July 27th -First practice for Harvest Teams.
August 3rd – August 16th – Hands-off period (Sports Season Policy)
Coaches should download a copy of the MPA Soccer Bulletin from the MPA Website (see “Soccer Links” on home page)
August 14th – First countable game for Harvest Teams (after 3:00 pm)
August 17th – First Practice.
August 21st – First Inter-school Scrimmage (after 5 days of conditioning).
September 4th – First Countable Game (after 3:00 p.m.)
September 11th – Membership Dues to President.
Weekend of September 14th – Email explaining and starting the Nomination Process sent out to coaches.
September 28th – 1st Step of the All-Star Process. Coaches nominate up to five of their own players using this form. Nominations due by Monday, September 28th.
Week of October 7th – 2nd Step of the All-Star Process. Coaches receive via email the Nominations Sheets and Ballot for the voting process.
October 19th – All-Star Ballots are sent to the Regional Vice-Presidents via email.
October 20th – Last Countable Game.
October 21st – On-line voting begins for Sportsmanship Banner (one week to vote)
October 23rd – *Girls’ (and Boys’ Class D) Regional Prelims.
October 24th – Boys’ Regional Prelims.
Week of October 26th – V.P.’s tally ballots and send results to President by Friday, October 30th. Also Sportsmanship Award voting will take place with each team’s coaches and players selecting three teams that will be submitted to the School’s A.D who will email the choices to the MPA Office. Sportsmanship Banners will be awarded to receiving teams at State Championship venues.
October 27th – Girls’ Regional Quarter Finals.
October 28th – Boys’ Regional Quarter Finals.
October 30th – *Girls’ and Boys’ Class C and D Semi Finals.
October 31st – *Girls’ and Boys’ Class A and B Semi Finals.
November 2rd – Maine Soccer Coaches Regional All-Star Teams are posted on the website. Senior All-Stars who plan to attend the 20th Maine Soccer Coaches Annual Senior Bowl will email the President at firstname.lastname@example.org
Week of November 2nd – All-America/All-New England Ballots are sent to coaches via email.
November 4th – Regional Finals All Classes.
November 7th – State Finals: Class A & B – Fitzpatrick Stadium Class C & D – Presque Isle Middle School
November 10th – Final RSVP date for Senior All-Stars attending Senior Bowl.
November 15th – 21st Maine Soccer Coaches Annual Senior Bowl at Hampden Academy. Boy’s game is at 12:00 noon and the Girl’s game is at 2:30 p.m. Seniors will receive invitations for 42nd Maine Soccer Coaches All-Star Banquet.
November 17th – All America/All New England ballot due to President via email (Ballot may be hand delivered to President by coaches who attend the Senior Bowl on Sunday).
Week of November 16th – Invitations to the 41st Maine Soccer Coaches All-Star Banquet are emailed to coaches and mailed to Regional All-Stars.
*May move the 10/24 game to 10/25 and the 10/31 game to 11/1 by mutual agreement.
**Potential SAT conflict.
December 6th – 41st Maine Soccer Coaches All-Star Banquet at the Spectacular Events Center in Bangor.
Note: These important dates and deadlines are under “Calendar and Events” on the Maine Soccer Coaches Website – http://www.mainesoccercoaches.com