Youth Competitive Leagues


Beyond the National Premier Leagues and ECNL, US Club Soccer sanctions leagues throughout the country for various age groups, competitive levels and geographic sizes and areas. Our league offerings allow for the ability to set up a league – and the rules and procedures of a league – in a way that is best for participating teams and players.

  • The following items are left to the discretion of the league/its participating teams:
    • goals of league
    • roster rules (up to a maximum of 26 players)
    • game competition rules
    • scheduling
    • administration procedures
    • geography flexibility
    • discipline matters
  • There are no state boundaries. Leagues may include clubs and teams from other states, and travel/other permissions are not requested.
  • Youth teams may consist of players up to the U-20 age group.
  • US Club Soccer liability and medical insurance covers all league administrators, member teams and participants.
  • There are no fees beyond player and staff registration. There is no league sanctioning fee.
  • Leagues and league teams may sanction tournaments through US Club Soccer at no fee.
  • Playing brackets may be based on the teams’ competitive level.
  • If desired, league administrators may check player documentation and print their own passcards or email the passcards directly to teams.
  • Players and staff that are registered may use their passcards in other competitions.