SPONSORS & PARTNERS

Cal South is an industry leader in connecting the best sponsors and partners with our membership and bringing genuine benefits to both. We’d like to thank the following fine companies for their support of youth and adult soccer in Southern California:

Our Official Sponsors

Nike
Official athletic apparel and equipment supplier.

NIKE, Inc., based near Beaverton, Oregon, is the world’s leading designer, marketer and distributor of authentic athletic footwear, apparel, equipment and accessories for a wide variety of sports and fitness activities. Wholly-owned NIKE, Inc. subsidiaries include Converse Inc., which designs, markets and distributes athletic lifestyle footwear, apparel and accessories and Hurley International LLC, which designs, markets and distributes surf and youth lifestyle footwear, apparel and accessories. For more information, visit www.nikeinc.com or follow @Nike.  


DICK’S Sporting Goods
Official sporting goods retailer.

DICK’S Sporting Goods is committed to partnering with and supporting teams, leagues, and athletes in the communities we serve. DICK’S Sporting Goods believes that sports play a vital role in teaching our children fundamental values like a strong work ethic, teamwork and good sportsmanship and supporting the organizations that make youth sports possible is the best way to promote those values. https://www.dickssportinggoods.com/

Our Official Partners

Sporting Clube de Portugal
Player and coaching development partner.

Sporting Clube de Portugal, founded in 1906, is a Portuguese club based in Lisbon. One of the “Três Grandes” (The Big Three, in English) football clubs in Portugal, Sporting has never been relegated from the Primeira Divisão (First Division) of Portuguese football, along with FC Porto and Benfica. Sporting has more than 100,000 registered club members throughout the world, and its teams, athletes and supporters are often nicknamed Leões (English: The Lions) by its fans. It is the third most successful Portuguese football club in terms of total titles, with 53 titles throughout its history.

SCP is internationally renowned for its player and coaching development academies, which helped produce two FIFA World Player of the Year winners in Cristiano Ronaldo and Luis Figo, as well as top players such as Nani and Eric Dier. In the 2020/21 season, SCP were crowned League Champions, with 11 players from their academy playing on the first team, such as upcoming star Nuno Mendes (since transferred on to PSG). Most recently, SCP won the ECA Youth Football Award for their player development model. https://www.sporting.pt/en/.


Capelli Sport
Official and exclusive uniform/apparel supplier for the Cal South Referee Program.

Based out of New York City, Capelli Sport was founded in 2011 with the mission to provide quality, functionality and design for high-level performance on the field. Capelli Sport now operates around the globe, distributing world-class training gear, apparel and equipment and partnering with elite soccer clubs and organizations. To access Capelli’s Cal South Referee Program storefront, go to https://teams.capellisport.com/REFCSRU.


Veo
Official video provider to Cal South. 

Veo never misses a moment, filming automatically with 4K lenses at 180 degrees and the partnership with the company will now empower coaches, players, and parents to have the opportunity to use this high-quality technology that is simple to use, upload, and share. Teams and clubs participating in Cal South, can receive a $200 discount on their camera when combining it with an annual subscription.

At VEO our mission has always been to make the sports recording and AI analysis available to all clubs, no matter the size, financial ability, or skill level. We are democratizing sports, one camera, one field, one team at a time. We’re very excited about the future that this innovative software and technology will bring to sports. https://event.veo.co/


Traveling Teams
Official housing partner. 

TRAVELING TEAMS® is committed to being the standard bearer for service, value, and technology in the youth sports travel industry. At every Cal South event we partner with we will exceed customer expectations by treating that event like it is our very own. http://travelingteams.com/


NCSA
Official recruitment partner. 

At NCSA, we understand what you’re going through. Many of us have experienced firsthand what the college recruiting experience is like—as players, parents and as coaches. And that experience, combined with our advanced online technology, expansive college coach network and proven recruiting methods, helps thousands of student-athletes and their families take control of their recruiting experience. Whether you are a high school freshman or a late-blooming senior, NCSA helps take the stress of uncertainty out of your recruiting journey by putting a plan in place to help you find your best college options. https://www.ncsasports.org/


Impact Canopy

At Impact Canopy, our custom canopy tents and other custom branding solutions surpass other manufacturers in terms of quality, convenience, and customer service. While some other canopy tent manufacturers may offer various different advantages, only Impact Canopy offers the complete service you need when it comes to custom canopy tents. Not only do we offer quality custom tents, we also have a level of expertise and dedication to service that blows the competition out of the water. https://impactcanopy.com/


Sport Pins International (SPi™)

SPi™ has been designing top quality award products since 1980. Our staff includes many employees with 10, 20 or more years with the company and our employees strive to provide the best service possible to our customers. SPi™ was the vision of Connie Bivens. She turned her enthusiasm for youth soccer, and a personal hobby of pin collecting into a home-based family business. We’ve grown over the years, now employing 14 people including two full time graphics artists. The product line now includes, in addition to pins: medallions, coins, embroidered patches, decals, magnets, bumper stickers, laser-engraved wood, crystal, or acrylic products, silk-screened t-shirts, and custom-designed soccer balls. www.sportpins.com.

Our Strategic Partners

FlipGive
Strategic fundraising partner.

FlipGive and Cal South have partnered to offer an easy-to-use cashback app for teams, designed to help sports parents lower the cost to play by shopping from all their favorite brands.

Teams link 
Clubs & Leagues link 


California Park & Recreation Society
Strategic partner.

The California Park & Recreation Society provides career development, networking, resources and is the public advocate for California park and recreation professionals.

• CPRS is where California park and recreation professionals improve their knowledge of park and recreation management,
• CPRS brings California park and recreation professionals together from across disciplines and agency and regional boundaries to advance professionalism, opportunities for career growth and to encourage collegiality,
• CPRS is a resource for California park and recreation best practices, techniques, products and trends,
• CPRS is the voice of California park and recreation professionals and agencies, government and the media.

To learn more, visit www.cprs.org.


Sports Thread
Strategic advertising partner.

Sports Thread and Cal South will work together in our advertising network, which will enhance Cal South’s brand and digital footprint in advertising on its various websites. Sports Thread and Cal South will work to strategically build out the leading youth sports advertising network in youth sports, in California.


Sports Connect
Strategic partner.

We are Sports Connect. A hard-working team that has been driving the world of youth sports forward for over 17 years.  We are thought leaders in sports and technology, and connect these worlds through innovation, teamwork, and results-driven success.

Our mission is to set the standard in sports technology services. We want to make sports easy by connecting administrators, coaches, teams, and families with tools that help save time, reduce burnout, and grow participation. Our commitment is to be thought leaders to our partners, constantly improve our services, develop customer-focused solutions, and back it with friendly, knowledgeable support.

Our unwavering commitment to supporting our partners is our guide as we continue to improve and innovate, so you can get back to fostering a love for the game for generations to come. SportsConnect.com


Southern California Municipal Athletic Federation (SCMAF)
Strategic partner.

The Southern California Municipal Athletic Federation (SCMAF) is a non-profit, California Corporation founded in 1949 with the mission of creating healthier communities through sports and physical activities. Over 500,000 youth and adults participate in SCMAF programs annually. Over 750 members in seven different membership categories compose the professional memberships of SCMAF. The organization encompasses 10 Southern California Counties from over 500 cities and agencies serving a general population of over 15 million people. For more information about  the Southern California Municipal Athletic Federation, visit www.SCMAF.org.