Congratulations to all CIYSL Registered teams who were declared Champions in their respective IYSA State Championship series.
IYSA ILLINOIS JR STATE CUP:
11U Girls SASA Spirits White
12U Boys Chicago Fire Jr City
IYSA ILLINOIS CUP:
15U Girls Rockford Raptors
IYSA PRESIDENT'S CUP CHAMPIONS & WILD CARD:
14U Girls SASA Spirits 2007 1984 *
15U Boys Inter FC 2006 N *
16U Girls Rockford Raptors (Wild Card)*
17U Boys FC United White*
19U Boys FC United White*
* Teams advancing to USYS Midwest Regional Competition - West Chester, Ohio - June 17-21.
Congratulations to the following CIYSL registered teams for winning their respective age division at USYS Regional Presidents Cup and will now move onto the USYS National Championship series in Des Monies, Iowa - July 7-11.
14U Girls SASA Spirits 2007 1984
17U Boys FC United White
19U Boys FC United White
IYSA STATE CUP CHAMPIONS & WILD CARDS:
15U Boys Central IL United*
15U Boys Raiders FC 2006 (Wild Card)*
16U Boys FC United Pre-Academy Red*
16U Boys Galaxy SC Blue 2005 (Wild Card)*
17U Boys Raiders FC *
17U Boys Galaxy SC Yellow 2004 (Wild Card)*
18U Girls FC United*
19U Boys FC United Pre Academy*
19U Boys Galaxy SC Blue 2002 (Wild Card)*
20U Boys FC United Academy *
+Teams advancing to USYS Midwest Regional Championships - St Louis, MO - June 25-30.
Good luck to all CIYSL teams advancing to their respective regional competitions.
There are two major changes coming for Fall-21 in regards to registration.
First: The IYSA ended it's contract with Players Health for Background Checks, Safe Sport Modules, and Concussion Training. As of May 5, 2021 all requirements are now conducted through SportsEngine. The link to register and complete requirements is the same as before through the IYSA link on their website.
Second: Got Soccer is changing it's registration platform for Fall 2021. One new addition will be that everyone registering will be required to have an email address. Details to follow.
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 2021 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 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.