Fall 2021 State Premiership Central / South

Illinois Youth Soccer started the State Premiership Division in Spring 2013 with support from our competitive member leagues. This exclusive competition was designed to give elite teams that are registered with Illinois Youth Soccer competitive member leagues (Illinois Women’s Soccer League (IWSL), Young Sportsmen’s Soccer League (YSSL), Central lllinois Youth Soccer League (CIYSL), St Louis Youth Soccer Association (SLYSA), and ILLOWA an opportunity to compete against the other top teams in the state.

Starting Fall 2021 Illinois Youth Soccer will relaunch the State Premiership Central South Division in a new club-based format.

  • Accepted clubs must be able to field teams at 8U-19U (whether division are run at each age or every other age group – still TBD)
  • Games will be held over play weekend’s hosted by participating clubs


Registration for the State Premiership will be done thru the new GotSport system. YOUR PREVIOUS GOTSOCCER LOGIN WILL NOT WORK AND YOU WILL NEED TO CREATE A NEW LOGIN.  If your team/club has participated in 2021 Midwest Conference and/or the US Youth Soccer Midwest Regional Events than you should have a new GotSport login.



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Where are games played?
All games will be played over Premeirship weekends hosted by participating clubs. The host location will set the schedule for the games.


What are the play dates for the Premiership?

  • July 23: State Premiership Central/South Application Deadline
  • July 28: Accepted Clubs announced
  • September 1: Schedules Due
  • November 21: Season concludes - all games must be played by


What are the Premiership fees?

The State Premiership fee is $175 along with $80 per game for referees. Teams are also required to register with and pay the registration and insurance fees with one of our five member competitive leagues: CIYSL, ILLOWA, IWSL, SLYSA or YSSL.


At the time of registration teams will be required to enter a credit card for the $175 fee, that fee will NOT be charged and teams have until a specific date to submit a check payment to:



1655 S. Arlington Heights Rd

Suite 201

Arlington Heights, IL 60005

Teams are required to pay the officials at the field prior to each match


How are games scheduled?

Paricipating clubs will finalize schedule the game amongst themselves and a finalized schedule must be submitted to Illinois Youth Soccer by the schedule by deadline. Teams are allowed to reschedule games as need be, following a specific protocol.

What do I bring to games?

  • $80 cash to pay referees
  • Gamecards printed off GotSoccer
  • Player & coaches passes


How do I report the score?

The winning team collects BOTH gamecards from the center ref. If the match is a draw the home team should collect BOTH gamecards and then scan or takes a photo of both gamecards and sends them to iysascoring@gmail.com or follow the prompts on the gamecard on how to enter the score via the phone-in or online system

If a referee keeps the gamecards please notify chrisj@illinoisyouthsoccer.org following the match

Results should be submitted with 24-hrs of the completion of the match or teams could be subject to a fine for failing to submit scores promptly