Colorado Springs, Colo., Team Advances to 2016 US Youth Soccer Region IV Championships
FRISCO, Texas (May 2, 2016) — By winning the recent US Youth Soccer Colorado State Championships, a Colorado Springs, Colo., area soccer team has qualified to compete in the 2016 US Youth Soccer Region IV (Far West) Championships.
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The team will be among the more than 212 top US Youth Soccer Boys and Girls teams from the 14 US Youth Soccer State Associations competing for the regional title, June 20-26 at the 2016 US Youth Soccer Region IV Championships at Simplot Sports Complex in Boise, Idaho. Daily reports and complete results from the tournament will be available on http://Championships.USYouthSoccer.org/regionIV.
The Region IV Championships feature top teams in the Under-13 through Under-19 age groups beginning with round robin games Monday, June 20, through Wednesday, June 22. Following a rest day, quarterfinal matches will be played Friday, June 24, with semifinals Saturday, June 25. The Region IV Champions will be crowned following final games on Sunday, June 26.
US Youth Soccer State Cup champions and select runners-up from 14 US Youth Soccer State Associations in Region IV, including host Idaho Soccer Association will participate. The other State Associations represented are Alaska, Arizona, California North, California South, Colorado, Hawaii, Montana, Nevada, New Mexico, Oregon, Utah, Washington and Wyoming.
Regional winners of the Under-13 through Under-19 age groups earn a berth to the 2016 US Youth Soccer National Championships, July 26-31, 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 dates and locations for the 2016 US Youth Soccer Regional Championships and the 2016 US Youth Soccer National Championships are as follows:
2016 US Youth Soccer Region I Championships | Barboursville, W.Va.
Barboursville Soccer Complex and Scott Orthopedic Soccer Complex
Opening Ceremony: June 30
Round Robin: July 1-3
Semis: July 4
Finals: July 5
2016 US Youth Soccer Region II Championships | Westfield, Ind.
Grand Park Sports Complex
Round Robin: June 24-26
Semis: June 28
Finals: June 29
2016 US Youth Soccer Region III Championships | Greenville, S.C.
MESA Soccer Complex
Opening Ceremony: June 23
Round Robin: June 24-26
Quarters: June 27 (U13B, U14, U15, U16)
Semis/ Quarters: June 28 (Semifinals U19/ Quarters U13G, U17 & U18)
Finals/ Semis: June 29 (Finals U19/ Semis U13-U18)
Finals: June 30 (Finals U13-U18)
2016 US Youth Soccer Region IV Championships | Boise, Idaho
Simplot Sports Complex
Round Robin: June 20-22
Quarters; June 24
Semis: June 25
Finals: June 26
2016 US Youth Soccer National Championships | Frisco, Texas
Toyota Soccer Center
Player Luncheon: July 25
Round Robin: July 26-28
Semis: July 30 (U14-U18)
Finals: July 30 (U13 & U19); July 31 (U14-U18)
For more information on the US Youth Soccer National Championships visit http://championships.usyouthsoccer.org, the online home for the US Youth Soccer National Championship Series providing the latest in news, information and more. Get all US Youth Soccer National Championship Series updates on Twitter @usysncs.