AYSO Region 18
Our local Region is managed by a Board of Directors comprising all Division Commissioners and staff positions. The Board meets nearly every month to manage Regional policy, our budget, and operations.
The local Area reaches as far as Westchester to the north, Lennox to the east, and Redondo Beach to the south. The Area Board manages competition for U16 and U19 Divisions, extraregional playoffs and All-Stars in U10 through U14 in January and February, and Spring Soccer in April and May. Area 1D also provides upgrade certification classes for coaches and referees.
Our Section stretches from coastal Los Angeles County to Las Vegas NV, western Arizona, and the Coachella Valley. The Section manages Section playoffs in March for U10 through U14 and top-level certification and administration for coaches and referees.
The national office of the American Youth Soccer Organization is located in Torrance CA.
AYSO is a member of USSF, the football association that represents the United States of America to FIFA. USSF has its headquarters in Chicago IL.
FIFA is the global governing body for association football (soccer). FIFA has its head office in Zürich, Switzerland.