Cal South Inaugural Recreational All-Star Tournament of Champions

Cal South Kicks Off Successful Recreational Youth Soccer Tournament All-Star Recreational Youth Soccer Teams Enjoy Opportunity To Participate in Recreational Soccer Tournament
By: Cal South
FULLERTON, Calif. - Feb. 5, 2015 - PRLog -- Cal South ( celebrated the joy of soccer with the inaugural 
Cal South Recreational All-Star Tournament of Champions on January 17-18, 2015 at Ryan Park in Escondido, California. Cal South sanctions over 150 youth soccer tournaments and serves over 85,000 registered recreational players.

Over 800 of Cal South’s recreational Boys and Girls U10 (under ten years of age), U12 and U14 players enjoyed the excitement of the two-day All-Star Tournament of Champions. The forty-eight (48) all-star youth soccer teams who participated came from all over Southern California. Recreational youth soccer teams rarely have the opportunity to travel from El Centro, Victorville, Simi Valley, Santa Maria, Palm Desert, Riverside County, and all over the greater San Diego area to come together on a soccer field and benefit from the challenge of healthy competition. It is not often recreational players are given the opportunity to participate in an event of this magnitude.

There are 3 million children playing soccer in America and the majority play recreational soccer and Cal South has ninety-six recreational leagues throughout Southern California.

This inaugural recreational tournament was well received and the event was highly anticipated and filled very quickly. Next year, Cal South has plans to expand the All-Star Tournament of Champions to involve more participants. “We are excited our first Cal South Recreational All-Star Tournament of Champions was so successful,” said Johnnie Garza, Chief Operating Officer for Cal South. “Our recreational soccer players and coaches are very important to Cal South and we want them to experience the benefits of coming together for a tournament.”

Rick Velasco, Tournament Chairman and Cal South Vice President of Youth, Luis Salcedo, Tournament Director and all the District Commissioners worked together to host the event. Velasco said, “We are very proud of all the players who competed in the 2015 Cal South Recreational All-Star Tournament of Champions and want to thank all the coaches, players and parents who came together at Ryan Park to celebrate soccer. Soccer teaches so many life lessons.”

Held at Frances Ryan Park, one of the top destinations in California to host soccer tournaments, players competed on eight natural grass soccer fields.  The tournament was a Class 3 Recreational Tournament involved 8 teams in each of the Boys and Girls U10, U12 and U14 age groups.

The format was a round robin with a minimum of three games per team and trophies were awarded to the Champion, Finalist and 3rd Place winners. An Outstanding Team Sportsmanship Awards were also presented.

Cal South Recreational All-Star Tournament of Champions for 2015:

Bracket  Champion  Finalist  3rd Place  4th Place
Boys U10
 Simi Valley YSL  VYSL All-Stars  TVSA All-Stars  TVSA All-Stars
Boys U12  Vista Rec  Oceanside Breakers  DMCV Sharks  Scripps United
Boys U14  Oceanside Breakers  Vista Rec  TVSA All-Stars  Orcutt United
Girls U10   PDYSL All-Stars  TVSA All-Stars  PDYSL All-Stars  Valley Center
Girls U12  Oceanside Breakers  Simi Valley YSL  TVSA All-Stars  PDYSL All-Stars
Girls U14  DMCV Sharks All-Stars  TVSA All-Stars  Oceanside Breakers  TVSA All-Stars #2

Team Sportsmanship Awards:

BU10 – Simi Valley YSL
BU12 – Simi Valley YSL
BU14 – Ramona SL All-Stars
GU10 – IV United All-Stars, El Centro
GU12 – Morongo Basin YSA, Yucca Valley
GU14 – Scripps United


The California State Soccer Association - South (Cal South) is a 501c(3) California public benefit corporation and is the official youth and adult state soccer association of the United States Soccer Federation, the United States Youth Soccer, and the United States Adult Soccer Association. Cal South represents over 300 Affiliate Member Leagues and Clubs comprising our membership of more than 204,000 registered players, coaches, referees and league administrators.

Cal South Media Contact:

Diane Scavuzzo  858-531-8300

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