The WPSL is the largest premier amateur women's soccer league in the world, with over 100 teams.
The league was formed in 1998.
Many skilled college players spend time playing in the WPSL during the summer to improve their development and maintain their physical fitness.
A large number of international soccer players spent time playing the WPSL. Many players who played on the US Women's National Team also played in the WPSL, including: Alex Morgan, Megan Rapinoe, Abby Wambach, Tobin Heath, Julie Foudy and many more.