Details Announced for US Youth Soccer National Championships
20 Jul, 2017
US Youth Soccer will provide ongoing live coverage of the 2017 US Youth Soccer National Championships, with more than 80 live games available next week. Competition at the National Championships will begin Tuesday, July 25, with first games scheduled to kick off at 7 a.m. CT.
The broadcasts — coming live from the National Championships in Frisco, Texas — will conclude a summer filled with exciting action that has seen the field narrowed from 10,000 teams at the state level to 96 sides competing on the National stage. Each of the teams who have earned their way to Nationals will have at least one of their group play games streamed live online.
“After a tremendous response from the last three years of live broadcasts, US Youth Soccer has again committed to providing best-in-class coverage from the 2017 US Youth Soccer National Championships in Frisco,” said Jim Martella, Chairman of the US Youth Soccer National Championship Series. “Every year, US Youth Soccer looks to highlight the achievements of these youth athletes as they reach the highest level of play for male and female players in the United States, and this is a great way to further enhance their experience and create lasting images of their pursuit for the National title.”
All live games will be available at no cost and in high definition, with commentators calling the action to further showcase the nation’s top athletes. To access the live streams for group play games on July 25-27, as well as semifinal and final matchups July 29-30, go to http://championships.usyouthsoccer.org/live.
Each of the 14 National Championship final matches, as well as broadcasts from several games each day throughout group play and the semifinals, will allow family, friends, scouts and fans live access to the moments that make the National Championships youth soccer’s highest achievement.
Tourbeau Sports Group, production partner for the National Championships, is a leader in live broadcasts, producing some of the most elite sporting events in the country. It works with groups such as U.S. Soccer, MLS, NWSL, NCAA and more — leveraging the latest technologies to become a cleaner, faster, more mobile company, while providing HD-quality productions to clients at every level of the industry.
Share this link, http://championships.usyouthsoccer.org/live, with anyone who is interested in watching the games live or on-demand following the completion of play.
Each summer, the US Youth Soccer National Championship Series crowns the boys and girls National Champion in seven age groups (13U through 19/20U). The finals are a culmination of a year-long series of competitions at the state and regional levels, which provides approximately 185,000 players on over 10,000 teams from 55 US Youth Soccer State Associations the opportunity to showcase their soccer skills against the best competition in the nation.
Annually, the US Youth Soccer National Championship Series provides the nation’s top collegiate and professional coaches with the premier stage to identify and scout the most coveted players in the country.
In addition to the live broadcasts of more than 80 games, daily highlight videos, photos, reports and complete results from the US Youth Soccer National Championships are available on http://championships.usyouthsoccer.org.
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 through 19/20U) from each regional event advance to the US Youth Soccer National Championships. The 15U through 19/20U 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.
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.