US Youth Soccer ODP Coming to IMG in Bradenton

16 Dec, 2013

Event Features Boys from 1998 Age Group

The US Youth Soccer Olympic Development Program (US Youth Soccer ODP) Boys Winter Interregional will take place Dec. 20-22 at the IMG Academy in Bradenton, Fla. The event, for which schedules and rosters were just released, will feature boys from the 1998 age group.

Teams from each of the four regions, comprised of the nation’s top players selected from US Youth Soccer State Association and regional level evaluations, will participate in the event. 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.

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 Winter Interregional will include players primarily in the 2015-2016 graduation classes.

Rosters for the 2013 US Youth Soccer ODP Boys Winter Interregional are available here

For complete information on the US Youth Soccer ODP Boys Winter Interregional, including, scores, schedules and more, visit http://tournaments.usyouthsoccer.org/events/2013-ODP-Boys-Interregionals/. Also, keep up with the action on Twitter: @usysodp.

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 Winter Interregional Schedule*

IMG Academy, Bradenton, Fla.

Friday, Dec. 20
10:00 AM             1998       Region I v. Region III       Field 2
10:00 AM             1998       Region II v. Region IV     Field 3

Saturday, Dec. 21
12:00 PM             1998       Region IV v. Region I       Field 2
12:00 PM             1998       Region III v. Region II      Field 3

Sunday, Dec. 22
8:00 AM               1998       Region I v. Region II        Field 2
8:00 AM               1998       Region III v. Region IV    Field 3

*Game times and locations are subject to change

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.


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