Steps to Becoming A Member of DYSA
Delaware Youth Soccer Association, affiliated with FIFA, US Soccer, and US Youth Soccer, is a charitable and educational organization formed to organize, advance and foster the sport of soccer for players under nineteen years of age in the State of Delaware.
DYSA has grown over the years to a membership of over 11,000 registered youth players and services over 12 clubs statewide.
DYSA is a non-profit 501c(3) organization which is governed by a volunteer Board of Directors elected by the membership. DYSA has an Executive Director and Technical Director to handle all facets of governing youth soccer in the state of Delaware.
To apply for membership with Delaware Youth Soccer, please follow these steps below:
- Submit a letter requesting membership (a minimum of 4 teams is required) with the Club President's contact information.
- Submit a copy of your association's by-laws and playing rules. If your organization does not have any, DYSA Youth Soccer State Rules will take affect.
- Complete a Member Application form in its entirety (Download Forms Here)
These items should be submitted to the Delaware Youth Soccer Association President:
Delaware Youth Soccer Association
222 Benjamin Blvd.
Bear, DE 19701
Contingent upon approval by the Delaware Youth Soccer Board of Directors, your Club or Association will be accepted as a provisional member of DYSA and maintain all the rights and responsibilities of full members except the right to cast votes at the Annual General Meeting. Once your association is approved by the Board of Directors, you will be contacted with additional Information. During this period, the Rules Committee will review the documents submitted to ensure they comply with the rules and procedures of DYSA and contact your organization to assist with correction of any discrepancies. Final acceptance and extension of voting privileges will occur at the next Annual General Meeting. All full and provisional members of DYSA are responsible for remittance of the annual affiliation fee.
Upon their discretion, the Delaware Youth Soccer Association Board of Directors reserves the right to withhold approval of any club applications they believe are not in the best interest of DYSA's players or existing members.