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Learn the AYSO Lingo


AYSO has a lot of acronyms, abbreviations and terms that are unique to AYSO and might seem quite confusing for someone new to the organization. We've compiled a small dictionary to help you along the way.

 

Region: A Region is a league that contains many teams. All teams play within their Region.   Area: An Area contains many Regions in a geographical space.
Section: A Section is a geographical portion of the country that contains many Area and Regions.   CVPA: Child and Volunteer Protection Advocate
Regional Commissioner (RC): This person is the head of your Region and runs all programs created within the Region.   Area Director (AD): This person is the head of your Area and helps the Regions with any problems or issues that might arise.
 NAGM  National Annual General Meeting
   RAP  Regional Assessment Program
 AAP  Area Assessment Program
   RCA  Region Coach Administrator
 RRA  Region Referee Administrator
   ACA  Area Coach Administrator
 ARA  Area Referee Administrator
   SCA  Section Coach Administrator
 SRA  Section Referee Administrator
   STA  Section Tournament Administrator
 S/A/R  Section/Area/Region      
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