West Valley Soccer League: WVSL News

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Raining on a Friday/Saturday night

If it is raining on a Friday/Saturday night we will call off games ONLY if the rain is so heavy that the fields are already too wet to play on.

BUT if the fields are ok we will wait until Saturday/Sunday morning to call the games. Luckily we live in So Cal and we can have healthy rains on a Friday/Saturday night and wake up Saturday/Sunday morning to sunny skies. That said, we are at the mercy of the schools and if they do not want us on the fields, we will not find out until we get to the school grounds on Saturday/Sunday morning at 8:30AM. At that point, we will put it on the web site as soon as physically possible.

So if you have the first game of the day you will have to go to the fields regardless. (sorry)

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3/3/2014 10:30am

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Pierce College -  fields OPEN

A.C. Stelle -    fields OPEN

Hale MS -  fields OPEN

Shadow Ranch -  fields OPEN  

Columbus  - fields CLOSED

Round Meadow -  fields CLOSED

It is more the rain the day or night before a game that causes us to cancel games,
rather than the weather at game time.  A heavy evening rain will turn a field into mud.

WVSL Rules for Playing in Bad Weather

Soccer is played in almost all weather conditions. Because of our relatively short playing season and inability to make-up most games, we try to stay on schedule whenever possible. But safety is still priority one.

The problem is this: everyone has a different opinion as to what is a threatening weather condition. WVSL has established the guidelines below to follow during adverse weather conditions.

Referees and coaches are responsible for making this decision to suspend play. However, in any situation, parents should not hesitate to remove players from any weather condition they feel is unsafe or inappropriate. No one will be penalized for any safety related actions taken.

Below are the league rules for playing under bad weather:

  1. Check the WVSL website for any announcement regarding field closures.
  2. Rain is not bad weather and is not grounds for the coach or the referee to stop the game, unless the field becomes unplayable.
  3. If the rain makes the field unplayable, the referee or coach will stop the game. If he/she doesn’t, you should ask him/her.
  4. Make sure that referees, players, and everyone else gets off the field if there is lighting or thunder.
  5. In case of lighting or thunder, the referee or the coach will stop the game/practice. If he/she does not, you should ask him/her to do so. The referee will wait 15 minutes after last time thunder is heard or lighting is seen before resuming the game/practice.
  6. NO ONE SHOULD STAND UNDER TREES IN THE EVENT OF LIGHTNING AND THUNDER. SEEK SHELTER.
  7. If the delay will extend to the next scheduled game, the referee or coach will call the game. For example, thunder is heard with 10 minutes left in a game. The game should be stopped, and the game is complete


Sunday, March 2
WVSL DINE WITH US! ((Click here))

Hank's Tire
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Sunday, August 12
Michelin & Hank’s Tire FREE BALL Fundraiser. Press Release (Learn More...)
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FREE SOCCER BALL
(NO PURCHASE NECESSARY)
 
Get a FREE Soccer Ball Beginning
September 27 through October 30, 2013
 
Hank's Tire Service and Michelin Tire have teamed up to
support West Valley Soccer League with a free soccer ball giveaway.
 
A donation will be made to West Valley Soccer League for every Michelin tire sold to the general public
 from August 22 through September 21, 2012
To download your free soccer ball certificate,
visit MichelinSoccer.com and enter your League Code: M426F13 Follow the steps on the website and print out your certificate. Once the certificate has been printed, bring it to the store location(s) listed and exchange for a free soccer ball.

Hank’s Tire Service and Michelin Tire

have donated funds and equipment valued at more than $2200.00
to the West Valley Soccer League as part of a nationwide youth soccer program.
The Michelin Free Ball Giveaway and Fundraiser will begin on September 27!!


Your store location is:
Hank's Tire Service http://www.hankstire.com/
Steve Goldberg 818-340-4200 19951 Ventura Blvd., Woodland Hills, CA 



Thursday, April 18
Facility Pest Control
  10% off your 1st treatment if you tell them you are with WVSL or Real So Cal

This is the company that helps us at Pierce College with the gophers. They do an excellent job!

Facility Pest Control - 19618 Gault Street Reseda, CA 91335

Phone: 818-521-6892, Email: skarbelnig@sbcglobal.net
Web site: http://www.facilitypestcontrol.com

We also spray for black widows, ants, earwigs, crickets,roaches and all other crawling insects plus Rats and mice trapping, and we treat bee hives wasps etc.

skarbelnig@sbcglobal.net


Keyes Chevrolet
Monday, March 4
New WVSL Sponsors

THANK YOU! Rick Alpern at Keyes Chevrolet for your generous donation

WVSL



Friday, October 17
Air quality in the San Fernando
Link to current air quality in the San Fernando Valley See


Saturday, August 11
The Newman family

The Newman family (Steve, Jacquee, Katie, Nate and Max) have been a big part of WVSL and Real So Cal for many years.  In early July, Nate from our BU14 Blue team was diagnosed with a brain tumor. Nate has undergone surgery and has been receiving intensive chemotherapy treatment.

Please visit Nate's Page to show your support and keep up with Nate's progress.



2012 Yearbook ads ((Click here))

Wednesday, June 26
REAL SO CAL AND WVSL HAVE A NEW HOME (Learn More...)

WVSL Newsletter
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Tuesday, November 4
WVSL News 11/4/03 (Earrings) (Click here)

All Coaches, For the the rest of this Season we are going to let the kids who have newly pierced their ears ...

Tuesday, February 25
West Valley Soccer School Fund-Raising Program

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West Valley Soccer League have donated funds valued at more than $10.000 to Schools
If your School is having a silent auction or other fundraising event send a request & Tax ID to the P.O. Box 8842 Calabasas, California 91302 and we will send you a Fall Registration (Value $150)
Shomrei Torah  - Woodlake Ave  - Round Meadow  - Chaparral  - Castlebay Lane - Bay Laurel  - St. Bernadine's  - Shepherd of the Valley  - Woodland Hills Elementary  - Calabash Street Elementary - Congregation Or Ami - Child’s World Preschool  - Justice Street Elementary School - The Family Nurturing Center - Lockhurst Drive Elementary  - Thank You WVSL