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The Arizona Soccer Association (ASA), also known as the Arizona Youth Soccer Association (AYSA), is a nonprofit organization which was founded in 1974. The organization’s goals are to promote the physical, mental and emotional growth and development of the youth of Arizona through soccer.[1] The ASA/AYSA is a member of the United States Youth Soccer Association[2] and the United States Soccer Federation. They are also associated with Phoenix Rising FC Youth Soccer Club,[3] which was formed when Scottsdale Soccer, the Blackhawks and the Phoenix Rising FC Charities merged in May 2018.[4]

Arizona Soccer Association
Nonprofit youth sports organization
IndustryYouth sports (soccer)
Founded1974
HeadquartersPhoenix, Arizona, United States
ProductsSeasonal youth soccer programs
WebsiteOfficial web site

FundingEdit

The organization is partially supported by fund-raising events.[5]

The ASA is also sponsored by numerous private entities including Dick's Sporting Goods, Gatorade, Grand Canyon University, Jimmy John's, Marriott Hotels, Port of Subs, & Whataburger among others.[6]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Organization Profile: Arizona Youth Soccer Association". HandsOn Greater Phoenix. Retrieved 10 June 2018.
  2. ^ "US Youth Soccer". United States Youth Soccer Association. Retrieved 10 June 2018.
  3. ^ "Forms and Documents". scottsdalesoccer.com. Retrieved 10 June 2018.
  4. ^ "Phoenix Rising FC Charities Join Forces With Scottsdale Soccer and the Blackhawks to Create Phoenix Rising FC Youth Soccer Clubs". Phoenix Rising FC. 7 May 2018. Retrieved 10 June 2018.
  5. ^ "McDonald's hosting fundraising event for Arizona Youth Soccer Association". East Valley Tribune. 30 April 2014. Retrieved 10 June 2018.
  6. ^ Webb, Chris. "Sponsorship of AYSA". AZyouthsoccer.org. Retrieved 13 March 2019.