[DEVELOPMENT ACADEMY] The U.S. Soccer Development Academy Finals Week will return to Houston, where it will be held July 14-20 in Houston.
The format of the event will differ from last season's Finals Week as both the U-15/16 and U-17/18 levels will play their group and placement games on the same day.
The tournament is capped off by the U-15/16 and U-17/18 Championships July 20 at BBVA Compass Stadium, the home of Major League Soccer's Houston Dynamo.
Group matches and the other placement games will be played at Houston Amateur Sports Park, located approximately 10 miles south of downtown Houston. The group stage games for all age levels will run on July 14, 16 and 18, and the placement games take place on July 20.
The 2012-13 regular season is almost finished. The Academy Playoffs and Showcase will be played June 24-28 at FC Dallas Park in Frisco, Texas.
The draw for the playoffs is scheduled for June 17.