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FYSA Annual General Meeting


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The Florida Youth Soccer Association (FYSA) is proud to announce that the 2018 Annual General Meeting (AGM) & Vendor Showcase will take place from August 10 to August 12, 2018 as we return the Orlando World Center Marriott. This premier destination is close to many local attractions and provides the perfect venue for this year's AGM. Back for our 44th year, the AGM serves as the pinnacle destination for hundreds of soccer enthusiasts across the state of Florida.

Who: Florida Youth Soccer Association

What: 2018 Annual General Meeting & Vendor Showcase

When: August 10 to August 12, 2018

Where: Orlando World Center Marriott. 8701 World Center Drive, Orlando, FL. 32821.

Why: The AGM provides the soccer community with an exclusive opportunity to visit educational workshops, listen to special guest speakers and attend a massive vendor showcase with the newest equipment available to youth soccer players. You can expect this and more at the 2018 Annual General Meeting & Vendor Showcase.

For Attendees:

The AGM is our yearly meeting where attendees come together to discuss issues, learn from industry leading experts, vote on crucial rule changes, and award those individuals that have impacted the great game of soccer throughout the year. This is the meeting that all clubs, coaches, and parents need to attend before the start of the next seasonal year. 

There are two forms of admission for the event. Please click on the links below to see the difference between pricing and what is included with each level of access. Remember: A form of ID is required to retrieve your credentials and registration packet.

To purchase tickets, please click the Get Tickets icon located at the top of this page. If you have any questions about ticket purchases, email us at or call the state office at 863.268.8220 Ext: 306 or Ext: 311.

A highlight of the Florida Youth Soccer Association is the AGM Awards Luncheon. Seeking to expand the recognition for those who give their time and efforts to the organization by way of service, FYSA awards and recognizes those individuals at the annual ceremony.

At the 2018 Awards Luncheon, recipients are acknowledged for their excellence in recreational and competitive coaching, dedication through volunteerism, coordination through referee activities, commitment to the TOPSoccer program, and extraordinary accomplishments in the career of an administrator. Other members are inducted into the FYSA Hall of Fame. 

FYSA also shares the best photo of year, which is a special moment that is captured during the season. Finally, the goal and save of the year video finalists are presented with an award at the luncheon. The Luncheon will take place Saturday, August 11, 2018 at 12:00 p.m. at the Orlando World Center Marriott.

For Exhibitors & Vendor Showcase Registration:


The Florida Youth Soccer Association invites you to exhibit with us at the 44th Annual General Meeting and 21st Annual Vendor Showcase. This event will be held at the Orlando World Center Marriott from August 10 to August 12, 2018. Located in the heart of Orlando, the vendor showcase provides a direct opportunity for vendors to highlight the latest in soccer equipment, products, and services. 

FYSA is working with Shepardes, an event production company, to coordinate and plan the vendor showcase for the 2018 AGM. Whether you are returning or attending for the very first time, we are very excited to have you at the Annual General Meeting and Vendor Showcase! Listed in the articles below, you will find the exhibitor prospectus (including marketing/sponsorship opportunities), a map of the hotel, and the current floor layout for the event. The exhibitor kit is also listed.

A limited number of vendor booths are available, so apply today by clicking the Get Tickets icon above. If you have any questions about the vendor showcase, please contact Jared White by email at or by phone at 863.268.8220 Ext: 311.


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Discover a world of possibilities when staying at the Orlando World Center Marriott during the 2018 Annual General Meeting and Vendor Showcase. Find everything you need for a successful stay all in one location. As one of the most convenient resorts in Orlando, they offer amazing on-site amenities as well as a shuttle service to the Walt Disney World area. Stop by Falls Pool Oasis, featuring two 200-foot water slides, a 90-foot speed slide, kid's splash park and nightly laser light show, or enjoy a round of 18 holes at their championship golf course and golf instruction at Jack Nicklaus Academy. Travelers can dine at 10 restaurants and lounges, relax with a massage at the full service spa, or take advantage of the state-of-the-art fitness center. 

Room rates are currently locked at $145 at night during the course of the meeting. This price is only available until July 9, 2018. As an added value, the hotel will include the following amenities: in-room wireless internet, unlimited room calls, bottled water replenished daily, free shuttle service to all Disney area parks, and a bucket of practice balls at the driving range.

To reserve a room under the event rate, please call 888.789.3090 or via the website here. Refer to the following links for additional information:




Here is the complete list of positions up for election to the FYSA Board of Directors during the 2018 Annual General Meeting. Candidate names will be added leading up to the event.

  • President

    - John Stacey
    - Dave Ditilio
    - Joe Nelson

  • Treasurer

    - Eric Heidel

  • VP of Administration & Communications

    - Becky McLaren

  • VP of Region B

    - Rhonda Link-Cummings
    - Stephen Huff

  • VP of Region D

    -Sandy Lehtio

  • Secretary (This position is up for an election for a one year term. The previous Secretary resigned from the post after the first year in office.)

    - Ann Fuller
    - Jessica Vargas

    In the event that a current board member is elected as the President of the Board, an election will be held during the AGM to fill that position. Please click here for more details.


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