Oklahoma Soccer Association - League Structure Information
 
OSA has developed this information sheet to help you understand the leagues offered to our members,
so that your teams and players can participate in the right level and program.
League applications will open January 1, 2014.
Please refer to the league policies for more information.
 
Recreational In-House (Closed) League
The Recreational Program is a developmental soccer program for all youth players. Assigning players to recreational team rosters on the basis of talent by the use of tryouts, invitations, recruiting, or similar processes is prohibited. Recreational players may not be “cut” from a team. Clubs will form their own teams, rosters and scheduling. Closed leagues may consist of another club or clubs interplaying if registration numbers require additional teams to form a league. 
Cost: Only player registration required.
How to register – Player and team registration is governed by the club in GotSoccer.
Under 6 & Under 8 players can be register as a pool and assigned to rosters by the club.
How League is scheduled – Club and/or inter Clubs will schedule.
 
Traveling Open Recreational League
Traveling recreational teams in Under  9-19 age groups are formed by clubs according to the existing OSA Team Formation Policy (See Recreational League Policies & Procedures). Recreational teams from clubs in the same area will be scheduled by OSA for fall and spring competition. Recreational teams can be subject to promotion to the OSA Recreation Select League based on team performance.                                                          
Cost: No Entry Fee, included in Registration
How to register – Teams apply to league in Gotsoccer.
How League is scheduled – OSA Admin and/or local coordinator will schedule.
 
Traveling Recreational Select League
Recreational Select teams are formed by clubs as friendship teams in the Under 9–19 age groups. Friendship teams are designed to offer players the opportunity to play with friends from school, church, scouts, neighborhoods, etc. As a Traveling Recreational Select league, teams from clubs in the same area will be scheduled by OSA for fall and spring competition. Recreational Select teams will typically offer a higher level of competition than regular (closed or open) recreational soccer leagues.                           
Cost: No Entry Fee, included in Registration
How to register – Teams apply to league in Gotsoccer.
How League is scheduled – OSA Admin and/or local coordinator will schedule.

Academy Program
The Academy Program mission is for clubs to focus on the long-term development of individual players without having to focus on short-term results of a team while bridging the gap between recreational soccer and competitive soccer. The Academy Program operates with a pool of players that can be developed into teams that attend academy events and tournaments. Events may include closed league play, inter play with another member club and/or multiple club interplay. Team rosters are fluid to allow clubs the best avenue to develop their players. 
Cost: Only player registration required.
How to register – Players are registered by the club in Gotsoccer.
Events, games & tournaments are scheduled by club(s).

Classic League
The Classic League is a competitive level  that participates in leagues formed geographically and does not include statewide travel. Players are selected by tryouts and the member affiliate (Club) is responsible for the organization of teams,  rosters, the assignment of coaches, and submission of those teams to OSA for scheduling. Teams that win their seasonal Classic league may be offered the opportunity to advance into the OPL if they choose.
Cost: No team entry fee, included in registration.        
How to register – Teams apply to league in Gotsoccer.
How League is scheduled – OSA Administrator will schedule.

Oklahoma Premier League (OPL)
The mission of the Oklahoma Premier League (OPL) is to identify the best Oklahoma competitive teams through a tiered competition and to promote the development of Oklahoma competitive players through strong competition on a weekly basis throughout the playing season. State wide travel is required. OPL consists of Division I and Division II level for teams.
Cost: Team entry fee $175.00/season.
How to register – Teams apply to league in Gotsoccer.
How League is scheduled – OSA Administrator will schedule.