Welcome To The OHTSL

This is the web site of the Ohio Travel Soccer League. The OHTSL is a Youth soccer league for Travel/Community clubs both boys and girls between the ages of 8-14/15. The league is comprised of in excess of 50 communities throughout Northeast Ohio with both competitive and geographical brackets.

We are currently accepting applications to join for the fall season.

For more information about the League or to consider joining please contact Executive VP Howard Klebanow at hklebanow@gmail.com or at 216-469-7104.

2016 OHTSL Scholarship

The Ohio Travel Soccer League (OHTSL) is offering a scholarship program for the girl's and boy's division of OHTSL.  Four (4), $1000 scholarship will be awarded in each division.  Please see the cover letter for eligibility requirements.  The completed application must be post mark by April 9, 2016.  Recipients will be announced on the web site after May 7, 2016 and presentation of the scholarship will at the OHTSL All Star game on May 21, 2016.

These documents can be downloaded by clicking on the links below.

Please direct any questions, to Greg at secretary@ohtsl.com


2016 OHTSL Scholarship Cover letter

2016 OHTSL Scholarship Application


We are pleased to announce the 2016 Ohio Travel Soccer League U14 All Star Games!!!!  This year's games will take place on Saturday, May 21sth at Ursuline College in Pepper Pike.  There will be one girls game and one boys game.  The All Star Games are a great way to thank our U14 players for supporting our travel league prior to sending them off to high school.

Coaches and/or managers of U14 teams should have recieved nomination forms via email.  If you are a coach and/or manager of a U14 team and have not received the email from Dawn DiCicco, please contact her at tournament.admin@ohtsl.com.  The nomination deadline is 4/8/16.

Here is the tentative schedule of events:

1:30 pm    Girls Check-in
2:00 pm    Girls Introductions/Award Presentations
2:30 pm    Girls Game Commences (80 minute game)

3:30 pm    Boys Check-in
4:00 pm    Boys Introductions/Awards Presentations
4:30 pm    Boys Game Commences (80 minute game)

Billing Information

Please send declaration / forfeit fees to the following address:

PO Box 16205
Rocky River, OH  44116

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May 21 - OHTSL U-14 All Star games

Location:Ursuline College, Pepper Pike

Please see homepage for additional information.

June 6 - Fall Team Registration Open

June 12 - Last day to play spring games begin

June 30 - Fall Team Registration Closes

July 6 - Fall Pre Bracketing Meeting- Invitation Only

This is a invitation Only meeting. 

Location: TBA

6 PM to completion

New Heading Rules Synopsis

Heading is not allowed in ages U8, U9, U10, and U11. If in the referees opinion a player intentionally heads the ball the result shall be an indirect free kick awarded to the opponent at the spot of the infraction. If the header is in the box, it will result in an indirect free kick just outside of the box.

Community Field Closures for Thursday 5/5/2016

Bay Village

Olmsted Falls


Referee Fees For Spring 2016

U-8, U-9, U-10(6v6)         $30.00

U11, U12 & U14(8v8)        $36.00

U-13, U-14 (11v11)           $42.00

U13 & 14 Division 1 teams that use a 3 man referee system

CR $40.00 AR1 $22.00  AR2 $22.00

Home Team Pays the referee before the game.

If a game is cancellled less than 24 hours prior to game and the home community Assignor isn't contacted by phone. Official gets full pay and home & away community will get billed half the official fee. 

OHTSL Director of Coaching -- Announcement

OHTSL Director of Coaching, Marcie Klebanow has been appointed as head coach for Maccabi USA's Juniors Girls' soccer team for the 20th World Maccabiah Games.

Click here for the full press release.