2014 US Youth Soccer ODP Championships
Event: The Championships for the US Youth Soccer Olympic Development Program, which spotlights the future stars of United States soccer. State teams first compete in a regional event to determine which teams will vie for the top spot in the nation. The winners will compete in Phoenix for the right to be crowned US Youth Soccer ODP Champion.
Dates: Feb. 28-March 2, 2014
The Reach 11 Sports Complex
2425 E. Deer Valley Road
Phoenix, AZ 85050
Participants: The 1997 and 1998 age groups.
Qualifying Teams: TBA
The 2013 US Youth Soccer Olympic Development Program (US Youth Soccer ODP) Championships were held March 1-3, 2013 at FC Dallas Stadium Complex in Frisco, Texas.
State-level US Youth Soccer ODP Boys and Girls teams in the 1996 and 1997 age groups (determined by birth year) played semifinal matches on Friday, March 1 and championship and consolation matches were played Sunday, March 3. The teams that competed qualified by winning their respective age group at their US Youth Soccer ODP Regional Championships.
The players must try out for the high-level program through a series of trials at their local, State Association and then Regional levels. Those selected are exposed to the nation's best coaches, trainers and facilities.
The 2013 US Youth Soccer ODP Championships were the first time one state association has won all four division titles at the event.
1996 Girls Champion – California South
1996 Boys Champion – California South
1997 Girls Champion – California South
1997 Boys Champion – California South
2013 ODP Championship Qualifiers
1996 Girls Teams:
New Jersey, Indiana, Georgia, California South
1996 Boys Teams:
Eastern Pennsylvania, Wisconsin, North Carolina, California South
1997 Girls Teams:
Eastern New York, Michigan, North Texas, California South
Past ODP Championships: