Mother Lode Youth

Soccer League

Providing a safe and fun place for children in Amador County to build a love for soccer

Season 2024 Dates

  • Opening Day is August 17, 2024
  • Closing Day is October 26, 2024
  • Jamboree is on October 26, 2024 Jamboree is an exciting end of the year tournament for U10 and up teams and is played on the final day of the recreational season. Teams are randomly selected to play one another. Younger age groups will have regularly scheduled games
  • Picture Day is Saturday August 10, 2024

  • Picture Make-Up Day is TBD
  • Field Preparation Day is August 10, 2024. Everyone is welcome to help us prepare the soccer fields at Howard Park for the season. More information to follow at a later date

Important Notes

  • Required Items: All players are required to wear soccer cleats (no toe cleats) and shin guards. And please do not forget water for EVERY practice and game
  • Recommended Items: It is helpful for each player to bring their own soccer ball to each practice (U6 & U8 use size 3 ball, U10 & U12 use size 4 ball, U15 use size 5 ball)
  • Fundraising: Every Player is requested to participate in our fundraiser. The team that sells the most will be awarded a Pizza Party. We also provide individual awards for most sold
  • Pet Policy: Please remember pets are NOT allowed at Cal North, District 8 and MLYSL events, including practices and games. Please remind relatives and friends attending these events of this policy

Additional Information

  • All recreational season games will be played at the Howard Park Soccer Fields in Ione
  • Practice locations will be determined by each team’s respective area
  • Practice dates/times will be determined by each team’s respective coach and Area Coordinator
  • Coaches receive their team rosters in July
  • Coaches are requested to contact team members no later than August 1st
  • If you haven’t heard from your coach by August 15th, please contact your respective Area Coordinator
  • Practices typically begin between August 1st  through August 15th (at the coach’s discretion)