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MSYSA Internship Opportunity: MSYSA is seeking unpaid interns for State Office administrative support. Click here for more information‌ ODP 101 & ODP Goalkeeper Academy - Winter ODP 101 Beginner Academy and ODP GK Academy kick off in Brighton, MI at the Legacy Center on December 7, 2019 at 12:45pm. The second and final session of the winter season kicks off on December 14, 2019 at 12:45pm. This is a great opportunity for players to get quality training at an indoor facility! Click here to learn more about ODP 101. Click here to learn more about the ODP Goalkeeper Academy.

Volume 8, Issue 12 I December 2019

MSYSA Important Dates - ODP Indoor Training Begins December 8, 2019 - United Soccer Coaches Convention: January 15-19, 2020 - Tournament Sanctioning Applications for 2020 tournaments due on February 1, 2020 -Spring State Cup and Junior State Cup applications due: February 3, 2020 at 12pm -NLC Spring Season begins February 7, 2020 - Annual General Meeting: February 29, 2020 Advertise with MSYSA

2020 Spring State Cup (Boys) & Junior State Cup MSYSA is currently accepting applications for our Spring State Cups. The deadline to apply and pay is 12:00 Noon on February 3, 2020. Only those teams who have applied and paid by the deadline will be considered for participation. State Cup: http://www.michiganyouthsoccer.org/Page515.aspx Junior State Cup: http://www.michiganyouthsoccer.org/Page605.aspx

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*2020 MSYSA TRYOUT DATE** Tryouts may not commence any earlier than Saturday, June 13, 2020. Olympic Development Program – 2008 Age Group The Michigan State Youth Soccer Association is happy to announce the success of the tryout for the 2008 age group in the Olympic Development Program. Click here to view photos of the event! Click here for a short video! Club Tournaments and Sanctioning The MSYSA is accepting applications and payment for Club Tournament Sanctioning. Applications are due with payment no later than February 1, 2020 by 11:59PM. Please note the changes in for the 19-20 seasonal year by reviewing the information in the link below: 19-20 Club Tournaments and Sanctioning

Michigan State Youth Soccer Association 9401 General Drive, Suite 120 Plymouth, Michigan 48170 Office: (734) 459-6220 Fax: (734) 459-6242 stateoffice@michiganyouthsoccer.org Executive Director | Tom Faro Director of Events | Sarah Shiguango Technical Director | Mark Zathey Director of Coaching Education | Paul Thomas Programs Coordinator l Brandon Francis Program Manager (MSPSP) | Tyler Zbik Accounting Manager | Lori Bederka Member Services Manager | Danielle Henry Administrative Assistant l Julie Pearson Administrative Assistant | Marge Terhune

Click the link below to view a list of all MSYSA Sanctioned Tournaments: https://htgsports.net/tournamentcenter.aspx MSYSA Athlete & Participant Safety Memo (11.5.19) MSYSA Spring Registration: Registration data and final payment is due to MSYSA by March 25, 2020. Data must be submitted via GotSoccer. Late fees apply for registrations submitted after April 25, 2020. Click here for more information.

Upcoming course dates and locations: *NEW Coaching Courses announced on our website!* ~Click Here for USSF Coaching Courses~ Take MSYSA’s online coaching modules now for FREE! Schedule your free MSYSA Coaching Education InServices NOW! Check out coaching education resources by MSYSA here!

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2020 Spring State Cup (Boys) & Junior State Cup – Apply now! State Cup: http://www.michiganyouthsoccer.org/Page515.aspx
 Junior State Cup: http://www.michiganyouthsoccer.org/Page605.aspx MSYSA is currently accepting applications for our 2020 Spring State Cups. The deadline to apply and pay is 12:00 Noon on February 3, 2020. Only those teams who have applied and paid by the deadline will be considered for participation. The MSYSA State Cup is the first level of competition in the US Youth Soccer National Championship Series. Teams who win the State Cup earn the right to represent Michigan at regional and potentially national competitions. The Spring State Cup is for U13 - U19 boys teams and U13 girls teams. The MSYSA Junior State Cup is designed to provide the highest quality of competition for Michigan teams in the U10 - U12 age groups. Many of these teams aspire to play in the US Youth Soccer National League Conferences (NLC) or the Michigan State Premier Soccer Program (MSPSP) when they are older. All teams who meet eligibility requirements are encouraged to apply. While not all teams will be accepted, those who do will have the opportunity to partake in some of the best competition in Michigan!

