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About Dynamo | Dash League
South Texas Youth Soccer and the Houston Dynamo / Dash have partnered to present the South Texas Dynamo / Dash League. The league offers playing opportunities for competitive teams in the Houston and the surrounding areas of the Eastern District, and serves as the qualifying league for entry into other South Texas & USYS competitions. Originating in Fall 2015, the league exclusively hosts all the Eastern District Super II and Division I levels of play for boys and girls teams in the 11U through 19U age groups. South Texas manages all operations of the league, including but not limited to, rules of play, registration, scheduling and field usage, disciplinary actions, and referee assignments.  The Dynamo/Dash League is under the direction of the South Texas Eastern District Vice-President, the operations of which are handled out of the South Texas state office.


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11U Request for Consideration Application - NEW for 2020-2021 Season

Any 11U (2010 birth year) boys or girls team interested in competing in the 2020-2021 Dynamo / Dash League must complete and submit an application for consideration to join the league. Dynamo / Dash League is the highest level of competitive league play in Eastern District. Teams entering into this league should expect to travel in and around the Houston metropolitan area, including Baytown, the Woodlands, Pearland, Sugar Land, Katy, etc. This application process will replace the 11U Qualifying Event. 

RFC Application Submission Dates: July 8, 2020 - August 12, 2020 8/5/2020

RFC Application Form11U Team RFC Application Form Closed

11U DDL Contact: Michael Marzella, Competitions Coordinator (michaelm@stxsoccer.org)

League Resources & Documents

Fall 2020 - Letter to Clubs, Teams & Families

Dynamo/Dash League Rules

DDL Game-Day Procedures

Reschedule Request Procedures & Form

DDL Fine Schedule 

DDL Code of Ethics

DDL Discipline / Penalty Point System (South Texas Progressive Disciplinary System, pages 10-14)

DDL Complexes / Field Locations

Request for Consideration Form (12U-19U Teams) Closed

2020-2021 DDL League Fees

Fall 2020 Payment Policy & League Fees Updated 9/3/2020

DDL follows a per game fee. Payment for a determined number of games is paid up front. Payment Deadline is September 16, 2020, for fall league games. Please reference the payment policy for further details. 

Fees -
    11U – 14U Age Groups: $115 per game per team + $50 non-refundable admin fee
    15U – 19U Age Groups: $135 per game per team + $50 non-refundable admin fee

All league payments should be mailed to: 2851 Joe DiMaggio Blvd., Ste. 23, Round Rock, TX 78665

Credit Card & eCheck Payments incur a 2.85% non-refundable transaction fee

2020-2021 General Timeline (all dates are subject to change)

FALL 2020

July 6, 2020Pre-qualified Team Registration Opens (12U-19U) - LINK

June 8, 2020 -  Request for Consideration (RFC) Application Opens (11U-19U)

August 12, 2020RFC Application Submission Deadline (11U-19U league entry & bracket move requests) 8/5/2020

August 12, 2020 - Pre-qualified Team Registration Deadline 8/5/2020

August 19 21, 2020 - Team Roster Verification Deadline

September 7-11, 2020 - Anticipated Schedule Release 

September 16, 2020 - Fall Games Payment Deadline (see payment policy) 

September 26-27, 2020 - Opening Weekend League Play

October 7, 2020Transfer/Release Deadline

October 28, 2020New STX Player Add Deadline

November 21-22, 2020 Rain Date: League Play 

December 4, 2020 - Final Fall League Day (last day to reschedule DDL matches)

December 5-6, 2020 - 13U USYS Frontier Conference Qualifier


January 22, 2021 - Spring Games Payment Deadline 

February 6-7, 2021 - Opening Weekend League Play 

February 13-14, 2021 - OFF Weekend - Presidents Day Weekend

February 20-21, 2021 - League play date

February 27-28, 2021 - League play date

March 6-7, 2021 - League play date

March 13-14, 2021 - OFF Weekend - Spring Break

March 20-21, 2021 - League play date 

March 27-28, 2021 - League play date

April 3-4, 2021 - OFF Weekend - Easter

April 10-11, 2021 - Rain Date: Final League spring play // Tentative: Presidents Cup Weekend 1 


13U USYS Frontier Conference Qualifying Event Information

A round-robin style event where the top 3 teams in DDL, the top 3 teams in WDDOA, the top team from the South Zone (non-WDDOA team as determined by the South Zone), and the top team from El Paso (as determined by El Paso) compete for an opportunity to participate in the USYS Frontier Conference in the Spring 2021 season.

Event Dates: BOYS: December 5-6, 2020 | GIRLS: December 12-13, 2020

Location: TBA

Cost: No entry fee. Teams are responsible for travel and accommodations. 

2019 13U NLFC Event Flyer

Questions about the Dynamo/Dash League? Contact: Michael Marzella (11U-12U age groups) or Victoria Zeman (13U-19U age groups) 

League History

Fall 2015Spring 20162016/20172017/20182018/2019, 2019/2020