Awards Banquet


The Cal South Awards Banquet, Cal South's annual celebration of the incredible accomplishments of its members and volunteers, comes alive just after the lights have gone down on Soccer Nation Expo on Saturday night. Dinner and awards will take place from 7:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. with cocktails beginning at 6:00 p.m.

Dates for the 2015 Cal South Awards Banquet will be announced in the very near future. If you have questions, please contact Brandy Buell at


2013 Cal South Parent of the Year
Who is the dedicated parent that is always at practices and games, makes the coaches feel appreciated, and is the team's ultimate cheerleader? If this is someone you know, nominate him or her for this year's Cal South Parent of the Year. Nominate that parent, and let him or her know that his or her efforts are appreciated.
2013 LA Galaxy Volunteer of the Year
  This award recognizes those individuals who give an extraordinary amount of time and effort to promote soccer and to give our players and coaches the arena to participate. Requirements include affiliation with an active Cal South club and be in good standing; an outstanding record of participation; an excellent role model for the community beyond soccer; favorable relations with other members of the soccer community; minimum of 5 years of service to youth soccer; demonstrated a willingness to promote players and the game; must be a positive role model for all volunteers and is of sound moral and ethical character.
2013 Cal South Recreational Achievement Award
The Cal South Recreational Achievement Award is given out to a Cal South associate member or affiliate member which has shown great dedication and innovation over the past year in developing stronger recreational soccer opportunities to the community. Criteria may include: must be active Cal South members and be in good standing; league focus on development programs for players and coaches; innovative programs for coaches, referees and/or volunteers; recreation-based soccer program offerings for all ages (youth and/or adult) and skill levels (recreation, Signature, TOPSoccer, etc.); and support for rec inter-league competitions (Commissioners Cup, State Cup, rec tournaments, etc.)
2013 AstroTurf Grow the Game Award
  The AstroTurf Grow the Game Award is bestowed upon an outstanding individual, team or club to recognize an important impact or effort towards growing the game of soccer. Criteria that could help with your nomination's success: raising funds for a new field project, encouraging or creating a higher community awareness or involvement in soccer, enhancing interest in soccer among youth or adults, creating a new club or soccer program. Candidates must be active Cal South members and be in good standing.
2013 Sports Authority Players of the Year - Boys & Girls
  This award is presented to both a male and female Cal South soccer player. It serves to recognize those athletes who excel at their age group in skill, ability, teamwork, leadership, sportsmanship, and enthusiasm for the game of soccer. These individuals not only set the standard for excellence in soccer, but push themselves to be the very best that they can be both on and off the field.
2013 Nike Developmental Coaches of the Year - Boys and Girls
  This award is presented each year to a coach of a boy's team and a coach of a girl's team. It serves to recognize those individuals who have exemplified interest, enthusiasm, and abilities in coaching youth soccer. Their ability to promote good sportsmanship and fair play, have a favorable basic attitude towards the game and players, offering quality instruction, and has made a positive contribution to coaching in Cal South.
2013 Nike Competitive Coaches of the Year - Olders/Youngers, Boys/Girls
  Cal South is seeking nominations from League Presidents and Directors of Coaching for the Competitive Coach of the Year. We will be giving out Boys and Girls Coach awards in both the Olders and Youngers brackets. Please submit the name of a coach you would like to nominate. Your submission should include a biography of what your nominee has achieved. Criteria that could help with your nomination's success include: development; State Cup; regional championships; national championships; league performance; and tournament play.
Other Awards (non-nomination):
2013 TOPSoccer Buddy of the Year
2013 Youth Referees of the Year - Male & Female
Hall of Fame Award
Presidents Award
Cal South District Honorees




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