SIU is continuing to follow guidance from Indiana Soccer and local health officials with regard to COVID-19. As such, SIU seasons for both Select (competitive) and Recreational Soccer programs are suspended through April 15th. At this time games and practices will resume on/after April 16th. Here are other notable changes to the season:
-- Select soccer KASL season postponed through April 19th
-- Select soccer ISL season extended through June 28th
-- Select soccer tryouts will now be held in late June
-- 9U-10U beginning June 24th
-- 11U-14U beginning June 29th
-- 15U and older will be held in October/November 2020
Tournament and Cup game changes have been communicated to the affected teams.
We will continue to monitor the situation and will communicate additional changes as soon as possible. Thank you for your patience during this challenging time.
SIU Board of Directors and Staff
COVID-19 Update as of March 13th
The Indiana Soccer League has published an update regarding their recommendation on the current situation. As they have stated on their website,
"Indiana Soccer's ISL, Select League and cup activity is suspended immediately through April 2nd and Indiana Soccer strongly recommends that all member clubs suspend soccer practice and play immediately through April 2nd. Indiana Soccer will continue to diligently follow this fast-developing situation and will re-evaluate and communicate not later than March 27th regarding activity beyond April 2nd. Please remain diligent as you go about your day to day activities and follow the CDC's illness prevention recommendations - https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/about/prevention-treatment.html "
SIU plans to follow these recommendations effective immediately. We will suspend all activities including practices until further information is released by the ISL. We will continue to monitor the local health initiatives as well as those laid out by the ISL and CDC. Our main objective is to maintain the health and safety of our players and families.
We are all looking forward to getting back to playing the sport that our children enjoy. Please continue to follow the recommendations of the CDC to keep you and your family safe during these times.