KWIK KICKS - November, 2010
News recap from USYouthSoccer.org
Early registration is open for the 2011 US Youth Soccer Workshop to be held Feb. 24-26 at the Kentucky International Convention Center in Louisville, Ky. Registrants can save 50 percent ($100) by registering before Dec. 15. Over 2,000 soccer coaches, administrators, referees and enthusiasts are expected at the annual convention. For more information, visit USYouthSoccer.org/Workshop/index.asp.
Send your 2010 Goal and Save of the Year nominations now!
Don’t miss the Dec. 31 deadline to submit entries for the 2010 Goal and Save of the Year awards. Download the nomination forms here: Goal | Save.
This is it! Final month to rally! There is plenty of time left this month to take a quiz and earn a point for your soccer club. If you’ve already got the point out of the way, you need to spread the word! See how your soccer club is doing in the race on the live leaderboard. Get going!
MLS playoffs and MLS CUP 2010 live on ESPN and ESPN2 In the playoffs, every minute is one step closer to glory. The MLS Cup Playoffs begin Oct. 28, and you can catch every minute on ESPN2, FSC and Telefutura. Then, on Nov. 21, tune in to ESPN at 8:30 ET to see the MLS CUP Final. You can also follow playoffs by visiting www.MLSsoccer.com/app to download free iPhone app.
Enter for a chance to win the Degree Cool & Confident Kid Award and a VIPSkills Clinic for your team! While scoring the big goal and winning the game is what every competitive kid typically dreams about, there are so many ways to stay cool both on and off the field. To recognize young players who have experienced a boost of confidence this season, Degree Deodorant has partnered with US Youth Soccer to launch the first-ever Degree Cool & Confident Kid Award. Entry forms are now available for download at www.DontFretTheSweat.com/ConfidentKid!
Save more with Sunbelt’s Buy One Get One Free coupon Before practice and before the game, a big boost of energy comes in awfully handy. Sunbelt Snacks offer that extra kick to keep players moving—plus they taste great too. What else do they offer? Saving money. Right now get a Buy One Get One Free coupon on any 8-count box. Click here to get yours!
Group discounts for the 2011 NSCAA Convention
The NSCAA is offering a significant discount on Convention registration fees for groups of 10 or more, making it ideal for youth clubs who attend the Convention together. A group will be able to save $25 off the pre-registration fee, click here to take advantage of this great discount. Non-members also are eligible for group registration!
Kick it to Cancer this fall
This fall, the National Foundation for Cancer Research is inviting soccer teams to "Kick it to Cancer" by designating one or more games this season to help fight cancer. Each designated “Kick it to Cancer” game will help promote cancer awareness by encouraging players and fans to distribute educational materials, collect donations and designate any proceeds to cancer research. Learn more at www.nfcr.org/kickittocancer.