Wednesday, December 6, 2017 -- The US Youth Soccer National League Boys Fall Showcase in Wilson, North Carolina kicks off on Thursday, December 7, with four Arizona teams in competition.
Qualification to this year's National League is based on results from the previous season and the three teams traveling to the East Coast this week and how they qualified are:
Tuzos Academy 04 Boys (qualified due to finishing at runner-up at the Far West Regional League Championships)
Excel Soccer Academy 02 Boys (qualified due to finishing at runner-up at the Far West Regional League Championships)
Tuzos Academy 02 Boys (won 2016-17 Far West Regional League Desert Premier Division and Far West Regional League Championships)
SC del Sol 01 Boys (won 2016-17 Far West Regional League Desert Premier Division)
Valparaiso United 01 Boys (qualified due to finishing 2nd in 2016-17 National League Red Division)
The top two finishers from each of the two divisions in the U14 and U15 age groups, as well as the winners in each of the four divisions in the U16 through U18 age groups, will earn an automatic berth to the 2018 US Youth Soccer National Championships which will be held July 25-29 in Frisco, Texas.
US Youth Soccer will be LIVE STREAMING the opening weekend matches for players between the 16U-18U age groups. Unfortunately, Tuzos Academy 04 (14U) will not be featured. Here are the following stream times for the other teams. All times are listed for local.
Thursday, December 7
12:00PM - Valparaiso United FC 01 JG
vs NCFC Elite (NC) WATCH LIVE
Friday, December 8
8:00AM - SC del Sol 01 vs Solar 01
vs Sawyer (TX) WATCH LIVE
12:00PM - Excel Soccer Academy 02
vs Takoma Park Friends United (MD) WATCH LIVE
Saturday, December 9
8:00AM - Tuzos Soccer Academy 02
vs Baltimore Celtic 02 (MD) WATCH LIVE
In addition to the live stream, Valparaiso United (click here for bracket
) will also be facing Solar 01 Stricker (TX) on Friday, Pipeline Pre Academy (MD) on Saturday, and Philadelphia Ukrainian Nationals 01 Black (PA) on Sunday.
SC del Sol (click for bracket
) ARL 2001 Red (VA) on Thursday, USA/MP 01 Premier (SC) on Saturday, and Tampa Bay United (FL) on Sunday.
Excel Soccer Academy (click here for bracket
) OK Energy FC Central 02 (OK) on Thursday, Loudoun 02 Red (VA) on Saturday, and SC Waukesha 02 Blue (WI) on Sunday
Tuzos 02 (click here for bracket
) Cup 02 Gold (OH) on Thursday, Odyssey 02 (TX) on Friday, and VOB 02 Cosmos United (NY) on Sunday.
Tuzos 04 (click here for bracket
) USA/MP 04 Premier (SC), Nationals Union 04 Black (MI) on Friday, Potomac Soccer Association (MD) on Saturday, and Strikers FC - MV (CA) on Sunday.