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Iowa Soccer League (ISL) Rec CENTRAL

Welcome to the home of ISL Rec CENTRAL!  The ISL Rec CENTRAL league is a new option for 09U and above age groups and is a vital component of our "Soccer for all.  Soccer for life." pathway and programming efforts.  Recreational programming exists at all age groups 04U-19U!

The purpose of the Iowa Soccer League is to provide our members a place to play while supporting the game and creating a better environment through coach and parent education, as well as professional administration and leadership.  This purpose is at the core of our competitions programming and holds true for all Select and Recreational Iowa Soccer member leagues.

Fall 2018 Administrative Timeline and League Play Dates


June 25th Team Entry Opens ($40.00 per team)
July 8th Team Entry Closes @ Midnight
July 9th

Late Registration Opens ($80.00 per team)

1st Team Entry Confirmations

Field Inventory Collection Opens

July 11th Late Registration Closes @ Midnight
July 12th Wait List Opens ($160.00 per team)
July 15th Wait List Closes @ Midnight
July 16th

Division Viability Announcement

Division Change Request Period Opens

2nd Team Entry Confirmations

July 22nd

Division Change Requests Due @ Midnight

Field Inventory Due @ Midnight

July 23rd Divisional Groups Formed (League Director)
July 23rd Team Withdraw Penalty Assessed ($100.00)
July 30th Final Team Entry Confirmation from Teams Compete
August 15th Preliminary Schedule Release Date / Review Period Opens
August 19th Schedule Review Period Closes @ Midnight
August 24th Final Schedule Release (Tourney Machine)
Sept 8-9 Weekend #1
Sept 15-16 Weekend #2
Sept 22-23 Weekend #3
Sept 29-30 Target United Cup (Altoona)
October 6-7 Weekend #4
October 13-14 Weekend #5
October 20-21 Weekend #6
October 27-28 Weekend #7
November 3-4 Reschedules Completed By


Team Entry & Fee Schedule

Team Entry will be completed by each club's registrar using the Tourney Machine online registration tool.  Registration is open to 9U and above Iowa Soccer member teams in the Central Iowa area.  Click on the link below to access the Tourney Machine team entry page.  


Team fees are not due at the time of entry.  Iowa Soccer will invoice each club for the total number of teams entered at the end of the season.

  • Team Entry Fee: $40.00 (June 25 - July 8)
  • Late Team Entry Fee: $80.00 (July 9 - July 11)
  • Wait List Team Entry Fee: $160.00 (July 12 - July 15)
    • Team entries will not be guaranteed acceptance after Wednesday, July 11, 2018
  • Withdraw Fee: $100.00 (starting July 23)


Facility Status and Reporting Closed Fields

  • EFFECTIVE IMMEDIATELY 9/12/2018: new procedure for reporting closures and accessing list of closed fields
  • Go to Closed Fields - Iowa Soccer League Games webpage for instructions and status of fields for all league games: State, Rec Central, Rec Northeast, Academy Central, Academy East

Divisional Groups and the Schedule

Groups will be formed in the following ways:

  • Fall season groups will be formed based on "real time" rosters and spring 2018 match results
  • Single year age groups will be offered in 09U, 10U, 11U, 12U, 13U and 14U for both Co-ed (Boys) and Girls.
  • Double year age groups will include 16U and 19U full-sided (11v11) for both Co-ed (Boys) and Girls.
  • Small-sided (7v7) groups will be available at 13U, 14U, 16U, and 19U for both Co-ed (Boys) and Girls.


The ISL Rec CENTRAL features seven games over an eight-week period, using both Saturdays and Sundays as play dates.  Groups will be scheduled as follows:

  • 13U, 14U on Saturdays at 1:00 PM / 3:00 PM / 5:00 PM
  • 11U, 12U, 15U-16U, and 19U on Sundays at 1:00 PM / 3:00 PM / 5:00 PM
  • 09U, 10U Girls on Saturdays at 9:00 AM / 10:15 AM / 11:30 AM / 12:45 PM
  • 09U, 10U Co-ed (Boys) on Sundays at 1:00 PM / 2:15 PM / 3:30 PM / 4:45 PM


US Soccer Mandates

The ISL Rec CENTRAL is in compliance with all US Soccer mandates.  A detailed standards chart is included below and will be updated by season.  Please reference the chart for field sizes, roster sizes, form of the game and more.  

  • ISL Rec CENTRAL -- Standards Chart


Referee assignments will be made by the club of the home team on the schedule.  Each club will determine how and when referees are paid.


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