The Metro Soccer League is for boys and girls age 12 to 17. It is a highly competitive youth soccer league for the best teams in the BC Lower Mainland Districts.
The MSL publishes a complete schedule by August 30th each year and all teams are expected to play all scheduled games. The regular schedule shall run from the first weekend after Labour Day through to approximately the end of February with a break between mid-December and mid-January. The League schedules games on Friday, Saturday or Sunday.
The Metro Select League was the amalgamation of the Girls Metro League and the Boys Select League in 2011. The goal was to form a stronger competitive soccer for the Lower Mainland.
The Boys Select League was formed in 1984 to run the top teams from each Lower Mainland Districts including Vancouver Island. The league has been very successful for many years and has introduced many changes to the running of soccer, most notably the introduction of "Permits" which allow teams to pull players from young age group teams or from a lower division team on a one game per permit as was needed. This has now been adopted by most Leagues
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