The Santa Clara Youth Soccer League is a member of the US Youth Soccer (USYS) participating in USYS Region IV, California Youth Soccer Association (CYSA-N) and District II.The league offers four levels of soccer: Class 4 Recreational soccer, Class 3 Competitive soccer, Class 1 Select soccer, and TOP Soccer - a youth soccer experience for children with special needs.
SCYSL offers a Fall Recreational soccer program for boys and girls from the Under 6 to Under 14 age groups. The Recreational Soccer season runs from August through November, and registration takes place during the month of May. Regardless of skill or past playing experience, all players receive equal playing time, and sportsmanship is emphasized throughout our program. SCYSL also supports Class 3 "Comp" and Class 1 "Select" soccer teams from Under 8 through Under 19 age groups. Competitive teams typically compete year-round and tryouts are normally held to select players. SCYSL competitive teams compete in local soccer leagues and touraments within the Bay Area. Our league is also affiliated with the Santa Clara Sporting Club which provides competitive soccer at the highest levels. Their teams compete in both local and Regional leagues, and compete in tournaments across California and sometimes the Western Region of the US.