Congratulations to AYSO Region 864 Key Largo Florida Area J and Regional Commissioner Mark Turbessi as their U12 Boys team accumulated the most sportsmanship points and were awarded the 2013 Sportsmanship Award at the 2013 AYSO State Games held in Wellington, Florida.
The U12 B team accumulated a perfect score during the tournament.
The Sportsmanship award is awarded each year at the AYSO State Games to the team that exemplifies the spirit of AYSO’s philosophy of fair play and sportsmanship. Sportsmanship points are awarded to each team by the tournament staff with input from the referees at the conclusion of each game. Each team was evaluated and awarded points in accordance with the attitudes of their players, coaches and spectators before, during and immediately after the game. A maximum of five points was awarded in the following categories:
· Cooperation of the players
· Cooperation of the coaches
· Cooperation of the team spectators
· Overall game conduct
· Uniform appearance
· Courtesy toward referees and field monitors
Gender Divisional Winners for the 2013 AYSO State Games were:
U10 Boys- Region 1370 Lass
U10 Girls- Region 345 Montoya
U12 Boys- Region 864 Turbessi
U12 Girls- Region 1267 Villarreal
U14 Boys- Region 1408 O’Donnell
U14 Girls- Region 644 Angulo
U16 Boys- Region 1267 Delacruz
U16/19 Girls- Region 1370 Shellard
U19 Boys- Region 1408 Thurman
Thanks to all that participated and a congratulations to the above teams for their outstanding sportsmanship and holding up the AYSO philosophies.