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FRISCO, Texas (June 10, 2019) — US Youth Soccer is excited to announce the schedule for the 2019 US Youth Soccer Southern Regional Championships, to be played June 21-27 at Burbank Soccer Complex in Baton Rouge, La.
The US Youth Soccer Southern Regional Championships, which will feature top teams in the 13U through 19U age groups, begin Thursday, June 20, with a Player Fest at Olympia Stadium. Group play games will take place Friday, June 21, through Sunday, June 23.
The dates for the quarterfinals, semifinals and finals in each gender age division are listed below.
Monday, June 24, 2019
Quarterfinals: 13UB, 14U, 15U, 16U
Tuesday, June 25, 2019
Quarterfinals: 13UG, 17U, 18U, 19UG
Wednesday, June 26, 2019
Semifinals: 13U-18U & 19UG
Thursday, June 27, 2019
Finals: 13U-18U & 19UG
US Youth Soccer State Cup Champions, National League Conference winners and select runners-up and wildcards from 12 US Youth Soccer State Associations in the Southern Region, including host Louisiana Soccer Association, will participate. The other State Associations represented are Alabama, Arkansas, Florida, Georgia, Mississippi, North Carolina, 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 19U age groups earn a berth to the 2019 US Youth Soccer National Championships, July 22-28, at the Overland Park Soccer Complex in Overland Park, Kan. 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 Southern Regional Championships visit http://championships.usyouthsoccer.org/South/.
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