|Other club(s) from||Canada|
|Number of teams||119|
|Current champions|| Seattle Sounders Women |
|Most championships|| California Storm |
The Women's Premier Soccer League (WPSL) is a national women's soccer league in the United States and Puerto Rico, and is on the second level of women's soccer in the United States soccer pyramid, below National Women's Soccer League (NWSL) and roughly equal with United Women's Soccer (UWS). The WPSL is the largest women's soccer league in the world (in terms of number of clubs) .
The National Women's Soccer League (NWSL) is a professional women's soccer league owned by the teams, and under a management contract with the United States Soccer Federation. At the top of the United States league system, it represents the sport's highest level in the United States. The NWSL was established in 2012 as a successor to Women's Professional Soccer (2007–2012), which was itself the successor to Women's United Soccer Association (2001–2003). The league began play in 2013 with eight teams, four of which were former members of Women's Professional Soccer. With the addition of three expansion teams in Houston (2014), Orlando (2016), Salt Lake City (2018) and the loss of FC Kansas City and Boston Breakers, it now has nine teams throughout the United States.
United Women's Soccer is a second-division pro-am women's soccer league in the United States. The league was founded in 2015 as a response to the dual problems of disorganization in the WPSL and of the folding of the USL W-League. The league began play in May 2016 with eleven teams in two conferences. The league currently has 23 teams in 4 conferences.
The WPSL started as the Western Division of the W-League, before breaking away to form its own league in 1997. The league is sanctioned by the United States Adult Soccer Association, an affiliate of the United States Soccer Federation (USSF).
The USL W-League was a North American women's soccer developmental organization. The W-League was also an open league, giving college players the opportunity to play alongside established international players while maintaining their collegiate eligibility. The league was administered by the United Soccer Leagues system, which also oversees the men's United Soccer League and Premier Development League. The W-League announced on November 6, 2015 that the league will cease operation ahead of 2016 season.
The United States Adult Soccer Association (USASA) is a national organization for amateur soccer in the United States. It consists of 55 state organizations as well as national, regional and state leagues.
The United States Soccer Federation (USSF), commonly referred to as U.S. Soccer, is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization and the official governing body of the sport of soccer in the United States. With headquarters in Chicago, the FIFA member governs U.S. amateur and professional soccer, including the men's, women's, youth, beach soccer, futsal, and Paralympic national teams. U.S. Soccer sanctions referees and soccer tournaments for most soccer leagues in the United States. The U.S. Soccer Federation also administers and operates the U.S. Open Cup, which was first held in 1914.
When Women's Professional Soccer (WPS) suspended play in 2012, WPSL moved forward with its ambitions toward professionalism and created the WPSL Elite League.Officially, the Elite League was a pro-am league, though the vast majority of teams (including three former WPS teams) were fully professional. The Elite league ceased operation in 2013.
Women's Professional Soccer (WPS) was the top level professional women's soccer league in the United States. It began play on March 29, 2009. The league was composed of seven teams for its first two seasons and fielded six teams for the 2011 season, with continued plans for future expansion. The WPS was the highest level in the United States soccer pyramid for the women's game.
|WPSL East Region|
|Midwest Conference||Mid-Atlantic Conference||Ohio Valley Conference||Metropolitan Conference|
|Chicago City SC||Keystone Division||Colonial Division||AAFC Lumberjills||NJ Wizards SC Cedar Stars|
|Chicago Red Stars Reserves||Buxmont Torch FC||Old Dominion Cesena USA||Cincinnati Sirens FC||New York Athletic Club|
|Milwaukee Lady Torrent||Hershey SC||Philly Fever||Cleveland Ambassadors||PSA Wildcats|
|FC Pride||Lehigh Valley Tempest||CAFC Ospreys||Columbus Eagles FC||Rhode Island Rogues|
|Indy Saints FC||Penn Fusion SA||OPSA Magic||Dayton Dutch Lions WFC||SUSA FC|
|Green Bay Glory||Pittsburgh Steel City FC||Philadelphia Lone Star FC||Motor City FC|
|WPSL Central Region|
|Northern Conference||Heartland Conference||Red River Conference||Mountain Conference|
|Dakota Fusion FC||Elite Girls Academy||North Division||South Division||Colorado-Aurora|
|Fire 98 SC||FC Wichita||FC Dallas Women||AHFC Royals||FC Boulder|
|Mankato SC||Fire & Ice SC||Fortuna Tulsa||Alamo City SC||Indios Denver FC|
|Maplebrook Fury||KC Courage||Oklahoma City FC||Lonestar SC||Utah Arrows SC|
|Rochester United FC||Lady Demize||Southstar FC||San Antonio Blossoms||Utah Red Devils|
|Salvo SC||St. Louis Lions||Texas Spurs FC||Texas Titans||Utah Royals FC Reserves|
|WPSL South Region|
|Carolinas Conference||Sunshine Conference||Southeast Conference||Gulf Conference|
|North Division||South Division||FC Surge||Alabama FC||Baton Rouge United|
|Carolina Lady Dynamo||Asheville City SC||Florida Gulf Coast Dutch Lions FC||Chattanooga Red Wolves SC||Mississippi Blues SC|
|Carolina Rapids||Beaufort County FC||Florida Krush||Memphis Lobos||Pensacola FC Women|
|Lake Norman SC Eclipse||Charleston Fleet||Florida Sol FC||Nashville Rhythm FC||Pensacola FC Academy|
|Oak City United||Charlotte Lady Eagles||Florida Tropics SC||North Alabama SC||Ranger Ladies FC|
|Wake FC||Discoveries FC||Orlando Kicks FC||Peachtree City MOBA|
|Puerto Rico Pride FC|
|Team Boca Blast|
|WPSL West Region|
|Northwest Conference||PacNorth Conference||Coastal Conference||PacSouth Conference|
|Vancouver Island FC||California Storm||Beach Futbol Club||Desert Division||San Diego Division|
|Eugene Timbers FC Azul||Marin FC Alliance||FC Golden State Villa||Albuquerque Sol FC||ASC San Diego|
|ISC Gunners FC||MVLA Wolves||LA Premier FC||FC Arizona Women||LA Galaxy San Diego|
|OSA FC||Players North SC||Legends FC||FC Tucson Women||San Diego Parceiro Ladies|
|PacNW Women||Pleasanton Rage||Pateadores SC||Phoenix Del Sol||San Diego WFC SeaLions|
|Seattle Sounders Women||Primero de Mayo||Salsa Women's SC||Players SC||San Diego Surf|
|Spokane SC Shadow||San Francisco Nighthawks||SoCal Union FC|
|TSS FC Rovers||San Ramon FC|
Maryland is a state in the Mid-Atlantic region of the United States, bordering Virginia, West Virginia, and the District of Columbia to its south and west; Pennsylvania to its north; and Delaware to its east. The state's largest city is Baltimore, and its capital is Annapolis. Among its occasional nicknames are Old Line State, the Free State, and the Chesapeake Bay State. It is named after the English queen Henrietta Maria, known in England as Queen Mary.
