Since the United States does not have one league system, it can sometimes get a little muddled what the United States soccer competition pyramid actually looks like. The professional leagues are split up into three divisions. The most elite development leagues are shown below, to see the full picture click on United States – Country Page.
USSF Division 1 - Professional Leagues
Leagues that are officially sanctioned by USSF as professional leagues. These leagues represent the highest level of competition in the growing United States soccer system.
Top-flight professional soccer league in the United States and Canada. Three teams qualify to play in the CONCACAF Champions League.
USSF Division 2
USSF Divison 3
The oldest and most prestigious club cup competition in the United States. The winner of the cup qualifies for CONCACAF Champions League.
All professional teams automatically qualify for the cup and make up the bulk of the clubs that compete for this title.