ABSP END-OF-SEASON COORDINATORS MEETING

Date: Tuesday --- December 6, 2016
Time: 7:00 p.m. --- Social/Food and Refreshments
          7:30 p.m. --- Business Meeting
Location: St. Ursula Parish in the St. Ursula Spiritual Center
8801 Harford Road Baltimore, MD 21234

BLAST CYO Night

CYO OPENING NIGHT WITH THE BLAST!!
FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 11, @ 7:35PM. ROYAL FARMS ARENA
Versus the MILWAUKEE WAVE

Rules adapted for ABSP

Specifically Ammended Rules for ABSP

This article outlines the rules that are specific to teams participating in the ABSP.

Referee Inspection

CYO Referee Inspection Instructions:

In this post we will outline the instructions given to the referees for inspecting the area and participants, in order to create as safe of an envioronment as possible. Coaches and Parents are encouraged to review these instructions so that they can allieviate any issues prior to game time.

New Header Rule

TO ALL COACHES AND PARISH SOCCER COORDINATORS IN THE ABSP:

As part of the ongoing concern for the safety of the players participating in the Archdiocese of Baltimore Soccer Program (ABSP), as specifically related to the increased concern about the impact of Concussions in youth sports, the ABSP Board has initiated a new rule prohibiting the Heading of a soccer ball by our younger soccer players

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Roster DEADLINE

MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 19th

This is the deadline for submitting the team Rosters, along with any required Waivers.
PLEASE NOTE that these materials must be submitted to the Registrar assigned to your parish soccer program  ---  please see page two of the enclosed Roster Instructions for the name of your Registrar.

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Thank you!

Important Dates

TO ALL PARISH SOCCER COORDINATORS:

Enclosed is the calendar of Important Dates for the 2016 ABSP Fall Soccer Season.

 
Also shown at the bottom is the Age Group Cutoff Dates for 2016, including our special rule for the Under-14 age group.
Please note that the Cutoff Dates reflect the Board's decision to retain the August 1st to July 31st year for determining age groups rather than switching to the calendar year as recommended by USSF.

Pre-Season Meeting

To: All Parish Soccer Coordinators
Re: BEGINNING OF SEASON COORDINATORS MEETING
Date: Thursday --- July 14, 2016
Time: 7:00 p.m. --- Social/Food and Refreshments
7:30 p.m. --- Business Meeting
Location: Sacred Heart Glyndon School
Mother Seton Room

Penalty Kick

Free Kick Rules in Soccer

Learn the rules of football's direct and indirect free kicks that you may not have known before.

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