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FRISCO, Texas (June 17, 2014) – US Youth Soccer is proud to announce the schedule for the 2014 US Youth Soccer Region II (Midwest) Championships, which takes place June 21-25 at the John Ankeney Soccer Complex in Beavercreek, Ohio.
The US Youth Soccer Region II Championships, which will feature top Boys and Girls teams in the Under-13 through Under-19 age groups, will kick off with round robin games from Saturday, June 21, through Monday, June 23. Semifinal matches take place on Tuesday, June 24, and the US Youth Soccer Region II Champions will be crowned following final games on Wednesday, June 25. Fields for elimination rounds will be determined during the event to ensure the best possible surfaces.
US Youth Soccer State Cup Champions, Midwest Regional League Champions and select runners-up from 14 US Youth Soccer State Associations in Region II, including host Ohio South Soccer Association will participate. The other State Associations represented are Indiana, Illinois, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, North Dakota, Ohio North, South Dakota and Wisconsin.
Teams competing in the Regional Championships advanced through the first step of the US Youth Soccer National Championship Series, where more than 10,000 teams began their journey at the US Youth Soccer State Championships. State champions advance to the one of four US Youth Soccer Regional Championships, where 926 teams compete.
The US Youth Soccer National Championship Series is the country's oldest and most prestigious national youth soccer tournament. The event provides more than 185,000 players from US Youth Soccer's 55 state associations the opportunity to showcase their soccer skills against the best competition in the nation, while emphasizing teamwork, discipline and fair play. The Series is known as the ultimate destination for the country's collegiate soccer coaches and the future of soccer.
For complete game scores, stories, standings, video and more from the US Youth Soccer Regional and National Championships, visit the online home to the US Youth Soccer National Championship Series, http://championships.usyouthsoccer.org. For the latest in the Region II Championships, visit http://championships.usyouthsoccer.org/RegionII. Follow the moments from the US Youth Soccer National Championship Series and the Region II Championships on our Twitter, Facebook and Instagram. Share your moments with us using #ROADtoMD.