LATEST NEWS & ANNOUNCEMENTS
WDDOA FALL 2016 PRE-QUALIFIED LIST NOW AVAILABLE!
May 27 2016 - STAFF
WDDOA is excited to introduce a new competition model and flight structure for the upcoming seasonal year which is now reflected in the WDDOA Fall 2016 Pre-Qualified List.
WDDOA Flight 1 - PRIME (Highest Level - Playing Neutral Site Model)
WDDOA Flight 2 - CHALLENGER (Mid-Level - Choice of Neutral Site vs Home / Away Model)
WDDOA Flight 3 - ALPHA (Entry Level - Playing Home / Away Model)
The new WDDOA flight structure will focus on developing the most competitive and exciting soccer environment within Western District for players and parents...while giving the flexibility that is needed to the clubs and teams in order to create and shape the future of soccer in WDDOA both on and off the field. CLICK HERE TO VIEW THE WDDOA FALL 2016 PRE-QUALIFIED LIST
May 23 2016 - Staff
South Texas will be hosting the 2016 USYS Presidents Cup Region III Championships this summer in Bryan/College Station June 14-19. Consider donating your time and talent toward the success of this exciting event by volunteering. Positions include assistance with the Opening Ceremonies, Team Check In, Hospitality, Field Marshalls, Parking, etc. Help make the Presidents Cup Regional Championships a successful and positive experience for everyone by signing up today!
2016 STYSA AWARDS - NOMINATIONS BEING ACCEPTED
May 18 2016 - Staff
Do you know someone especially deserving of recognition for their unselfish dedication to the game? If so, take a moment to nominate them for one of the following STYSA Awards to be presented this summer at the July 2016 STYSA Governing Board Meeting:
Scholar / Athlete of the Year
Award nominations are due in the STYSA office by June 3, 2016. Selections will be announced and presented at the annual STYSA Summer GBM in San Antonio. For nomination forms and instructions CLICK HERE.
NEW MANDATES IMPLEMENTED FOR 2016-2017
May 16 2016 - Staff
The new mandates for Birth-Year Registration and Small-Sided Standards will be implemented beginning with the Fall 2016 season.
*Maximum of 18 players permitted in uniform at games
Want a printable chart, Click Here: 2016-2017 SEASON AGE GROUP DETERMINATIONS
For more information on the new U.S. Soccer Coaching Initiatives, please CLICK HERE.
THE CHANGING FACE OF SOCCER...IN WDDOA
May 12 2016 - Staff
WDDOA announces formation of the new WDDOA-Director's Council. This 7 member group of Club Directors is being formed through a nomination and election process. WDDOA member clubs were given the opportunity to nominate potential candidates, resulting in a ballot slate of 16 individuals representing 16 different clubs.
The WDDOA-Director's Council will be tasked with shaping the future of competitive soccer within WDDOA to create the most competitive and most exciting soccer environment for players and teams. Coaching Directors were asked to vote for whom among their peers they felt best served to accomplish this task. Voting concluded today at 2:00 pm and we are proud to announce the election results.
We would like to thank those of you who participated in this election and extend our congratulations to the newly elected WDDOA Director's Council, comprised of the following 7 members (listed in random order)
5/1 - 5/31/2016
U11 AND U12 DI Tryouts for Fall 2016 May Begin (*based on your local assn. published dates)
*Note: Please check with your local (geographical) association (AAYSA/CAYSA/CBYSA etc) to determine the ACTUAL try-out date(s) for your area*
U13-U19 D1 Tryouts for Fall 2016 May Begin
6/15 - 6/19/2016
US Youth Soccer Region III Presidents Cup
6/23 - 6/30/2016
US Youth Soccer Region III Southern Regional Championships
7/14 - 7/17/2016
US Youth Soccer National Presidents Cup Championships