Canadian Soccer Association
Rules and regulations URL: http://www.canadasoccer.com/documents/CSA_Rules_and_Regulations_June2008-Amended20110515_EN.pdf
Founded in 1912, the Canadian Soccer Association, in partnership with its members, is dedicated to promoting the growth and development of soccer for all Canadians at all levels. It is affiliated with FIFA, the Football Confederation (CONCACAF), and Canadian Olympic Association (COA).
To date, the Canadian Soccer Association has 10 provincial soccer associations, Northwest Territories and Yukon Association along with the A-League and National Professional Soccer League clubs. There are also approximately 825,031 registered players in 2003, a 4.5 percent growth over 2002; 73,000 registered coaches in 1999; and 23,000 registered referees in 2003.