Girls State League
Poaching Policy (Effective 08/01/16)
Poaching is considered a serious offense by Wisconsin Youth Soccer Association (WYSA) and any club or individual found to have committed a poaching violation as defined by the WYSA Poaching Policy shall be subject to a significant sanction. Responsible representatives may include parents of team members, team managers, coaches, club board members, directors of coaching and others perceived as an agent of the club.
WYSA Poaching Policy
Concussion Initiative (Effective 08/01/16)
WYSA has adopted US Soccer’s Concussion Initiative, effective immediately. Please review the complete policy for specifics related to youth players heading the ball. Also note, referees will enforce this initiative according to the age of the competition. It is the responsibility of coaches and club officials to address player heading for players who are playing up and would be affected by the policy restrictions.
US Soccer Concussion Initiative
Small Sided Games (Effective 08/01/16)
This Small Sided Games Chart is the FINAL chart (updated from 06/15/16) to be followed for all Small Sided Competitions in Wisconsin for the 2016/2017 Program Year. The only variance of the WYSA Chart from US Soccer’s Player Development Initiative (PDI) is the roster maximum; the roster maximum on the 2016/2017 Small Sided Games Standards Chart issued by WYSA is to be followed.
Field dimensions for U12 and under fields can be found in the PDI document.
Small Sided Games Chart
US Soccer PDI
2017/2018 Tryout Policy Statewide
2017/2018 Tryout Policy SE Wisconsin
Changes to the WYSA tryout policy for the 2017-2018 program year (tryouts beginning in June 2017) have been finalized. The tryout policy applies to all competitive teams (Classic, State League, and Regional League) statewide.
Each district has the authority to establish tryout dates for their geographic area. All other components of the policy are standard across the state. Dates for districts in Southeast Wisconsin (Milwaukee Kickers, Metro, Racine, Kenosha, Waukesha, Ozaukee, and Stateline) will be determined on an annual basis by district representatives under the direction of the WYSA Vice President of Competitions.