Division 3.5 Hybrid (3.5H) Professional Soccer League OLD>>>>>>

An Authentic Experience

The Major League Development Association (MLDA) has created a new category in the US Soccer Pyramid, bridging the gap between US Soccer Division III and Division IV. The MLDA 3.5H


What Makes Us Unique?




Expansion Ownership Qualifications:

  • Preferred: 35% Principal Owner with a minimum net worth of $10M.
  • Preferred: Ownership group with a combined minimum net worth of $10M - $40M.
  • Required: All Owners with more than 5% equity shall have a minimum net worth of $1M.
  • Required: Proof of funds totaling $250K in liquid assets annually.
  • Approximate investment range in year one: $250k to $1.5M

Expansion Club Qualifications:

  • Minimum of 1,000 seat stadium (high school stadiums not permitted)
  • Stadium Playing surfaces of 70 x 110 yards and FIFA approved
  • Champion is determined each year (seasonal or tournament)
  • 75% of all league’s teams must be based in the US
  • Coaches must hold USSF “A” coaching license (within two years of appointment)
  • Central governing office

League Front Office Will Provide the Following: