The East Region Soccer League is a competitive soccer league in Eastern Ontario, Canada. It was formed in 2002
The league is one of 4 Regional Leagues within Ontario, and it serves two Districts, EODSA (Ottawa area) and SOSA (Kingston area).
The ERSL offers two levels of play
Level 3 Divisions
Level 3 divisions are offered for boys and girls in the age groups under 13 to under 17, and for men and women at the under 21 age group. The champions of the boys and girls divisions are eligible for promotion to the Ontario Youth Soccer League.
Level 4 Divisions
Level 4 divisions are offered for boys and girls in the age groups under 13 to under 18. The champions of the boys and girls divisions are eligible for promotion to the ERSL Level 3 divisions.
There will be promotion and relegation between the different levels of the ERSL.
East Region Cup
Founded in 2004 (ER Cup), the Cup is a season long, single game, knockout competition open to all ERSL teams. The ER Cup is open to Level 3 and Level 4 teams from U13 to U18. With the exception of the U17/18 Cup final, which is hosted by ERSL and played in August, all Cup finals will be played in September in September. ERSL member clubs are invited to host the Cup Finals on a yearly basis.
Pyramid of Play
The ERSL has a strong emphasis on development for both players and referees. By being part of the OSA Pyramid of Play, we can offer players an opportunity to improve his or her skills to play at a higher level. We also encourage our senior referees to mentor those with less experience.
The ERSL is affiliated to and governed by the Ontario Soccer Association.