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), Southern Illinois Soccer League (SISL), and ILLOWA an opportunity to compete against the other top teams in the state.
THE FOLLOWING DETAILS ARE FOR GIRLS TEAM COMPETING IN THE STATE PREMIERSHIP CHICAGO DIVSION ONLY
SPRING 2018 APPLICATION NOW OPEN
PROMOTION & RELEGATION
CHAMPIONS / STATE CUP SEEDING
|Fall 2017 14U Champion & Finalist||Spring 14U State Cup #7 & #8 Seed|
With the State Cup expanding to Quarterfinals starting Fall 2017, All State Cup seeds directly into group play will come from the Quarterfinalists. State Premiership Division champions will secure a spot in the Cup draw that either 1.) guarantees a maximum of 1 play-in game or 2.) a spot draw directly into group play.
Teams will play 6-9 State Premiership Division matches. Premiership matches will be considered your league play and will meet the team's requirement to compete in events such as State Cup, Presidents Cup, MRL, etc.
Illinois Youth Soccer will produce a schedule for all teams, designating who is the home team for each match. The Spring Premiership schedules will be released no later than March 6.
State Premiership games are self-scheduled amongst teams. Once the schedule is released:
Although game details are due by April 1, teams are allowed unlimited game changes. To get a game changed after the schedule deadline teams must do the following no later than 72-hrs prior to the originally scheduled match:
The Illinois Youth Soccer assignors (Art Arustamyan & Steve Jablow) handle all assigning for Premiership matches. The state assignor will assign the entire 3-person crew. Any team that would like to request to use an assignor other than one of the official State Premiership Assisgnors must do so no later than April 1. ALLTEAMS ARE REQUIRED TO PAY $80 ($60 for 12U) IN CASH AT THE FIELD TO THE CENTER PRIOR TO EACH PREMIERSHIP MATCH.