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Symposium Overview



25th Annual Soccer Symposium
Friday-Sunday (January 22-24, 2021)

Charlotte, NC
Charlotte Airport Hotel (Formerly Renaissance Hotel)
2800 Coliseum Centre Drive, Charlotte, NC 28217

The 2021 Soccer Symposium will be held at the Charlotte Airport Hotel, beginning Friday, January 22 with special topic meetings, a day of workshops on Saturday January 23, culminating with our Annual General Meeting on Sunday, January, 24.

Following Sunday's AGM is our NCYSA Awards Luncheon where we honor groups and individuals from the Youth, the Adults and the Referee communities.

NOTE: Classes, workshops and sessions will be posted as they become available. Please check back!

Please view the FAQ below and links at right for detailed information. You may email Mark Moore with questions.

When is the 2021 NCYSA Soccer Symposium?

The Symposium is generally held the weekend AFTER the United Soccer Coaches/USYS National Conventions, and the weekend BEFORE the Super Bowl (providing those dates remain steady).

The 2021 NCYSA Soccer Symposium will be held at the Charlotte Airport Hotel on January 22-24, 2021.

Who Attends the Symposium?

The Symposium consists of workshops in the following areas:

  • Administrative (Presidents, Risk Management, D&A, Registration)
  • NCSRA Referees and Assignors
  • NCASA Adult Soccer
  • Coaching Education

The topics are generally attended by invitation from their respective organizations.

Is There a Charge for the Symposium?

Most workshops and sessions are free to the attendees/invitees. However, there could be a charge for some coaching education sessions. Please check Symposium page for details.

What Topics are Offered at the Symposium?

Please check the current Symposium Event List for the latest information.

Generally, Friday night has special meetings, Council Meetings, DOC Meeting and a light social event afterward.

Saturday will have the meetings for the Presidents, Risk Management Liaisons, Discipline Appeals Liaisons, Head Registrars and other Registration personnel, Coaching Education Topics, NCSRA Referee and Assignor Topics, and NCASA Adult Soccer Meetings.

Saturday night will have the NC Soccer Hall of Fame Induction Dinner and Reception.

Sunday will have the NCYSA Annual General Meeting, NCASA Annual General Meeting, the NCYSA/NCASA/NCSRA Awards Luncheon.