First Division: While all MTSA leagues are considered recreational, this league is anything but. The D1 open league features former club, collegiate, and professional players and offers the highest level of soccer for adults in Middle Tennessee. If you wish to play in this league, you must contact the league commissioner Sam Vallecillo to set up tryout for a current team.
Second Division: D2 is a slightly less intense league than D1. However, this league is still very competitive. Players in this division have played soccer most of their life and may have club, collegiate or professional experience. Most teams will request a tryout if you wish to join their team.
D2 will be limited to 10 teams
Age: Open to players 18 years old and over For MTSA purposes your age at the end of the year is considered your age at anytime during the year.
Format: 11v11, 90 minutes (3 Referees/game)
Price: $110 per player per season. If you register for two leagues (o30 & Open) you will get a $10.00 discount on the second registration. The discount will be given automatically during the registration process.
Schedule: All regular season games will be played on Sundays. Weeknight make up games may be required depending on game cancellations due to weather. Game start times include the following:
First Division: 6:00pm, 8:00pm
Second Division: 1:00pm, 2:00pm, 3:00pm, 4:00pm, or 5:00pm depending on the field location.
MTSA does not reschedule matches by request. Games may be rescheduled by MTSA at any time. League policy is 2 hours notice for any field location change, and 1 weeks notice on any time changes.
Spring Season 2020: Season starts March 22.
Games: 8 games per season.
*NOTE: The season will end by the date noted above. Every team will be scheduled to play 8 games during the regular season. MTSA will make every effort to get all 8 games in but recognizes that we must have an end date to the season and cannot guarantee every team will get 8 games. Unusually bad weather, field closures and other circumstances may be beyond our control.
Fields: Open division games may be scheduled for any of the following locations:
First Division: Vanderbilt University (Nashville), Rose Park (Nashville)
Second Division:Fellowship Bible Church (Brentwood), Rose Park (Nashville), Ted Rhodes Park (Nashville).
Rules: League Rules
Registration: Player registration opens 4 weeks before the start of the season and will close one week before the start of the season as noted above. Late registration is open to new players throughout the entire season. After the 3rd game of the season, a new player’s registration will be prorated by the following formula: $37+$7 remaining in the season. All late registrations must be completed before the Thursday of the week in which the late registrant wishes to play. Team rosters are updated on Thursdays and reissued on Fridays. No exceptions will be made to get players on the roster after Wednesday of each week.
Open League Contacts:
Open League Commissioner: Sam Vallecillo