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Early registration opens for 2011 US Youth Soccer Workshop

August 31, 2010 10:00 PM
Save 50 percent ($100) off registration before Dec. 15 [link]
US Youth Soccer Awards Gala held in conjunction with annual convention
FRISCO, Texas (Sept. 1, 2010) – Early registration opens today for the 2011 US Youth Soccer Workshop, to be held Feb. 24-26 at the Kentucky International Convention Center in Louisville, Ky. Over 2,000 soccer coaches, administrators, referees and enthusiasts are expected at the organization's annual convention.
Registrants can save 50 percent ($100)  by registering before Dec. 15.
The event, the largest of its kind for youth sports in North America, features more than 90 educational workshops and demonstrations, including field demonstrations for coaches. In addition to the educational opportunities, the convention features an exhibit hall. The exhibit hall grand opening is Thursday, Feb. 24 from 6-8 p.m. The hall is open Friday from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Saturday from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Over 100 companies are expected, featuring the latest soccer equipment, technology, apparel, fundraising ideas and more.
Friday evening is highlighted with the US Youth Soccer Awards Gala. The Gala will showcase successes of the past year and over a lifetime. In addition to inducting the fourth class of the US Youth Soccer Hall of Fame, the association will present awards for Recreation and Competitive Coach of the Year (boys and girls), the Dr. Thomas Fleck Award for Excellence in Coaching Education, Administrator and Volunteer of the Year, TOPSoccer Buddy of the Year, Goal and Save of the Year, and Young Referee of the Year (male and female).
In addition to learning from leading clinicians in the areas of coaching and player development, the event will include topics from the challenges and realities of international travel, risk management and organizing and financing field development. Registrants will also hear the latest in marketing techniques and tactics, sports medicine, developing and retaining youth referees and additional areas of interest regarding recreational, elite and disabled players. 
Go to to register now through Dec. 15 and save 50 percent. Prices increase to $150 from Dec. 16-Jan. 31, and then to $200 from Feb. 1-15 when online registration ends. After Feb. 15, registration is only available onsite Feb. 24-26.
Full registration fee includes entry to all sessions, US Youth Soccer Awards Gala, President's Reception and exhibit hall. Registration will not include hotel room reservation; however, US Youth Soccer has secured room blocks for hotels in close proximity to the convention.
The annual convention is the place for those involved in youth soccer.
2011 US Youth Soccer Workshop
Who:      Coaches, Referees, Administrators and Exhibitors
What:     2011 US Youth Soccer Workshop
When:     Feb. 24-26, 2011
Kentucky International Convention Center in Louisville, Ky.
Admission:  $100 through Dec. 15, $150 Dec. 16-Jan. 31, $200 Feb. 1-15
About the United States Youth Soccer Association (US Youth Soccer) – US Youth Soccer - "The Game for ALL Kids!®" is the largest youth sports organization in the country and largest member of the United States Soccer Federation, the governing body of soccer in the United States. US Youth Soccer registers more than 3 million players annually, ages 5 to 19, and over 900,000 administrators, coaches and volunteers in 55 member State Associations. US Youth Soccer programs provide a fun, safe and healthy environment for players at every level of the game. For more information, visit
Media Request: When referring to the United States Youth Soccer Association, the largest youth sports organization in the United States, please refer to the association only as US Youth Soccer, and never as USYS or USYSA. We appreciate your cooperation.



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