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.
IYSA STATE CHAMPIONS
Congratulations to the following CIYSL & C-NORTH teams for winning their respective IYSA State competitions:
IYSA STATE CUP :
18U Boys - FC United Pre-Academy Red; 16U Boys - FC United Pre-Academy; 15U Boys - Raiders FC
IYSA PRESIDENTS CUP:
19U Boys - SASA Spirits 00 Showcase; 18U Boys - Oakbrook Navy & MidState SC 00/01 goes on as Wildcard; 16U Boys - MidState SC 03 Showcase; 13U Boys SASA Spirits 06 Blue 1.
IYSA ILLINOIS JUNIOR CUP
12U Girls - Millenium FC
Good Luck to all those teams moving onto Regional competition !
Sunday, June 2nd will mark the completion of Spring 2019. Make sure to report all your game scores - For U-11 & Above please post to Got Soccer. For U-8, U-9, and U-10 please submitted those scores to the League Office. Final League standings will be posted to the web site on 6/17. Please report games cancelled and/or referee shortages to Gary Stephens so referee payment accounts can be totaled.
NEW ! Team entry deadline on Got Soccer League Scheduling Event - U-11 & Above, and Academy Divisions U-8, U-9, & U-10 will be Monday, July 15th. Information will be posted mid June. There will be a major change coming for Background Checks, CDC Tutorial Training, and Safe Sport Training. Information concerning this will be posted as soon as this policy / format is implemented.
CIYSL 2019 INFORMATION
ALL TEAMS ! Make sure to follow both the IYSA Goal Safety Policy ( can be found on a pdf link listed below) also can be found on Forms Page 'Other IYSA Forms' - Additional Risk Management Forms. The other policy is the IYSA Concussion Policy and Notification Form can be found on Forms page of this web site.
CIYSL POLICY - GAME CANCELLATION DUE TO WEATHER
CIYSL does not cancel games due to weather - that is the responsibility of the Home Site team, Club Director of Fields, or agency of control over the fields i.e. Park District, University Property manager. In case of player safety, and or field conditions at game time, the referee has the authority to cancel.
CIYSL does not notify of game cancellations. It is the responsibility of the Home team to notify said teams of game cancellation.
CIYSL does not reschedule games cancelled due to weather. This is the responsibility of the said teams involved. The Home team does not lose their field advantage unless they agree to play elsewhere.
CIYSL FALL 2019
June 10th - League Scheduling Events Open on Got Soccer
July 15th - NEW ! Deadline for Fall 2019 Team Registration
July 22nd - Tentative Divisional Pairings
July 29th - Seeding Conference Call
August 1st - Final Divisional Pairings
August 1st - Got Soccer Opens CIYSL Fall Team Registration
August 5th - Preliminary League Schedules Published
August 12th - Final League Schedules Published
August 12th - Deadline For All Team Registrations on Got Soccer
September 8th - CIYSL Fall League Play Begins
November 3rd - CIYSL Fall League Play Ends
Affiliated Member: I.Y.S.A., U.S.Y.S.A., U.S.S.F., F.I.F.A.
US Soccer has released it's new coaching course program with new course requirements. Information is posted below. CIYSL will still recognize the E license as a minimum requirement, but that course is no longer available as of 12/31/2017. CIYSL now follows the minimum requirements as set by the IYSA.