Wednesday, August 8th, 2018 -- Five Arizona teams have earned a place in the 2018-19 US Youth Soccer National League.
Competing in this year's league is CCV Stars 05 Girls (14U), SC del Sol 04 White Boys (15U), RSL AZ Southern Arizona 03 Haouala Boys (16U), Tuzos Academy 02 Boys (17U), and RSL AZ North 01 Tomic Boys (18U).
Each group will have four divisions and the winner of each division will earn an automatic berth to the 2019 US Youth Soccer National Championships which will be held from July 23-29 in Overland Park, Kansas.
The seven-game season will begin with the National League Fall Showcase, as all 348 teams compete in North Carolina. The 16U through 19U girls will kick off their season Nov. 29-Dec. 2 in Wilson/Rocky Mount, N.C., and the 16U through 19U boys will begin play Dec. 6-9 in Greensboro, N.C. All 14U and 15U boys and girls teams will play their opening games Dec. 6-9 in Wilson/Rocky Mount, N.C.
The boys teams will participate in one of two other events, the first being in Orlando, Fla., alongside the Disney Soccer Showcase, Dec. 28, 29 and 31. The rest of the boys teams, including all 14U sides, will compete in Las Vegas, alongside the Players College Showcase, March 8-10.
The girls teams will also participate in one of two events following the National League Fall Showcase. Teams will either compete Jan. 19-21 at the National League Winter Showcase in Lakewood Ranch, Fla., or in Las Vegas, alongside the Player’s College Showcase, March 15-17. All 14U sides will compete in Las Vegas. The complete 2018-19 National League schedule will be announced in the fall.