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2010 US YOUTH SOCCER ODP CHAMPIONSHIP ROSTERS & SCHEDULES ANNOUNCED

marzo 05, 2010

'93 and '94 age groups vie for elite crown in Phoenix, Ariz.
Rosters | 1993 Girls | 1993 Boys | 1994 Girls | 1994 Boys

FRISCO, Texas (March 3, 2010) - US Youth Soccer announced the rosters and schedule for the US Youth Soccer Olympic Development Program (US Youth Soccer ODP) Championships on March 12 and 14 at Reach 11 Sports Complex in Phoenix, Ariz. Three Cal South ODP squads will be traveling to take part in the event.

State-level US Youth Soccer ODP Boys and Girls teams in the 1993 and 1994 age groups will play semifinal matches on Friday, March 12, beginning at 1 p.m., with championship and consolation matches to be played Sunday, March 14 beginning at 8 a.m. The teams competing have qualified by winning their respective age group at their US Youth Soccer ODP Regional Championships.


National Qualifiers
1993 Girls Teams: Eastern Pennsylvania, Missouri, Georgia, Colorado
1993 Boys Teams: Pennsylvania West, Minnesota, Georgia, Cal South
1994 Girls Teams: New Jersey, Michigan, North Texas, Cal South
1994 Boys Teams: Eastern New York, Iowa, North Carolina, Cal South

2010 US Youth Soccer ODP Championships Schedule*
Friday, March 12, 2010 -Semifinal Matches
Time Age Group Home Visitor Field
1:00 pm 1993 Girls Missouri Eastern Pennsylvania 13
1:00 pm 1993 Boys Minnesota Georgia 14
3:00 pm 1993 Girls Georgia Colorado 13
3:00 pm 1993 Boys Cal South Western Pennsylvania 14
5:30 pm 1994 Girls New Jersey Michigan 13
5:30 pm 1994 Boys Iowa Cal South 14
8:00 pm 1994 Girls North Texas Cal South 13
8:00 pm 1994 Boys North Carolina Eastern New York 14
Sunday, March 14, 2010 - Championship/Consolation Matches
8:00 am 1993 Boys Championship Match 13 & 14
8:00 am 1993 Boys Consolation Match
9:00 am 1994 Boys Championship Match 15 & 16
9:00 am 1994 Boys Consolation Match
10:00 am 1993 Girls Championship Match 13 & 14
10:00 am 1993 Girls Consolation Match
11:00 am 1994 Girls Championship Match 15 & 16
11:00 am 1994 Girls Consolation Match

* Subject to change, please check USYouthSoccer.org for the most current schedule.

Eagerly seeking the top youth talent in the country, collegiate coaches will observe the players at the US Youth Soccer ODP Championships. The participants represent the future of American soccer at the collegiate and international levels.

The players must try out to qualify for the program's high-level training through a series of trials with licensed coaches at their local, State Association and then Regional levels. Those selected are exposed to some of the nation's best coaches, trainers and facilities.

US Youth Soccer ODP is the original Olympic development program and the only elite player development program that can claim members of Major League Soccer and Women's Professional Soccer as well as a majority of current and past national and youth team members, as alumni. And, with programs in all 55 State Associations as well as regional and national championships and participation in international tournaments, US Youth Soccer ODP continues to lead the way.

For more information regarding US Youth Soccer ODP and the US Youth Soccer ODP Championships, including schedules, visit USYouthSoccer.org.

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About the United States Youth Soccer Association (US Youth Soccer) - US Youth Soccer - "The Game for ALL Kids!®" is the largest youth sports organization in the country and largest member of the United States Soccer Federation, the governing body of soccer in the United States. US Youth Soccer registers more than 3 million players annually, ages 5 to 19, and over 900,000 administrators, coaches and volunteers in 55 member State Associations. US Youth Soccer programs provide a fun, safe and healthy environment for players at every level of the game. For more information, visitwww.USYouthSoccer.org .

Media Request: When referring to the United States Youth Soccer Association, the largest youth sports organization in the United States, please refer to the association only as US Youth Soccer, and never as USYS or USYSA. We appreciate your cooperation.

About US Youth Soccer Olympic Development Program (US Youth Soccer ODP) - US Youth Soccer ODP, established in 1977, is the original Olympic development program in the United States. Formed to identify a pool of players in each age group from which a National Team could be selected for international competition, selected players are exposed to the nation's top coaches from collegiate institutions, U.S. Soccer and the professional leagues. Programs exist in each state and with competitions such as the US Youth Soccer ODP Championships, Interregional Training/Competition, Regional Camps and International play. US Youth Soccer ODP continues to lead the way in elite player identification and development. US Youth Soccer ODP is an approved program of the U.S. Soccer Federation.

Media Request: When referring to the US Youth Soccer Olympic Development Program, the original elite player program in the United States, please refer to the program only as the US Youth Soccer Olympic Development Program or US Youth Soccer ODP, and never as USYSODP or simply ODP. We appreciate your cooperation.