The rosters and schedule have been released for the annual US Youth Soccer Olympic Development Program (US Youth Soccer ODP) Boys Thanksgiving Interregional, which will take place Nov. 30-Dec. 2 at Grande Sports World in Casa Grande, Ariz. Teams from each of the four regions, comprised of nearly 150 of the nation’s top players selected from US Youth Soccer State Association and regional level evaluations, will participate in the event.
Continuing its tradition of elite competition and player development, youth from the nation's top player identification program, US Youth Soccer ODP, will train and compete in front of national staff and collegiate coaches to maximize their exposure for selection to the next level of play. The 2013 US Youth Soccer ODP Boys Thanksgiving Interregional will include players in the 2017-2019 graduation classes.
US Youth Soccer is divided into four regions, Region I (East), Region II (Midwest), Region III (South) and Region IV (West) to assist in national competition and training.
Schedules, results and standings for each age group can be found here.
US Youth Soccer ODP is the original Olympic Development Program and the only elite player development program that can claim members of Major League Soccer, as well as a majority of current and past national and youth team members, as alumni.
2013 US Youth Soccer ODP Boys Thanksgiving Interregional Schedule
Grande Sports World | Casa Grande, Ariz.
Saturday, Nov. 30
2:00 PM 2000 Region I v. Region III Field 5
2:00 PM 2000 Region II v. Region IV Field 6
4:00 PM 1999 Region I v. Region III Field 5
4:00 PM 1999 Region II v. Region IV Field 6
Sunday, Dec. 1
2:00 PM 2000 Region II v. Region III Field 5
2:00 PM 2000 Region I v. Region IV Field 6
4:00 PM 1999 Region II v. Region III Field 5
4:00 PM 1999 Region IV v. Region I Field 6
Monday, Dec. 2
8:00 AM 2000 Region IV v. Region III Field 5
8:00 AM 2000 Region II v. Region I Field 6
8:00 AM 1999 Region I v. Region II Field 7
8:00 AM 1999 Region III v. Region IV Field 8
About US Youth Soccer Olympic Development Program (US Youth Soccer ODP) - US Youth Soccer ODP, established in 1977, is the original Olympic development program in the United States. Formed to identify a pool of players in each age group from which a National Team could be selected for international competition, selected players are exposed to the nation's top coaches from collegiate institutions, U.S. Soccer and the professional leagues. Programs exist in each state and with competitions such as the US Youth Soccer ODP National Championships, Interregional Training/Competition, Regional Camps and International play. US Youth Soccer ODP continues to lead the way in elite player identification and development. US Youth Soccer ODP is an approved program of the U.S. Soccer Federation.
About the United States Youth Soccer Association (US Youth Soccer) – US Youth Soccer - "The Game for ALL Kids!" is the largest youth sports organization in the country and largest member of the United States Soccer Federation, the governing body of soccer in the United States. US Youth Soccer registers more than 3 million players annually, ages 5 to 19, and over 900,000 administrators, coaches and volunteers in 55 member State Associations. US Youth Soccer programs provide a fun, safe and healthy environment for players at every level of the game. For more information, visit www.USYouthSoccer.org.