Archive for November, 2020

Dynamo | Dash League – Spring 2021 Updates




DDL Teams, We have a few updates regarding the Spring 2021 Dynamo | Dash League season.

  1. An updated calendar with important Spring 2021 dates has been uploaded to the DDL
  2. All currently registered Fall 2020 teams are pre-qualified for the Spring 2021 season. Participating in the Dynamo/Dash League is a seasonal year commitment, teams withdrawing or dropping from the league are subject to fines and/or sanctions by the league or STX
  3. We will rebracket teams in the 11U, 12U, and 13U age groups to reflect Fall 2020 performance in an effort to create an enjoyable and developmentally appropriate environment for each
  4. We have included an Opt-Out Deadline (Jan 8, 2021) for teams registered in DDL Spring 2021. This is the last date for a registered team to decide to Opt-Out of the Spring 2021 Season due to possible health-related concerns and still retain a league place in DDL 2021-2022.
  5. We are accepting RFCs for teams looking to play in DDL Spring 2021 but only if:
    • Your team participated in the DDL 2019-2020 Season and was prequalified for DDL 2020-2021 but opted not to play due to COVID-19 health
    • Your team is newly formed and did not participate in any other league or fall competition
    • You are a currently enrolled D2L or DDL team seeking a bracket change within the DDL
  6. Pre-qualified teams who opted-out of DDL Fall 2020 and who also choose to opt out of DDL Spring 2021 will still retain their league placement in the DDL 2021-2022 Season. More information will be released in the next few weeks.
  7. This year, we will be hosting a preseason DDL Coaches’ Event. More information will be released in the next few weeks.
  8. Our anticipated schedule release window is January 11-15, 2021. We will be using a new procedure for reschedule requests this season, more information will be released in the next few
  9. The payment deadline for DDL Spring Season is on January 25, 2021. Please review the DDL Payment Policy in conjunction with your game numbers based on group size to determine final payment

As a reminder: COVID-19 Reporting Procedures were implemented and effective for STX Youth Soccer teams on July 31st. Any suspected cases need to be properly communicated within your teams and opponents (formal or informal) as outlined in the STX Youth Soccer COVID-19 Handbook. Any lab-tested positive cases need to be immediately communicated to your team, club/association, and league administrator. Please remember confidentiality when reporting and notifying.

As with everything right now, the Dynamo | Dash League is subject to change at any point in the season. We appreciate your patience and understanding. We are looking forward to safely returning to play next Spring. Have a great winter break!

Thank you,

Adam Faris
13U-19/20U Age Group Coordinator
STX Soccer Assistant Director of Competitions

Michael Marzella
11U-12U Age Group Coordinator
STX Soccer Competitions Coordinator