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WPSL Frequently Asked Questions

2023 Cesena USA WPSL & U21 Season Information Coming Soon!!

What is the WPSL?

The Women's Premier Soccer League (WPSL) is a national league or system designed for talented women players destined for college, professional or international careers. The league is a perfect complement to any female players' yearly club play as it provides superior training and highly competitive games. For more information on the WPSL click here!

What "region" will the Cesena USA Women's team play in?

There are close to 140 clubs throughout the USA that compete annually for a National Championship. Cesena USA will play in the Atlantic Region with teams from Maryland, Pennsylvania, North Carolina and Southern Virginia. This may vary depending on teams in our conference and division.

When does the WPSL Season run?

The season consists of approximately 8-10 games. The majority of games are played during the late-spring into summer (May-August). The National Championship is held August in Oklahoma City, OK. 

Can I play with Cesena USA in the WPSL and retain my college eligibility?

Yes. The WPSL is an amateur league, affiliated with the United States Adult Soccer Association. A team is considered amateur as long as no players are getting paid to play. However, players may receive reimbursements for actual and necessary expenses. Rule 12.02.4.

What is the youngest age group allowed to participate in WPSL and Cesena USA?

Cesena USA will tap into our local high school senior players as their youngest participants. These players will have the opportunity to showcase their skills and ability to colleges and universities across the USA.  

Where will the team’s practice and play games?

Training and games will generally take place at the John Champe High School in Aldie, VA. Practice will most likely be once a week from February to April and 2/3 times a week from May – August. (depending on game schedules) Games will be played weekends.   

How many players will be selected to play for Cesena USA?

A group between 22-26 players will be selected. A maximum of 18 players may be selected for the game day roster. This roster will be manged by the Cesena USA Coaching/Training Staff.

What uniforms will the Cesena USA team wear?
Each player will wear the club’s Puma uniform.
How will transportation to away games be coordinated?

The Cesena USA Director will determine travel methods for each away game and communicated to players in advance.