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  • SLYSA's 2017 Fall League will play between August 19, 2017-December 3, 2017.No play dates will be Labor Day weekend, and Thanksgiving weekend (Thursday-Sunday). For more information and to register your team, click here.

  • SLYSA Night at the Saint Louis FC Game!Date: Saturday; July 15, 2017Time: 7:30pm KickoffLocation: WWT Soccer Park #1 Soccer Park Road; Fenton, MO 63026Spring 2017 LEAGUE WINNERS: SLYSA would like to invite all of our league winners to join the on-field awards presentation prior to kickoff starting at 7:30pm. Please arrive with your coaches/team by 6:00pm and meet Katie at the center circle on WWT Soccer Park Field #3. Just a reminder: the field presentation is for coaches and players ONLY! (time

  • Playing Rules for 7v7 ExplainedThe Build Out LineWhen the goalkeeper has the ball during play (from the opponent) or from a goal kick, the opposing team must move behind the build out line.Once the opposing team is behind the build out line, the goalkeeper can pass, throw or roll the ball to a teammate (no punting).After the ball is put into play by the goalkeeper, the opposing team can cross the build out line and play resumes as normal.Click here to watch the video tutorial.

  • Update January 5, 2017 With 985 teams registered for SLYSA's 2017 spring season, it will be our biggest league ever and might just be the largest youth competitive soccer league in the country. SLYSA has everything from individual teams to clubs with around 100 teams signed up to play. View a list of the top 20 clubs with the highest number of teams playing this spring by visiting our Facebook page. No play dates will be April 14-16, 2017 (Easter) & May 26-29, 2017 (Memorial Day) LEAGUE APP

  • A resource for parents, coaches and referees supporting the growth and improvement of grassroots soccer.   US Soccer has released their updated Player Development Initiatives , which include modified Small-sided Games Rules for 4v4, 7v7 and 9v9; and updates on Concussion Awareness and Calendar Year Registration. The information linked below should be posted on the US Soccer website later today. Click here to view the document *Please note that SLYSA will not be calling offside for 7v7 games.  

  • There have been some rule changes (changes to the laws-of-the-game) for the upcoming 2016/17 season. Here is a simple outline of the main changes/clarifications. For more detail here is a link to the FIFA laws of the Game. Changes are explained in more detail starting on page 116.  Detailed explanations of the changes (starts on page 116) All referees, coaches and players are expected to learn and understand the new rules as they came into effect as of Wednesday 1st June 2016 for the forthcom

  • SLYSA's 2016 Fall league application is now CLOSED.  SLYSA League will play between August 20th through December 4th with over 900 teams signed up to play No play weekends will be Labor Day as well as Thurs - Sunday for Thanksgiving PLEASE READ ALL BELOW INFORMATION FOR IMPORTANT DATES: Office rankings will be around July 1st using standings from the previous seasons.Rankings will be sent out to all coaches and Club Directors for review. Club teams should contact their Directors with any co

  • New Soccer Club in St. Charles County Prymal Sports Academy would like to introduce Prymal Fire SC to begin play this fall in SLYSA. Prymal Fire SC is currently seeking boys born in 2003, 2004, & 2005, as well as girls born in 2005 & 2006. They are also looking for high school girls interested in a new club experience. Recently Prymal has hired Lucas Almeida from the St. Louis Ambush as their head club trainer and will utilize their indoor training academy as their winter training facili

  • Ajax St. Louis Soccer Club and AC Columbia announce merger.   March 29, 2016 Ajax St. Louis Soccer Club and AC Columbia have announced that they will merge soccer clubs this summer. The merger comes at an opportune time for both clubs as they transition their teams to the new player development initiatives introduced by US Youth Soccer. In addition, the merger gives both clubs the ability to enhance player development, increase training and support of their players, and foster the love of t

  • The Missouri Rush family just added its newest member. Gateway FC is now Gateway Rush.February 17, 2016 Missouri Rush Soccer Club is proud to announce its newest member to the St Louis Rush family. Gateway FC is now the Illinois partner with Missouri Rush by becoming Gateway Rush. The partnership was formed as a collaborative effort to offer a unique experience for players on both sides of the river. Missouri Rush Club President Michael Soots commented ” We have a common philosophy and believe