The Northern Illinois Soccer League (NISL) was founded in 1975, and has since become one of the largest and most competitive Youth Soccer Leagues in the United States. With over 17,000 players on 1,300 teams in more than 120 Chicago Metropolitan communities, the NISL, as a member of US Club Soccer and the US Soccer Federation, is authorized to carry out registration of Amateur Youth & Senior Clubs and Programs.
U12 Boys Championship
U12 Boys Premier
Once a player signs a registration form, the player is bound to that specific Club for the duration of the Soccer Playing Year (August 1st - July 31st). If, at any time between December, January or February, a competitive player requests to transfer to another Club, that player must complete and submit a Player Request Transfer Form to the NISL Administrative Office.
Your young soccer player shows increased signs of interest in the game as he or she plays on a recreation or town team. You want to give them every opportunity to succeed and you start looking into club soccer teams. You may get confused and/or frustrated with all the different options since there are hundreds of club soccer teams, with more formed all the time. Deciding which one to join can be quite a process to say the least.Read more...