Windsor Youth Soccer League

Windsor Youth Soccer League: FAQ

Wondering what recreation soccer in Windsor, CA is all about? How much does it cost? How much does it take?

Here are a few of our Frequently Asked Questions

Where are you located?

We are located in Windsor, CA. We never thought we would have to answer this question, but we have received inquiries and actual registrations from Windsor, Connecticut, Windsor, Colorado and Windsor, Ontario.

Do they have to live in Windsor, CA?

No. There are no boundary restrictions on where the players live. (Though Windsor, CT and Windsor, Ontario are long commutes).  

Who can play?

Any boy or girl born between January 1, 2006 and December 31, 2017

When will online registration for the WYSL 2021 recreation season begin?

We hope to open in early May. Once we open, registration will be open for at least two or three weeks. We are dealing with new registration vendor software, and still have a few things to work out.

We missed the registration deadline, what can I do?

If your child is still interested in playing, you can send an email to with your child's name, birthdate, gender and a copy of birth certificate by June 30, 2021. However, there will be no guarantees of placement on a team. 

What is WYSL Refund Policy?

The "normal" refund policy does not apply in 2021. If you register at our reduced rate of $50 or $75, you will not be able to receive a refund after July 1, 2021, unless the season is cancelled, in which case all registrations shall be fully refunded.

Prior to July 1, 2021 - 100% Refund

After July 1, 2021 - No Refunds

How are players selected?

They simply sign up. This is Recreational Soccer. There are no try-outs and no cuts. Every player plays. There are six age groups for each gender:

Born in 2016/17, Born in 2014/15, Born in 2012/13, Born in 2010/11, Born in 2008/09, Born in 2006/07

How are the age groups determined?

US Soccer has recently mandated that age groups be changed to calendar year birthdates rather than "school year" birthdates. The new age groups are listed below:

2016/2017 - used to be called U6

2014/2015 - used to be called U8

2012/2013 - used to be called U10

2010/2011 - used to be called U12

2008/2009 - used to be called U14

2006/2007 - used to be called U16

How do I demonstrate proof of age?

All new players must submit a copy of their birth certificate as proof of age upon registration. If you register at walk-in, please bring a copy of your child's birth certificate. If you register online, you will be asked to upload a copy of your child's birth certificate after you complete registration. You may hand-deliver it or mail it to the WYSL Registrar at the mailing address given below.

How do you sign up?

Either online, using this site, or in-person at the dates and times determined.

How much does it cost?

For 2021 only, we will have two price points, $50 or $75 per child.

Effective May 1 (or whenever registration opens) 2021

2014/2015/2016/2017: $50

2006/2007/2008/2009/2010/2011/2012/2013: $75

Effective ~June 16, 2021 - Waiting List

$25 late fee applies to all players added from Waiting List

How old do you have to be to become a referee?

Referees must be at least 12 years of age.

What is your mailing address?


228 Windsor River Road #272

Windsor, CA 95492

When does the season start?

Practice will hopefully start by August 2, 2021. There will likely be no Opening Day or Picture Day due to Covid guidelines, though this may change. There are no games or activities on Labor Day Weekend. Most teams practice two times per week during August. Teams will generally have at least one game per week, sometimes two. Games will be played on Saturdays and Sundays only.

Still have a question?


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