Additional Leagues

International

Fédération Internationale de Football Association (FIFA)

FIFA is the international governing body of association football, futsal, and beach soccer. Its membership comprises 209 national associations. Its headquarters are in Zurich, Switzerland, and its president is Sepp Blatter. FIFA is responsible for the organisation of football's major international tournaments, notably the World Cup.


National

Major League Soccer (MLS)

The MLS is a professional soccer league representing the sport's highest level in the United States and Canada. Sanctioned by the United States Soccer Federation (U.S. Soccer), the league is composed of 19 teams — 16 in the U.S. and 3 in Canada.

FUTSAL

Futsal is the way the world plays indoor soccer. It is played on all the continents of the world in over 100 countries by more than 12 million players. United States FUTSAL (USFF) has been governing the sport of Futsal in the United States since 1981.

CONCACAF

CONCACAF is the continental governing body for association football in North America, Central America, and the Caribbean. Three South American entities, the independent nations of Guyana and Suriname, and the French department of French Guiana are also members. Its primary administrative functions are to organize competitions for national teams and clubs, and to conduct World Cup qualifying tournaments.

United Soccer Leagues

Second and Third Division Professional Leagues, Women's and Youth Amateur Leagues

Women's Premier Soccer League

The Women's Premier Soccer League is an independent national league whose main focus is on the development of highly competitive premier women's soccer teams. The WPSL also makes every effort to bring quality soccer to all levels of the community and to promote the stature of female athletes as role models for our youth.

National Premier Soccer League

The National Premier Soccer League (NPSL) is the successor to the Men’s Premier Soccer League (MPSL), which was formed in 2002. By 2005, it became necessary for the league to expand to a national format in order to accommodate teams from the Midwest region. The NPSL expanded further in 2007 by adding a Northeastern region. In 2011, with the addition of a Southeastern region, the National Premier Soccer League has truly become a nationwide league.

United States Youth Soccer

U.S. Youth Soccer provides a healthy activity through its recreational and small sided games programs. These programs emphasize fun and de-emphasize winning at all costs. Every child is guaranteed playing time and the game is taught in a fun and enjoyable atmosphere. For the player with advanced skills and greater ambition, highly competitive leagues are offered. This player might have his or her sights set on a college soccer scholarship or playing for the U. S. Olympic or National teams.

National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA)

The National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) is an association of 1,281 institutions, conferences, organizations and individuals that organizes the athletic programs of many colleges and universities in the United States and Canada. It is headquartered in Indianapolis, Indiana.

National Federation of State High Schools Association (NFHS)

The National Federation of State High School Associations (NFHS) is the body that writes the rules of competition for most high school sports and activities in the United States. Most high schools, whether public or private, belong to their state's high school association; in turn, each state association belongs to the NFHS. Over 17,000 high schools belong to associations that are members of the NFHS. NFHS's headquarters are located in White River State Park in Indianapolis, Indiana.