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Baton Rouge, La., teams advance to 2013 US Youth Soccer Region III Championships

 
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Baton Rouge, La., teams advance to 2013 US Youth Soccer Region III Championships

 
FRISCO, Texas (June 6, 2013) —By winning the recent US Youth Soccer Louisiana State Championships, three Baton Rouge, La., area soccer teams have qualified to compete in the US Youth Soccer Region III (South) Championships, presented by the National Guard.
 
Age Group
Champion
Hometown
U19 Boys
BRSC Black 94
Baton Rouge
U14 Girls
BRSC Black 99
Baton Rouge
U17 Girls
BRSC/CSC Alliance 96
Baton Rouge
 
 

The teams will be among the more than 200 top US Youth Soccer Boys and Girls teams from the 12 US Youth Soccer State Associations competing for the regional title, June 20-27 at the US Youth Soccer Region III Championships at the Edmond Soccer Club Complex in Edmond, Okla. Daily reports and complete results from the tournament will be available on http://Championships.USYouthSoccer.org/regionIII.
 
The Region III Championships feature top teams in the Under-13 through Under-19 age groups beginning Thursday, June 20, with opening ceremonies, at Wantland Stadium. Round robin games are Friday, June 21, through Sunday, June 23. Quarterfinal matches are Monday, June 24 for the U-14 – U-16 age groups and June 25 for the U-17 and U-18 age groups. Semifinals are Tuesday, June 25 for U-13 and U-19 and Wednesday, June 26 for U-14 – U-18. The Region III Champions will be crowned following final games on Wednesday, June 26 for U-13 and U-19 and Thursday, June 27 for U-14 – U-18.

US Youth Soccer State Cup Champions and select runners-up from 12 US Youth Soccer State Associations in Region III, including host Oklahoma Soccer Association will participate. The other State Associations represented are Alabama, Arkansas, Florida, Georgia, Louisiana, Mississippi, North Carolina, North Texas, South Carolina, South Texas and Tennessee.

Regional winners of the Under-13 through Under-19 age groups earn a berth to the 2013 US Youth Soccer National Championships, presented by the National Guard, July 22-28, at Overland Park Soccer Complex in Overland Park, Kan.
 
One of the 14 national crowns awarded is the James P. McGuire Cup, the oldest trophy in youth sport dating back to 1935 with the inaugural youth championships.

The dates and locations for the 2013 US Youth Soccer Regional Championships and the 2013 US Youth Soccer National Championships are:

US Youth Soccer Region I (East) Championships | Kingston, R.I.
University of Rhode Island
Opening Ceremony: June 27 | Meade Stadium
Round Robin: June 28-June 30
Semis: July 1
Finals: July 2
Teams: 256
Age Group: U12 – U19
 
US Youth Soccer Region II (Midwest) Championships | Des Moines, Iowa
James W. Cownie Sports Complex
Registration: June 21
Round Robin: June 22-24
Semis: June 25
Finals: June 26
Teams: 212
Age Group: U13 – U19
 
US Youth Soccer Region III (South) Championships | Edmond, Okla.
Edmond Soccer Club Complex
Opening Ceremony:  June 20 | Wantland Stadium
Round Robin: June 21-23
Quarters: June 24 (U14, U15, U16)
Semis/Quarters: June 25 (Semifinals U13 & U19/ Quarters U17 & U18)
Finals/Semis: June 26 (Finals U13 & U19 / Semifinals U14-U18)
Finals: June 27 (Finals U14-U18)
Teams: 208
Age Group: U13 – U19
 
US Youth Soccer Region IV (West) Championships | Honolulu, Hawaii
Waipio Peninsula Soccer Complex
Round Robin: June 17-19
Quarters: June 21
Semis: June 22
Finals: June 23
Teams: 248
Age Group: U12 – U19
 
US Youth Soccer National Championships | Overland Park, Kan.
Overland Park Soccer Complex
Player Luncheon: July 22
Round Robin: July 23-26
Finals: July 27-28
Total Number of Teams: 88
Age Group: U13 – 19
 
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.
 

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