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24th Annual Kickoff Classic


AYSO Region 24 is proud to invite your team to the 24th Annual Kickoff Classic Tournament.


AYSO Invitational – open to AYSO teams only from all Sections.


March 3rd thru 5th, 2023 (Rainout: March 10th thru 12th, 2023)


A. Players on participating teams must be properly registered to play in AYSO, and have played in the Fall 2022 season in a minimum of one-half of the games for which they were eligible. Coaches are responsible to ensure that all players meet eligibility requirements.

B. The team roster must be verified and approved by each player’s Regional Commissioner. Roster changes will be allowed (with the written approval of the Regional Commissioner); up until Team Check-In.
22nd Annual Kick Off Classic Tournament Rules

C. Up to 3 Guest Players (players from a different Region from the applying team’s Region) will be allowed for each
team. However, the Guest Player will be required to have the approval of both the Guest Player’s Regional
Commissioner and the Host Team Regional Commissioner (see Guest Player Form).

D. Coed teams will be accepted; however, they must play in the boys’ divisions only.

E. Divisions 16U and 19U will play 11-v-11, and there will be a roster limit of 18 players per team.
Division 14U will play 11-v-11, and there will be a roster limit of 15 players per team.
Division 12U will play 9-v-9, and there will be a roster limit of 12 players per team.
Division 8U and 10U will play 7-v-7, and there will be a roster limit of 10 players per team.

F. All players must play at least half of each game. Violation of these player rules exposes a team to protest and
renders them


A. This is a pool-play tournament.

B. Each age division will be bracketed into playing pools. Each team will play a minimum of 3 preliminary play games
within their respective pools. Where there are sufficient teams, divisions will also be separated into multiple
competition flights.

C. Teams will advance from qualifying pools based on pool play standings points. Number of teams advancing per
pool will be determined by the number of pools in the division.


Medals will be presented to coaches and players from the first and second place teams in each division.
A tournament souvenir pin will be presented to each player and coach.
A Team Trophy will be awarded to the coach of the winning team in each age division (U10-U19).
A tournament souvenir and medal will be presented to each player and coach in the U-8 Division.
Head coach and assistant coach will receive tournament t-shirt. Size guaranteed only if application received by deadline. 


Entire entry fee and referee deposit must accompany tournament application and will be returned if application is not accepted. Fee and deposit must be a single check issued from the Region’s account (no personal checks, money orders, credit cards, etc.).

Fees are: 8U $475 ($350 entry fee plus $125 referee deposit), 10U $750 ($500 entry fee plus $250 referee deposit), 12U $775 ($525 entry fee plus $250 referee deposit), 14U $800 ($550 entry fee plus $250 referee deposit), 16U/19U $800 ($550 entry fee plus $250 referee deposit).
Please make check payable to Downey AYSO Region 24. 

If you withdraw before February 1st, 2023 a full refund will be issued. If you withdraw after that time, we will only issue a refund if a replacement team can be found, less any cost to register that replacement team.

Referee Fee Refund:

U10-U19 Referee Commitment Deposit: $250
U08 Referee Commitment Deposit: $125


A full set of tournament rules are posted on the tournament website.


The application deadline is January 28th, 2023. All teams will be notified within 48 hours of the application deadline or receipt of application (whichever is latest) as to their status. Teams that are not accepted will be given the option to have their complete application returned or to be placed on the waiting list.


Tournament Registrar
Downey AYSO Kickoff Classic
PO BOX 39423
Downey, CA 90239


Boys Registrar Jackie Hull at [email protected]
Girls Registrar Alicia Ramirez at:  [email protected] 


Team Application
Guest Player Form
Referee Form
Referee Plan
Team Roster
Tournament Rules
Substitution Monitoring
Youth Referee Letter

Fillable Parent/Guardian Consent and Player Medical Release Form
Tournament information

FIELD MAPS and Addresses
Griffiths Middle School and Maude Price Elementary School Field Map
(GMS)- 9633 Tweedy Lane, Downey, Ca 90240
(MP)- 9525 Tweedy Lane, Downey, CA 90240
Doty Middle School Field Map
(DOT)- 10301 Woodruff Ave., Downey, CA 90241
Apollo Park Field Map
(AP)- 12544 Rives Ave., Downey, CA 90242
Rancho Los Amigos Sports Complex Field Map
(RAN)-7651 Gardendale St., Downey, CA 90242


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Downey, California 90239

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