Top 10 nominees for Save and Goal of the Year to open for voting
January 26, 2012 12:00 AM
Save of the Year voting period: Jan. 30 – Feb. 3
Goal of the Year voting period: Feb. 6 – Feb. 10
National winner to be named at US Youth Soccer Awards Gala
Twitter: @USYouthSoccer, live announcement of national winner
FRISCO, Texas (January 26, 2012)
– After receiving numerous worthy submissions, US Youth Soccer has narrowed the field down to 10 Goal of the Year and 10 Save of the Year official nominees. The general soccer community now has the chance to determine the 2011 winners in each category through an online voting process at USYouthSoccer.org
and on Facebook.com
beginning on January 30.
The nomination process was open to any US Youth Soccer player in the Under-6 through Under-18 age groups. After the online voting is closed, the Goal and Save of the Year Awards will be presented at the US Youth Soccer Awards Gala
, held in conjunction with the US Youth Soccer Workshop
Save of the Year voting: 9 a.m. Monday, Jan. 30 – 5 p.m. Friday, Feb. 3
2011 Top Ten Save of the Year Nominees
||NASA 12 Elite 2
||Elk Grove 98G
||FC Stars of Mass
||Oak Brook, Ill.
||Overland Park, Kan.
||Cedar Park, Texas
Goal of the Year voting: 9 a.m. Monday, Feb. 6 – 5 p.m. Friday, Feb. 10
2011 Top Ten Goal of the Year Nominees
||Holly Springs, N.C.
||Palo Alto SC
||Palo Alto, Calif.
||Sioux Falls, S.D.
For more information about attending the 2012 US Youth Soccer Workshop, held in Boston, Feb. 16-18, 2012, please visit www.USYouthSoccer.org/workshop
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