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Registration Info


Registration is NOW OPEN for Spring 2020 (scroll down for registration instructions)

Age Calculation
A Player's Division for AYSO is determined by their Year of Birth.  Please see the Age Chart for details.  Players participate in the same Division in the Spring that they we in during the previous Fall. 

Participants must pay both an AYSO National Player Fee ($20) and local Region 18 Registration Fees (varies).  The total price, including all fees, is listed below.  Please note that you will often see the Fees separated in the system and the fees may be charged separately on your card.  But listed below is the total price.

     Returning Player Registration (Deadline Feb 15th) - $75 per participant 
   Regular Registration (Deadline Feb 15th) - $165
               ($145 base price + $20 AYSO National Player Fee = $165 Total)
   Late Registration Fee (NOT APPLICABLE for Spring) - $xxx
               *Note: U5 & U6 Divisions are exempt from the Late Fee.  

AYSO National Player Fee: 
Of the above fees, $20 is charged in a separate transaction.  It is a non-refundable annual player fee that goes directly to AYSO National.  If your child plays again in the Spring, they will not need to pay the player fee again for that season. 

Please note that Divisions may fill up early.
You may find that your Division is temporarily full and accepting waitlist.  Sometimes this even happens during the tail end of Early Registration.  There is no guarantee of a playing spot because we must have enough Volunteer Coaches to run all of the teams.  We are a 100% Volunteer Run Organization.  If your child is placed on the waitlist and you would like to ensure that they play, please contact your Division Commissioner (contact info on Board of Directors page) and Volunteer to Coach.  If you have any questions about volunteering, please check out our Volunteer page or email the Regional Coach Administrator ([email protected])

Refund Policy
Full refunds will be issued if requested by the end of Regular Registration, less the $20 non-refundable AYSO National Player Fee and a $20 Region 18 Processing Fee.

A Partial Refund will be issued if requested during Late Registration but at least 7 days prior to the Start of the Season for Region 18 (regardless of the start for your specific team).  The Partial Refund will be fifty percent (50%) of the Region 18 Registration Fee.  Again, the AYSO National Player Fee is fully non-refundable. 

No Refunds will be issued later than 7 Days Prior to the Start of the Season for Region 18.

Please contact the registrar to request a refund ([email protected]).

Multi-Player Discount 
The Total Registration Fee is $70 for the 3rd or more players per family.  ($20 AYSO National Player Fee + $50 Region 18 Registration Fee)  Payment for all players must be paid in "one" (1) payment transaction for the system to process the discount. 

Team Formation 
The 5U and 6U Divisions are allowed to form their own teams with a Head Coach.  Recruit your Friends, Volunteer to Coach, and have a ton of fun as your kids learn soccer with their best buddies. 

The 7U Division and Older use player drafts to balance the talent in the Division.  It is likely that your child will know at least some of their teammates and this is a great opportunity for your child to meet other incredible children from our community.  The Player Draft also facilitates two of our core philosophies... Balanced Teams and Player Development.  We believe it is more fun to play with balanced, competitive teams.  We believe that the competition from balanced teams is better in the long run for player development.  There will be brand new kids on every team who are just discovering soccer, and there will be talented experienced players who are pushing their skills to another level.  See our Why AYSO page for more details.       

For the Fall Season, teams will be formed mid- to late-August.  For the Spring Season, teams will be formed mid- to late-February.  Once teams have been formed, you will be contacted by your player's Head Coach with additional information.  Please be patient and wait for the Head Coach or Division Commissioner to contact you.


Parents, we really need your help to make this program successful.  AYSO is an ALL-VOLUNTEER Organization.  The only way we can provide a top quality soccer league at such low prices, accessible to everyone, is thanks to the incredible dedication of hundreds of volunteers.  We need your time to help manage and support the teams, games, fields, and logistics for each division.

And for the record, Volunteering is FUN!! 

While all Volunteer positions are important, we are in particular need of COACHES and REFEREES.

We have a Volunteer Page on the site with more details on the volunteer aspect of AYSO18.

Please feel free to email any of our Board Members to ask more details (contact information available on  Board of Directors page).


If you are a Returning Parent (already have an account with AYSO Region 18), please LOGIN above and search for available programs.  

If you are New to AYSO18 and do not have an account with our Region, please click the Register Now button above.  

If you would like Detailed Step-by-Step Instructions for How to Register, please visit our Registration Instructions page.


AYSO Region 18 Night at the LA Galaxy will be Saturday, September 21, 2019 at 7:30 for the LA Galaxy-Montreal Impact match.

The first 1000 registered participants will be eligible for a FREE ticket to the Galaxy game.  In addition, parents will be able to purchase additional tickets at a special discounted Region 18 price.  

In order to claim the free ticket, parents must respond to the Event Team when we email you to confirm your attendance.  At that time you will have the opportunity to purchase additional tickets.  Expect to receive an email within a few weeks.

All Region 18 tickets for the LA Galaxy game will be General Admission, so families, teams, and groups of friends will be able to sit together.  

We are also planning a Region 18 Tailgate before the game. 

More details to come....

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AYSO Region 18

P.O. Box 3597 
Manhattan Beach, California 90266

Email Us: [email protected]
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