2019 US Youth Soccer Eastern Regional Championships Ready to Kick Off in West Virginia
26 Jun, 2019
US Youth Soccer is proud to announce the schedule for the 2019 US Youth Soccer Eastern Regional Championships, to be held June 28 through July 4 at the Barboursville Soccer Complex and the Shawnee Sports Complex in West Virginia.
The US Youth Soccer Eastern Regional Championships will feature top teams in the 12U through 19U age groups. Round robin games will take place Friday, June 28 through Sunday, June 30. Depending on your age group, quarterfinals and semifinal matches will be played July 1-3. The US Youth Soccer Eastern Regional Champions will be crowned following final games on Wednesday and Thursday, July 3-4
US Youth Soccer State Champions, National League Conference qualifiers and select wildcards in the 12U through 19U Boys and Girls age groups from 15 State Associations, including from host West Virginia Youth Soccer Association will participate in the event. The other state associations represented include Connecticut, Delaware, Eastern New York, Eastern Pennsylvania, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York West, Pennsylvania West, Rhode Island, Vermont and Virginia.
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.
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 Eastern Regional Championships, visit http://championships.usyouthsoccer.org/East.
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 National League Conferences, 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 19U 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 largest youth sport organization in the country, is on a mission to make soccer the preeminent youth sport in the country. US Youth Soccer registers 3 million players annually, ages 5 to 19. Through its programming, resources and leadership, US Youth Soccer is advancing the game for its 55 Member State Associations, 10,000 clubs and leagues and nearly 1 million administrators, coaches and volunteers. US Youth Soccer connects families and communities to the power of sports and its shared love of soccer. US Youth Soccer provides a path for every player, offering programs that provide a fun, safe and healthy environment for players at every level of the game. For more information, visit www.USYouthSoccer.org.