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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 - Spring ODP 101 Beginner Academy and ODP GK Academy will take place in five different locations including Ann Arbor, Canton, Royal Oak, Kalamazoo, and Grand Rapids. The earliest session would be on March 20, 2020 and the latest would be on May 8, 2020 depending on the location of the session. Each location will hold three sessions that begin at 6:00pm and end at 7:30pm. Click here to learn more about ODP 101. Click here to learn more about the ODP Goalkeeper Academy.

Volume 9, Issue 2 I February 2020

MSYSA Important Dates - 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

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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 – 2020 ID Weekend The Michigan State Youth Soccer Association is happy to announce that the Olympic Development Program’s ID Weekend will be held from from July 31-August 2. More information regarding the schedule of trainings will be available soon. 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 Director of Member Services | Danielle Henry Technical Director | Mark Zathey Director of Coaching Education | Paul Thomas Programs Coordinator l Brandon Francis Program Manager (MSPSP) | Tyler Zbik Accounting Manager | Lori Bederka 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 (1.2.20) 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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Annual General Meeting When: February 28-29, 2020 Where: Crowne Plaza Hotel Lansing West (925 S. Creyts, Lansing, MI 48917) Overnight Accommodations: MSYSA has a block of rooms reserved at the hotel for event attendees. The specially negotiated rate per room is $129 plus tax. To reserve a room, please call the hotel directly at 877322-5544 or go to www.crowneplaza.com/lansingwest. Our group access code is YS2. All reservations must be made no later than January 29, 2020. 2020 AGM Schedule of Events: February 28, 2020- Awards Ceremony Registration  6:00pm-7:00pm  TBD February 28, 2020- Awards Ceremony & Recognition Dinner  7:00pm-9:30pm  TBD February 29, 2020- Breakfast & AGM Registration  8:00am-8:30am  TBD February 29 2020- MSYSA Board of Director’s Meeting  8:00am-8:30am  TBD February 29, 2020- MSYSA Annual General Meeting  8:30am  TBD February 29, 2020- MSYSA District Caucus Meetings  TBD

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Coaching Education Whether you are a novice coach, premier coach or wanting to become involved in the coaching side of soccer, MSYSA has courses available for you. The United States Soccer Federation will be offering grassroot courses for 7v7 and 11v11 on February 1, 2020 in Oxford, MI and on February 23, 2020 in Farmington, MI. The United States Soccer Federation will also be offering D license courses. Two sessions will be held in Petoskey, MI from March 13-15, 2020 and from June 27-28, 2020. The other sessions will be held in Pontiac, MI from March 27-29, 2020 and June 27-28, 2020. Participants must attend both weekend sessions and may not switch between D license locations. The USSF will also be offering C license courses which will be held in 2 mandatory phases. These phases will be held in Kentwood, MI from August 2-6 and October 8-12. Participants must attend both phases. To register, click here. Learn more information and how to register on our website here.

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USSF C License Course (Press Release) Kentwood, Michigan | Christian Athletic Complex Phase 1 | 8/2/20 - 8/6/20 Phase 2 | 10/8/20 - 10/12/20 Tuition: $1,595.00 *Register Here (Course Registration Max is 36 Candidates)* Hotel Information Courtyard (Marriott) Grand Rapids Airport | $145/night (Standard Two Queen Room) *Must book by 7/2/2020 for Phase 1; by 9/8/20 for Phase 2 - Please book your room as soon as possible to ensure availability*

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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 ODP 101101 & ODP GKAcademy ACADEMY* ODP & GK 2019-2020 2019-2020 Regional Regional Locations Locations

Fall 2019 2019 Fall Date Date & & Times Times

Ann Arbor – Wall Park 7401 Platt Rd, 48197

9/13, 9/27, 10/11 6:00 to 7:30 PM

*Canton – Independence Park 620 Denton Rd, 48188

9/6, 9/20, 10/4 6:00 to 7:30 PM

*Royal Oak – Worden Park Royal Oak, MI 48073

9/13, 9/27, 10/11 6:00 to 7:30 PM

Winter 2019 2019 Winter Date Date & & Times Times

*Legacy Center 9299 Goble Dr. Brighton, MI 48116 12/7/19 12:45pm-2:15pm Fieldhouse

*Royal Oak - Quickstad Park Royal Oak, MI 48073

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Kalamazoo College - Athletic Complex 1600 W. Michigan Ave., Kalamazoo, MI 49008

9/20, 10/11, 11/1 6:00 to 7:30 PM

*Grand Rapids – Brewer Park 399 84th Street, 49315

9/13, 9/27, 10/11 6:00 to 7:30 PM

12/14/19 12:45pm-2:15pm Fieldhouse

*Indicates Goalkeeper Academy Trainings & ODP 101 Training Site. (Please note that registration for each site closes 1 week prior to the seasonal start date.)

