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.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org
Report your game results directly to Got Soccer. Information on how to connect, and submit on Got Soccer will be sent via email.
Make sure to follow both the IYSA Goal Safety Policy - 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 the 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. team contacts can be found on the League Schedule under Contacts.
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 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.