CDYSL is a part of a much larger hierarchy of soccer organizations. This hierarchy is listed here:

ball FIFA, the International Soccer Federation
ball CONCACAF, the N. American, Central American, and Caribbean Associations
ball U.S. Soccer Federation
ball U.S. Youth Soccer Association
ball Region 1 of US Youth Soccer
ball Eastern, New York Youth Soccer Association

US Youth Soccer is the largest member of the United Stated Soccer Federation, the governing body for soccer in the United States. US Youth Soccer is a nationwide body of over 600,000 volunteers and administrators, and over 300,000 dedicated coaches, most of whom also are volunteers. US Youth Soccer registers over 3,000,000 youth players between the ages of five and nineteen. US Youth Soccer is made up of 55 member State Associations; one in each state, and two in California, New York, Ohio, Pennsylvania and Texas.