June 7, 2024


Dear Club or League Officials: 


Please allow this correspondence to serve as a guide with respect to upcoming dates, deadlines, etc. with MSYSA programs, events or tournaments. Should you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact the MSYSA State Office.


Fall State Cup 2025 (Played in Fall 2024)

Open to U14 - U19 MSYSA-affiliated girls teams.

Application & Payment Deadline: 12:00 Noon on July 1, 2024

When: August 10 – September 22, 2024 (Preliminary Games)

            October 5 – 6, 2024 (Quarterfinals & Semifinals)

            October 19 – 20, 2024 (Finals)

Cost: $795 per team

Important Dates: 

9:00 AM on July 8, 2024 – Elite Division Seeding Meeting

12:00 Noon on July 22, 2024 – Fall State Cup Preliminary Game Schedules Due

More information about the two-division format, tournament rules, etc can be found here.


Director’s Academy

When: Fall Season: August 10, 2024 – November 17, 2024

Cost: Fees for Director's Academy can be found here.

Important Dates: 

June 14, 2024 – Clubs Confirm Individual Team Participation in GotSport

July 24, 2024 – DA Fall Schedules Due

August 9, 2024 – DA Team Registration Due

More information on Director’s Academy can be found here.


MSPSP & Great Lakes Premier League

The following are all due July 2, 2024:

  • Teams must be enrolled into MSPSP Fall 2024 in GotSport
  • Team registration fees
  • Club Code of Conduct
  • Affiliation Form 

To participate in MSPSP teams MUST be enrolled into the MSPSP Fall 2024 event in GotSport by July 2, 2024.

When: August 9, 2024 – November 17, 2024

Cost: $475 per Team

Payment via one check for all teams (Recommended)

Online payment via team during GotSport registration (Recommended for less than 10 teams) due prior to July 2, 2024

Important Dates: 

June 18, 2024: Fall 2024 Registration Information Meeting (via Zoom, details to be communicated).

July 2, 2024: Team Registration (team enrollment, reg fees, club code of conduct, affiliation form)

July 13, 2024: Player Registration due (player contracts, team rosters, list team officials)

July 15, 2024: Phase 1 Late Player Additions – Player additions will require $25 late fee.

July 15, 2024: Divisioning Meeting (via Zoom)

August 6, 2024: MSPSP Team Document Distribution

Sept 1, 2024: Phase 2 Late Player Additions – Player additions will require $50 late fee. Can make additions at any point in season as long as roster is

not max (22) and player is eligible.

More information on MSPSP can be found here.

More information on Great Lakes Premier League can be found here.


ODP ID Weekend

Registration Deadline: July 15, 2024 or when age group hits capacity

When: July 26 – July 28, 2024

Where: Independence Park – 1898 Denton Road, Canton, Michigan 48188

Cost: June 1 – July 18: $175

More information for our ODP ID Weekend can be found here.


Fall National League Conferences

Open to U13 - U19 Girls teams, U13 - U14 Boys teams, U15 Boys teams (developmental/supplemental)

Application & Payment Deadline: June 28, 2024.

Cost: $725 (NLC Program fee) plus $450 (MSYSA Registration fees).

Important Dates:

July 3, 2024 – State Association Endorsements

July 17, 2024 – NLC Acceptances & Divisions Released


There are two (2) applications that must be submitted in order for a team to be considered for participation in the National League Conference – the USYS Conference Application and the MSYSA/GotSport Application.


National League Conference Endorsement Criteria:

Once the application window closes, MSYSA will select which teams to endorse for the National League Conferences.


NLC Endorsement Criteria can be found here.


Teams who apply for the NLC but are not endorsed by MSYSA will receive a full refund. Teams who apply for the NLC and are endorsed by MSYSA but withdraw any time after endorsement will not receive a refund of any kind.


For more information, including links to BOTH applications, click here.


MSYSA Registration

Important Dates:

July 31, 2024 – Final day of the 2023/2024 seasonal year in GotSport

August 1, 2024 – 2024/2025 State Registration Events open

September 25, 2024 – Registration data for Fall 2024 must be finalized in GotSport

October 15, 2024 – Final registration payment for Fall 2024 due to MSYSA

October 31, 2024- MSYSA Fall registration closes

November 4, 2024- MSYSA events open for Winter registration


Coaching Education Opportunities

Whether you are a novice coach, premier coach or wanting to become involved in the coaching side of soccer, MSYSA has courses available for you.

More information on Coaching Education can be found here.




Thomas Faro

Executive Director