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AYSO Region 1631 is a volunteer-run, non-profit youth soccer league serving families in downtown San Jose.

We deliver high-quality youth soccer programs in a fun, family environment based on the AYSO’s Six Philosophies: Positive Coaching, Good Sportsmanship, Player Development, Everyone Plays, Open Registration, and Balanced Teams.

Region 1631 is a proud member of the American Youth Soccer Organization, the oldest youth soccer club in the United States. Founded in 1964, the AYSO now has 500,000 players nationwide and over six million alumni. The AYSO is accredited by the National Council for the Accreditation of Coaching Education. 

Our region in San Jose, California was established in 2014 and serves over 230 families in and around the downtown region. Join us!


FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

When does the season start?
Fall season runs from early September through mid-November. Spring season runs from early March through mid-May. A typical season includes 9 or 10 games.

When are practices and games?
There are no weekday practices for the 5U and 6U age groups. 8U teams practice one night per week with games on Sunday afternoons. 10U, 12U and 14U teams practice two nights per week with games on Saturdays (times vary). Weekday practices usually start between 5 and 6 PM and end by 7 or 7:30 PM. Many teams practice either Tuesday/Thursday or Monday/Wednesday, but the exact practice schedule is up to the head coach. When you register a player, you will indicate which days they can attend practice, and we use this information when we assign players to teams. 

Where do we play?
Our home field is Backesto Park. Field availability changes each season, and sometimes we also play at Flickinger Park, Watson Park, and Marijane Hamann Park in San Jose. Our 10U, 12U and 14U teams occasionally play games against other AYSO regions in neighboring cities such as Sunnyvale, Cupertino, and Saratoga.

How much does it cost? 
For Fall 2019, registration is $115 for 5U and 6U, and $130 for all other age groups. Twenty financial aid spots are available each season for qualifying families, and financial aid applicants must attend an in-person registration event to submit their application.

What is included in the registration fee?
Registration includes a uniform, professional photos, end-of-seaon medal, and Closing Day celebration. Registration fees also pay for the league's field permits, equipment, insurance and coach/referee training. Our non-profit program is 100% volunteer run! Registration fees only cover about 75% of the cost of running the program - the rest is raised through charitable donations, grants and local business sponsorships.

What can I do as a volunteer?
AYSO is 100% volunteer run and every family helps out to create a fun, positive soccer experience for the kids. You can choose to volunteer as a coach, referee, board member, equipment manager, field manager, field liner, or many other important roles. You can also help out at one-time events like in-person registration days or tournaments. Many volunteer roles only take a few hours per season. 

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AYSO Region 1631

AYSO Region 1631, PO Box 486
San Jose, California 95103

Email Us: [email protected]
Phone : 669-247-7199
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