San Luis de Quillota is one of the oldest Chilean Football clubs, based in Quillota, Valparaíso Region, about 120 km from the capital Santiago de Chile. San Luis de Quillota plays in the Chilean Primera B Division being the last Champion Division in the Opening 2013. Depending of results of Clausura Championship, starting next January 5, San Luis de Quillota will have a new opportunity to return to the honour First A Division in May 2014.
The club was founded on December 8, 1919 in one of the class rooms of a local school (today Instituto Rafael Ariztía de Quillota), choosing as the first president to Manuel Calcagno. The name was in honour of one of the religious founders of the school, (Congregación de Hermanos Marista), Brother Luis. In almost 100 years of history, the Club is one of the references in the region of Valparaiso and nationally, being one of the main "players-factory" in Chile. In 2013, 7 to 8 in-house formed players are the main actors every weekend in the local Championship, having one of the youngest age average in Chile (23 years old). Main work is focused in small Divisions, such us under 11, 13, 15 and under 17 years.
Quillota is about 90.000 people, and a transition city between Santiago, the Capital, and Valparaiso, main port of the republic. San Luis de Quillota besides is one of the teams with bigger attendants in First B Division (number 3 in the most recent ranking, after Deportes Temuco and Deportes Coquimbo) and bigger of almost half of the First A Division, with an average about 3.000 peoples per game as a Local.