LIGA NorCal Overview
LIGA NorCal Structure
LIGA NorCal aims to inspire every NorCal club to provide adult playing opportunities at all levels by providing multiple levels of access to competitions.
The eventual complete structure includes all of the following:
LIGA Premier – State/Regionally based – top level amateur competition
LIGA Regional – Regionally based leagues for clubs that do not wish to travel state-wide
LIGA Club – Club based leagues that are owned and operated by their local club or organization. Can be used as a feed system into a first team or earn promotion to the Regional League through a playoff
Copa NorCal – A State Cup that will be open to all teams regardless of registration
LIGA Festivales – 1 day tournaments – 7v7, 6v6, Coed, Over 30, 40, 50, etc.
Torneos – Adult divisions at tournaments
LIGA NorCal will Provide
- Event Manager
- Club Admin Support
- Sponsorship Packages
- Game Day Operations Support
- Fundraising Support
How to Develop a Team
- Decide on the level of the team – open, coed, U23, over 30, etc.
- Choose event.
- Identify team organizers/managers.
- Identify interested club members.
- 12-15 Players for 7v7 Teams.
- 23-30 players to make a player pool for 11v11 Teams.
- Consistent practice facility
- Consistent game facility (wide fields)
- Scholarship opportunities
- burning desire to play futbol
- pay a nominal fee to show commitment
- commit to play an entire season or event
- communicate conflicts in an early and timely manner