By Nikolai Karpinski 
BELLEVILLE – Will Belleville soon be home to a professional soccer team?
According to media reports, members of FC Kingston, a professional soccer club, are looking for local support to make it happen.
With enough support, local team Quinte-Belleville Royals will be submitted for approval to play in the 2016 season of League1 Ontario . League 1 is a competitive soccer organization comprised of 13 teams across the province. The season for League 1 lasts from May to October. Deadline for this application is Oct. 23.
The Royals would play home games at the Mary Ann Sills Park , Field 2.
Lorne Abugov, chairman of Kingston-Belleville soccer, explains the tier system for Canadian soccer:http://www.qnetnews.ca/wp-content/uploads/2015/09/lorne-ab-a-gov-explains-lg1-0300pm.mp3 
To register with League 1, the Royals will need a group of businesses for sponsorship. They are also looking for a local fan base to help sell tickets and merchandise.