Alberta Major Soccer League

Alberta Major Soccer League

The Alberta Major Soccer League (AMSL) is the highest level of amateur soccer in Alberta. Team champions of the league go on to compete in the national senior men's and women's championships.


Founded in 1991, the AMSL consists of two divisions, the Men's Division of ten teams and the Women's Division of eight (the Women's Division was added in 1992). Every year since the league's founding, the champions of the league have gone on to compete for the Challenge Cup (men) and the Jubilee Shield (women).

The AMSL is operated by the Alberta Soccer Association, the provincial governing body for soccer in Alberta. This has been at times a problematic arrangement, but it has stood up for the time that the league has been in existence. The various district associations in Calgary, Edmonton, Lethbridge and Red Deer fulfill some of the administrative functions that would normally be handled by such a league, and this has led to rules that apply differently to teams in the same league.


Men's division

*Calgary Callies
*Calgary Dinosaurs
*Calgary Villains
*Edmonton Green & Gold
*Edmonton Drillers SC
*Edmonton KC Trojans
*Edmonton Scottish
*Edmonton Victoria
*Lethbridge FC
*Red Deer Renegades

Women's division

*Calgary Callies
*Calgary Jaguars
*Calgary Saints
*Edmonton Angels
*Edmonton Northwest United
*Edmonton Victoria
*Lethbridge Chargers
*Red Deer Renegades

Past champions

*2007 Calgary Callies (Canadian National Challenge Cup-Champions)
*2006 Calgary Callies (Canadian National Challenge Cup-Runner up)

External links

* [ Official Site]

Wikimedia Foundation. 2010.

Look at other dictionaries:

  • North American Soccer League — This article is about the original soccer league that was active from 1968 to 1984. For the present day league, see North American Soccer League (2011). North American Soccer League Sport Soccer Founded 1968 No …   Wikipedia

  • Professional Arena Soccer League — Founded 2008 Cups US Open Arena Soccer Championship Copa America Nations …   Wikipedia

  • Pacific Coast Soccer League — Countries  Canada Confederation …   Wikipedia

  • North American Soccer League — Deporte Fútbol Fundación 1968 Número de equipos De 5 a 24 País …   Wikipedia Español

  • North American Soccer League (2011) — This article is about the present day soccer league. For the league that was active from 1968 to 1984, see North American Soccer League. North American Soccer League Countries …   Wikipedia

  • North American Soccer League (2011) —  Ne pas confondre avec la ligue homonyme disparue en 1984. Infobox compétition sportive North American Soccer League (2011) Sport Football Création 2009 …   Wikipédia en Français

  • North American Soccer League (2011) — North American Soccer League Voller Name North American Soccer League Abkürzung NASL Verband …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Canadian Soccer League 2008 season — The Canadian Soccer League season began in May 2008, with the expansion TFC Academy playing league champions Toronto Croatia.Changes from 2007 season* The Canadian Lions of the International Division move to the National Division as the Brampton… …   Wikipedia

  • Alberta Soccer Association — The Alberta Soccer Association is the governing body for soccer in the Canadian province of Alberta. The association was formed in 1911 as the Alberta Football Association .The ASA is a member of the national governing body, the Canadian Soccer… …   Wikipedia

  • Major professional sports leagues of the United States and Canada — Major professional sports league, or simply major league, is the term used in Canada and the United States to refer to the highest professional division in any team sport. The term major league was first used in 1921 in reference to Major League… …   Wikipedia

Share the article and excerpts

Direct link
Do a right-click on the link above
and select “Copy Link”

We are using cookies for the best presentation of our site. Continuing to use this site, you agree with this.