Schedule announced for 2017 US Youth Soccer Region III Championships in North Carolina
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FRISCO, Texas (June 16, 2017) — US Youth Soccer is excited to announce the schedule for the 2017 US Youth Soccer Region III (South) Championships, to be played June 23-29 at BB&T Soccer Complex at Bryan Park in Greensboro, N.C.
The US Youth Soccer Region III Championships, which will feature top teams in the 13U through 19/20U age groups, beginning Thursday, June 22, with opening ceremonies at Greensboro Coliseum Complex. Group play games will take place Friday, June 23, through Sunday, June 25.
The dates for the quarterfinals, semifinals and finals in each gender age division are listed below.
Monday, June 26, 2017
Quarterfinals: 13UB, 14U, 15U, 16U
Tuesday, June 27, 2017
Quarterfinals: 13UG, 17U & 18U, 19/20UB
Wednesday, June 28, 2017
Semifinals: 13U-18U, 19/20UB
Thursday, June 29, 2017
Finals: 13U-18U, 19/20UB
US Youth Soccer State Cup Champions and select runners-up from 12 US Youth Soccer State Associations in Region III, 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 19/20U age groups earn a berth to the 2017 US Youth Soccer National Championships, July 24-30, 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 Region III Championships visit http://championships.usyouthsoccer.org/regionIII.
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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-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.
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