Eastern District Players League

South Texas Youth Soccer presents the Eastern District Players League. The Players League offers playing opportunities for competitive teams in Houston and the surrounding areas of the Eastern District and serves as the qualifying league for entry into other South Texas & USYS competitions. STX Youth Soccer manages all operations of the league including rules of play, registration, scheduling and field usage, disciplinary sanctions, and referee assignments.

Eastern District Players League Information

The Players League exclusively hosts all the Eastern District Division I and Super II levels of play, including boys and girls teams from the 11U through 19U age groups. Please continue to check back to this page for information and updates surrounding the upcoming 2022-2023 seasonal year.

Players League Club Pass Guide

League administrators has developed a guide meant to serve as a visual resource for teams utilizing the Club Pass System within the Players League. Please reference Players League Policies and Rules Section 5.8) for full Club Pass rules and procedures.

Players League Club Pass Guide

Eastern DEvelopmental Spring League INFORMATION

STX Soccer and the Eastern District Players League are excited to host the Eastern Developmental Spring League (EDSL) again this spring. The EDSL is hosted under the Players League for all interested 15U – 19U teams who participated in the Fall 2022 seasons of the Division 2 League (D2L), Players League, or State Classic League (SCL).

Registration: Link Posted November 28, 2022
Fees: $145.00 per game

Eastern Developmental Spring League (EDSL) Overview

Eastern District Players League Dates

2022-2023 League Timeline

JUNE 2022

June 17: RFC Application Opens / GotSport Registration Opens for Pre-Qualified Teams

JULY 2022

July 15-17: South Texas Youth Soccer Summer GBM: Marriott Sugar Land
July 22: Drop Deadline for Pre-Qualified Teams / RFC Application Deadline
July 27:
Accepted Team / Bracket Announcements
July 29: GotSport Registration Deadline


August 8-12: Initial Schedule Release (DATE UPDATED)
August 11-18:
Online Reschedule Workshops (DATE UPDATED)
August 15-19:
Anticipated Final Schedule Release


September 2: Fall League Fees Payment Deadline
September 10-11:
League Play Week 1
September 17-18:
League Play Week 2
September 24-25:
League Play Week 3


October 1-2: League Play Week 4 - 4th Annual Lace Up 4 Pediatric Cancer - Gold Laces Weekend*
October 8-9:
League Play Week 5
October 15-16:
League Play Week 6
October 22-23:
League Play Week 7
October 29-30:
League Play Week 8


November 5-6: League Play Week 9
November 12-13:
League Play Week 10
November 19-20:
League Play Week 11
November 28: Eastern Developmental Spring League (EDSL) Registration Opens
November 28: Spring 2023 Request for Consideration (RFC) Opens for 11U-14U teams


December 2: Final Date for Fall Games
December 10-11:
USYS Frontier Conference Qualifier (Location- TBA)
December 12: Spring 2023 Request for Consideration (RFC) Deadline for 11U-14U teams

January 2023

January 6: Eastern Developmental Spring League (EDSL) Registration Deadline
January 9-10:
Initial Spring Schedule Released
January 14:
Pre-Season Coaches Event / Reschedule Workshops
January 16-20:
Anticipated Final Schedule Release
January 30: Spring Payment Deadline

February 2023

February 4-5: League Play Week 12 (First Spring Weekend for 11U-14U)
February 11-12:
League Play Week 13
February 18-19: Presidents Day Weekend - No Games
February 25-26:
League Play Week 14 (First Spring Weekend for EDSL)

March 2023

March 4-5: League Play Week 15
March 11-12:
League Play Week 16
March 18-19: Spring Break - No Games
March 25-26:
League Play Week 17

April 2023

April 1-2: Rain Date - Final Date for Spring Games

Eastern District Players League Rules & Procedures

Eastern District Players League Fees

Players League Fall 2022 Payment Policy

The Eastern District Players League follows a per game fee structure for both the Fall and Spring portions of the seasonal year. Each team is also required to pay an annual $50 administrative fee with their seasonal game fees.

All teams must complete payment for the Fall 2022 portion of their team's games by Friday, September 2, 2022.

Game Fees:

  • 11U - 14U Teams: $125.00 per game
  • 15U - 19U Teams: $145.00 per game

Payment should be mailed to: ATTN: Players League, 2851 Joe DiMaggio Blvd, Suite #23, Round Rock, TX 78665
*Credit Card payments will incur a 2.85% processing fee

USYS 13U Frontier Conference Qualifier Information

An invitation only, round-robin style event where the top 3 teams in the Players League, 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 2023 season.

Eastern District Players League Results

Eastern District Players League Contact(s)


11U-12U Age Groups, Contact: Michael Marzella, Competitions Coordinator | michaelm@stxsoccer.org | 512-272-4553

13U-19U Age Groups, Contact: Adam Faris, Assistant Director of Competitions | adamf@stxsoccer.org | 512-272-4553