Premiers August 7 at 11 a.m. ET
FRISCO, Texas (August 3, 2010)
– On Saturday, August 7 at 11 a.m. ET, the 2010 US Youth Soccer National Championships
will be featured on Fox Soccer Channel during the one-hour US Youth Soccer National Championships Highlights Show presented by adidas.
The highlight show features game footage from all 12 championship matches from Saturday, July 24, and Sunday, July 25, at Overland Park Soccer Complex, in Overland Park, Kan. In addition to game footage, feature stories will give viewers insight on what it feels like to be one of the top 60 teams
in the nation.
The national championships consist of US Youth Soccer Regional Champions in the Under-14 through Under-19 Boys and Girls age groups as well as the US Youth Soccer National League
qualifiers in the Under-15 through Under-17 Boys and Girls age groups to complete the field of 60 teams.
Each year brings about new challenges and highlights the motivation and commitment of these youth as they continue pursuing their dreams of being one of the best youth soccer teams in the U.S. The national championships are the final leg of the US Youth Soccer National Championship Series and open to any US Youth Soccer member. The U.S. Soccer Federation initiated the open youth championships with the James P. McGuire Cup, the oldest trophy in youth sport, (Under-19 Boys) in 1935. Since its creation in 1974, US Youth Soccer has added 11 divisions to the national championship tournament, most recently with the Under-14 and Under-15 Boys and Girls divisions in 2001 to create the current format.
The 75th anniversary of the James P. McGuire Cup, the Under-19 Boys US Youth Soccer National Championship final was broadcast live on Fox Soccer Channel and now can be streamed on-demand at foxsoccer.tv
Check your local listings for additional show times of the 2010 US Youth Soccer National Championships Highlights Show on Fox Soccer Channel.
In addition to the television coverage of the national championships, The US Youth Soccer Show
airs monthly on Fox Soccer Channel. The 30-minute program takes viewers inside the world of US Youth Soccer and offers exciting stories and information for youth players and their families. Past episodes of the program are available for free via iTunes and for download on 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
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