National Championships headed to Kansas

The U.S. Youth Soccer National Championships will be played in Kansas for the first time when the 2010 championships will be held in Overland, Park, Kan., following regional play at sites in Barboursville, W.Va., Beavercreek, Ohio, Baton Rouge, La., and Albuquerque, N.M. For all the 2010 venues and dates ...

The championships will be held at the new Overland Park Soccer Complex.

"Hosting the US Youth Soccer National Championships will be a wonderful opportunity for young players in the area to see some of the best teams in the country," said Alan Blinzler, president of the Kansas State Youth Soccer Association. Kansas State Youth Soccer Association will serve as the local organizing committee for the event. "The vision of the project was to host the top events in the country. The awarding of the 2010 US Youth Soccer National Championships, the first ever such event in Kansas, speaks to that vision and quality the new complex."

2010 US Youth Soccer National Championship Series:
Region I (East) Championships
Barboursville, W.Va.
Opening Ceremony: July 1 | Marshall University, Joan C. Edwards Stadium
Barboursville City Park Soccer Complex, YMCA Kennedy Center and Scott Orthopedics Soccer Complex
Round Robin: July 2-4
Semis: July 5
Finals: July 6

Region II (Midwest) Championships
Beavercreek, a suburb of Dayton, Ohio
Ankeney Park
Round Robin: June 26-28
Semis: June 29
Finals: June 30

Region III (South) Championships
Baton Rouge, La.
BREC Burbank-Soccer Complex
Opening Ceremony:  July 17 | Location TBD
Round Robin: June 18-20
Quarters: June 21
Semis: June 22
Finals: June 23

Region IV (West) Championships
Albuquerque, N.M.
Farmers Insurance Soccer Complex (Bernalillo, N.M.)
Round Robin: June 21-23
Quarters: June 25
Semis: June 26
Finals: June 27

National Championships
Overland Park, Kan.
Overland Park Soccer Complex
Player Luncheon: July 20 | TBA
Round Robin: July 21-23
Finals: July 24-25

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