16th Annual Bob Fowler Memorial
29 - 30, 2012
Countdown to Kickoff:
U12, U13, U14, U15, U16 and U19 boys & girls CYSA Division 3, AYSO Elite and US Club Soccer bronze level teams
Teams who are only registered with
US Club Soccer or AYSO must submit an
additional $15 with their application in
order to get USYSA team insurance for
this tournament only.
tournament play in Concord, CA.
2012-2013 season age groups
TO APPLICANTS ABOUT AGE GROUP: When
going online to register for Bob Fowler
Memorial through GotSoccer you should
LIST YOUR AGE GROUP as it is TODAY. For
example, if you are U14 in the 2011-2012
season (8/1/97 - 7/31/98) you put U14 as
your age group for this tournament. The
computer automatically places you in the
age appropriate bracket (U15) for the
Bob Fowler Memorial in September 2012.
7 guest players allowed.
Entry fee: $575 includes minimum of 3 games; T-shirts for 1st- and 2nd-place teams; pin for every player.
Tournament in honor of former club
coaching director Bob Fowler.
Field updates and weather conditions
call (925) 779-2102.
Tesoro Fields Regulations:
Please be aware of restrictions for
stopping or dropping off players along
the roadway immediately adjacent to the
field. Observe No Parking Zone. NO ONE
can go over the fence or through the
gate to retrieve soccer balls (or
anything else) that goes over the fence
around the perimeter of the fields.
See map for details|
Diablo FC Tournament Withdrawal Policy
acceptance to a Diablo FC
tournament, any team
withdrawing prior to 14 days before
Sept. 28 tournament check-in date,
will be refunded a portion of their
entry fee if another team paying
full entry fee replaces them.
Sept. 14, 2012 is cutoff date.
- After acceptance to a Diablo FC
tournament, any team withdrawing
within 14 days of Sept. 28
tournament check-in date will not be
refunded any of their entry fee. Sept.
14, 2012 is cutoff date.
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Schedules & Results |
CYSA Tournament Application and Procedures
CYSA Guest Player Form
Notification of CYSA Team Traveling to
Non US Youth Soccer Tournament Form
Special $89 rate available now!
Tournament Dedicated to Bob Fowler
tournament is dedicated to the memory of Bob
Fowler--coach, teacher and friend to many soccer
players and participants at all levels in the
Bay Area. Bob died only two days after realizing
a long-time goal of serving as a head coach on
the collegiate level. He had officially been
named head coach at Los Medanos College and was
preparing for the upcoming season at the time of
Bob played high school soccer in his native
Pennsylvania, then continued his career at
Pembroke State University in North Carolina. He
was twice named Pembroke team captain and twice
elected team most valuable player. He was also a
two-time all-league selection. Bob graduated
from Pembroke with a degree in special and
He brought his interest in soccer to the West
Coast when he moved to Pleasant Hill. Bob served
as head coach at Miramonte High School in
Orinda, as assistant at Los Medanos College and
as head coach for an Olympic Development Program
team. He earned his USSF "B" license and served
for two years as chief coach for Diablo Valley
Bob strongly believed that soccer could and
should be enjoyed by as many people as possible.
He was a strong proponent of women`s soccer and
was instrumental in initiating the women`s
program at Diablo Valley College. At the time of
his death, Bob was coaching the DVSC Magic Under
19 girls team. He also continued as a player on
adult teams while returning to school to earn a
Master`s Degree in physical education
administration from St. Mary`s College. In
addition, Bob was Carondelet High School head
coach for the 1994-95 season.
Bob will always be remembered as a loving,
caring, supportive individual who was dedicated
to his family, to the game of soccer and to his
January 23, 1952 - August 16, 1995