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So Cal Soccer Terms to Know

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Being a new (or even experienced!) club soccer parent can be confusing!  There are so many different leagues, terms and things to know.  When we were first starting out, I wished that there was a list somewhere that defined the things that I wanted to know (or didn’t even know existed!).  Many of the terms are geared toward Southern California, but others are national.  Let me know if there’s anything I should add or something I have incorrect- I will keep revising!  Just a reminder that I’m not even close to being an expert, please use the links provided to research on your own.

Click on the link for the list…  SO CAL SOCCER TERMS TO KNOW

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