The Women’s Premier Soccer League strives to provide the highest level of developmental opportunities for amateur players in the United States. Entering its 23nd season, the WPSL has grown to more than 100 clubs and is the largest women’s soccer league in the world. Team rosters consist of highly skilled players from collegiate, post-collegiate, international and standout prep athletes.
The Women’s Premier Soccer League regular season takes place during the summer from early May to mid-July. Each conference decides the number of games to be played during the regular season which is between eight to twelve games. Each conference decides its playoff structure. The playoffs occur in late July, with each conference champion advancing to the regional semifinals and then the regional final. The four regional champions will then advance to the national semifinals and final in late-July.
• CAFC Osprey (DE) – Colonial
• SJEB FC (NJ) – Colonial
• Hershey FC (PA) – Keystone
• Lehigh Valley Tempest (PA) – Keystone
• Real Central (NJ) – Keystone
• PSA Monmouth (NJ) – Keystone
• Washington Dutch Lions FC (VA) – Colonial
• Athena (PA) – Colonial
• Penn Fusion (PA) – Colonial
• Fever FC (PA) – Keystone
• Philadelphia Lone Star FC (PA) – Colonial
• PA Classics (PA) – Keystone
• Torch FC (PA) – Keystone
UNITED PREMIER SOCCER LEAGUE The UPSL was founded in 2011 and currently includes more than 300 teams Nationally. The UPSL is the fastest growing Pro Development League in the USA, with 400-plus teams targeted for 2019/20 Season. Each UPSL team is individually owned and operated, and is responsible for maintaining UPSL minimum standards at all tier levels. UPSL teams are all eligible to participate in the U.S. Open Cup Qualifying Rounds through the leagues affiliation with the U.S. Soccer Federation (USSF) and the United States Adult Soccer Association (USASA). In 2019, the UPSL has expanded the league by launching a Youth Academy Division (U18 – U10), Men’s Masters Division (Over 30-40-50) and a UPSL Open Women’s Division.
The UPSL is officially sanctioned with US Club Soccer on the youth academy level. VISION The United Premier Soccer league (UPSL) was formed in 2011 and is a National “Pro Development” (amateur) soccer league for Men, Women and Youth, and designed to provide players, coaches and fans with a highly-competitive year round playing league platform while featuring the United States’ first National Promotion/Relegation system for its member clubs.
The UPSL’s vision is “Connecting American Soccer” through a nationwide professionally-managed network and teams, players, coaches, fans, and business partners. The UPSL strives to offer the advancement of the game at the highest levels of the American Soccer pyramid, while providing team ownership opportunities and playing opportunities nationwide. FORMAT Two seasons are played each year, with regional play culminating in a playoff system that crowns a single national champion each season. The league features internal promotion and relegation with up to three levels in some regions; only clubs in the top tier Division I are eligible to compete for the national championship.
• FC Inter Atlantic (MD)
• Sure Sports FC (MD)
• Baltimore United FC (MD)
• Germantown City FC (MD)
• Pittsburgh City United FC (PA)
• Olympiacos (DC)
• MD United (MD)