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Boys Jun 30, 2018

Sixty-eight teams qualify for US Youth Soccer National Championships

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+Midwest Regional Championship Recap

FRISCO, Texas (Via US Youth Soccer) — US Youth Soccer has announced the 14 champions of the 2018 US Youth Soccer Midwest Regional Championships, adding to the list of teams that have qualified for the 2018 US Youth Soccer National Championships in Frisco, Texas.

2018 US Youth Soccer Midwest Regional Champions

Age Group Team Hometown
13U Boys Soccer Nation Academy 05 Kansas City, Kan.
13U Girls KHA 05 Red Cincinnati, Ohio
14U Boys Nationals Union 04 Black Pontiac, Mich.
# Sporting BV SKC Academy 04 Kansas City, Kan.
14U Girls Libertyville FC 1974 Libertyville, Ill.
15U Boys FC United 2003 Pre-Academy Glenview, Ill.
15U Girls Cleveland FC 03 Medina, Ohio
16U Boys Club Ohio Green 1 Dublin, Ohio
16U Girls North Shore United 02 Blue Cedarburg, Wis.
17U Boys SLSG Elite 01 St. Louis, Mo.
# Galaxy 2001 Blue Naperville, Ill.
17U Girls FCKC Academy Blues Elite Kansas City, Mo.
# Pacesetter Villa Red Toledo, Ohio
18U Boys Michigan Jaguars 00 Green Novi, Mich.
18U Girls CDA Premier 00 Cincinnati, Ohio
19U Boys FC United 1999 Select 1 Glenview, Ill.
19U Girls NSA Shock Naperville, Ill.

​# Advances to National Championships as Midwest Regional Championships Representative. 14U Boys Nationals Union 04 Black (MI), 17U Boys SLSG Elite 01 (MO), and 17U Girls FCKC Academy Blues Elite (MO) to represent National League.

Illinois led the way with four Midwest Regional Champions, while Michigan, Missouri, and Ohio South each had two winners. Kansas, Kentucky, Ohio North, and Wisconsin each had one champion.

The Midwest Regional Champions have earned the opportunity to advance to the third and final stage of their quest for the National Championship. The teams will join the 40 National League qualifiers and the champions from the Eastern Regional Championships, Southern Regional Championships and Far West Regional Championships for the National Championships in Frisco, Texas.

The US Youth Soccer National Championship Series is the country’s most prestigious national youth soccer tournament, providing approximately 185,000 players on more than 10,000 teams from US Youth Soccer’s 55 State Associations the opportunity to showcase their soccer skills against the best competition in the nation while emphasizing teamwork, discipline and fair play.

The National Championships cap a yearlong series of competitions, US Youth Soccer National Championship Series, for boys and girls teams in multiple age groups as teams earn their way from the top teams in their state to the regional championship tournaments. US Youth Soccer State Champions, US Youth Soccer Regional League winners and selected wildcard teams are eligible to compete in one of four US Youth Soccer Regional Championships. The champions in the 13U through 19U age groups from each regional event will converge in the finals in Frisco, Texas.

The US Youth Soccer National Championships will consist of US Youth Soccer Regional Champions in the 13U through 19U Boys and Girls age groups as well as the US Youth Soccer National League qualifiers in the 14U through 18U Boys and Girls age groups to complete the field of 96 teams.

This year, live broadcasts of games will be available from the championships on the official website including daily reports and complete results.

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