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Great Lakes Conference

2020 - 2021 Season

Fees for the Fall 2020 and Spring 2021 Season will be $750.00 ($650 league fee plus $100 state administrative fee).  Payment is now made directly to GLC.

Spring 2021 GLC registration is now open for U13 and U14 teams! 

Register Here

Registration closes November 9th.  

GLC team information and calendar can be found at www.usyouthsoccer.org/great-lakes-conference .

What Leagues Do I Play In?

Qualified for U.S. Soccer National  League Must play In U.S. Youth Soccer National League AND GLC Premier Division I
Qualified for GLC Premier Division I Must play in GLC Premier Division I. OSSL is optional
Qualified for GLC  Premier Division II Must play in GLC Division II AND OSSL
Qualified for GLC 1st Division Must play in GLC 1st Division AND OSSL
Qualified for OSSL Must play in OSSL
 
How Do I Participate In OSSL?
  • Teams apply and are ranked based upon State Cup, OSSL, GLC, Presidents Cup, and other OSYSA/USYSA league results from the previous season.
  • Teams who finish in the top 8 of OHS State Cup U11 9v9 division from the previous season are automatically accepted into OSSL U12 division.
  • Teams who finish in the top 8 of State Cup AND top 8 of OSSL from the previous season are automatically accepted into OSSL.
  • Remaining spots are awarded by the OSSL Commissioner based upon team results  in other OSYSA/USYSA events.
  • OSSL Homepage
 
How Do I Qualify for Great Lakes Conference?
Ohio South State League (OSSL) and Ohio South State Cup/Presidents Cup are the qualifying events for eligibility for GLC.
 
  • Teams need to qualify for GLC each year
  • Must have played in previous year State Cup or Presidents Cup
  • Must have played in previous year Ohio South State league (OSSL)
    • Teams that play in U.S. Soccer National League are exempt from this rule
    • Teams that retain status in GLC Premier Division I are exempt from this rule
    • Teams that win current year State Cup but did not play in previous year OSSL, may apply to GLC & OSSL Technical Committees for an exemption. Note this exemption will be considered for State Cup winners only.
    • U13 teams who are playing OSSL in the current fall season may apply for GLC in the spring.
  • Must play in current year State Cup or Presidents Cup
  • Ohio South Director of Coaching will review applications and nominate a minimum of 4 and a maximum of 8 teams to GLC
  • The Conference League Manager will review all nominations from all states and determine which teams gain entry for that season
  • Great Lakes Conference (GLC) Homepage
 
How Do I Qualify for US Youth Soccer National League?
  • Teams need to qualify for National League each year
  • Teams who finish in the top 4 of National League from previous season will automatically qualify for National League for the following season
  • Teams who win NCS Regional Championships from previous season will automatically qualify for National league for the following season
  • Teams who win Great Lakes Conference (GLC) Premier Division I from previous season will automatically qualify for National League for the following season
  • Remaining spots to be assigned by National League Committee from teams that apply and played in the 4 Regional leagues. 
  • U.S. Youth Soccer National League Homepage
 

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