US Youth Soccer Announces Details of Southern Regional Championships
19 Jun, 2018
US Youth Soccer is excited to announce the schedule for the 2018 US Youth Soccer Southern Regional Championships, to be played June 21-28 at BB&T Soccer Complex at Bryan Park in Greensboro, N.C.
The US Youth Soccer Southern Regional Championships, which will feature top teams in the 13U through 19U age groups, beginning Thursday, June 21, with opening ceremonies at Greensboro Coliseum Complex. Group play games will take place Friday, June 22, through Sunday, June 24.
The 19U boys and girls will be playing their preliminary games at the University of North Carolina at Greensboro on Saturday, June 23 and Sunday, June 24.
The dates for the quarterfinals, semifinals and finals in each gender age division are listed below.
Monday, June 25, 2018
Quarterfinals: 13UB, 14U, 15U, 16U
Tuesday, June 26, 2018
Quarterfinals: 13UG, 17U, 18U, 19U
Wednesday, June 27, 2018
Semifinals: All age groups
Thursday, June 28, 2018
Finals: All age groups
US Youth Soccer State Cup Champions and select runners-up from 12 US Youth Soccer State Associations in the Southern Region, including host North Carolina Youth Soccer Association, will participate. The other State Associations represented are Alabama, Arkansas, Florida, Georgia, Louisiana, Mississippi, North Texas, Oklahoma, South Carolina, South Texas and Tennessee.
Teams competing in the Regional Championships advanced through the first step of the US Youth Soccer National Championship Series, where more than 10,000 teams began their journey at the US Youth Soccer State Championships. State champions advance to the one of four US Youth Soccer Regional Championships, where nearly a thousand teams compete.
Regional winners of the 13U through 19U age groups earn a berth to the 2018 US Youth Soccer National Championships, July 23-29, 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 US Youth Soccer National Championship Series is the country's most prestigious national youth soccer tournament. The event provides more than 185,000 players from US Youth Soccer's 55 state associations, the opportunity to showcase their soccer skills against the best competition in the nation while emphasizing teamwork, discipline and fair play. The Series is known as the ultimate destination for the country's collegiate soccer coaches and the future of soccer.
For complete game scores, stories, standings, video and more from the regional and national finals, visit the online home to the US Youth Soccer National Championship Series, http://championships.usyouthsoccer.org/. For the latest in the Southern Regional Championships visit http://championships.usyouthsoccer.org/South/.
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 13U-19U from each regional event advance to the US Youth Soccer National Championships. The 14U through 18U Boys and Girls age groups have four teams representing the US Youth Soccer National League. 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. ....