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Downey AYSO Region 24

25th Annual Kickoff Classic


Sponsored by AYSO Region 24
Downey, California

25th Annual Kickoff Classic


AYSO Region 24 is proud to invite your team to the 25th Annual Kickoff Classic Tournament.


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


March 2nd and 3rd, 2024 (Rainout: March 9th and 10th, 2024)


  • Players on participating teams must be properly registered to play in AYSO, and have played in the Fall 2023season 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.
  • 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.
  • 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).
  • Coed teams will be accepted; however, they must play in the boys’ divisions only.
  • 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.
  • All players must play at least half of each game. Violation of these player rules exposes a team to protest and renders them subject to forfeiture of game and possible disqualification at the discretion of the Tournament Director.


  • This is a pool-play tournament.
  • 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.
  • 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 $575 ($375 entry fee plus $200 referee deposit).
              10U $825 ($525 entry fee plus $300 referee deposit).
              12U $850 ($550 entry fee plus $300 referee deposit).
              14U $850 ($550 entry fee plus $300 referee deposit).
              16U/19U $900 ($600 entry fee plus $300 referee deposit).

Please make check payable to Downey AYSO Region 24. 

If you withdraw before February 1st, 2024 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: $300
U08 Referee Commitment Deposit: $200


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


The application deadline is January 31st, 2024. 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.


Attn: Tournament Registrar
25th Annual Kickoff Classic
7553 Calmcrest Dr.,
Downey, CA 90240


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

Tournament Schedule: 

Click link to see Tournament Schedule

Referee Schedule: 

Click link to see Referee Schedule


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Tournament Rules
U8 Tournament Guidelines
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