Initially set to launch in 2020, but pushed back to 2021 due to COVID-19, the League Championship by U.S. Youth Soccer offers selected LIJSL Member teams with an additional pathway to the USYS Eastern Regional and National Championships. The League Championship is comprised of the Long Island Junior Soccer League (LIJSL), Club Champions League (CCL), Club Champions League New England, and the National Capital Soccer League (NCSL). Each of the founding member leagues have historically proven to be successful in State Cup, Regional, and National Competitions.
Since 2017, these founding member leagues have combined for
- 2 USYS National Champions
- 5 USYS National Championship Finalists
- 3 USYS Eastern Regional Champions
- 6 USYS Eastern Regional Championship Finalists
- 72 USYS Eastern Regional Championship Qualifiers
- 66 USYS State Champions
Entry & Competition
Entry to the USYS League Championship is established through an application process. Teams interested will be required to submit their competition history. Teams that are selected for the League Championship will then play up to 8 games, the winner progresses to the League Championship playoffs.
Teams that win the League Championship playoffs earn placement into the USYS Eastern Regional Championships.
USYS League Championship costs $395 which will include referee assigning fees. This does not include referee game day fees which will be paid at the field.
The 2021 League Championship playoff weekend will be held on Saturday, May 22nd and Sunday, May 23rd.
Location: The League Championship playoffs will be held at the River City Sportsplex, a 12 field turf complex with professional lighting.
River City Sportsplex
13030 Genito Rd, Midlothian, VA 23112
The winner of the USYS League Championship Playoffs advances to the USYS Eastern Regional Championships on June 25th – July 1, 2021 in Hammonton, NJ.
Introduction to USYS League Championship with Brad Roos from USYS
Any questions regarding USYS League Championship can be directed to: firstname.lastname@example.org
US YOUTH SOCCER WEBSITE: USYS League Chamionship
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