Photo: Courtesy of Costa Mesa United

Posted On: 10/21/20 10:30 AM

For the past two seasons, the Orange County North-South All-Star Classic high school football game was played in January in an effort to get more players with football scholarships to participate.

Prior to that, the game was always played in the summer, June or July particularly.

The game is now organized and managed by Costa Mesa United, a youth sports support group.

"We are a group of people who believe in the importance of athletics for the youth of our community. We believe youth sports of all kinds teach immeasurable values that translate not only into the classroom, but into life, creating future leaders and positive contributors – as well as drawing new families – to our community," as stated on the Costa Mesa United website.

"We want Costa Mesa kids to get the most out of their athletics experiences. To that end, we are devoted to improving the quality of sports fields, facilities, and equipment throughout the city."

Ron Amburgey, Second Vice President of Costa Mesa United, told Steve Fryer of the Orange County Register that the group is considering May as a target month for the game to take place.

The announcement came after CIF announced it has

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