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Arizona Advanced Leagues

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 Arizona Soccer Association
 Advanced Leagues

2022-2023 Season

Welcome to the Arizona Soccer Association Advanced Leagues for the 2022-2023 season. Both Arizona Premier League (APL) and Arizona State League (ASL1 & ASL2) will continue to see many enhancements in 2022-2023 to better align with US Soccer's Player Development Initiatives and ASA's Development Strategy. 

CONGRATULATIONS TO THE 2021-2022 SEASON CHAMPIONS

Advanced Leagues Key Dates

June 1st: Advanced Leagues and Scrimmage Fest registration opens (12U-19U). All teams interested in playing in the Advanced Leagues must apply, including automatic qualifier teams from the 2021-2022 season (You can add blackout dates during the registration process and on your GotSport calendar at a later time)

July 15th: Advanced Leagues and Scrimmage Fest registration deadline *$100 late registration fee applies after the registration deadline

July 22nd: Withdrawal and payment deadline (Only the $100 deposit fee is due by this date - the remaining balance will be charged to the card on file when your team is accepted)

July 25th: Deadline for team rosters to be current and updated (On the GotSport League registration form)

July 26th: Advanced Leagues Fall blackout date entry deadline

August 6th: Play-in Games (If needed - teams will be contacted by the league)

August 10th-15th: Review period for Advanced Leagues Fall schedule

August 17th: Final Advanced Leagues Schedule posted after coach review

August 26th-28th: ASA Scrimmage Fest located at Scottsdale Sports Complex - Schedule

September 9th-11th: Fall season kickoff at Reach 11 

December 2nd: Advanced Leagues Spring blackout date entry deadline 

League Resources & Important Information

League Fee Structure (Per Team) 2022-2023

Age Group

Deposit Fee

Registration Fee

Referee Fees

# of Matches

Total Cost

12U

$100*

$692

$500 - $50/Match

10 min.

$1,292

13U-14U

$100*

$1,160

$600 - $60/Match

10 min.

$1,860

15U-16U

$100*

$1,148

$675 - $67.50/Match

10 min.

$1,923

17U-19U

$100*

$1,226

$850 - $85/Match

10 min.

$2,176

*$100 Deposit fee is paid at the time of registration and the remaining registration fee will be charged once the team is accepted into the Advanced Leagues

The registration fee for all ages includes participation in the Pre-Season Scrimmage Fest at no extra cost, potential play-in games, field and support costs, referee assignor fee, and referee game fees

 

2022-2023 Play Dates & Blackouts

  • One Blackout Date is equal to one entire weekend (Fri/Sat/Sun). Teams may input dates when registering or they may be populated later up, until the Blackout Date Deadline that is published above.
  • For the Fall Season (September - December) teams will receive two blackout dates. For the Spring Season (January - March 2023) 12U-14U teams will receive two additional blackout dates, and 15U-19U teams will receive one additional blackout date to be used.
  • How To Enter Blackout Dates
  • Deadline to enter blackout dates in GotSport: July 26th

Environmental Conditions Resources

US Soccer Resources

Additional League Information

All coaches within APL & ASL are required to possess a minimum of an E or Grassroots coaching license by the start of the 2022-2023 league season.

Advanced Leagues Application Process

Teams may apply using the link at the top of the webpage (Deadline Posted Above).  Applying teams should have realistic expectations based on their prior season finish in League and Cups. The application requires detailed information to support the request to be reviewed by the LOC. All returning and new teams planning on playing in Advanced Leagues must complete the application process. *9 Player continuity rule for automatic qualifiers exists or they become an open applicant.

Advanced Leagues Placement Notification Process  

For the 2022-2023 Season: The League Commissioner will notify the teams that they have been Accepted or Declined for the league (APL, ASL1, ASL2) in GotSport.

Teams that are on the Waiting List in some age groups have not been placed in Advanced Leagues yet (APL, ASL1, or ASL2 at this time). A team will be notified if their status changes. Teams on the Waiting List should prepare to register for their regional open leagues such as Arizona Soccer Association's Open League, FBSL, or other Affiliate League upon notification if their status changes to "Declined". 

Teams that are identified for a play-in game will be notified after teams register. ASA will schedule the games in August before the regular season begins. This will take place before Opening Night or when League Play begins.

 Arizona Advanced Leagues Placements

League Commissioner and/or League Operations Committee reserve the right to adjust the division size if deemed necessary. Teams that applied for a division do not have to also apply for a lower division if they are not accepted. For example, a team that applies for APL does not need to complete an application for ASL as well. Teams that have not been accepted into APL after applying are automatically considered for ASL1 and ASL2.

GotSport Resources

Field Locations

League field usage and locations are dependent upon availability and the above list is neither an exclusive nor exhaustive list of what may be used each season. The sole purpose of this list is as a reference tool.

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