded" rosters.

U10 - 11 Players
U12 - 13 Players
U14 - 16 Players
U16 - 22 Players
U19 - 22 Players

Players will be required to play 50% of each match. There is a substitution rule in this program that controls the number of consecutive periods a player may sit out. In U10 - U14, substitutions will take place at the quarter. In these divisions, no player shall sit twice before every player sits once. In U16 - U19, substitutions will take place at the eighths. In these divisions, no player shall sit 3 eighths before every player sits at least 1 eighths.

FAQs
 


What is the Spring Cup?

Spring Cup  is a separate additional traveling season of competitive soccer organized and run by Area 1C for players who have demonstrated excellence in soccer skills and enthusiasm and commitment to improve their skills.  Teams play an intense schedule with games on Saturdays and Sundays from March through May.

  • There are NO tryouts.
  • Players that are selected to a Spring Cup Team are expected to make all practices 
  • The number of Spring Cup teams formed is limited by the number of qualified parents who volunteer to referee and coach. Players of experienced Coaches and referees and coaches who volunteer during the Spring Cup season are given priority.

The league schedule competition includes teams from all Area 1C Regions and games may be held in ANY of these locations:

  • Arcadia (2)
  • Pasadena (13)
  • San Gabriel (40)
  • Alhambra (60)
  • Glendale (88)
  • Temple City (98)
  • South Pasadena and San Marino (214)
  • South El Monte (908)
  • Boyle Heights (1304)

Who can participate?
To be eligible for the Spring Cup program, interested players must:

  1. Be in the U10, U12, U14, U16 and U19 Divisions.
  2. Apply by logging into account and registering your player.

There is NO requirement that a player must have played AYSO or AYSO Region 214 in the past fall season.

How are players selected for teams?

Competitive players are selected to teams based on their fall season evaluations.  The number of Spring Cup teams formed in a division is limited by the number of parents who volunteer to referee and coach.  Players of experienced referees and coaches who volunteer during the Spring Cup season are given priority.

What is the Schedule?

  • Spring Cup teams have weeknight practices 1 or 2 times a week starting in early March.
  • Spring Cup teams have games every on 4 weekends from March through May. Though rare, there may also be weeknight games.

Those players that are selected to a Spring Cup team are expected to make all practices and games as there is an attendance requirement for all players in order to play in the Spring Cup Play-offs.

What is the Cost?

The cost per player is $175, which includes a uniform, and is due by the first practice. Scholarships may be available upon request.

When will Registration be Available?

Registration is open now.  Apply for the Spring Cup Season by logging in and registering your player by February 22nd.

Spring Cup is a completely new and separate season from Fall Core, Extra, and the All-Star Programs.  All volunteer positions are needed and volunteers may need to show flexibility in the volunteer positions they will be undertaking. For example, an individual may have been a Coach during the regular season, but will be asked to be a Referee or perform field maintenance during the All Star Season. Parents will confirm their volunteer positions prior to the player's selection to a YDP team.

Coaches, team managers, referees, assistant referees, field maintenance and administrative volunteers are needed.  It cannot happen without your help and commitment!

 

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