The Great Lakes Alliance (GLA) enters its sixth season within the National Premier Leagues platform.
In total, the GLA serves as a U-10 through U-19 regional soccer league for competitive boys and girls clubs. The U-10 through U-14 age groups play in the fall, and the U-15 through U-19 age groups start at the conclusion of the high school season. The NPL age groups remain U-13 through U-19.
The GLA consists of 400 teams from 62 clubs, spanning Ohio, Indiana, western New York, as well as western and central Pennsylvania.