Schedule announced for 2016 US Youth Soccer ODP Championships
FRISCO, Texas (Via US Youth Soccer) — The schedule is now available for the 2016 US Youth Soccer Olympic Development Program (US Youth Soccer ODP) Championships, which will be played Feb. 26-28 at the Reach 11 Sports Complex in Phoenix. The US Youth Soccer ODP Championships will feature teams in the 1999 and 2000 age groups.
The participating teams have qualified by winning their respective age group at the US Youth Soccer ODP Regional Championships. Utah claimed its first ODP Championship last year in the 1999 Boys age group. Cal South took home the remaining titles in 2015 after sweeping the 2013 and 2014 ODP Championships.
2016 US Youth Soccer ODP Championship Qualifiers
1999 Girls – Virginia, Michigan, Florida, Cal South
1999 Boys – Eastern New York, Minnesota, North Carolina, Washington
2000 Girls – Eastern New York, Illinois, North Carolina, Cal South
2000 Boys – Virginia, Michigan, Georgia, Cal South
The state-level US Youth Soccer ODP Boys and Girls teams will play semifinal matches on Friday, Feb. 26, beginning at 1 p.m., with championship and consolation matches to be played Sunday, Feb. 28 beginning at 8 a.m.
Players try out for the US Youth Soccer ODP through a series of trials at their US Youth Soccer State Association.
2016 US Youth Soccer ODP Championships Schedule:
|Semifinal Matches – Friday, Feb. 26|
|1:00 p.m.||2000 Girls||North Carolina 00||Illinois 00||Field 11|
|3:00 p.m.||2000 Girls||Cal South 00||Eastern New York 00||Field 12|
|1:00 p.m.||2000 Boys||Cal South 00||Georgia 00||Field 12|
|3:00 p.m.||2000 Boys||Virginia 00||Michigan 00||Field 11|
|5:30 p.m.||1999 Girls||Michigan 99||Florida 99||Field 11|
|8:00 p.m.||1999 Girls||Virginia 99||Cal South 99||Field 12|
|5:30 p.m.||1999 Boys||Minnesota 99||Washington 99||Field 12|
|8:00 p.m.||1999 Boys||Eastern New York 99||North Carolina 99||Field 11|
|Consolation Matches – Sunday, Feb. 28|
|8:00 a.m.||2000 Boys||Field 11|
|8:30 a.m.||2000 Girls||Field 14|
|10:00 a.m.||1999 Boys||Field 12|
|10:30 a.m.||1999 Girls||Field 13|
|Championship Matches – Sunday, Feb. 28|
|8:00 a.m.||2000 Boys||Field 12|
|8:30 a.m.||2000 Girls||Field 13|
|10:00 a.m.||1999 Boys||Field 11|
|10:30 a.m.||1999 Girls||Field 14|