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Welcome to the Thruway Soccer League

Welcome to the home of the Thruway Soccer League, the place for premier teams to play soccer in central and western New York state.

Why play in the Thruway League?

  • The Thruway League is the only true promotion/relegation premier league in New York West.
  • The Thruway League is a qualifying league for the US Youth Soccer National Championship Series for New York State West Youth Soccer.
  • The Thruway League can be a qualifying league for the US Youth Soccer National Chamionship Series for Eastern NY teams, however they need to contact the Eastern NY Youth Soccer office with a written request asking for permission to use the Thruway League as their Cup qualifying league. 
2017 Season Opens for Team Application in January.

The 2016 season has concluded. The 2017 season will open for application in January of 2017.  If you are a new team considering application to the Thruway League, please review the team admittance and placement procedures.  Thank you.

2016 Final Standings
 NYW Thruway League 2016
Division Champion Finalist Result
Under 11 Boys - National (1st) Hiawatha Hammerheads SDA U11 Boys 1st, 2nd
Under 11 Boys - Presidents (2nd) Delaware SC Buffalo U11B Select EUSA Buffalo U11B 1st, 2nd
Under 11 Girls - National (1st) SDA U11 Girls GBUFC Select '04 Girls 1st, 2nd
Under 12 Boys - National (1st) United Soccer Alliance Predators RFC BU12 1st, 2nd
Under 12 Boys - Presidents (2nd) EUSA Niagara U12B Soaring Capital Eagles 1st, 2nd
Under 12 Girls - National (1st) EUSA Rochester U12G Blue GBUFC Select 03 1st, 2nd
Under 12 Girls - Presidents (2nd) SDA U12G Blue EUSA Niagara U12G 1st, 2nd
Under 13 Boys - National (1st) SDA U13 boys Coliseum Milan 1st, 2nd
Under 13 Boys - Presidents (2nd) Super 9 U13B EUSA Buffalo U13B 1st, 2nd
Under 13 Girls - National (1st) WNY Flash GU13 SDA U13 Girls 1st, 2nd
Under 13 Girls - Presidents (2nd) RFC GU13 United Soccer Alliance U13 Girls 1st, 2nd
Under 14 Boys - National (1st) RFC BU14 EUSA Niagara U14B A 1st, 2nd
Under 14 Boys - Presidents (2nd) TC United Waza Academy Coliseum 01-02 Generals 1st, 2nd
Under 14 Girls - National (1st) WNY Flash GU14 SDA U14 Girls 1st, 2nd
Under 14 Girls - Presidents (2nd) Cobras FC - T Talone GPS-NY Knights 1st, 2nd
Under 15 Boys - National (1st) EUSA Buffalo U15B GPS-NY Knights 1st, 2nd
Under 15 Boys - Presidents I (2nd) Clarence SC Inferno Coliseum 00-01 Generals 1st, 2nd
Under 15 Boys - Presidents II (3rd) GPS-NY Knights Select BSA U15 Boys 1st, 2nd
Under 15 Girls - National (1st) RFC GU15 EUSA Rochester U15G 1st, 2nd
Under 15 Girls - Presidents (2nd) EUSA Niagara U15G FC Dutchmen Fusion 1st, 2nd
Under 16 Boys - National (1st) EUSA Buffalo U16B Chili Soccer Association FC 1st, 2nd
Under 16 Boys - Presidents (2nd) Cicero United CUSA RFC BU16 1st, 2nd
Under 16 Girls - National (1st) EUSA Rochester U16G GPS-NY Knights 1st, 2nd
Under 16 Girls - Presidents (2nd) Coliseum Girls Premier '99/'00 TC United Waza U16 Girls 1st, 2nd
Under 17 Boys - National (1st) RFC BU17 EUSA Rochester U17B 1st, 2nd
Under 17 Boys - Presidents (2nd) FC Dynamo BU17 Syracuse Fusion Apex 1st, 2nd
Under 17 Girls - National (1st) Syracuse Fusion Pyxis Kenmore Lightning 1st, 2nd
Under 18/19 Boys - National (1st) Cobras FC Elite Donahue GPS-NY CAN Jets 1st, 2nd
Under 18/19 Boys - Presidents (2nd) DMS United BU18 FC Dutchmen Stokes 1st, 2nd
Under 18/19 Girls - National (1st) WNY Flash U18 Girls RFC GU18 1st, 2nd
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Report Your Match Score from Your Smart Phone
Avoid the $10 Late Reporting Fine!

