The NorCal Youth Premier League includes the State Premier division which mirrors the NPL timeline. The winner of the State Premier Championship division in the Spring will automatically qualify for the 2017-18 NorCal NPL. The Youth Premier Leagues also consists of regionally based leagues for Gold, Silver, Bronze, Copper, and Nickel level teams.
State Premier League Information
The U14-U19 NorCal State Premier League is now a year-round competition that mirrors the NorCal NPL. The winner of the Spring Championship division will qualify for the 2017-18 NorCal NPL and the runner up will play in a playoff against a 2016-17 NorCal NPL bottom division team. The division will attempt to give teams a more balanced yearly schedule in order to provide one game per weekend as often as possible. Teams apply through the general U14-U19 NorCal Fall League Application.
Teams are placed into Fall State Premier League divisions based on area. Two to four divisions will be formed in each age group. The NorCal competition committee will assign the number of qualification spots for each spring division based on the strength of each regionalized fall division.
Based off fall results, teams will qualify for the following spring divisions:
State Premier Championship
State Premier 1
State Premier 2
$500 (includes fall and spring + optional shortened winter)
Teams may opt-out of spring, however, only the State Premier Champion winner will gain auto entry into NPL.