PURPOSE: The purpose of the Central Illinois Youth Soccer League is to organize, promote, and administer soccer for youth up to and including those nineteen years of age throughout the central portion of the state of Illinois, and to encourage good sportsmanship and fair play of all the participants therein.
The Central Illinois Youth Soccer League will achieve its purpose by:
a. encouraging the development of clubs, associations, organizations, and programs so that soccer is made available to youth in all levels of competition.
b. encourage the development and practice of good sportsmanship both on and off the playing field;
c. developing the principles of fair play;
d. building good character;
e. promoting the growth of soccer thru the Academy, and small sided games format for ages U-8 thru U-12.
f. to promote and encourage instructing, training, and educating players, coaches, and referees to develop and improve their capabilities.
CIYSL 2018 SPRING SCHEDULES
CIYSL 2018 Spring League Schedules are now posted on Got Soccer - the Link to League Schedules is on the Schedule page of this web site.
There will be an allotted 1 week time period to review the League Schedules. During this time frame wholesale changes, major changes, or adding additional conflict dates to the schedules are NOT PERMITTED!
This review period is to:
Insure 'Listed team conflicts were honored' (NO more than 3)
Insure teams have the same number of games in a said age division.
If teams reschedule on their own, please be advised that you will need to check with Chuck Equez on field site availability
Schedules will be final as of Monday, March 5th.
PLEASE BE ADVISED! Teams that attempt to change league schedules after March 5th will results in Clubs/teams being assessed fines as listed on the League Fine Schedule.
Failure to provide proper and/or sufficient notice to all teams involved for the cancellation of a league game has been increased to $200.00
Once the season has started, and if a game or games have been cancelled, and if said teams cannot agree to a rescheduled date within seven (7) days of the originally game date - you will need to contact the League President, Jay Ray at email@example.com
Affiliated Member: I.Y.S.A., U.S.Y.S.A., U.S.S.F., F.I.F.A.
US Soccer will release it's new coaching course program in early January with new course requirements. More information will be posted soon. CIYSL will still recognize the E license as a minimum requirement, but that course will no longer be available as of 12/31/2017.