Kalamazoo, MI

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KALAMAZOO, MI

Section 8 | Jan. 30 – Feb 1, 2015
100 W. Michigan Ave.
Kalamazoo, MI 49007

Registration opens: November 1, 2014
Early registration closes: December 18, 2014
Regular registration closes: January 8, 2015

 

Kalamazoo Pricing

Early: $170 (through 12-18-14)
Regular: $195 (through 1-8-15)
Day Pass: $130

Hotel Information

Radisson Plaza Hotel and Suites
100 W Michigan Ave.
Kalamazoo, MI 49007

Hotel Reservations

www.radisson.com/ayso
Main Hotel: (269) 343-3333
Reservations: (800)-395-7046

 

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    WELCOME!

    AYSO EXPO will make its second stop in Kalamazoo, MI on January 30-February 1. We invite all volunteers to join us at the Radisson Plaza Hotel and Suites for a weekend of training, fun, and networking with the AYSO community.

    Vendor Alley will feature exhibits from our National Sponsors, local suppliers, eAYSO and more. Be sure to stop by and see everything that Vendor Alley has to offer! Make sure to check out the 2015 agenda for new and updated workshops in Coaching, Refereeing, Management, VIP and more. We look forward to seeing you there!

     

     

     

     

     

     

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    There are three ways to register:

     

    A

    ONLINE

    If you are an Executive Member or Volunteer who is a Section, Area, or Region Board Member, and you would like to register and pay online, please…

    Click Here to Register Online
    for AYSO EXPO 2015

     

    pdf
    Click here to download
    RC / Board
    Online Registration Instructions

    OR
    B

    ONLINE

    If you are a Referee, an Assistant Referee, Referee Staff, Team Coach, Assistant Coach, Coaching Staff, or Team Parent. Additionally, any customized region positions such as VIP Buddy, VIP Coach, VIP Referee, Field Assistant, and Concession Staff, please…

    Click Here to Register Online
    for AYSO EXPO 2015

    pdf
    Click here to download
    Online Registration Instructions for
    Regional Volunteers

    OR
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    BY MAIL

    Any Volunteer who would like to pay by check, please print the following PDF
    and mail it with yourpayment directly to the National Office.

    AYSO National Office
    Attn. Events Dept.
    19750 S. Vermont Ave, Suite 200
    Torrance, CA 90502

    pdf

    Print / Mail-in
    Registration Form
    PLEASE NOTE: Single Day Passes
    are only available for purchase ONLINE.

     

    Registration Deadlines:

    Registration opens: November 1, 2014
    Early registration closes: December 18, 2014

    Regular registration closes: January 8, 2015

     

    Registration Pricing :

    Early: $170 (through 12-18-14)
    Regular: $195 (through 1-8-15)
    Day Pass: $130

    *There is a limited number of Single Day Passes available for purchase on a first-come, first-served basis, online only.

     

     

     

     

     

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    AYSO EXPO
    Kalamazoo, MI | Section 8

    * You must sign up for this course on eAYSO during the registration process or contact events@ayso.org to request enrollment.

    (May include prerequisites and course fee)

    ** = SoccerTown for kids ages 5 – 14. Fun activities for the day and lunch provided!

     

    Date/Time Workshop/Event Location
    FRIDAY, January 30, 2015
    8:00 a.m. – 8:30 a.m. Registration for Introduction to Instruction
    8:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. *Introduction to Instruction
    11:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. Registration for Regional Management and Referee Instructor
    12:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m. Regional Management
    12:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m. *Referee Instructor Part 1
    1:00 p.m. – 3:30 p.m. Vendor Show and eAYSO Booth
    1:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m. General Expo Registration
    2:00 p.m. – 3:15 p.m. Basic Coach

    Staying True to the AYSO Coaching Program (114)

    Advanced Coach

    Building Blocks of Player Development (104)

    Referee Admin Annual Referee Meeting
    Management

    Registration Day – The Survival Guide (211)

    **Due Process (206)

    Keep Calm and Carry on – An Rx for Leadership Stress (207)

    Special Interest

    VIP Volunteer Training (415)

    3:10 p.m. – 3:30 p.m. Break
    3:30 p.m. – 4:45 p.m. Basic Coach

    Quality Session Planning and Implementation (113)

    Advanced Coach

    Coaching the AYSO Way (106)

    Referee Admin Referee Instructor and Assessor Update
    Basic Referee

    Preparation: 90% of the Refs Job* (318)

    Advanced Referee

    Proactive Refereeing (320)

    Management

    Regional Board Member Training (208)

    Special Interest

    Safe Haven Addendum Part II (603)

    Digital Media Download: Advanced Social Media, Website and Advertising (503)

    VIP Volunteer Training cont.
    5:00 p.m. – 6:30 p.m. Area Meetings Area Meeting A
    Area Meeting B
    Area Meeting C
    Area Meeting D
    Area Meeting E
    Area Meeting F
    Area Meeting G
    Area Meeting J
    SATURDAY, January 31, 2015
    7:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. General Expo Registration
    7:00 a.m. – 8:00 a.m. BREAKFAST
    8:00 a.m. – 9:15 a.m. WHAT’S NEW WITH AYSO – PROGRAMS UPDATE
    8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. pdf Soccertown For Kids
    9:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. Vendor Show and eAYSO Booth
    9:15 a.m. – 9:30 a.m. Break
    9:30 a.m. – 12:15 p.m. *Referee Instructor Part 2
    9:30 a.m. – 10:45 a.m. Basic Coach

