Last updated : Wednesday, 29 November 2023
The Dual Sports League (Dusl) is an amateur football league based in the United States. It was founded in 1972 and currently has over 100 teams competing in a variety of divisions.
The Dusl is open to players of all ages and skill levels. The league offers a variety of divisions, including men's, women's, and co-ed teams. There are also divisions for different age groups, from under-18 to over-30.
The Dusl season runs from spring to fall. Teams play a 10-game regular season, followed by a playoff tournament. The playoffs culminate in a championship game.
The Dusl was founded in 1972 by a group of friends who wanted to create a more relaxed and affordable alternative to the traditional college football system. The league was originally called the "Dual Sports Association," but the name was changed to the Dusl in 1980.
The Dusl has grown steadily over the years. In its first year, the league had only 10 teams. By 2023, the league had over 100 teams competing in a variety of divisions.
The Dusl offers a variety of divisions, including:
The divisions are divided into tiers, with the top tier being the most competitive. Teams are placed in a division based on their skill level.
The Dusl follows the rules of the United States Adult Soccer Association (USASA). The rules are designed to be fair and competitive for players of all levels.
Some of the key rules of the Dusl include:
- The game is played on a regulation-size soccer field.
- There are 11 players on each team.
- The game is played in two halves of 45 minutes each.
- The use of substitutes is unlimited.