PhoneItIn™ is Demosphere’s revolutionary score reporting system. Instead of being in front of a computer, you can now report scores on the go from your mobile device.

For those more comfortable making a call, Demosphere provides an 800-number for use. From there, users can speak or use touch tone commands to report game scores.

For those with iPhone or Android devices, a free app allows easy score reporting with no phone call required!

Ready to start? Download PhoneItIn from Apple’s iTunes Store or the Google Play Store!

Additionally, please review the screenshots linked below for more information about PhoneItIn™ on your mobile device.

Signing In - Entering a PIN number and a game number   (Thruway League Pin number is 2658.)

Confirm - Confirm the game is correct and proceed to enter score

Sign up to receive a text message on your phone for field closures.

At the bottom on the left hand column of the front screen is a green/yellow box.  I encourage all team managers, coaches, and parents to sign up to receive text notifications on their cell phone about field closures.  The service is free, normal text message fees apply depending on your phone plan.  You select what facility you will receive notifications about.

How do I log into my team page?
Log in to print your roster and report your scores.

Look in the policies and procedures menu and find the article entitled "How do I Log into My Team Page" for complete instructions on how to log in.  It is important for teams to know how to access this page to print out match line up rosters and report your match scores.

A reminder to Coaches.

Beginning in the 2016 Season, all coaches in the 1st Division are required to hold a USSF D License, all coaches in the 2nd division must hold a USSF E License.

Beginning in the 2015 Season, all coaches were required to hold a USSF E License.

See the policy that was adopted at the 2014 League Annual Meeting.

Need to get your license?  See the current coaching education offerings from NYSW.

 

Format of Game Play

Per US Youth Soccer Rule 302. SUBSTITUTIONS

Section 1. Except as provided by USYSA or its State Associations, substitutions shall be unlimited except where specified otherwise in the rules and regulations for a special competition.

Section 2. Substitutions may be made, with the consent of the referee, at any stoppage in play. 

 

Formats of Game Play
Age Group Format Roster Size Game Length Ball Size Field Variations Recommended Goal Size
U18/19 11 v 11 22 2 - 45 min halves #5 100-130 yards long by 45-90 yards wide  8 feet by 24 feet
U17 11 v 11 22 2 - 45 min halves #5 100-130 yards long by 45-90 yards wide   8 feet by 24 feet
U16 11 v 11 22 2 - 40 min halves #5 100-130 yards long by 45-90 yards wide   8 feet by 24 feet
U15 11 v 11 22 2 - 40 min halves #5 100-130 yards long by 45-90 yards wide   8 feet by 24 feet
U14 11 v 11 22 2 - 35 min halves #5 100-130 yards long by 45-90 yards wide   8 feet by 24 feet
U13 11 v 11 22 2 - 35 min halves #5 100-130 yards long by 45-90 yards wide   8 feet by 24 feet
U12

8 v 8

including the goalkeeper

18 2 - 30 min halves #4 Not Greater than 80 yards long by 55 yards wide 7 feet by 21 feet
U11

8 v 8

including the goalkeeper

18 2 - 30 min halves #4 Not greater than 80 yards long by 55 yards wide 7 feet by 21 feet

 

News from the 2016 Annual General Meeting

The Thruway League 2016 Annual General Meeting was held on Saturday, February 13th in Rochester, NY.

The following changes to the league were approved by the membership:

  • Move the U11 and U12 divisions to 9v9 format starting in the 2017 season to comply with the USSF mandate
  • A change in the guest player policy starting in the 2016 season:
    • In the Smalled Sided game formats (U11 and U12) no changes - 3 guest players
    • In the Full Sided game formats (U13 and above) the number of guest players permited per game has been increased from 3 to 5.
    • All other provisions of the guest player rule remain unchanged. (club pass, age appropriate, play up in competition level)
  • The membership charged the board to develop a policy for 2017 to move league teams to playing no more than one game per day
  • Kevin Arnold was elected to a two year term as Vice-President
  • Matt Quinlan was re-elected to a 3rd two year term as Treasuer.