Sicklerville, N.J., Teams Advance to 2016 US Youth Soccer Region I Championships
FRISCO, Texas (May 31, 2016) — By winning the recent US Youth Soccer New Jersey State Championships, two Sicklerville, N.J., area soccer teams have qualified to compete in the 2016 US Youth Soccer Region I (East) Championships.
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The teams will be among the more than 260 top US Youth Soccer Boys and Girls teams from the 15 US Youth Soccer State Associations competing for the regional title, June 30-July 5 at the US Youth Soccer Region I Championships at both the Barboursville Soccer Complex and the Scott Orthopedic Soccer Complex in Barboursville, W.Va. Daily reports and complete results from the tournament will be available on http://championships.usyouthsoccer.org/regionI.
The Region I Championships feature top teams in the Under-12 through Under-19 age groups beginning with round robin games Friday, July 1, through Sunday, July 3. Semifinal matches will be played Monday, July 4 and the Region I Champions will be crowned following final games on July 5.
US Youth Soccer State Cup champions and select runners-up from 15 US Youth Soccer State Associations in Region I, including host West Virginia Soccer Association will participate. The other State Associations represented are Connecticut, Delaware, Eastern New York, Eastern Pennsylvania, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York West, Pennsylvania West, Rhode Island, Vermont and Virginia.
Regional winners of the Under-13 through Under-19 age groups earn a berth to the 2016 US Youth Soccer National Championships, July 25-31, 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 2016 US Youth Soccer Regional Championships and the 2016 US Youth Soccer National Championships are as follows:
2016 US Youth Soccer Region I Championships | Barboursville, W.Va.
Barboursville Soccer Complex and Scott Orthopedic Soccer Complex
Opening Ceremony: June 30
Round Robin: July 1-3
Semis: July 4
Finals: July 5
2016 US Youth Soccer Region II Championships | Westfield, Ind.
Grand Park Sports Complex
Round Robin: June 24-26
Semis: June 28
Finals: June 29
2016 US Youth Soccer Region III Championships | Greenville, S.C.
MeSA Soccer Complex
Opening Ceremony: June 23
Round Robin: June 24-26
Quarters: June 27 (U13B, U14, U15, U16)
Semis/ Quarters: June 28 (Semifinals U19/ Quarters U13G, U17 & U18)
Finals/ Semis: June 29 (Finals U19/ Semis U13-U18)
Finals: June 30 (Finals U13-U18)
2016 US Youth Soccer Region IV Championships | Boise, Idaho
Simplot Sports Complex
Round Robin: June 20-22
Quarters; June 24
Semis: June 25
Finals: June 26
2016 US Youth Soccer National Championships | Frisco, Texas
Toyota Soccer Center
Player Luncheon: July 25
Round Robin: July 26-28
Semis: July 30 (U14-U18)
Finals: July 30 (U13 & U19); July 31 (U14-U18)
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.