Time To Honor Coaches, Refs, Volunteers

Recognition of Coaches, Parents, Referees, Administrators and Hall of Fame
August 1 and August 15 are dates that every member of Oklahoma Soccer should be aware of because so many required documents are due on those dates. The Andy Stone scholarship deadline and the Hall of Fame deadlines remain September 1.
August 15 – deadline for every club’s affiliation forms. Those forms are available online for every club to submit. Or click on this link: Affiliation Form. The formis important to OSA because it provides information on each club’s officers and administration.
Another form due August 15 is the Proof of Insurance certificate that clubs must complete for every facility used by the club. For example, if a team is using a field owned by a school or business, the club should list all such sites being used. If an owner requests a Proof of Insurance certificate with his name or the company’s name on the document, those forms required a $15 fee.
Andy Stone Scholarship application is offered to states on a rotating basis and 2013 is Oklahoma’s year of eligibility. Two $1,500 scholarships will be awarded but the deadline is September 1, 2012. Visit the OSA website for that application under the tab Programs and then Grants and Scholarships.
August 1 Awards and Recognition. The awards recognize coaches, referees, volunteers, families, administrators, goals scored, and saves made, as well as the TOPSoccer Buddy of the Year.marks the deadline for all the awards and recognition OSA provides during the annual Workshop held in January. Because the US Youth Workshop is now set for January 2013, applications are now due much earlier that in the past. All these award applications are available on the OSA website under the tab Programs and then
And of course, the Hall of Fame applications are due at the same time. That application is also available on the same page as the others. Hall of Fame application. Begin the process TODAY of completing the application for your coach, or volunteer, or family that has donated time and expertise to the game in your club or league. September will be on us soon so don’t delay. Get those applications in NOW!