Ketchikan Youth Soccer League (KYSL)
P.O. Box 5271, Ketchikan, AK 99901
(907) 225-5975 msg., (907) 247-5975 fax
Welcome to Ketchikan Youth Soccer League's Web Site
Rain or Shine, Soccer All the Time
KYSL Mission Statement:
Ketchikan Youth Soccer League, Inc. is dedicated to the promotion and education of the sport of soccer.
Our goal is to provide a healthy environment involving: skill building, competition, sportsmanship, soccer appreciation, teamwork and fun for all ages and abilities.
KYSL Referees Wanted - Get paid to referee! Training is available.
Contact Charles Oyedeji at (907) 617-7376.
Outdoor Registration 2020 Payment is Due
Please contact the office if you have any questions or if your family
is experiencing a financial hardship. Thank you!
Indoor Soccer Season 2021
Player registration is closed for the 2021 indoor soccer season.
Division coordinators will be contacting coaches with their team assignments soon.
KYSL still needs coaches. If you are interested in coaching please email firstname.lastname@example.org and register at the link provided below:
KYSL's highest priority is the health and safety of its players, coaches, referees, and the community. The indoor soccer season is schedule to occur, though we ask for your patience and understanding as we implement additional safety protocols. Participants can expect additional COVID-19 guidelines that will be mandatory to follow. There will be a limit to the number of spectators allowed within the gyms, and it is possible that some facilities will allow no spectators. There will be uncertainties surrounding this season, and the guidelines and protocols may evolve as the season progresses.
Any questions can be sent to email@example.com
2021 Spring Outdoor Soccer Session
KYSL Guidelines Summary
Players must wear shin guards with socks on the outside covering the shin guards, no jewelry (newly pierced ears at referee discretion, must be taped), tuck in shirts with uniform, wear athletic shoes or cleats (must be soccer cleats, no toe spike), bring water, do not share beverages, no food on the field/gym, players keep personal gear bags separated, and no hand shakes, high fives, or hugs at this time.
Soccer Ball Sizes, K-3 = Size 3, 4-5 = Size 4, 6-12 = Size 5
Requirements/Guidelines will be updated as needed, coaches will take attendance at practice & games, due to COVID -19 please also keep track of
practices & games you attend. If you are sick please stay home. If player will be absent for any reason, please notify coach ahead of time.
COVID SAFETY 2020 KYSL Outdoor Soccer Events:
- SOCIAL DISTANCE 6 FEET OR WEAR A MASK
- KEEP BACK 10 FEET FROM SIDELINES & GOALS
- TEAM AREA FOR COACHES & PLAYERS ONLY
- NO FOOD/GUM IN TRACK & FIELD AREAS (Exception = bleacher area)
When the KYSL Board of Directors and/or the KYSL President (the president will make every effort to consult with board members when reasonable or possible before making the decision) decide prior to a game that games and practices will be cancelled due to inclement or dangerous weather conditions, coaches will be notified as soon as possible. Notices will also be posted on the official website and Facebook page. Immediately prior to a game, the coaches and referee are responsible for canceling games or shortening the length of a game due to inclement weather. The coaches of the teams that are playing each other, with the referee will make the decision together. It's the responsibility of the coach to notify their Division Coordinator if they cancel a game. During the game the referee has the ultimate decision as to cancel a game due to unsafe weather conditions. Games that are cancelled will not be re-scheduled unless both coaches agree on an afternoon during the week to play the make up games. 🚸🚌 In the event the school district (KGBSD) cancels school or closes school due to weather, all KYSL games and practices will be cancelled.
As of 5/29/2020, Phase IV: FULL TEAM COMPETITION “NEW NORMAL”.
More information on Phases/Protocols see AYSA website. Click HERE to review AYSA Return to Play (RTP) Phases & Protocols CDC HEADS UP to Youth Sports, Information about Concussions for Coaches, Parents, Referees, & Athletes, click HERE Click HERE to access AYSA Forms used for KYSL such as:
Accident-Incident Report Form- Due within 48- hours of Incident/ accident; for injury submit the Individual Insurance form,
Concussion Notification Form (League/Club), & Insurance Guidelines. Any questions email KYSL.
Thank You 2020 KYSL Outdoor Team Sponsors!
FIRST BANK, KETCHIKAN EDUCATION ASSOCIATION, SERVICE AUTO PARTS (NAPA), STATE FARM INSURANCE
March 15, 2021 - Return indoor equipment and pick up KYSL participation certificates
Please make sure pinnies and balls have been returned to coaches. Participation certificates were printed for players. If your player did not receive their certificate at their last game, they will be available for pick up at the KYSL building (2720 7th Avenue) on Monday from 4:30 pm to 6:00 pm. If you have any remaining equipment such as pinnies or balls, we would appreciate it if you dropped them off on Monday at the KYSL building. Coaches, you are also encouraged to drop gear off at the KYSL building on Monday if you have not already provided it to division coordinators.