    **Early Childhood Development Programs (108)

    Advanced Coach

    Attacking Technically and Tactically (102)

    Basic Referee

    Judge and Jury I (302)

    **How To Be A Referee Mentor (305)

    Management

    Treasurer (218)

    Auditor (201)

    Budgeting for the Regional Board (202)

    Special Interest

    **NAASA: “It’s not just for kids anymore!” (405)

    VIP Instructor* (413)

    10:45 a.m. – 11:00 p.m. Break
    SATURDAY, January 31, 2015
    11:00 a.m. – 12:15 p.m. Basic Coach

    **The U6 through U12 Curriculum Review and Roundtable (117)

    Advanced Coach

    Tactical Formations and Systems of Play for the Intermediate and Advanced Coach (115)

    Referee

    **Recruiting and Retaining Referees Roundtable (310)

    Rules, Regs & Reality (313)

    Management Treasurer cont.

    Developing a Regional Calendar (203)

    eAYSO for Administrators & Regional Commissioners (801)

    Special Interest

    Know It When You See It – Recognizing and Rewarding Good Sportsmanship (406)

    VIP Instructor Continued* (413)
    12:15 p.m. – 1:30 p.m. AWARDS LUNCH
    1:30p.m. – 2:45 p.m. Advanced Coach WSSGCAOSD
    Referee  Admin

    **Nurturing and Retaining Youth Referees – Roundtable Discussion (306)

    Referee/Coach Concussions: Coaches, Referees and Board Members Keeping the Kids Safe
    Advanced Referee

    Making The Offside Call (319)

    Management

    Registrar (210)

    eAYSO Treasurer (803)

    Registration – “Face to Face” or “Face to Computer” ONLY – What Benefits the Region Most?** (212)

    Special Interest

    More Soccer For More Kids (408)

    SOCCERFEST: Pump It Up and Let Them Play (410)

    2:45 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. Break
    3:00 p.m. – 4:15 p.m.
    Coach/Referee

    Problems Outside the Touchline (321)

    Basic Coach

    It’s Environmental: Some Obstacles to Recreational Player Development* (111)

    Introduction to the NEW AYSO Intermediate Curriculum** (110)

    Referee Admin

    Advanced Referee Administrator Training** (324)

    Advanced Referee

    I Got Ball, Ref (316)

    Management

    Safety Director (213)

    eAYSO for Registrars and CVPAs (802)

    30 Great Volunteer Recruiting Ideas (216)

    RC Orientation
    Special Interest

    Child & Volunteer Protection Advocate – 2 1/2 hours (601)

    4:15 p.m. – 4:30 p.m. Break
    4:30 p.m. – 5:45 p.m. Basic Coach

    Coach Administrator Training (105)

    Advance Coach

    Development over Winning (107)

    Referee Admin

    Advanced Referee Administrator Training (324)

    Basic Referee

    Women Referee and Coach Roundtable (314)

    Advanced Referee

    **Recruiting and Retaining Referees Roundtable (310)

    Management

    Safety Directors – Why Aren’t You Bragging More?**(214)

    Tournament Scheduling – Games and Referees
    Special Interest Child & Volunteer Protection Advocate Continued
    4:30 p.m. – 5:45 p.m. Management

    **Safety Directors – Why Aren’t You Bragging More? (214)

    Tips and Tricks to Running an Interesting and Effective Regional Board Meeting (217)

    RC Orientation cont.
    Special Interest Child & Volunteer Protection Advocate Continued
    SUNDAY, February 1, 2015
    8:00 a.m. – 8:45 a.m. Continental Breakfast
    9:00 a.m. – 10:15 a.m. Basic Coach

    Maximizing Coaching Moments with Young Players (112)

    Advanced Coach Laws of the Game for Coaches Roundtable
    Referee Admin Annual Referee Meeting
    Basic Referee

    Free Kicks and Restarts (301)

    Advanced Referee

    Judge and Jury II (303)

    Management

    **Dispute Resolution (204)

    Special Interest

    RC Training Continuing Education Part 1: Creating Local Value*701)

    How to Get Local Sponsors for Your Region (504)

    AYSO EXTRA Roundtable (402)

    VIP Roundtable (414)

    10:15 a.m. – 10:30 a.m. Break
    10:30 a.m. – 11:45 a.m. Basic Coach

    Age-Appropriate Training and Expectations (101)

    Advanced Coach

    The ABC’s of Coaching the Goalkeeper (116)

    Referee Admin

    **Establishing an Effective Referee Mentoring Program (304)

    Basic Referee

    Refereeing with Fewer Than Three (311)

    Advanced Referee

    Advantage – When and Where (315)

    Management

    30 Fantastic Volunteer Retention Ideas (215)

    **Due Process (206)

    Special Interest

    RC Training Continuing Education Part 2: Drill Down for Decision Makers*(702)

    Player Health and Safety During Tournament Play (409)

    Grow with VIP (404)

     

    * = NEW/UPDATED CLASS

    **= PREREQUISITES

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    Radisson Plaza Hotel and Suites
    100 W Michigan Ave.,
    Kalamazoo, MI 49007

    www.radisson.com/ayso
    Main Hotel: (269) 343-3333
    Reservations: (800)-395-7046

     

    Hotel room rates exclude applicable state and local tax:

    Single / Double $135
    Reserve by: January 14, 2015