Alaska Teams Advance to 2017 US Youth Soccer Region IV Championships
FRISCO, Texas (April 18, 2017) — By winning the US Youth Soccer Alaska State Championships, the following teams have qualified to compete in the 2017 US Youth Soccer Region IV (West) Championships.
||Alaska Rush 04
||Alaska Eclipse 03
||AYSC Arsenal 01
||Cook Inlet SC 04
||Valley Revolution 99
The teams will be among the more than 230 top US Youth Soccer Boys and Girls teams from the 14 US Youth Soccer State Associations competing for the regional title, June 19-25 at the US Youth Soccer Region IV Championships at the 60 Acres Soccer Complex in Redmond, Wash., within the Seattle metropolitan area. Daily reports and complete results from the tournament will be available on http://Championships.USYouthSoccer.org/regionIV.
The Region IV Championships feature top teams in the 13U through 19/20U age groups beginning with round robin games Monday, June 19, through Wednesday, June 21. Following a rest day, quarterfinal matches will be played Friday, June 23, with semifinals Saturday, June 24. The Region IV Champions will be crowned following final games on Sunday, June 25.
US Youth Soccer State Cup champions and select runners-up from 14 US Youth Soccer State Associations in Region IV, including host Washington Youth Soccer will participate. The other State Associations represented are Alaska, Arizona, California North, California South, Colorado, Hawaii, Idaho, Montana, Nevada, New Mexico, Oregon, Utah and Wyoming.
Regional winners of the 13U through 19/20U age groups earn a berth to the 2017 US Youth Soccer National Championships, July 24-30, at the Toyota Soccer Center in Frisco, Texas. One of the 14 national crowns awarded is the James P. McGuire Cup, the oldest trophy in youth sports, dating back to 1935 with the inaugural youth championships.
The dates and locations for the 2017 US Youth Soccer Regional Championships and the 2017 US Youth Soccer National Championships are as follows:
2017 US Youth Soccer Region I Championships | Spotsylvania, Va.
Virginia Soccer Training Center, Patriot Park & Embrey Mill Complex
Round Robin: June 30 -July 2
Semis: July 3
Finals: July 4
2017 US Youth Soccer Region II Championships | Sioux Falls, S.D.
Yankton Trail Park
Round Robin: June 23-25
Semis: June 27
Finals: June 28
2017 US Youth Soccer Region III Championships | Greensboro, N.C.
Bryan Park Soccer Complex
Opening Ceremony: June 22
Round Robin: June 23-25
Quarters: June 26 (13UB, 14U, 15U, 16U)
Semis/ Quarters: June 27 (Semifinals 19U/ Quarters 13UG, 17U & 18U)
Finals/ Semis: June 28 (Finals 19U/ Semis 13U-18U)
Finals: June 29 (Finals 13U-18U)
2017 US Youth Soccer Region IV Championships | Seattle, Wash.
60 Acres Soccer Complex
Registration: June 18
Round Robin: June 19-21
Semis: June 24
Finals: June 25
2017 US Youth Soccer National Championships | Frisco, Texas
Toyota Soccer Center
Player Luncheon: July 24
Round Robin: July 25-27
Semis: July 29 (15U-19/20U)
Finals: July 29 (13U & 14U); July 30 (15U-19/20U)
For more information on the US Youth Soccer National Championships visit http://championships.usyouthsoccer.org, the online home for the US Youth Soccer National Championship Series providing the latest in news, information and more. Get all US Youth Soccer National Championship Series updates are on Twitter @usysncs.