Schedule announced for US Youth Soccer Region II Championships
FRISCO, Texas (Via US Youth Soccer) – US Youth Soccer has announced the schedule for the 2016 US Youth Soccer Region II (Midwest) Championships to be played June 24-29 at Grand Park Sports Complex in Westfield, Ind.
The US Youth Soccer Region II Championships, which will feature top teams in the Under-13 through Under-19 age groups, kick off with round robin games Friday, June 24, through Sunday, June 26. Following a day of rest, semifinal matches are Tuesday, June 28, and finals are Wednesday, June 29.
US Youth Soccer State Cup and Midwest Regional League wildcards from 14 US Youth Soccer State Associations in Region II, including host Indiana, will participate. The other state associations represented include Illinois, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, North Dakota, Ohio North, Ohio South, South Dakota and Wisconsin.
Teams competing in the Regional Championships advanced through the first step of the US Youth Soccer National Championship Series, where more than 10,000 teams began their journey at the US Youth Soccer State Championships. State champions advance to the one of four US Youth Soccer Regional Championships, where over 900 teams compete.
Regional winners of the Under-13 through Under-19 age groups earn a berth to the 2016 US Youth Soccer National Championships, July 26-31, at the Toyota Soccer Center in Frisco, Texas.