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Welcome to Coastal Bend Youth Soccer Association

2020 Scholarship Recipients

 

We are so pleased to announce the winners of our 2020 Coastal Bend Youth Soccer Scholarship awards. These high school seniors have proven to be the top in their studies, school and community involvement and also busy helping us around the youth soccer world in the Coastal Bend. With great pride, we would like to introduce, the winner of the Canon L. Swim Memorial Scholarship, Emily McClendon, who will be continuing her soccer career at Howard Payne University. Winners, also of the 2020 Coastal Bend Youth Soccer Scholarships are Tyler Bowdry, who will be continuing his soccer career at West Texas A&M and Daniela Garcia. We could not be more proud of these soccer players and wish them the best in all of their future endeavors.

 

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Spring 2020 Season

*****UPDATES DUE TO COVID-19 VIRUS*****

Updates as of 6/29/20.  Click HERE to view. 

Supporting a Safe Return to Play, May 28.  Click HERE to view.

Due to updates from STYSA and most other organizations, we have decided to suspend activities within CBYSA for a short time.  We are looking out for the health and safety of our athletes and community.  If you have any questions, please let us know.  Below is what was determined by the CBYSA executive committee.

We will cancel the 3/21 – 4/17 games.  We have decided to suspend play and activities until May 30, and will re-evaluate on May 31, 2020.  Please check with your club for more information.

Please click HERE for the latest STYSA update dated 5/19/2020.

Click HERE to read the South Texas Youth Soccer Update.  Click HERE to read the 4/1/20 STYSA Update.

 

COVID_19_PR_Update_3.13.20

The Spring 2020 Season is quickly approaching.  The plans for the Spring are to start the Division 2, Division 3 and Under 10 teams playing in the Coastal Bend area on February 22.  We plan on having the last games the weekend of April 25 – 26.  We will have a BYE week on March 14 – 15 for Spring Break, then a BYE weekend for Easter on April 11 – 12.  South Texas Cup District Play will be on March 28 – 29, so if your team is participating in the Cup, please make plans to re-schedule any games that you have in the CBYSA schedule.  The Spring season will be an 8 week season.  Any select or Academy teams are not allowed to participate in playoffs but will be allowed in league play.  Their games will not count in the final standings to determine who advances to playoffs.  The Commitment to Play Forms for all teams will be due on February 7.  The Commitment to Play Forms can be found HERE.

Schedules for Spring 2020 can be found HERE .

Playoff weekend for Division 3 and Under 10 will be May 2 – 3.

 

Division 2 Teams Playing Local

Commitment to Play Form Due: 2/7/20

Start of Season: 2/22/20

 

 

Division 3 & U10 Teams Playing Local

Commitment to Play Form Due: 2/7/20

Start of Season: 2/22/20

Playoff weekend: May 2 – 3, Location TBD

 

CBYSA 2020 Scholarship & Canon L. Swim Memorial Application

************************************DEADLINE EXTENDED TO MAY 21, 2020******************************************

Due to the Pandemic, we have decided to extend the date to give applicants more time to be able to finalize documentation with their schools, considering the schools have not been open.  PLEASE GET YOUR APPLICATIONS TURNED IN AS SOON AS POSSIBLE!

 

The Coastal Bend Youth Soccer Association (CBYSA) coordinates youth soccer activities in the Coastal
Bend region and is dedicated to promoting the sport for children from ages four to eighteen. Part of our
mission is to also promote the ideals associated with soccer, which include teamwork, community
involvement, and of course athleticism. As part of this endeavor, CBYSA annually honors high school
seniors that exemplify these ideals by awarding college scholarships that are funded by our annual
Thanksgiving Tournament.

Each year, applicants complete the attached form and provide the required transcripts, essays, and
letters that are then reviewed by a CBYSA committee. The applicants are ranked and up to four
scholarships are typically awarded. This year, there is a new category and the top ranked applicant will
receive the Canon L. Swim Memorial Scholarship. Canon Swim was a high school soccer player that
exemplified all aspects of participation in soccer, as well as community service, that CBYSA seeks to
honor. Not only was she a star soccer player, but she was a referee, helped with field maintenance, and
was highly involved in volunteering inside and outside of soccer.

For the CBYSA 2020 Scholarship Application, please click CBYSA Scholarship App 2020.

Referee Certification Class – CANCELLED

From South Texas Soccer Referee

In an abundance of caution in regards to COVID-19 (coronavirus), effective immediately, STSR is suspending the In-Person Field Session portion of the Grassroots (First-time Referees) licensing course until April 30th. We will allow new referees to be certified without the In-Person Field Session and will help those referees find assignors in their area, once games resume, so they can receive training from working with experienced referees in games.
More to come – communication to go out to all registrants via the U.S. Soccer Learning Center communication system.

We will be hosting a referee certification course here in Corpus on Sunday, March 15, 2020 from 12 – 2:30 at Northwest Pony League Field; 11233 Haven Dr. in Corpus Christi (Calallen area).  You can click on this link to register HERE.

 

1) All course registration is on the U.S. Soccer Learning Center web site ONLY  – THESE ARE NOT ON THE STSR WEB SITE
2) All new referees must first “sign up” at the U.S. Soccer Learning Center <https://learning.ussoccer.com/referee/>
3) All new referees must register for an in-person courses (specific with date and location) which will include the online course
4) The in-person clinic can be found under COURSES (top left) > Grassroots – First-time Referees (left column) > Set filters to HOST: South Texas & LOCATION: Texas
5) Your specific course can be found at https://learning.ussoccer.com/referee/courses/available/6/details/1010
6) The payment is for both courses together
7) Persons 18+ must have a background check – there is a fee for this as well – and they can not register for a course until they pass the background check
8) The online course portion DOES NOT need to be completed for a person to attend the in-person session
9) The in-person session lasts 2.5 hours
10) The STSR web has the list of in-person courses on the Events page with a link to the specific course on the U.S. Soccer Learning Center site
11) Referee certification will be done once both courses are successfully completed
 

Field Closures
Express (Salinas)  
Padre (Bill Witt)                        
South Texas FC
Gregory-Portland
Santa Fe (Pope Park)                
Tri City Rockport
Tri City Ingleside
Port Aransas
San Patricio
Kingsville
Beeville

Upcoming Events

 

March CBYSA Meeting -TBD at the First Baptist Church Recreation Center on Ocean Drive in Corpus Christi

Referee Clinic – CANCELLED