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TOPSoccer at Region IV Presidents Cup

Oregon Youth Soccer is partnering with the TOPSoccer programs of Rogue Valley Soccer Club and Ashland Soccer Club to present a TOPSoccer play day at the Region IV Presidents Cup in Medford this June. The TOPSoccer event will be Thurs., June 17, 2010, at 2 p.m. on Field #5 of U.S. Cellular Community Park in Medford.

OYSA welcomes participation by TOPSoccer players and program administrators from Oregon and the other states in Region IV. Check the OYSA website for details. If you have questions, please contact John Hanna, OYSA TOPSoccer Chair, at 503-638-9777 or clubmanager@wusc.net.

TOPSoccer Summer Camp
Eastside United will present a summer camp for TOPSoccer players June 28-July 1, 2010, at Gradin Sports Park, 2303 SE Palmquist Rd, Gresham, OR, 97080. Sessions will run from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. The cost is $25 per player. Registration and payment is available online at www.esufc.com or call 503-667-8312. For more information contact Sue Protz at topsoccer@esufc.com or 503-665-9345.

TOPSoccer Night at the Timbers
The Portland Timbers, Oregon Youth Soccer, and Oregon's TOPSoccer programs will once again present TOPSoccer Night at the Timbers. Complete details will be posted soon on the OYSA website at http://oregonyouthsoccer.org. Do you have questions? Call or email John Hanna, OYSA TOPSoccer Chair, at 503-638-9777 or clubmanager@wusc.net.

Check the TOPSoccer page of the OYSA website at http://oregonyouthsoccer.org for the locations of the TOPSoccer programs hosted by our member clubs. Program schedules and contact information are posted for each of our programs.

TOPSoccer — General Information
TOPSoccer is "The Outreach Program for Soccer." Formed by US Youth Soccer to further their goal "To foster the physical, mental and emotional growth and development of America's youth in soccer at all levels of age and competition." It also meets Oregon Youth Soccer's mission statement, "To foster an environment that promotes the physical, mental and emotional development of Oregon's youth through the sport of soccer."

TOPSoccer is free to any person with a disability. The program in Oregon was begun in 1997 by Diane Smith, with one location. We now have programs across the state offering a soccer experience to children with disabilities. The Oregon Department of Education indicates that more than 55,000 children in grades K-8 are determined as having disabilities. Our program touches just a few of these individuals, and we hope it continues to grow and reach many more.

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