ASA Chesapeake Charge is an amateur, American women's soccer club that played in the Women's Premier Soccer League, the second level of women's soccer in the United States founded in 2010. It also participated in the Women's Premier Soccer League Elite in 2012, the league's lone season. It played its home games in various stadiums, mostly on high-school and college grounds, in Chesapeake Bay area, and in the state of Maryland.
Ajax America Women is an American women’s soccer team, founded in the mid-1970s by Fred Van Soest. Fred Van Soest went to the Netherlands and spoke with the Amsterdam Football Club Ajax and asked if he could use their name and logo for a US women's soccer team and they agreed. Ajax is historically one of the most successful clubs in the world, according to the International Federation of Football History and Statistics (IFFHS). In 1985, Ajax women's team was the first women's team to play in international companion in Brazil; they took 2nd to West Germany. They are also the winningest team in the history of the USASA National Women's Cup, taking the title five times over a ten-year period, their most recent win being in 2007.
|1998||Silicon Valley Red Devils||San Diego Auto Trader|
|1999||California Storm||San Diego Auto Trader|
|2000||San Diego WFC SeaLions||California Storm|
|2001||Ajax America Women||San Diego WFC SeaLions|
|2002||California Storm||Ajax America Women|
|2003||Utah Spiders||California Storm|
|2004||California Storm||New England Mutiny|
|2005||F.C. Indiana||California Storm|
|2006||Long Island Fury||River Cities FC|
|2007||F.C. Indiana||New England Mutiny|
|2008||Ajax America Women||Arizona Rush|
|2009||Long Island Fury||Ajax America Women|
|2010||Boston Aztec||Ajax America Women|
|2011||Orange County Waves||Chicago Red Stars|
|2012||Gulf Coast Texans||Boston Aztec|
|2013||San Diego WFC SeaLions||Houston Aces|
|2014||Beach Futbol Club||Houston Aces|
|2015||Chicago Red Stars Reserves||SoCal FC|
|2016||Boston Breakers Reserves||San Diego WFC SeaLions|
|2017||Fire & Ice SC||Gulf Coast Texans|
|2018||Seattle Sounders Women||Pensacola FC Women|
Music in the Parks is a day-long or two-day festival for student choral, orchestral, and band ensembles, held annually across the United States. Music groups perform before adjudicators who rate the ensemble in the morning, and then spend the day at an amusement park. The day culminates with an awards ceremony. Awards can be given to either a single player or a whole ensemble.
F.C. Indiana, also known as F.C. Indiana Lionesses, is an American women's soccer team based in Indianapolis, Indiana. Founded in 2003, the team is currently a member of the United Women's Soccer league. They play their home games at Newton Park in Lakeville, Indiana.
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The bipartisan Congressional Taiwan Caucus is the second largest Congressional Member Organization in the United States Congress with 137 members. The caucus focuses exclusively on improving American–Taiwanese relations.
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The Women's Premier Soccer League Elite was a women's semi-professional soccer league created by the Women's Premier Soccer League (WPSL) to support the sport in the United States, both from continued interest by WPSL teams in professionalism and as a response to the suspension of the WPS.
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The Little League Softball World Series is a softball tournament for girls aged 11 to 12 years old. It was first held in 1974 and is held every August in Portland, Oregon, in the United States.
The Amash–Conyers Amendment was a proposal to end the "NSA's blanket collection of Americans' telephone records", sponsored by Justin Amash and John Conyers in the US House of Representatives. The measure was voted down, 217 to 205.
US Quidditch is a non-profit organization that governs the sport of Quidditch in the United States of America. Quidditch is a sport which combines elements of lacrosse, dodgeball, and rugby, and is derived from the fictional sport of the same name from the Harry Potter series. Quidditch was founded in 2005 at Middlebury College in Middlebury, Vermont. The sport is currently being played at more than 100 colleges in the United States.
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