Types of Tournaments
Certain tournaments starting August 1, 2009 will require coaches to be currently registered AYSO volunteers, AYSO Safe Haven® certified and have AYSO coach training at or above the level of the team they will be coaching.
For more information Coach Certification/Training Policy
AYSO tournaments that include participation by more than one section or are open to non-AYSO teams or to international teams, MUST be approved at the national level. Those tournaments not falling into these categories but wish to have exposure on this Web site must also be approved at this level. For further information, write to firstname.lastname@example.org.
AYSO Invitational = Open to all AYSO teams in stated divisions
AYSO Open Invitational = Open to AYSO and non-AYSO teams
Note: If open to non-AYSO teams, but only within a certain geographic area, it is still an Open Invitational
Section = Open to AYSO teams from that Section
Area = Open to AYSO teams from that Area