Boys’ ODP Interregional to be Played in Bradenton, FL
4 Dec, 2013
Schedule and Rosters Announced for Key US Youth Soccer Event
The US Youth Soccer Olympic Development Program (US Youth Soccer ODP) Boys NCAA Interregional will take place Dec. 13-15 at Braden River Soccer Club in Bradenton, Fla. Rosters and schedules are now available for this event. The nation’s top boys in the 1996 and 1997 birth years will compete in the event, which provides greater exposure of these players to collegiate and national team coaches.
The ODP Boys NCAA Interregional will coincide with the 2013 Nike International Friendlies, which take place Dec. 9-15 in nearby Lakewood Ranch, Fla. The U.S. Under-17 Men's National Team will face Brazil, England and Portugal at 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 NCAA Interregional includes players in the 2014-2016 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 competitions.
Keep up with schedules and results throughout play at http://tournaments.usyouthsoccer.org/events/2013-ODP-Boys-Interregionals/.
US Youth Soccer ODP is the nation's original player identification program. With programs in all 55 US Youth Soccer State Associations, it is available to any player, regardless of hometown or club affiliation. US Youth Soccer ODP has continued its tradition of elite competition and player development for more than 30 years, and is the only development program that can claim members of Major League Soccer, the National Women’s Soccer League, and a majority of current and past national and youth national team members as alumni. To learn more, visit www.usyouthsoccer.org/programs/OlympicDevelopmentProgram.
US Youth Soccer ODP Boys NCAA Interregional
Braden River Soccer Club | Bradenton, Fla.
Friday, Dec. 13
2:00 PM 1997 Region I v. Region II Field 4
2:00 PM 1997 Region III v. Region IV Field 5
4:00 PM 1996 Region I v. Region II Field 4
4:00 PM 1996 Region III v. Region IV Field 3
Saturday, Dec. 14
2:00 PM 1997 Region IV v. Region II Field 4
2:00 PM 1997 Region III v. Region I Field 5
4:00 PM 1996 Region III v. Region I Field 3
4:00 PM 1996 Region IV v. Region II Field 4
Sunday, Nov. 15
8:00 AM 1997 Region I v. Region IV Field 4
8:00 AM 1997 Region II v. Region III Field 5
9:30 AM 1996 Region I v. Region IV Field 4
9:30 AM 1996 Region II v. Region III Field 5
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 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.