Youth FAQ

  • WHERE WILL SoCal Premier RUN LEAGUE DIVISIONS FOR COMPETITION?

    Southern California will be divided into 8 regions* –SLO / Bakersfield –SB / Ventura / Oxnard –SFV / SGV / Lancaster –LA South Bay / Downtown –Orange County –IE / SB / High-Low Deserts –Corona / Riverside / Temecula –SAN DIEGO *These regions represent areas where we will establish regional coordinators and hold PDP Player development programs. Competitions will overlap regions based on competitive balance and filling divisions

  • HOW WILL LEVEL OF PLAY BE DETERMINED YEAR 1?

    Divisional levels of play based on the following criteria: –Team Location & other teams in the region –Previous year of play; level from CSL, SCDSL, Presidio, ECNL, CRL & Cup/Tourney competitions –Teams will be placed geographically at the best competitive level –Divisions will consist of anywhere from 12-16 team –U14-U18 will feature national qualifiers for divisions in 2-4 regions –U9-U18 will consist of as many as 5 levels of competition –There will be Promotion of teams based on finish in league/cup –Teams finishing at the bottom of their division may be relegated

  • WHAT IS THE COST TO PLAY IN SoCal Premier?

    Associated costs for membership in SoCal Premier –Clubs $0 cost for membership –Teams •7v7 - $700 •9v9 - $900 •11v11 - $1100 •11v11 (National Qualifier Divisions) - $1500 –Bond •$350 per team (covers forfeits, fines, etc. $500 for National Qualifier Divisions) –Fees above do not include referee fees or field fees •National Qualifier divisions will have some games at central fields for the purpose of showcases

  • WHAT IS THE RISK? WHAT IF NOT ENOUGH TEAMS REGISTER IN MY CLUBS AREA?

    We realize this is a SIGNIFICANT shift in youth soccer –We encourage all clubs/teams to base their decision to join based on if they believe it is the right place for their teams for both short and long term development and competition –Registration period: •February 15 – April 30 –If, by April 30, there is not a critical mass within your region or at your team level we will refund your registration fee and allow you to continue playing in the current landscape