FRISCO, Texas (May 31, 2018) — The schedule is now available for the 2018 US Youth Soccer Olympic Development Program (ODP) East Region Championships, which will kick off with preliminary games June 8-10.
The event will feature more than 175 state-level US Youth Soccer ODP teams from the 15 State Associations that comprise the US Youth Soccer East Region, and it will include competition for players in the 2001 through 2005 birth-year age groups.
In the preliminary round, boys games will take place at the Kirkwood Soccer Complex in New Castle, Del., while girls games will be played at Rider University in Lawrence Township, N.J. The 2001-2003 age groups will hold semifinals and finals June 23-24 at the Kirkwood Soccer Complex, with specific game times and field locations to be announced in the coming weeks.
The US Youth Soccer East Region includes the following State Associations: Connecticut, Delaware, Eastern New York, Eastern Pennsylvania, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York West, Pennsylvania West, Rhode Island, Vermont, Virginia and West Virginia.
US Youth Soccer ODP is the original Olympic development program. With programs in all 55 US Youth Soccer State Associations, it is available to any player. US Youth Soccer ODP is the only elite player development program that can claim members of Major League Soccer and the National Women’s Soccer League, as well as the majority of current and past national and youth national team members, as alumni.