Welcome to the Region I Champions League Archive Page. The League is no longer active.
Champions League and Elite Division Administrator: Tim McCoy
Premier and Championships Division Administrator: Steve Votolato
The commission has renamed the play levels in Champions League and fine-tuned organization of those levels based upon feedback from end-of-season survey.
Elite – Champions League top flight; teams playing at this level can expect region-wide play.
Premier – The Champions League second division will be organized geographically.
Championship – The Champions third level of play will also be organized geographically.
September 1, 2015 – Application Open
October 10, 2015 – Application Close
November 1 – Acceptances/Placements Announced
December 15 – Schedules Complete (Moved to January 4, 2016 due to delays in the placement process)
- Fee: $550.00
- All applications will be completed online through GotSoccer. Registration fee will be submitted to the Region I office along with a copy of the application confirmation. Application will not be considered complete until payment and a copy of the confirmation has been received at the Region I office.
- Teams not submitting a complete application will not be considered for acceptance.
- Checks will be held until acceptance. Accepted teams’ checks will be deposited all other checks will be returned.
- States will verify a team’s good standing and qualification for participation in Champions League.
- Commission will review 2015 results and the info on the applications to determine league composition and team placement.
- 2016 Champions League play can begin on February 1.
- Elite Division playoffs will be May 7 and 8. All league games must complete play by May 1.
- Premier and Championship Divisions must complete play by June 1.
- The Champions League uses self-scheduling; all games must be scheduled by December 15, 2015.
- Games should be scheduled one game per day; accommodation may be offered in leagues will greater travel distance.
- Leagues are encouraged to schedule play weekends at a single site with one game each day to help minimize travel. The league will help promote these events as showcases.
Minimum Coaching Standards
The league has adopted minimum coaching standards and will be implementing them over the next three years.
At least one coach on a team’s CL roster must hold at the minimum a US Soccer National "C" Coaching License or equivalent earned prior to the 2015-16 season as determined by CL (i.e. minimum NSCAA Advanced National Diploma)
All coaches on the sidelines coaching in a CL game must have at the minimum a US Soccer “E” Coaching License or equivalent earned prior to the 2016-17 season as determined by CL (i.e. minimum NSCAA National Diploma)
All coaches on the sidelines coaching in a CL game must have at the minimum a US Soccer “D” Coaching License or equivalent earned prior to the 2017-18 season as determined by CL (i.e. minimum NSCAA Advanced National Diploma)