Tulsa, Okla., chosen to host 2015 US Youth Soccer National Championships
Nation's top youth soccer players to descend on Mohawk Soccer Complex
Barboursville, W.V., Fox Cities, Wisc., North Little Rock, Ark., and Boise, Idaho to host Regional Championships
FRISCO, Texas (July 31, 2014) — US Youth Soccer is proud to announce the dates and locations for the Regional and National Championships of the 2015 US Youth Soccer National Championship Series, the country’s oldest and most prestigious national youth soccer tournament. After another banner year in 2014, the 2015 US Youth Soccer National Championships will be held at the Mohawk Soccer Complex in Tulsa, Okla.
“We are excited to host the 2015 US Youth Soccer National Championships in Tulsa, Okla., and look forward to working with the Oklahoma Soccer Association and the complex staff,” said John Sutter, President of US Youth Soccer. “Each year, more than 10,000 teams play in our National Championship Series as teams test their development and skill; earning their way from state to regional events, with the ultimate goal of earning a ticket to the US Youth Soccer National Championships. The event continues to get better each year, and we expect Tulsa to help make the 2015 National Championships a great experience for the players.”
The US Youth Soccer National Championships will consist of US Youth Soccer Regional Champions in the Under-13 through Under-19 Boys and Girls age groups as well as the US Youth Soccer National League qualifiers in the Under-14 through Under-18 Boys and Girls age groups to complete the field of 96 teams.
Each year brings about new challenges and highlights the motivation and commitment of these youth as they continue pursuing their dreams of being one of the best youth soccer teams in the United States. The National Championships are the final stage of the US Youth Soccer National Championship Series and open to any US Youth Soccer member. The U.S. Soccer Federation initiated the open youth championships with the James P. McGuire Cup, the oldest trophy in youth sport, (Under-19 Boys) in 1935 and the tradition continues in 2015 with the McGuire Cup’s 80th anniversary.
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 2014, more than 700 coaches attended the US Youth Soccer Regional and National Championships.
2015 US Youth Soccer National Championships | Tulsa, Okla.
Mohawk Soccer Complex
Player Luncheon: July 20
Round Robin: July 21-23
Semi Finals: July 25 (U14-U18)
Finals: July 25 (U13 & U19); July 26 (U14-U18)
2015 US Youth Soccer Region I Championships | Barboursville, WV
Barboursville Soccer Complex
Opening Ceremony: June 25
Round Robin: June 26-28
Semis: June 29
Finals: June 30
2015 US Youth Soccer Region II Championships | Fox Cities, WI
USA Youth Sports Complex and Southwest Park
Registration: June 19
Round Robin: June 20-22
Semis: June 23
Finals: June 24
2015 US Youth Soccer Region III Championships | North Little Rock, AR
Burns Park Soccer Complex
Opening Ceremony: June 18
Round Robin: June 19- 21
Quarters: June 22 (U14, U15, U16)
Semis/Quarters: June 23 (Semifinals U13 & U19/ Quarters U17 & U18)
Finals/Semis: June 24 (Finals U13 & U19/ Semis U14-U18)
Finals: June 25 (Finals U14-U18)
2015 US Youth Soccer Region IV Championships | Boise, Idaho
Simplot Sports Complex
Round Robin: June 22-24
Quarters: June 26
Semis: June 27
Finals: June 28
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.
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About the US Youth Soccer National Championship Series – The US Youth Soccer National Championship Series provides more than 10,000 teams from US Youth Soccer's 55 State Associations the opportunity to showcase their abilities against the best in the nation while emphasizing teamwork, discipline and fair play. The yearlong competition begins with over 185,000 players in the US Youth Soccer State Championships. These champions and selected wildcard teams, through US Youth Soccer Regional Leagues, advance to compete in one of four US Youth Soccer Regional Championships. Champions (U-13 through U-19) from each regional event advance to the US Youth Soccer National Championships. The Under-14 through Under-18 Boys and Girls age groups have four teams representing the US Youth Soccer National League, in which the top two teams in each gender age group division earn a direct path to the National Championships. Overall, 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. For more information, visit http://championships.usyouthsoccer.org.
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