ASA is incredibly proud of our six teams who competed at the US Youth Soccer Region 1 Championships! A great effort from our State Cup Champions 2005B Red, 2004B Red, 2004G Red, 2001B Red, 1999G Red and our State Cup Finalist and wildcard 2000G Red.
The US Youth Soccer Region I Championships featured top teams in the 12U through 19/20U age groups from each of the states in Region 1: Connecticut, Delaware, Eastern New York, New York West, Eastern Pennsylvania, PA West, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, New Jersey, Rhode Island, Vermont, Virginia and West Virginia. The State Cup champions and from each state and wildcard teams from the region competed at Regionals.
The US Youth Soccer National Championship Series is the country’s most prestigious national youth soccer tournament. The event provides more than 185,000 players 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 Series is known as the ultimate destination for the country’s collegiate soccer coaches and the future of soccer.
- 2004 Girls Red advanced all the way to the finals but lost to a strong New Jersey team.
- 2001 Boys Red also advanced out of their bracket but lost in the semi-finals to Eastern Pennsylvania.
- 1999 Girls Red in their final event had two wins and a loss in their bracket.
- 2004 Boys Red caught a tough break finishing with two wins and a tie in their bracket and not advancing because of goal differentials.
- 2005 Boys Red had a solid performance in a tough bracket. They finished 1-1-1 their first year eligible to compete at Regionals.
- 2000 Girls Red played a very difficult schedule as the wildcard. They competed with the opposition but were not able to pull off any victories.
The Regional winners of the Under-13 through Under-19 age groups earn a berth to the 2016 US Youth Soccer National Championships, which will be played July 24-30 at the Toyota Soccer Center in Frisco, Texas (#ROADtoTX).