First-ever US Youth Soccer Futsal National Championships Comes to Virginia Beach, Va. in 2023
FRISCO, Texas (August 29, 2022) – US Youth Soccer (USYS) is pleased to announce that its 2023 Futsal National Championships, the first-ever of its kind and hosted in collaboration with United Futsal, will be held February 24-26, 2023, at the Virginia Beach Sports Center in Virginia Beach, Virginia.
US Youth Soccer is eager to illustrate its commitment to one of its core values – inclusivity – and will do so by enabling State Associations to provide their member clubs the opportunity to participate in this new, structured tournament.
“We are pleased to provide USYS with a singular national event so that our members will have a clear pathway to success,” said US Youth Soccer CEO Skip Gilbert. “USYS is on a mission to provide world-class support, resources and leadership, helping every member fulfill their goals on and off the field of play.”
“United Futsal gives US Youth Soccer an opportunity to establish futsal as a cornerstone of our programming. Futsal develops skills that innumerable players have touted as the key to their success on the field. US Youth Soccer recognizes this value, and by offering this event, will reward those players and clubs with a pathway to achievement.”
United Futsal’s expertise and reputation earned through years of organizing some of the country’s premier futsal programs and events will provide invaluable support to augment the experience and resources that US Youth Soccer will offer.
“We are thrilled to be back working with USYS to deliver outstanding value for its members,” said United Futsal President Rob Andrews. “Our collective years of experience, combined with the talent-rich USYS State Association futsal clubs and programming, will allow us to create a true competition pathway for all USYS members.”
“We are thrilled to be hosting the 2023 US Youth Soccer Futsal National Championships in Virginia Beach at the Virginia Beach Sports Center,” said Virginia Beach Sports Marketing Director Dani Timm. “We look forward to rolling out the red carpet for the athletes, coaches, and spectators during the championships. We hope that everyone visiting during the championship week gets an opportunity to enjoy our beautiful beaches, world-renowned boardwalk, incredible dining, and second-to-none hospitality.”
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ABOUT THE UNITED STATES YOUTH SOCCER ASSOCIATION (US YOUTH SOCCER)
US Youth Soccer, the largest youth sport organization in the country, is on a mission to provide world-class support, resources, and leadership, helping every member fulfill their goals on and off the field of play. US Youth Soccer registers nearly 2.5 million players annually. Through its programming, resources and leadership, US Youth Soccer is advancing the game for its 54 Member State Associations, 10,000 clubs and leagues and nearly 1 million administrators, coaches, and volunteers. US Youth Soccer connects families and communities to the power of sports and its shared love of soccer. US Youth Soccer provides a path for every player, offering programs that provide a fun, safe and healthy environment for players at every level of the game.
ABOUT UNITED FUTSAL
UNITED FUTSAL is the industry leader in providing the highest-level tournaments and events for youth futsal players in the world. Since 2010, over 100,000 athletes, coaches, fans, and referees representing 25 countries have participated in its World Futsal Cup, World Futsal Championships and FUTURES™ programs and precursory events. We Are Futsal™.
For more information, visit unitedfutsal.com.