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THE REGION 9 AYSO EXTRA PROGRAM IS DESIGNED TO PROVIDE A MORE COMPETITIVE SOCCER OPTION FOR BOYS AND GIRLS WHILE RETAINING THE SIX PHILOSOPHIES OF AYSO. 

 

What is AYSO EXTRA?

AYSO EXTRA is a competitive soccer program designed to provide a more challenging level of play for those players who possess the appropriate interest, skills and abilities and to enhance each player’s experience and individual growth through the game of soccer while retaining the spirit, organization, and philosophies of AYSO.

AYSO Extra™ advantages Over Other Highly Competitive Programs:

  • Low Cost - Fees are kept reasonable to accommodate more players
  • Everyone Plays 3/4 - No one sits the bench, every team plays by the 3/4 rule. (no player will play four quarters until every player has played three quarters)
  • Quality Trainers - To help players to better develop technical skills, tactical abilities
  • Player Development - Setting a clear path to help player achieve realistic goals and realize their potential while having fun learning the game of soccer.
  • Positive Coaching - Certified, experienced and knowledgeable coaches who are positive, instructive and encouraging with the players.
  • Trained Quality Referees - Game Officials who are mindful of player safety and who referee for the love of the game and not a paycheck.

Families in the EXTRA program volunteer just as they do in the regular Core program and "give back" to the Core program in a variety of ways including refereeing games, helping at registration, and providing tactical knowledge to Core program coaches.

When does AYSO EXTRA start?

Player tryouts will be held in March of 2019 and regular season play starts around the first week of September.

How do players get chosen for the EXTRA team?

Participation in the EXTRA league will be determined by open tryouts using highly qualified player evaluators. 

Who do the teams play?

We will play EXTRA teams coming from all over California that are within Section 10. Approximately 50% of the games will be home and 50% away. Regions participating include: Agoura, Newbury Park, Simi, Moorpark, Malibu, Saugus, Canyon Country, Valencia, Balboa, VNSO, Woodland Hills, North Valley, Burbank, Chatsworth, Camarillo, Ventura, Santa Paula, Santa Barbara, Fillmore, North, Oxnard, Carpinteria…

How long is the season?

The AYSO EXTRA League begins practicing in August and the regular league season begins in September, followed by Section 10 Championship games. Winner of Section 10 Championships will play in the EXTRA State Championship games (held in March, For U9 – U14).

Please contact us with any questions that are not answered in our AYSO Region 9 EXTRA Program website.

Thank you for your interest in the Region 9 AYSO EXTRA Program.

Steve Barragan, AYSO Region 9 Extra Program Coordinator
[email protected]

Download the Region 9 EXTRA Brochure

BREAKING NEWS!

APRIL  2019

(updated 4/25/2019)

We would like to extend an invitation to tryout for a Boys 2009 EXTRA Team which is in the process of pursuing formation.
TRYOUT will be held on Sunday, April 28th from 5:00-6:30PM
Location:  Conejo Creek South fields 16, 17 & 20.

FEBRUARY 2019

EXTRA tryouts will be held during the week of March 18th.
Click the Tryouts link above for details (dates, times, etc.)

JANUARY  2019

We are now accepting Coaching Applications for the Region 9 2019 Extra Program.  People interested in coaching an AYSO Region 9 EXTRA team for the upcoming 2019-2020 season should fill out this application and send it to EXTRA Program Coordinator  Steve Barragan at [email protected] no later than Friday, February 9, 2019.

Teams will be considered for kids born in the years 2006-2011. (Teams for next Fall season would be 9U-14U in 2019)
Note: EXTRA teams generally are for one age year while 13U and 14U may combine to play in a "14U circuit".

Additional information about the program is available on this site and on the AYSO Section 10 website.  Please e-mail [email protected] with any questions about the Region 9 2019 Extra Program. 

2019 EXTRA tryout dates have been set. Tryouts for EXTRA program teams will be held in early March. Check this webpage in February for times and locations.

AUGUST  2018

(added 8/13/2018) The Fall 2018 EXTRA Game Schedule is now available via the Section 10 website

JANUARY  2018

2007GX win the 2017 Extra League Championship!


2009GX Extra League Cup 2017 Champions!

NOVEMBER 2017


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