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Region 1678 - Rancho Mission Viejo


  • All players (10U, 12U and 14U) MUST play at least 3/4 of each game unless prohibited by roster size.
  • No player may play 4 quarters until ALL teammates have played at least 3 quarters (including goalkeeper).
  • No player may be limited to 2 quarters more than once (per season), unless all teammates have already been so limited.
  • Substitution rules may not otherwise be changed because of roster size.
Referees: Please report all incidents via a MatchTrak match report within 12 hours of the conclusion of the match.


Fall Region 1678 Teams from the 10U, 12U and 14U divisions, in ‘good standing’ will be invited to participate in a regional fall post season tournament – The RMV  Champions Invitational Tournament. Teams participating in the RMV Champions Invitational Tournament, could represent Region 1678 at other post season tournaments. Teams may be reviewed on categories/factors such as:

  • Overall Sportsmanship
  • No Cautions/No Send Offs received
  • Proper certification (i.e. volunteer application, coach certification, etc.)
  • Player evaluations completed and returned on-time as requested by Division Coordinator
  • Avoiding match blowouts
  • Following of Regional guidelines (i.e. 3/4 play rule, no dogs, coach id cards, player safety, etc.)
  • No Coach ejections received
  • Volunteering at picture day
  • Volunteering as a referee
  • Number of Region Volunteer Points earned
  • No Spectator ejections received

Score Reporting

  • Coaches must report match scores within 24 hrs
  • Some age groups may not require scores to be reported (i.e. 5U, 6U)
  • Region matches scheduled as ‘Friendly’ may not require scores to be reported

Coach ID Cards

All approved Coaches (Head Coach and Assistant Coach) will be issued a Region 1678 season specific Coach ID Card. Coach ID cards along with a completed team lineup, must be presented to the Referee, prior to the start of each match.

Coaches must wear their ID cards, making them easily visible on their upper body, during all games.

Coaches should contact their Division Coordinator regarding ID Card issues.

Coaching Area

Coaches are required to stay within the Coaching Area during the game, REGARDLESS of whether the area is marked on the field. This area is defined as a space 1-1½ yards back from the touch line and 10 yards either side of the midway line. (Coaches should use the center circle as a guide when the area is not marked.)

Spectators are required to stay 3 yards back from the touch line.

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Phone : 949-229-3004
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