Temple City, CA (February, 11, 2010) — American Youth Soccer Organization (AYSO) Region 98 of Temple City has been awarded a Platinum Regional Assessment Award for the 2008-09 AYSO season. The award honors Region 98 for overall excellence and its commitment to serving its communities and other AYSO Regions.
AYSO has almost 1,000 Regions which are the national soccer organization’s community-based leagues. Only 135 AYSO Regions in the nation received the Platinum Award.
The Platinum Award is the highest award that AYSO Regions can receive. Platinum Regions represent the best of the best that AYSO has to offer. These Regions model AYSO’s philosophies and commitment in providing the best family-friendly youth soccer experience for all players and parent volunteers. They nurture the generous spirit of their participants plus devote extra effort to providing assistance to worthy charitable causes.
To qualify for the Platinum level, a Region must complete 78 requirements, including all requirements for other award levels. Additional requirements to attain the Platinum level include providing assistance to a new, disadvantaged or sister AYSO Region, having a community relations program in place and utilizing short-sided games to enhance the soccer development of its players.
The Region Assessment Program is an evaluation of a Region’s performance compared against a list of best practices from Regions across the country. There are four award levels—Bronze, Silver, Gold and Platinum.
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