U.S. Soccer, is the official governing body of the sport of soccer in the United States. With headquarters in Chicago, Illinois, the FIFA member governs U.S. amateur and professional soccer, including the men's, women's, youth, futsal and Paralympic national teams. U.S. Soccer sanctions referees and soccer tournaments for most soccer leagues in the United States.
The Long Island Junior Soccer League is focused on increasing services and programs designed to benefit children, and promoting and growing the sport of soccer on Long Island. The LIJSL currently serves over 60,000 youth soccer players on 97 clubs and over 3,500 teams (including over 1600 travel teams).
The league that operates under the banner of the Eastern New York Youth Soccer Association, ENYYSA. ENYYSA is one of 15 National State Associations that are members of Region 1. There are 55 National State Associations and four regions which make up the United States Youth Soccer Association.
US Youth Soccer includes 55 state youth soccer associations. Over 3,000,000 youth players between ages 5-19 are registered with USYSA. US Youth Soccer is a non-profit organization whose stated mission is to foster the physical, mental and emotional growth and development of America's youth through soccer at all levels of age and competition; to make soccer fun; and to instill in young players a lifelong passion for the sport.
NY Club Soccer League (NYCSL) founded in 2009, is fully sanctioned by US Club, a member of the United States Soccer Federation. NYCSL provides opportunities for soccer players with advanced skills to compete with and against others with similar skills and desires.
NYCSL currently offers 3 leagues, the National Premier League (NPL), NYCSL RPL and NYCSL Travel League, as well as the NY Cup. All games in NYCSL and the NY Cup employs a 3-person referee system.
ENYYSA is responsible for several programs. The association annually conducts State Cup competitions to decide the state champion teams in each competitive soccer age group. Starting at Under 12, the winners of the "Open" cup competition tournament go on to compete at the Regional competition and, starting at U14, eventually to the US Youth Soccer National Championships.
Just Say Soccer (JSS) founded in 2009, is fully sanctioned by SAY Soccer, a member of the United States Soccer Federation. JSS offers a weekly league for U7, U8, U9 and U10REC-U12REC Boys and Girls teams. The weekly league is comprised of Major, Intermediate and Minor Groupings to ensure parity of play. The JSS league gives coaches the flexibility of scheduling games when time permits as well as having an expanded roster.The primary focus of the league is developing the child as a person first, and a player second.
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