NJ Youth Soccer announces launch of NJYS Futsal State Cup
East Windsor, NJ (Via NJ Youth Soccer) ― New Jersey Youth Soccer has announced an expansion of its programming with the launch of the NJYS Futsal State Cup, which will officially kick-off in early 2019. Online registration for this exciting inaugural event will open later this month.
“NJ Youth Soccer is thrilled to launch this tournament and offer additional programming for our membership,” said Evelyn Gill, NJYS President. “We see the growing interest in futsal and we look forward to providing this new opportunity with top level competition.”
The NJYS Futsal State Cup tournament format will be 5v5 futsal. Each team that enters will play at least three 30-minute games, with a semifinal and a final if a team advances to that stage. The girls’ age groups will play their state championship event on Saturday, January 26, while the boys’ state championship competition will be held on Saturday, February 2. Both the boys and girls events will be held at the state-of-the-art Sportika Sports complex at 150 Woodward Road in Manalapan Township, N.J.
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The NJYS Futsal State Cup is created for teams in the U11/U12, U13, U14, U15 and U16/17 age groups. Winners can also look forward to taking part in US Futsal’s prestigious Regional Championship event that will be held from February 15-19, 2019, at the Atlantic City Convention Center in Atlantic City, N.J.
“We are delighted that NJ Youth Soccer is augmenting its programming with the Futsal State Cup,” said Alex Para, U.S Futsal President and CEO. “We look forward to supporting their endeavors and growing this tournament in the years to come.”
The NJYS Futsal State Cup will be managed by EDP Soccer, one of the leading league and tournament companies in the country.