The Illinois Youth Soccer

The Illinois Youth Soccer Spring Soccer Festival is an introductory competitive tournament that allows teams made up of players born in 2011-2009 (8U-10U) of ALL skill levels the chance to compete in a fun state-wide tournament. Each team will play at least 3 games (4 max) in a fun competitive atmosphere.

In addition to playing on the pitch, there will be additional fun activities for the kids off the field including face painting, temporary tattoos, balloon artists, interactive games and more sponsored by the IWSL and YSSL.

Important Spring Soccer Festival Dates

  • March 1: Registration Closes
  • Saturday, April 27: Girls Teams Play - Sportscore One, Rockford
  • Sunday, April 28: Boys Teams Play - Sportscore One, Rockford

FEE
$275

LOCATION
Sportscore One, Rockford

ELIGIBLE TEAMS
Only Illinois Youth Soccer member teams are allowed to compete in the Spring Soccer Festival. If you compete in any of the following leagues you are a member and eligible

  • Central Illinois Youth Soccer League (CIYSL)
  • Illinois Women's Soccer League (IWSL)
  • ILLOWA
  • St Louis Youth Soccer League - Illinois (SLYSA-IL)
  • Young Sportsmen's Soccer League (YSSL)
  • An Illinois Youth Soccer member recreational league

PLAYING FORMAT

2011 (8U):  4v4 no GK.  No score or standings will be kept. Each player will receive a tournament t-shirt as part of the registration.

2011 (8U): 7v7. Each team will play 3-4 group play games with group winners being recognized in an award ceremony.

2010 (9U): Games will be played 7v7. Each team will play 3-4 group play games with group winners being recognized in an award ceremony.

2009 (10U): Games will be played 7v7. Each team will play 3-4 group play games with group winners being recognized in an award ceremony..

Each age group will have 4 skill levels that a team can register for:

GOLD Division
Open to any team but designed for the most competitive teams and players. Teams and players that compete in the following divisions MUST register for Gold Division:
  • IWSL A & AB Divisions
  • YSSL 1st Division
  • CIYSL Platinum Division teams that finished 1-4
  • SLYSA Premier Division
  • ILLOWA Teams that finished in the Top 2 of their age division
SILVER Division
Designated for competitive teams and players who play in the following divisions and below:
  • IWSL B Division
  • YSSL 2nd Division
  • CIYSL Platinum Division teams that 5th and below
  • SLYSA Championship Division
  • ILLOWA Teams that finished in 3rd-5th in their age division
BRONZE Division
Only open to teams and players that compete in the following are eligible for this division:
  • IWSL C Division and lower
  • YSSL 3rd Division and lower
  • CIYSL Gold Division and lower
  • SLYSA 1st Division
  • ILLOWA teams that finished in 6th placce and lower in their age division
RECREATIONAL Division

Teams comprised of players from an Illinois Youth Soccer member recreational league ONLY. Recreational programs can create "all-star" teams to represent them.

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