Honolulu chosen to host 2018 US Youth Soccer Region IV Championships
Frisco, Texas to host 2018 National Championships
FRISCO, Texas (Aug. 21, 2017) — US Youth Soccer is proud to announce that Honolulu and the Hawaii Youth Soccer Association will host the 2018 US Youth Soccer Region IV (West) Championships as part of the US Youth Soccer National Championship Series, the country's oldest and most prestigious national youth soccer tournament. The games will take place at the Waipio Peninsula Soccer Complex.
The championships are expected to draw more than 4,000 players and an estimated 14,000 spectators.
The US Youth Soccer Region IV Championships consist of US Youth Soccer State Champions from 14 state associations, including host Hawaii Youth Soccer, as well as US Youth Soccer Far West Regional League Premier Division champions and drawn wildcard entries. Following individual state championship tournaments, the Regional Championships are the second leg of the US Youth Soccer National Championship Series.
The tournament will attract more than 220 boys and girls teams, ages 13-and-Under through 19-and-Under, from the 14 Western US Youth Soccer State Associations that make up US Youth Soccer Region IV (Alaska, Arizona, California North, California South, Colorado, Hawaii, Idaho, Montana, Nevada, New Mexico, Oregon, Utah, Washington and Wyoming).
“It is always exciting to begin planning future US Youth Soccer Regional Championships, and part of that initial planning is choosing the best possible host city for each of our four Regional Championships,” said Tom Mendoth, the Region IV Championships Chair. “Hawaii was a great host for the 2013 US Youth Soccer Region IV Championships, and we look forward to working with them again in 2018 for an even better tournament.”
Regional winners of the 13-and-Under through 19-and-Under brackets earn a berth to the 2018 US Youth Soccer National Championships.
2018 US Youth Soccer Region IV Championships | Honolulu, HI
Waipio Peninsula Soccer Complex
Round Robin: June 18-20
Quarters: June 22
Semis: June 23
Finals: June 24
The US Youth Soccer National Championship Series gives US Youth Soccer teams the opportunity to showcase their soccer skills against the best competition in the nation while emphasizing teamwork, discipline and fair play.
Annually, the US Youth Soccer National Championship Series provides the nation’s top collegiate coaches with the premier stage to identify and scout the most coveted players in the country. In 2017, more than 500 coaches attended the US Youth Soccer Regional Championships, including many of the top programs in the country.
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