Volkswagen has launched the Volkswagen Junior Masters, an international youth tournament that will take place in May 2010, prior to the World Cup in South Africa.
Volkswagen, an MLS sponsor,
is kicked off U.S. qualifying on the East Coast in July. Twelve teams will be invited to compete in the U.S. finals Oct. 17-18 in Washington,
The winning U.S. team will compete
at next year's finals in Cape Town against 19 other teams.