Spring Micro Program Description

SPRING MICRO PROGRAM

WHERE:  POLSON SOCCER COMPLEX

                311 RIDGEWATER DRIVE (NEXT TO MISSION VALLEY AQUATICS)

WHEN:  APRIL 17 – MAY 11

U5/U6 PRACTICE: MONDAYS 5:00 – 6:00 P.M.

U7/U8 PRACTICE: TUESDAYS 5:00 – 6:00 P.M.

GAMES FOR ALL AGES: THURSDAYS 5:00 – 6:00 P.M.

SHIN GUARDS REQUIRED, SOCCER CLEATS OPTIONAL

CHILDREN BORN 2012 AND 2011 ARE IN U5/U6 GROUP

CHILDREN BORN 2010 AND 2009 ARE IN U7/U8 GROUP

 

GPCF Offers $28,000 Challenge Grant

The Greater Polson Community Foundation (GPCF) is offering its first-ever challenge grant to help the Polson Youth Soccer Assoc. (PYSA) raise $84,000 needed to complete the construction and equip the concession stand, build a section of perimeter fence, and improve the parking lot, all of which will complete the half-million dollar project.  The challenge grant of $28,000 will be awarded in two tiers.  When PYSA raises $28,000, GPCF will award them $14,000.  Then when another $28,000 is raised, PYSA will receive another $14,000 check from GPCF, the second half of the challenge grant.  Altogether, the total will be $84,000, which must be raised by August 4, 2017, when GPCF holds its annual “Passion for Polson Celebration” at the soccer field.
Please consider the following gift categories, although any amount is greatly appreciated:

Supporter $100 – $499 (recognition in print/website, brick on pathway by concession stand)

Fan $500 – $999 (recognition in print/website, brick on pathway by concession stand)

Classic $1000 – $4999 (recognition in print/website, brick on pathway by concession stand, and recognition on plaque at complex)

Select  $5000 – $9999 (recognition in print/website, brick on pathway by concession stand, and recognition on plaque at complex)

Premiere $10,000 – $14,999 (recognition in print/website, brick on pathway by concession stand, and recognition on plaque at complex)

World Cup $15,000+ (recognition in print/website, brick on pathway by concession stand, and recognition on plaque at complex)

Checks made payable to the Polson Youth Soccer Assoc. may be mailed to P.O. Box 1337, Polson, MT 59860.
Donations can also be made via PayPal or credit card by clicking on the Donate button below.



If donors prefer, they may send a directed gift to PYSA via the Greater Polson Community Foundation, P.O. Box 314, Polson, MT 59860.  These gifts will be sent on to the PYSA to be added to their match.  Tax-deductible donation receipts are mailed to all contributors.  PYSA is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization.

Thank You Jarecki Foundation and the John and Elaine Cowan Trust

FINAL SOCCER FIELD SPONSORED!

Polson Youth Soccer Association (PYSA) would like to extend its deepest gratitude to the Jarecki Foundation and the John and Elaine Cowan Trust for their donation of $25,000 toward sponsorship of the “Sportsmanship Field” at the new Polson Soccer Complex. All four regulation-sized fields have now been sponsored, and the complex is taking shape with grading, irrigation, and hydroseeding complete. The concession/information stand and fencing is currently being constructed.

Penny and Chuck Jarecki of the Jarecki Foundation feel that sportsmanship and teamwork is paramount on the soccer field, building character in players and trust in team mates. This strengthens our youth as they grow both as individuals and members of our community. John Cowan of the John and Elaine Cowan Trust adds that the reason for naming the field “Sportsmanship” is twofold, as it distinguishes the complex itself as a significant teammate in the development of our community. Both Cowan and the Jareckis recognize its importance to not only the 300+ youth and their families, but also to the community at large as its economic impact will be felt with increased business at shops, restaurants, and services when Polson is in a position to host games and tournaments.

The soccer fields will be finished this fall/winter, and are slated to be ready for play in the spring of 2017. PYSA is grateful to the Jarecki Foundation and the John and Elaine Cowan Trust and all the support it has received from the community. The project is still in need of funding in its final stages, and PYSA welcomes financial or in-kind donations. They are an established 501 c 3 organization. Please contact Sarah Beck Smith at 406-261-0641 if you are interested in helping them complete this exciting project!

Cowan&Jareki

Pictured Left to Right: Chuck and Penny Jarecki (Jarecki Foundation), Davis Smith (PYSA), Mike Mercer (PYSA), John Cowan (John and Elaine Cowan Trust)

2016 STATE CHAMPIONS

U14 Girls State Champions.  Congratulations!!!

 

2016 U14 Girls

Thank You Greater Polson Community Foundation

 Greater Polson Community FoundationThank you Greater Polson Community Foundation for being our third field sponsor at the new soccer complex! Your support is truly appreciated.

 

Read about it here: http://greaterpolsoncommunityfoundation.org/community-scores-for-youth-soccer/

Also, read about it here in the Valley Journal: http://www.valleyjournal.net/Article/15445/Foundation-supports-soccer-complex

GPCF Photo

 

Soccer Complex News

PYSA-FIBdonation (2)Thank you First Interstate Bank for being our second field sponsor.  Your support is much appreciated!  Read all about it here:

http://www.valleyjournal.net/Article/15148/Bank-donates-25-000-toward-soccer-field

 

Soccer Complex News

TaylorsThank you Senators Mike and Janna Taylor for being our first Field Sponsors at the new soccer complex!!  Read all about it here:

http://www.valleyjournal.net/Article/14085/Taylors-sponsor-youth-soccer-field#.VihOSzSg1cZ.mailto

STATE CHAMPS 2014

CONGRATULATIONS TO THE U14 BOYS TEAM – STATE CHAMPIONS!

STATE CHAMPS 2013

WAY TO GO U14 GIRLS – STATE CHAMPS!


Soccer Article

What Makes a Nightmare Sports Parent and What Makes a Great One

Yahoo! Sports’ Steve Henson uses a survey to break down what children say makes a nightmare sports parent, as well as what makes a good sports parent. Read it here.

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