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Welcome to GYSA’s website

Gulfcoast Youth Soccer Association is the scheduling body for Region C2/Pinellas County Florida recreational soccer clubs. We currently support 14 recreational soccer clubs within Pinellas. Each local soccer club has anywhere from 20-100 teams.

GYSA is  dedicated to the youth in our area and continue our efforts to provide affordable soccer within our region. Soccer provides your child a sense of belonging, team building and an avenue in which to release their energy. Please visit a local club in your area to register. 

REGISTRATIONS BEGIN AROUND AUGUST AT A LOCAL CLUB NEAR YOU. Limited spots are available on current teams since all of the teams for the current season are drafted. Season games begin in November and ends in February.


2020-2021 GYSA Seasonal Planned Start Date

Gulfcoast Youth Soccer Association(GYSA) has decided to  start the 2020-2021 Seasonal Year on Dec 5

GYSA and the Pinellas County soccer clubs will continue to review status of the each Clubs field for playing criteria and social distancing guidelines.

The plan is to continue to review this on a regular basis.

GYSA must follow all Federal, County,  City, and FYSA guidelines during the current COVID-19 situation.


The 2020 - 2021 Schedules are located here and on the Schedule Page tab. Click the below link to access the schedules.


Click the ball

Steps to follow to get just for Team Schedule:

1. Click on your Age Group

2. Find Club and Team number and click this.

3. Your individual Team schedule will come up for each week.

2020 - 2021  Coaches Manual Rules and Regulations

2020-2021 Modified U14 Girls, U16 Boys, and U19 Boys & Girls Games Rules

  • Playing on the U12 Field with U12 goals
  • Game time is 2 – 30 Min halves water breaks based on temperature
  • Size 5 Ball
  • 7v7 on the field with a max of 14 on the roster
  • No goalie restrictions or special rules for Goals kicks outside of FIFA rules
  • No Punting
  • No goal kicks over centerline
  • Ref pay is same as U12 also
    • Center $40
    • AR’s $20 each

Constitution and By-Laws

Coaches Guide for Small Side Game Formations

This is a Coaches quick guide to 7v7 and 9v9 Formations to assist in practices and games

7v7 Formations

9v9 Formations


GYSA Referee Fees

AGE Group Center Referee Fee Asst. Referee 1 Fee Asst Referee 2 Fee
U-8 20
U-10 30
U-12 / U14G / U16B / U19 40 20 20
U-14B 50 25 25

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