Bay Area Youth Soccer Association - Texas
Current Events PDF Print
Written by Mark Powell   
Friday, 02 August 2019 00:00


Here is the schedule for BAYSA Fall of 2020



Coronavirus update





April 16          Fall Player Registration Opens

June 1           Deadline – Submit Officers and Club Information for Handbook

August 1 Competitive teams (D1, D2, S2) entered in GotSoccer BAYSA registration event and

rosters generated with minimum number of players rostered to field team

September 1 Goal Post Inspections/Certificate of Insurance Applications due


September 13   Recreational teams (D3) entered in GotSoccer BAYSA registration event


September 13   All competitive and recreational teams (D1, D2, S3, D3, D4 9/10) participating

in BAYSA Fall 2020 entered in GotSoccer in BAYSA league event in order to be scheduled 

September 13  Division IV 9-10U entered in GotSoccer BAYSA registration event and rosters

generated with minimum number of players rostered to field team

September 13  Recreational teams (D3) generated in GotSoccer registration event with

minimum number of players rostered to field team

September 27     Schedules released

September 27     Deadline – Division IV inhouse entered in BAYSA registration

event in GotSoccer and rosters generated

October 3            Season Begins





Last Updated on Wednesday, 30 September 2020 12:15
BAYSA 2018 Handbook Published PDF Print
Written by Shirley McGraw   
Monday, 02 September 2013 17:57

(updated  09/08/2018)

BAYSA 2018 Handbook


Last Updated on Monday, 14 January 2019 02:38
Brendan Keyes PDF Print
Written by Mark Powell   
Monday, 14 January 2019 00:00
Last Updated on Saturday, 29 February 2020 21:54
Goal Post Inspection Reports PDF Print
Written by Mark Powell   
Sunday, 20 January 2019 00:00



Last Updated on Monday, 22 July 2019 15:53
How to eat for youth soccer tournaments PDF Print
Written by Mark Powell   
Friday, 29 January 2010 21:46

Soccer tournaments can include four or five games within two days - a grueling schedule for any player. It's important to

Last Updated on Saturday, 26 May 2018 23:22
Coaches' Code of Conduct PDF Print
Written by Mark Powell   
Friday, 01 June 2018 00:00


Last Updated on Tuesday, 05 June 2018 23:21
Written by Lester Pasarell   
Sunday, 27 January 2013 21:07


BAYSA has adopted a zero tolerance of sideline misconduct and referee abuse for spectators.  Referees will stop the game, bring both coaches together, and give them a warning for spectator misconduct and abuse. 

The second time this occurs, referee will end the game. 

Coaches need to take responsibility and be accountable for management and control of sideline behavior.  Referees will need to document concerns and issues so the association’s D&P can address problem areas. 

Referee assault (verbal or physical) could result in a ban from soccer.


Referee Abuse Leads to Three Year Suspensions.

In early December 2012, a hearing was held by the South Texas Youth Soccer Association D&P committee regarding alleged abuse of a referee.  Three coaches and four players were charged with referee assault.  
The alleged assault had occurred during a BAYSA regular season game.  The decision:  One player found not guilty, three coaches and three players found guilty.  Penalties:  Two coaches each received three year suspensions.  
One coach received a one year suspension.  One player received a three year suspension and the other two players received three games suspensions (they got very lucky).  
REMEMBER - THIS IS ONLY A GAME THAT IS SUPPOSED TO BE FUN. If you forget this, you might not play soccer again for a very long time.


Last Updated on Saturday, 02 March 2013 20:37
Its Just a Game PDF Print
Wednesday, 24 March 2010 05:24

A set of videos from the Canadian Hockey Association that send a strong message about parent behaviour at sports events




Click read more for additional and  original size videos and links to  sources

Last Updated on Thursday, 20 May 2010 22:26
Risk Management Links PDF Print
Written by Tom Morrow   
Thursday, 14 January 2010 20:44
Soccer Related Risk Management Links and Documents for Clubs, Parents,Coaches and Volunteers
Last Updated on Wednesday, 03 April 2013 19:31
STYSA goal post inspection form PDF Print
Written by Thomas Morrow   
Sunday, 07 July 2013 20:00

Reminder all Clubs are to submit the Goal Post Inspection Form for each field every year

The form is found at the STYSA website here


icon STYSA Goal Post Inspection Report (Link 2013-07-07 21:04:09)


Last Updated on Thursday, 25 July 2019 00:45
Kudos Section PDF Print
Written by Thomas Morrow   
Saturday, 08 December 2012 13:18



New section for news about your team, player and volunteer achievements. If you team has represented BAYSA in a tournament or league and you want to congratulate their great job and effort feel free to send me articles about it along with a picture. I need to know the team name, coach, age group, club, event and team name. Send to This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it

If you team ended up as a FInalist in STYSA championships (D2, S2 or D1),FInalist for Eastern District for D3, D2 or anything else, please send results/pictures etc.


The Kudos section is at the left menu or under News or directly Here

Last Updated on Sunday, 27 May 2018 11:31
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