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Q: What programs does your AYSO region offer?
A:  Our regular (Core) program consists of a Fall Season, which runs approximately August-November. Spring Select "Challenge" is a competitive travel program that runs for approximately half a year, December-June. This is ideal for experienced players looking for a more competitive environment. 

Q: What is included with the registration fee?
A:  The AYSO National fee is also included in the registration price at checkout.  This is a non-refundable fee that every player pays once per AYSO year.  An AYSO year is Fall 2022-Spring 2023 (August 1st, 2023-July 31st, 2023).
For the fall season, teams in 10U-19U have a 10-game season, play on a Tuesday, Wednesday or Thursday.
-10U and older will also have the opportunity to advance to extended play.
-6U-8U have an 8-game season, play on Saturday.
-Schoolyard have a 6 game season, play on Saturday.
The fee paid includes the full uniform kit (jersey, shorts and socks).

Q: What equipment does my child need?
A: All players are required to wear shin guards for both practices and games.  Cleats and an appropriate sized ball are strongly recommended.  
Ball sizes:  Size 3 for 4U through 8U.   Size 4 for 10U and 12U.  Size 5 for 14U and older.

Q: What days and times will my son/daughter have practice?
A: Each coach sets their own practice schedule including days, times, and location (one of the added benefits of volunteering to coach!)  Once teams are finalized and rosters are distributed, coaches will contact their families to communicate practice information.  In order to offer our coaches maximum flexibility to ensure their scheduling needs are met, we are unable to honor requests for specific practice schedules for our participating families.

Q: Can I request for my child to have a specific coach or play on a team with their friends?
A: Unfortunately, we do not honor special requests for teammates and coaches.  One of the AYSO philosophies is balanced teams, and we try our best to create balanced teams based on players ages, experience and player ratings.

Q: What happens if my child's team does not get a coach?
A: AYSO is an 100% volunteer-based organization and we rely on parents, grandparents, aunts, uncles, older siblings (18 or older) and family friends to volunteer as coaches for your children's teams. If no one from a team steps up to volunteer as a team coach, then we are left with no alternative but to disband the team. This is a last resort, but without volunteers we cannot have teams. This is why it is so important for parents to step up to volunteer. Coaching is also a very rewarding experience; each volunteer coach plays a very important role as a role model and mentor to the children they coach.  We offer online and in person coaching courses.   If you are interested in coaching please email [email protected]

Q: I'm trying to register but there is a waitlist, what should I do?
A: Log in to your account and click on the available programs.  A waitlist may start in a division before the end of our regular registration time. This is due to needing to have an even number of teams.  When given the option, select waitlist registration and advance through all screens, including the payment screen (it will reflect a $0 balance).  You will know you've successfully added your son or daughter to the list when the system indicated that registration is completed an you have received an email confirmation.  If you would like to be a coach and you're on the waitlist, please email [email protected] Your son or daughter will be moved off the list and placed on a team if there is a need for coaches in that particular division. If your son or daughter can be moved to a team, you will be contacted right away to complete the registration process and payment.  



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2141 Clearwater Drive 
Bullhead City, Arizona 86442

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