On April 2, 2012, Wisconsin State law was amended to include Wisconsin Act 172 relating to concussions and other head injuries sustained in youth athletic activities. The law was effective immediately on April 2, 2012. Click here for key provisions of the bill, as they apply to the Wisconsin Youth Soccer Association.
Wisconsin Youth Soccer Association is requiring all member clubs to comply with the new state law. WYSA is also instructing coaching staffs and referees on how to be in compliance. The WYSA Medical Release and Waiver of Liability has been amended to conform with the new law.