WHAT IS BAFSL/ELITE SOCCER?
The AYSO Bay Area BAFSL/Elite Program is a new program under AYSO FLEX™ that is designed for players in the AYSO Bay Area participating regions,
(All Regions in Section 2) who have the interest, skills and abilities and want to enhance their experience and individual growth through soccer
while retaining the spirit of and organization membership in AYSO. BAFSL/ELITE Soccer is designed to provide a more challenging level of play for
those players who possess the appropriate interest, skills and abilities. BAFSL/ELITE Soccer is designed to enhance each player's experience and
individual growth through the game of soccer while retaining the spirit and organization of AYSO. BAFSL/ELITE Soccer provides the next evolution
AYSO SELECT Soccer. Experience competitive play in challenging matches, receive excellent player development with accredited coaches, and have the
opportunity to participate in competitive US Club Soccer tournaments. All this while emphasizing the Six Philosophies of AYSO: Everyone Plays,
Balanced Teams, Open Registration, Positive Coaching, Good Sportsmanship, and Player Development.
Each player will only pay $180.00 towards registration for the BAFSL/ELITE program.
This price includes 2 uniforms, US Club Soccer (USCS) registration, AYSO registration,
and field maintenance. Tournaments are an additional cost which will bring up costs U10-$325, U12-$320, U14-$300, U16/19-$250.
· Player Eligibility
Eligible players must have registered with Concord AYSO regular fall season and have participated in a scheduled
and appropriate evaluation process (tryouts) determined by the Region. The eAYSO database shall be the source of
determining a players' current registration status. There is no requirement that BAFSL/ELITE players previously
played or registered as AYSO players.
· Program Structure
BAFSL/ELITE Soccer program is for U-10 through U-19 players. Regions that create multiple teams in the same division shall
make all reasonable efforts to create balanced teams. At no time is inter-regional recruitment of players already registered
in other Regions allowed without the prior approval of each of the Regional Commissioners, Area Directors and the Section Director concerned.
The Concord AYSO BAFSL/ELITE Soccer program will run on a multi-Area basis. Concord AYSO BAFSL/ELITE Soccer will operate in conjunction
with the Concord AYSO standard primary fall program. Players have the option to play both BAFSL/Elite and fall soccer programs concurrently,
but are not required. Concord AYSO BAFSL/ELITE program established participation guidelines (for example, players will participate in 2-3
week day training session and a Sunday training/match).
HOW TO PLAY ELITE SOCCER?
Each player must register for Concord AYSO during the Fall Soccer programregistration, providing you the opportunity to register with BAFSL/ELITE Soccer.
We recommend that you attend as many of the 4 pre-tryout clinics for U10-U12 May(check Calendar
for Sepcific Dates) 6-8pm.
Must attend both tryout days U10-U12 May (check calendar for specific dates) and U14-19 May (check Calendar
for Specific Dates) at Westwood/ El Dorado 6-8pm.
Team formation by June 15th and coaches will contact players.
Matches may begin after 8/01 and conclude 11/30.
Matches played on Saturdays or Sundays – schedules provided later.