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2019-20 ODP 101 Beginner Academy & ODP Goalkeeper Academy Registration is open! Registration for the ODP 101 Beginner Academy & ODP Goalkeeper Academy is open for the 2019-20 season. Players born in the 2008, 2009, 2010, and 2011 birth years are eligible to register for the 101 Beginner Academy. Players born in the 2003, 2004, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008, and 2009 birth years are eligible to register for the Goalkeeper Academy. About the ODP 101 Beginner Academy To provide additional training opportunities to competitive/travel players seeking new challenges and to help identify the level of youth soccer players within Michigan. Training will be focused on developing the player’s technical, tactical, physical and psycho-social ability through the MSYSA’s ODP age appropriate player curriculum. For more information, click here. Pricing is as follows: Half Year ($175), One Season Only ($100) Regional Locations: Ann Arbor, Canton, Kalamazoo, Grand Rapids, and Royal Oak. About the ODP Goalkeeper Academy To provide a professional training environment for youth goalkeepers from around Michigan. Training will be focused on developing the goalkeepers through the MSYSA’s ODP age appropriate curriculum. This program will also be used to help identify and select goalkeepers to join the ODP training pools. For more information, click here. Pricing is as follows: Half Year ($175), One Season Only ($100) Regional Locations: Canton, Grand Rapids, and Royal Oak. Click Here To Register For The ODP 101 Beginner Academy l Click Here To Register For The ODP Goalkeeper Academy

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The Michigan State Youth Soccer Association is pleased to announce the launching of its internet-based ( eZine ) edition of the Michigan Soccer Winter Guide, which will be rolled out in February 2020 through Issuu . The eZine is an advanced rich media website that provides numerous benefits to our advertisers as well as providing immediate information to our members. All ads will be published in full color at no additional charge. For as little as $15 , your organization/company will be able to reach a wide range of individuals in the State of Michigan. We encourage you to publicize your tournament, camp and more with the Michigan Soccer Winter Edition! Readers will be able to view #MiMoment Submissions, updates from the MSYSA Executive Director, Coaching Education Articles, Tournaments in your area and much more! Michigan Soccer Winter Guide Advertising Pricing Ad Size

Standard Dimensions

Oversized Dimensions

Cost (Standard Ad)

Multipage Ad (Each Page)

7 x 9.75

8 x 10.75 + .125 Bleed

$100 (+$15 per page of 3 or more)

Full Page Ad

7 x 9.75

8 x 10.75 + .125 Bleed

$75

Half Page Ad

7 x 4.75

N/A

$50

Quarter Page Ad

3.375 x 4.75

N/A

$25

N/A

N/A

$15

Website Link & Event/Company Title Only (No artwork)

To advertise in the upcoming publication, follow these steps: 1. Reserve your ad space 2. Submit your artwork 3. Pay for your Order! Visit the Ad Store Today and Reserve Your Ad Now! (Ad Store Closes Jan. 24, 2020) All ads must be submitted and paid by January 24, 2020 for inclusion in this edition. The eZine will be published in February 2020 and will be available for direct viewing through the MSYSA website ( www.michiganyouthsoccer.org ), MSYSA Social Media Sites and MSYSA's Issuu page! About the Michigan State Youth Soccer Association The Michigan State Youth Soccer Association, Inc. (MSYSA) is a nonprofit organization that represents over 90,000 youth soccer players, 12,000+ coaches, and 6,000+ referees throughout the state of Michigan. MSYSA consists of a vast number of leagues who register players (boys and girls) from ages of 4 through 19 throughout the state. MSYSA is a member of the United States Youth Soccer Association (USYSA) and the official representative of the United States Soccer Federation (USSF) for the State of Michigan. For more information on MSYSA, please visit www.michiganyouthsoccer.org . Newsletter

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