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Spring 2020 Spring 2020 Date Date & & Times Times

Summer 2020 2020 Summer Date Date & & Times Times

4/3, 4/17, 5/1 6:00 to 7:30 PM

6/23, 6/24, 6/25 6:00 – 7:30 PM

4/17, 4/24, 5/8 6:00 to 7:30 PM

6/23, 6/24, 6/25 6:00 – 7:30 PM

4/3, 4/17, 5/1 6:00 to 7:30 PM

6/23, 6/24, 6/25 6:00 – 7:30 PM

3/20, 4/17, 5/1 6:00 to 7:30 PM

6/23, 6/24, 6/25 6:00 – 7:30 PM

4/3, 4/17, 5/1 6:00 to 7:30 PM

6/23, 6/24, 6/25 6:00 – 7:30 PM


February 10, 2020 (Plymouth, MI) – The Michigan State Youth Soccer Association, along with Pearl Street Consulting are pleased to announce that it is launching the 2020 edition of the Michigan Soccer Tryout Guide, which will be mailed out in May 2020. The ‘Michigan Soccer Magazine’ is the official publication of the Michigan State Youth Soccer Association. It is produced annually and sent to registered players and coaches (current circulation: 60,000 households). By advertising in the Michigan Soccer Magazine, your organization/company will be able to reach a wide range of individuals in the State of Michigan. We encourage you to publicize your tryout information, tournament, camp and more with the Michigan Soccer Tryout Edition! Readers will be able to view club tryout information, Coaching Education Articles, Tournaments in your area and much more! Visit the Ad Store now! Order early! Ad store prices increase 10% on March 30, 2020! The Michigan Soccer Tryout Guide Ad Store will close on April 3, 2020. All ads and payments must be received by April 3, 2020 for inclusion in this publication. To promote this exciting new media publication among our members, MSYSA will be utilizing our website (www.michiganyouthsoccer.org) and social media platforms to promote traffic to the electronic magazine (eZine). Currently, the MSYSA website has 575,660 page views for a 12 month period. 64.4% are returning visitors and 35.6% are new visitors. MSYSA’s website, www.michiganyouthsoccer.org, reaches 1,577 page views a day. The Michigan Soccer Tryout Guide eZine will be launched prior to the mailing of the printed publication. To advertise in the upcoming publication, visit the MSYSA Ad Store at http://misoccermag.com/ads/ after February 10, 2020. Please ensure that all advertisements are submitted in accordance with the appropriate guidelines as mentioned above or additional charges may apply. For guidelines and support please visit the MSYSA Ad Store support page at http://misoccermag.com/support or call support Monday through Friday 9am-5pm at 734-646-7516. Don’t Forget! MSYSA offers ad upgrades to the eZine to provide our members with readily available information via smartphones, tablets, and more! As an advertiser of the Michigan Soccer Tryout Guide, you will now have the option to purchase advertisements in the Michigan Soccer Tryout Guide eZine! Only those advertisers who purchase ‘upsell’ advertisements will have their ad appear in the eZine! NOTE: Pursuant to MSYSA Director’s Academy Rule 7.A, “All clubs must advertise/publicize their tryouts in the Michigan Soccer magazine for any/all teams that desire to participate in the DA. Additionally, per MSYSA Rule 3.4, Section A-8, “All tryouts for teams for the MSPSP must be announced in the Michigan Soccer Publication.” Advertisements for club tryouts, tournaments, and camps in the Michigan Soccer Magazine may not include logos or references to competing organizations of MSYSA such as US Club Soccer, AYSO, SAY, Super Y, ENCL, US Soccer Academy, etc. Advertisements may be edited for content by MSYSA at any time for any reason with or without notice. Advertisers are permitted to announce age groups younger than Under-11. Order early! Ad store prices increase 10% on March 30, 2020! The Michigan Soccer Tryout Guide Ad Store will close on April 3, 2020. All ads and payments must be received by April 3, 2020 for inclusion in this publication.

To advertise in the upcoming publication, follow these steps: 1. Reserve your ad space 2. Submit your artwork 3. Pay for your Order!

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Michigan Soccer Winter Guide Advertising Pricing Ad Size

Standard Dimensions

Oversized Dimensions

Full Page (Color) Two Page Spread (Color)

7 x 9.75

8x10.75 + .125 Bleed 16 x 10.75 + .125 Bleed 8 x 10.75 + .125 Bleed

14 x 9.75

7 x 9.75

Cost (Oversized Ad) Add $100

Cost (eZine Upgrade) $250

$2,225

Add $187

$350

$1,100

Add $93.50

7 x 4.75

N/A

$795

N/A

First Page - $350, $100 for additional pages over 2 $150

7 x 9.75

8 x 10.75 + .125 Bleed

$3,000

Included

Included

7 x 9.75

8 x 10.75 + .125 Bleed

$2,500

Included

Included

7 x 9.75

8 x 10.75 + .125 Bleed

$4,000

Included

Included

14 x 9.75

16 x 10.75 + .125 Bleed

$3,500

Included

Included

Multipage (Per Page) (Color)

½ Page (Color) Inside Front Cover (Color) Inside Back Cover (Color) Back Cover (Color) Center Spread (Color)

Cost (Standard Ad) $1,150

Full Page (Black & White) Multi Page (Per Page) (Black & White)

7 x 9.75

8 x 10.75 + .125 Bleed

$795

Add $100

$250

7 x 9.75

8 x 10.76 + .125 Bleed

$750

Add $93.50

½ Page (Black & White)

7 x 4.75

N/A

$595

N/A

First Page - $350, $100 for additional pages over 2 $150

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. www.michiganyouthsoccer.org Newsletter

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