Month: June, 2011

June/July News

Sunday, June 12, 2011
Summer Soccer Skills Camp - July 14th - Registration is a FREE Will Donation
Chris Houser, lived in Pierre from birth to sixth grade, moved with family to Germany and graduated from Sioux Falls, SD.  Chris is SD's only Major League Soccer player and is coming to South Dakota with a soccer skills camp.  Ages 4 - 19 are invited to register for this One Day Only camp.  Click here for more info.
Register on-line at www.pierresoccer.com
Monies collected will go to the Pierre/Ft. Pierre Flood Relief Fund.

Flood 2011
WE ARE ONE TEAM!  Two communities effected by the same problem came together from the age of 4 to 99 and worked to prepare and worked to help each other with something none of us had control over. 
[We work better as a TEAM when we are on the same mission, instead of on our own.]
We as soccer players, we as neighbors, we as businesses, we as leaders heard the call and worked where ever the need was.  It didn't matter who you were or where you lived, we were there for each other.
Lots of soccer players and their families were out helping each other and those we didn't even know.  There are too many individuals to list that were out helping here and there and every where. 
Job well done!  We don't look for Thanks during our call to duty.  We are called to help and help we did.
WE ARE ONE TEAM!
Let's get that in our heads; Let's get that in our hearts; and as we take the field for each and every game, putting our TEAM first instead of ourselves can only lead to VICTORY!

Player Ratings
Attention all coaches!
Please provide a 1 / 2 / 3 ranking for each of your players.  These rankings will be used this fall during the team selection process.  In the fall, names are drawn from a hat of 1's, 2's and 3's to allow for even teams distribution.
Player rankings need to be turned in or emailed to your division coordinator by the last games.
  • U8 & U10 & U12 - DUE NOW!
  • U6 - DUE NOW!
If you have any questions, please talk to your coordinator.

Equipment & Uniforms - Year End Return
Due to the canceled games the last night of the spring season...we are still in need of getting back some jerseys and equipment.
Thank you to all that have turned jerseys in here and there.
If you have a jersey/jersey set & equipment, please call Bobi at 280-8672 or Kim at 280-1561.
We need to get items in and accounted for and ready for Fall Soccer.

Awards Night - August 7, 2011
Nominate Someone Today!
Coaches & Parents, please nominate a player, coach and ref for the different award areas.  This is your chance to recognize an outstanding leader.  Nominations are dues July 12thForm and Criteria here.

MARK YOUR CALENDARS - Fall Soccer Kick Off & Awards Picnic - August 7th
Our 3rd Annual Fall Soccer Kickoff Picnic/Awards/Meet your Team/Govs Soccer night will be Sunday, August 7th starting at 5:30 pm at PILC Soccer Fields.
All soccer players registered for U6/U8/U10/U12/U13+ Fall Soccer Season will meet their team/coaches.
Awards will be given out to those nominated from the past fall/spring.
Govs & Lady Govs team members will be ready to kick off their fall soccer game schedule.
Each family will assigned a picnic item to share and enjoy a Soccer Family night of food, awards and fun!
Put this date on your calendar TODAY!

Fall Registration Dates Set
As the seasons change.  With soccer being a year round activity, we are always organizing for the next season.  There is alot of organization that goes into set-up for each Fall & Spring with over 500 players, 120 coaches, 30 refs and over 240 games per season.  Lots of Volunteers are needed in many areas to make each season a success. 
Fall Registration Starts - June 13th and Ends July 11th.
Any 7th grade - senior players interested in trying out for HS soccer MUST register with CASA.
Go to the Calendar Tab for important fall soccer dates.

OFC Update

Summer Club soccer is gearing up for their summer tournament schedule.  Go to www.oahesoccer.com for updates during the summer season.

High School Soccer

Fall Registration starts June 13th & ends July 11th.
Any 7th grade - senior players interested in trying out for HS soccer MUST register with CASA during these registration deadlines.  No exceptions will be made.
Go to the HS Tab for important HS Soccer information.
Meet this fall's HS teams at the Fall Soccer Kickoff - August 7th...watch for details.

Vacant Positions
The Annual CASA Meeting will be July 2011.  Each board and coordinator position is open and voted upon by the general membership.  If you or you know of someone interested in a board or coordinator position, attend the annual general membership meeting to vote on those positions.  There are a number of vacant coordinator positions that are needed to help the organization run smoothly.  Open positions add additional work to other positions.  If you'd like to contribute to the success of offer soccer opportunities to Pierre/Ft. Pierre kids, your time and talents are needed.
View all positions here.....U8/U10/U12 Coordinator positions are needed during registration process in July for fall season.  Inquire TODAY!

Annual Meeting - July 7th 2011

The Annual General Membership Meeting will be July 7, 2011 @ TBD @ 7pm.  Each board and coordinator positions is open and voted upon by the general membership.  If you or you know of someone interested in a board or coordinator position plan to attend the general membership meeting.  Alot of volunteers are needed to make this year round organization run smoothly.

Advertise with Soccer
Check Out Sponsorship Options
CASA is offering an opportunity for local businesses to advertise in a variety of ways.  Sponsorships go from July 1st for a whole year.  Watch your mail for the form or click here to sign up for a sponsorship today.

Goals for Sale
CASA will be selling "old/worn" goals that need a little tender loving care on a first come first serve basis.  Each goal is $50 and will go toward the goal fund.  CASA purchased NEW goals for U8 and U10 groups this spring and they look and work great.
There are approximately 4 U14+ goals....very big and very heavy.  You will need to move these on your own.  There are approximately 5-6 U10 goals and some parts are missing and need to be put together.
Email CASA at pierresdsoccer@hotmail.com for first come first serve.  Emails will be dated to show order of requests.
CASA Board.  See listing at FOR SALE TAB.

Fall Referee Training - July 23rd & July 24th

CASA continues to grow it's soccer referee family and with a busy fall season fast approaching, ref training is scheduled for July 23rd and July 24th for NEW and RECERT refs.  New Refs must be age 12 and older to participate.  Details can be found at the Ref Tab on the website.

Soccer Toolbar - Fundraiser

Do you Surf the Web?
Do your kids listen to Music on the Web?
Do you shop on-line?
Why not earn 10 cents per click by downloading the Pierre Soccer Search Toolbar.
Earn money for CASA while sitting in the comfort of your home.  Invite friends and family across the country to download the toolbar, too.
It's easy!  You will also have links to CASA/OFC/State Soccer & US Youth Soccer Websites and a Scrolling Message Bar.
CASA is currently earning $15 - $30 a month since starting the program.  This is with only 20ish registered email addresses.  Can you imagine how much 10 cents adds up when 500 emails would be registered for an easy 10 cents per click.
DOWNLOAD Today!


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