Largest Youth Soccer League Showcases Teams and Players from 5 States, Launches Registration for Highly Anticipated Fall Season

OVERLAND PARK/OLATHE, Kan., June 9, 2023 – Heartland Soccer Association, the largest soccer league and tournament host in the United States, has concluded its 2022 – 2023 league seasons with an astounding 2850 teams.

Heartland Soccer League accommodates players of all skill levels, including both recreational and premier-level players. Each year, over 170 different soccer clubs participate in the Heartland Soccer league, offering teams numerous opportunities to compete against opponents who match their skill and dedication, regardless of age.

League matches take place at four world-class turf facilities, including the renowned Scheels Overland Park Soccer Complex and Garmin Olathe Soccer Complexes, as well as the exceptional Compass Minerals Sporting Fields and Swope Soccer Village.

Heartland Soccer is thrilled to announce that registration for the upcoming Fall League is now open. Interested individuals are encouraged to secure their spots before noon on July 6th to avoid missing out on the action-packed season commencing in August. Participants can look forward to showcasing their skills and becoming part of the ever-growing community of players, coaches, referees, and parents at the iconic soccer complexes.

Shane Hackett, Executive Director of Heartland Soccer, expresses his enthusiasm for the upcoming season, stating, “Following incredibly successful Fall, Spring, and Winter league seasons, we are eagerly anticipating another outstanding Fall session. We expect a record-breaking number of teams and players, and we cannot wait to welcome our amazing community back to our world-class soccer complexes. As our league continues to expand in size and influence in the Midwest, it presents excellent opportunities for corporate partners and sponsors to directly engage with our soccer families. These partnerships not only support young athletes but also foster brand loyalty within an affluent consumer market.”

In addition to the league, Heartland Soccer is renowned for hosting 14 exceptional tournaments annually. These tournaments attract over 4,800 teams and a staggering 46,000 youth players from 16 states, including Texas, Minnesota, Louisiana, Oklahoma, Nebraska, Iowa, South Dakota, Wisconsin, Colorado, and Illinois, as well as participants from Canada.

To become a part of the Heartland Soccer experience, teams and individuals can explore league play, extraordinary tournaments, and exciting corporate partnership and sponsorship opportunities by visiting the website at

About Heartland Soccer Association

Heartland Soccer, the largest youth soccer league in the United States, boasts an impressive roster of more than 1,300 league teams per season and hosts 4,800 tournament teams annually. With a staggering count of 74,000 youth soccer players, 4,000 coaches, and 2,000 active referees, Heartland Soccer Association has established itself as a prominent organization since its inception in 1977. Starting with 600 players, the association has expanded its reach to encompass teams from 16 states and international participants, offering both league play and tournaments. For further details, please visit

Heartland Soccer extends a range of opportunities for league and tournament sponsorship. Partnerships serve as integral members in nurturing an ever-growing soccer family within the community. Sponsorship not only amplifies brand visibility for businesses but also directly contributes to the development of Kansas City’s youth through soccer. To explore sponsorship options, kindly reach out to Bridgette Samuelson, Director of Partnership Development and Operations, at