Jefferson Cup to announce 2015 top flight brackets at NSCAA Convention
(Via Richmond Strikers) – With the 2015 Jefferson Cup kicking off in less than three months, the competition brackets have been set and the tournament’s top flights will be announced at the National Soccer Coaches Association of America (NSCAA) Convention in Philadelphia on Friday, January 16.
Jefferson Cup top brackets will be announced at the Jefferson Cup/Richmond Strikers booth in the Pennsylvania Convention Center’s Exhibit Hall A on Friday, the first full day of the exhibition floor being open. The brackets will be displayed via PowerPoint with the boys presentation starting at 10 a.m. and the girls beginning at 1 p.m.
More than 200 elite youth teams have been admitted to the 2015 Jefferson Cup’s top flights. Entering its 36th year of play, the Jefferson Cup is widely regarded as one of the top showcase tournaments in the country. In 2014, over 150 State Cup champions, 17 regional champions and two national champion teams attended the event.
The 2015 tournament will host more than 1000 teams including reigning US Youth Soccer and US Club Soccer national, regional and state champions, in addition to strong Elite Clubs National League representation on the girls side. The Jefferson Cup will once again take place over three weekends, beginning March 6-8 with the boys event, then continuing with the U-10 to U-14 girls March 14-15 and finishing with the girls showcase divisions March 20-22. Games are played at venues across the greater Richmond, Va. area.
Full brackets for the 2015 Jefferson Cup will be released on the tournament website on Monday, January 19. A list of accepted teams has already been posted: 2015 Accepted Teams Lists- Boys | Girls U-10 to U-14 | Girls Showcase