Rules & Policies
VSL Board & Staff
Division Three provides entry-level competition travel team play, and is open to all member Clubs whose teams match this level of play. D3 is designed to serve as an introduction to competitive soccer and/or for players to continue to enjoy the game under less rigorous commitments than D2. Clubs with teams that are not deep in experience or skills will have the opportunity to develop and grow while enjoying the spirit of the game. Commitment for D3 includes travel to Vermont communities that are generally within a 90 minutes travel time (additional travel time maybe expected for a small percentage of games). In keeping with the spirit of introducing players to the game VSL recommends one training session per week for teams competing in D3.
Any member Club may at their discretion place their teams in D3, with guidance from the VSL as appropriate. While it is highly recommended that member Clubs place teams in divisions based on tryouts or through assessment during winter training and play, D3 is generally recommended for Clubs that establish their teams by registration only.
VSL Registration Due February 10th
Print and review the
League Registration instructions
. The first step is to have your Club apply to the league, and then it will be easy to select and register the teams you have already uploaded for the VSA registration. Then follow the instructions to easily SELECT your teams to enter into the League. League invoices will be generated based on registered teams, you can view the fees for each team during the selection process (FEE GROUP) or an invoice will be generated and mailed to you.
VSA Registration Due March 8th
Instructions for uploading your rosters to GOTSoccer and submitting VSA fees and coach background checks are on the VSA website REGISTRATION page
. The GOT Soccer registration instructions are
and we STRONGLY ENCOURAGE you to print them out and follow them step by step as this is a new process from last year.
Please use an
form in the proper CSV format. You must have a separate roster form for the coaches and players on each team. Be sure to follow the instructions for the COACH/MANAGER BACKGROUND CHECKS, as this is an important step. This is all done online, with an email notice that goes directly to each coach and manager to complete the process.
Review of Rules
All Clubs can submit application
ision 3 if team is just formed based on sign-ups or winter training that places them as "developing", and the are primarily in the younger year of the age bracket.
Recommend at least 1 training session per week
Develop brackets based on geography
Roster Size (recommended) –
U8 – no more than 10 players
U10 – no more than 13 players
U12 – no more than 15 players
U14 thru U19 – no more than 22 players
Club Players – Allowed as outlined in the By-Laws
Dual Rostering – a maximum number is set in the By-Laws for D1/2 players to be dual-rostered on a D3 Team