Jan 4, 2013

Annual VYSA Soccer Convention kicks off in four weeks

The VYSA Soccer Convention is Only Four Weeks Away!
The VYSA Convention is scheduled for Friday, February 1 and Saturday, February 2, 2013 at the Richmond Convention Center. Mark your calendars and plan to attend. See what is planned so far

Friday Evening, February 1
  • Registration and Exhibit Hall opens at 6 pm, visit the vendors get lots of giveaways
  • Awards Reception begins at 7:30 pm, Food and drinks for everyone in attendance
Saturday, All Day, February 2
  • Coaching Demonstrations
  • Referee Lectures
  • Soccer Related Topic Sessions that include
    -Psychology sessions
    -Registration sessions
    -Administration sessions
    -and much more
All the activities are listed on our Convention Page which you can view at, http://www.vysa.com/index.html,

Registration Fees are as follows:
Registration Fee
January 5 thru January 25, 2013
On Site Registration Fee
12 and Under
No Charge
No Charge
Age 13-19
On-Line Registration is now OPEN!! Click here to Register, http://www.vysa.com/workshop/47037.html,

Come to the Convention - Win One of Our Grand Prizes!
This year VYSA has FIVE GRAND PRIZES to give away at the conclusion of the Convention Saturday afternoon. They will be a 32' flat screen TV, a Wii Console System, a Sylvania 7’ Dual Screen Portable DVD player with Dual DVD Player, a Garmin and an IPod Shuffle. Will you be there to be a WINNER of one of these?

Come Help Us Recognize the 2012 Award Winners
The following individuals were selected for this year’s awards. Come share an evening of fun and recognize these special individuals for their contributions:
Girls Competitive Coach of the Year
Larry Best
Boys Competitive Coach of the Year
Kevin McKenna
Girls Recreational Coach of the Year
Eric Huweart
Boys Recreational Coach of the Year
Camile Louis
Volunteer of the Year
Ed Bonilla
Administrator of the Year
Peggy Borgard
TOPSoccer Buddy of the Year
Will Olson
Dave Williams TOPSoccer Exemplary Service Award
Sharon Wells
Young Female Referee of the Year
Lexi Hodgson
Young Male Referee of the Year
Daniel Carroll

Larry Best, Camile Louis and Will Olson were also selected as Region I award winners and have been nominated for US Youth Soccer awards in their categories.
Each year, VYSA selects an individual for the Adele Dolansky Exemplary Service Award. Join us to be there for the surprise announcement.

VA DC Soccer Hall of Fame Inductions at the Awards Reception
Come recognize those who will be inducted into the Virginia DC Soccer Hall of Fame. The following individuals have been selected for this class of the Hall of Fame:
Player Category:
Steve Jolley
Meritorious Service Category:
Jim Ferguson
Steve Goff
Anne Thompson
Learn more about the Hall of Fame and previous selections by going to the VA DC Soccer Hall of Fame web page at, http://www.vadcsoccerhof.org/,

For more on the VYSA Convention, visit the VYSA website at, http://www.vysa.com/index.html,