EXTRA Overview

EXTRATM is a competitive, game-circuit program that offers players a higher-level opportunity to refine their skills in a more competitive, tryout based environment.


For those who want to play harder and still be a part of AYSO, EXTRATMis perfect! This program gives AYSO athletes a more progressive soccer experience. With the right balance of competition and inclusion, you can feel secure knowing your child is part of a trusted organization and will be given fair playing time.

How are AYSO EXTRATM games organized?

Your Region determines the organization of EXTRATMplay to suit its needs and numbers, but AYSO’s core philosophies are still in place: everyone on the team plays at least 50 percent of each game; selection to teams is based on open and fair evaluations, and the teams are chosen to create a competitive balance.

Can my AYSO EXTRATM child also participate in AYSO Core?

EXTRATMplayers that also participate in the primary program at the same time can participate fully with both teams as well as All Star, tournaments, National Open Cup, National Games, and travel teams. Players playing only on an EXTRATMteam are eligible for tournament, travel or other secondary program teams.

Where can I find an AYSO EXTRATM program?

EXTRATMcan only be offered in areas with a regular AYSO program and is coordinated with the support of local leadership. No paid coaches or referees are allowed. All AYSO standards for training and certification for coaches and referees are in place.Click hereto find an AYSO EXTRATMprogram near you!