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The developmental initiative focuses on the change of registration from the “seasonal year” or “school year” to the calendar year, or birth year of the player. The primary reason is to move the United States to the FIFA standard.
The US Youth Soccer Board of Directors approved a motion for the implementation of the mandated registration change for all US Youth Soccer programs and competitions for the 2016-17 year. The US Youth Soccer programs and competitions that will introduce the birth-year registration in the 2016-17 soccer year.