Any non-league match in which fees are charged, with the exception of a mutual sharing of standard referee fees, shall be considered a tournament and will therefore require appropriate Cal South sanctioning.
SANCTIONED ADULT TOURNAMENTS
Sanctioned Adult Tournament Information Packet
SANCTIONED YOUTH TOURNAMENTS
Tournament Directors are required to review the Tournament Manual of Operations before submitting the Application to Host a Tournament: Tournament Manual (revised 1/15)
Download the complete Cal South Tournament Application (Adobe PDF)
A COMPLETE APPLICATION INCLUDES:
1. Cal South Application for Tournament Sanctioning
2. Receipt & Affidavit of Compliance
3. US Youth Soccer Application to Host a Tournament or Games
4. US Youth Soccer Tournament Hosting Agreement
5. $100 Application Fee (club check payable to Cal South or credit card authorization form)
Before applying for a Spring tournament, please refer to the 2015 Sanctioned Tournament Weekend Availability chart for weekend eligibility.
IF FOREIGN TEAMS ARE INVITED, THE FOLLOWING MUST BE SUBMITTED WITH ALL ITEMS LISTED ABOVE:
6. Application to Host a Tournament or Games Involving Foreign Teams (HAPP 3-03)
7. U.S. Soccer International Tournament/Games Hosting Agreement (HTED 3-03)
8. $75 league check payable to U.S. Soccer
Tournament directors: Please review the Safety Information page for valuable resources on concussions, goal safety, and bounce house use.
SUBMIT COMPLETE APPLICATIONS EITHER
In hard copy:
Cal South Corporate Office
Attn: Sanctioned Tournaments
1029 S. Placentia Avenue
Fullerton, CA 92831
Tournament Applications must be submitted by a Cal South Affiliate MemberClub in good standing. Returning tournament applications will be considered in light of their reporting documents from the previous years. IF YOU HAVE NOT SUBMITTED LAST YEAR'S REPORTING DOCUMENTS, PLEASE DO SO BEFORE APPLYING FOR TOURNAMENT SANCTIONING.
REPORTING DOCUMENTS (refer to Tournament Manual Section VI.8)
*Failure to submit the reports by the required deadline may result in a $250 fine.
Applications may be filed throughout the year and are no longer limited to two application periods. Approvals may be granted once the tournament application is complete and has met all Sanctioned Tournament requirements.
PLEASE NOTE: Only complete applications will be considered. Cal South will notify the tournament director at the email address provided if there is missing or inconsistent information. The date of application submission will be adjusted to the date the application was completed and all approval timelines will begin at the point at which a complete application was on file. If this occurs within 90 days before the tournament start date a Late Fee of $250 will be applied. Applications will not be considered if filed a year before the tournament start date or within 45 days of the tournament start date.
Cal South offers several advertising opportunities to its Sanctioned Tournaments:
Enhanced Listings: Highlight your listing and include a 200-character pop-up description.
Monthly Tournament Spotlight Emails: Promote your tournament in monthly emails to 22,000+ coaches and administrators. Prices are based on ad positions, which are available on a first come, first served basis. Please email for availability. In order to receive a refund, Cal South must be notified at least sixty (60) days prior to the tournament spotlight email being sent out. Tournament spotlight emails are sent at the first of each month.
Information on Advertising Pricing & Options: 2015 Enhanced Listings & Tournament Spotlight Emails Insertion Order
General Advertising Options: Details at calsouth.com/en/advertising
If you have questions, please contact: