Spring 2023 State Premiership

Spring 2023 State Premiership

llinois 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), LDE Competitive Soccer, St Louis Youth Soccer Association (SLYSA), and ILLOWA an opportunity to compete against the other top teams in the state.


There will be a webinar for teams participating in the Spring State Premiership on Tuesday, March 14 at 10:30am.
Click here to access the webinar



Marketing Materials

  • SPD Logo and Club Graphics
  • Each Monday by 3pm CST - teams can email 1 player to katie@illinoisyouthsoccer.org for inclusion in the State Premiership Prime Time Player Of The Week social media campaign
    • PTP emails should include: Players Name, Team, Age Group & Photo (optional)

Where are games played?
All games are home team host. Illinois Youth Soccer gives each team a schedule with which games they are the home team.

What are the play dates for the Premiership?

  • February 10: State Premiership Application Deadline
  • February 17: Accepted Teams Notified
  • March 1: Payments due / Schedules Released
  • March 10: Teams can begin play
  • April 15: Schedules Due
  • June 20: Season concludes - all games must be played by

How are games scheduled?

Team contact their opponents and self-schedule the games and a finalized schedule must be submitted to Illinois Youth Soccer by the schedule by deadline.

Once game details have been finalized by the teams. The HOME/HOST teams emails the following to iysascheduling@gmail.com with the subject STATE PREMIERSHIP MATCH

  1. Age Division
  2. Teams Playing OR Game Number
  3. Date
  4. Time
  5. Location - be specific and include address and field number if a multi-field complex

Teams are allowed to reschedule games as need be, following a specific protocol.

Where do I find team contacts?

What do I bring to games?

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