2013 SUMMER SEASON
U17-U20 & U23
MENS & WOMENS TEAMS
Perfect Fit for
Conditioning and Developing the College-Bound athlete!
Allows premier youth clubs to take their programs to the next level!
Qualifies teams for USASA Regional and National Cups!
Recognized as one of the top U23 regional leagues in the country!
And still very Cost-Effective!
U17 through U20 teams find
this an excellent summer of preparation for College Showcases or
cracking that College Varsity starting line-up.
MSSL's structure is
geared to the transition player, --- players leaving their developmental
youth club, playing in college programs, preparing to enter the ranks of
adult and pro leagues.
MSSL provides a realistic schedule of games,
at reasonable cost, while maintaining an excellent competitive level.
Opening League Date: Saturday
Final League Date: Sunday July
Number of Regular Season Games:
Games will be primarily scheduled for Sundays on June
2, 9, 16, 23 & 30; July 7, 14, 21 & 28.
Fields: MSSL will strive to create two
to five separate geographically-dispersed game sites most weekends, where 4 to 12 teams may
Refs: MSSL expects to assign an
system for each game. League Referee Assignor is Bob Mykulak (firstname.lastname@example.org)
League structure: Teams will primarily
play within their division (U20 & U23, although crossovers with other
divisions will occur to maintain fresh competition throughout the
Standings: All game scores will be
reported. Standings will be based upon games within the Division.
Overall record, as well as Goals Scored and Goals Allowed will also be
reported on this website. Top teams play off at the end of the
Awards: MSSL CUP 2013
playoff in late July will crown the league champion. Separate MSSL Cups
for U23 Men, U20 Men and U23 Women. U20 Women will be added if interest
Rosters: Up to 30 players per team; 18
can be listed for any one game.
Ages: For 2013,
qualifying players must be born on or after August 1, 1989, same as the cutoff date for U23
National Cup competition.
Carding: MSSL is a
fully-registered regional league with USASA, the national
governing body for mens amateur soccer. While there are administrative
costs in being properly registered and sanctioned, teams and players will
also be able to
participate in other leagues, tournaments and amateur national
championships year-round, in addition to their participation in MSSL.
Scheduling Conflicts: All scheduling agreements
must be emailed by BOTH teams to
All disputes, conflicts, etc. must be
emailed to the same address where they will be quickly resolved. MSSL Games Commissioner has final word on
all disputed items, and both teams must abide by decision.
Cost: $625 for MSSL Fees which
includes cost of league registration with USASA; teams must also card players
($15 each) and register the team with USASA ($125); teams split
cost of referees and assignor for each game, as well as modest facility costs
at site games, while home team is responsible for
field at single games. A $200 bond is collected at the start of
the season to cover fines and no-show ref fees; at the end of the
season, the bond will be returned or rolled over to next season.
Sponsors: Being sought for Trophy
Awards, and for possible playoff weekend.
Deadline Date for Applications:
May 15, 2013
National & Regional Cups:
MSSL teams can declare for USASA U23 Regional Cup competition through
MSSL. Teams must declare and submit payment of $200 by no later than May
20, 2012. The U23 Regional Champion proceeds to the National Final
Four in late July. There is also a U20 Region One Cup competition on