Spring Outdoor Session information is provided below:
KYSL Logo/Badge Design Contest 2021
PLEASE NOTE THAT, BY SUBMITTING A DESIGN, THE SUBMITTER (OR HIS OR HER PARENT OR GUARDIAN IF THE SUBMITTER IS UNDER 18 YEARS OF AGE) ACKNOWLEDGES AND AGREES THAT HE OR SHE WILL RECEIVE NO COMPENSATION OR CONSIDERATION FOR THEIR SUBMISSION UNLESS IT IS SELECTED AS THE WINNER, IN WHICH CASE THE ONLY COMPENSATION TO BE PROVIDED TO THE WINNER WILL BE THE $150 CASH PRIZE.
FURTHER, IN ORDER TO RECEIVE THE CASH PRIZE, THE WINNER MUST AGREE TO IRREVOCABLY ASSIGN ALL RIGHTS IN AND TO THE WINNING DESIGN TO THE KETCHIKAN YOUTH SOCCER LEAGUE.
1. Design Requirements
The logo MUST be in the shape of a badge.
The design must be in one solid color.
The logo must have the words ‘Ketchikan Youth Soccer League est. 1989’
The design SHOULD include symbols or imagery that are associated with Ketchikan (for example, you may be inspired by rain, boats, ocean, etc).
KYSL is looking for an aesthetically pleasing, simple design. Please keep in mind when creating your design that the primary purpose of the logo is to be worn as a shield or crest on a team jersey. The design should also be web and apparel-friendly.
2. Design File Format
The design must be emailed to firstname.lastname@example.org preferably as a JPEG.
3. Submitter Representation
It is critical that only original work designed by the submitter is entered into the contest. By submitting a design, the submitter represents that he or she is the sole author and owner of the design, and that the design does not infringe any intellectual property rights of any third party, including any trademark, copyright or other intellectual property right.
4. Assignment of Design Ownership
Upon payment of the cash prize, the submitter (or his or her parent or guardian if the submitter is under 18 years of age) will be required to irrevocably assign all ownership and intellectual property rights in the design to the Ketchikan Youth Soccer League. The submitter must further agree that the Ketchikan Youth Soccer League will be the sole owner of the design, has the sole legal right to use the design and that the designer will not use the design in any further work (except for display in the submitter's portfolios) or offer to resell the design to anyone.
5. Design Selection
The winning design will be selected by majority vote of the Ketchikan Youth Soccer League logo selection committee attending the meeting on which the vote is scheduled to occur. In the event no one design receives a majority of votes the two designs receiving the most votes will be voted on in a run-off.
If an immediate family member of a KYSL board member or director submits a design, that officer or director will be recused from voting.
The winning design will be selected based solely on the merits of the design and without favor or disadvantage to any group or individual.
The names of the KYSL board members, as well as the mailing address of the Ketchikan Youth Soccer League, are available at www.facebook.com/KTNYSL.
A submitter must be a current, individual resident of Ketchikan, AK. The contest is open to Ketchikan residents under 18.
The prize and sole compensation/consideration for the winning submitter is $150 cash (the “Prize”). The Prize is not transferable or exchangeable for any other prize. If a winner cannot be contacted or is disqualified for any reason, Ketchikan Youth Soccer League reserves the right to determine an alternate winner or to not select a winner, in its sole discretion.
8. Contest Timing
The contest will officially open at midnight on March 1, 2021 and close at 11:59pm on April 15, 2021.
KYSL expects that it will vote on the winning design at its next regularly scheduled meeting that follows the close of the contest. Once the winner is selected, is deemed to be eligible and agrees to assign the rights to the design KYSL as described above, the winner will receive the Prize and the winner and winning design will be announced.
NOTWITHSTANDING ANY OF THE FOREGOING, THE KETCHIKAN YOUTH SOCCER LEAGUE RESERVES THE RIGHT TO MODIFY THESE RULES OR CANCEL THE CONTEST AT ANY TIME, WITHOUT NOTICE, AND TO SELECT OR NOT SELECT A WINNING DESIGN IN ITS SOLE, ABSOLUTE DISCRETION.
A spring outdoor session will be offered this year. Games will be played at Fawn Mountain on a shortened field with 5 players fielded per team. The season starts Saturday, April 3, 2021, and ends on Sunday, May 30, 2021. The divisions for spring session will be based on grade level. MICRO (Kindergarden and 1st grade) will have games solely on Saturday, and the registration fee will be $15. Grades 2-12 will have games on Saturday and Sunday, and the registration fee will be $25.
Spring Outdoor Session - 5v5
Games only - no practices!
Esther Shea Fawn Mountain Field
Games will be held on Saturdays and Sundays in April and May:
9:45 am to 11 am - Micro soccer
11 am to 12:30 pm - 2/3 soccer
12:30pm to 2 pm - 4/5 soccer
2 pm to 3:30 pm - 6-8 soccer
3:30 pm to 5:00 pm - 9-12 soccer
12:30 pm to 2 pm - 2/3 soccer
2 pm to 3:30 pm - 4/5 soccer
3:30 pm to 5 pm - 6-8 soccer
5:00 pm to 6:30 pm - 9-12 soccer
Player registration can be done through the link below. Players should already have a GotSport account created from the indoor soccer season. Registration ends on March 26, 2021. If you have any questions emails can be sent to email@example.com.
Player registration link: