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.
Sunday, June 5th will mark the conclusion of CIYSL League play for Spring 2016.
Make sure all game scores are reported to the league office no later than Monday, June 20th. Standings, based on scores reported, are current as of June 1st.
Make sure Gary Stephens is aware of any shortages of game officials, or games not played to insure accurate refunds to Clubs of referee fees not used, less fines, if applicable.
Next CIYSL Board of Directors meeting is schedule for Wednesday, June 29th, in Champaign.
Call for Team Notification forms are due to the League Office August 1st. Please be advised that CIYSL will be following the US Soccer mandate changes. Age chart is available under Updates & News. Player roster sizes, per age groups, will be forthcoming but CIYSL will be also following US Soccer mandates on this issue.