Congratulations to all CIYSL registered teams who were declared Champions in their respective IYSA State Championship series.
2021-2022 Presidents Cup Champions:
15U Girls Millennium FC 07
13U Boys Chicago Fire Jrs City 2009B Premier
18U Boys Chicago FC United 2004 Pre-Academy White (Wildcard)
Congrats to Champions 13U Boys Chicago Fire Jrs City 2009B Premier who advance to the National Finals.
2021-2022 State Cup Champions
13U Girls Chicago FC United 09 Pre-Academy Red
15U Girls Eclipse Central Illinois
19U Girls Eclipse Select Central Illinois
16U Boys Chicago Fire Jrs City 2006 Premier
17U Boys Galaxy SC 2005 Blue
18U Boys Raiders FC 2004
19U Boys Libertyville FC 1974 Elite-03
Congrats to Champions 15U Girls Eclipse Select Central Illinois, and 16U Boys Chicago Fire Jrs City 2006 Premier who advance to the National Championships.
CIYSL Teams advancing by being USYS Midwest Conference Champions:
14U CR2 Girls Eclipse Select Central Illinois
16U CR1 Girls Libertyville FC 1974 Elite
18U CR1 Girls Chicago FC United 2004 Pre-Academy Red
16U CR2 Boys Raiders FC 2006
17U CR1 Boys Chicago FC United 2005 Pre-Academy Red
18U CR1 Boys Galaxy 2004 Yellow.
CIYSL Member Teams advancing to National Championship Finals via the USYS National League:
16U Girls Rockford Raptors FC 06
16U Girls Libertyville FC 1974 Elite 06
18U Girls Chicago FC United 2004 Pre-Academy
19U Girls Chicago FC United 2003 Pre-Academy Red
15U Boys Libertyville FC 1974 07 Boys
17U Boys Chicago FC United 05 Pre-Academy Red
17U Boys Galaxy SC 05 Blue
Good luck to all CIYSL teams advancing to the next level of USYS Regional, and National competitions.
CONGRATS TO 2 CIYSL REGISTERED USYA NATIONAL CHAMPIONS !!!
16U Girls Libertyville FC 1974 Elite - 06
17U Boys Libertyville FC 1974 Elite - 05
Congrats also to 2 CIYSL registered USYS National Finalist
15U Girls Eclipse Select Central and
17U Boys Galaxy SC 2005.
The 2022 National Championship series marks the second time in championship finals history that two teams from the same affiliated league have competed for the Boys U17 division championship. Last time was the 2012 National Finals between Galaxy SC and Raiders SC, both CIYSL registered teams.
Additional congratulations to central Illinoisan Braeden Frey, former IYSA Youth Referee of the Year for being select to officiated in the USYS National Championship series.
1. A League provides for a registration platform that allows Clubs/Teams to participate in League & State association activities and tournaments.
2. A League provides a communications link to Clubs/Teams insuring they are incompliance with US Soccer, USYS, IYSA, and CIYSL rules and policies.
3. A League provides for a League Scheduling format, and recognition of Divisional Champions if it so chooses.
4. A League provides referees for league games.
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 2022 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.
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 requires team coaches to have the minimum requirements as established by the IYSA Coaching Education. CIYSL will still recognize the E license as a minimum requirement, but that course is no longer available as of 12/31/2017.