The 2016 US Youth Soccer Region II Presidents Cup preliminary games begin today, Thursday, June 16, at Grand Park Sports Complex in Westfield, Ind.
Indiana Soccer is proud to be hosting the event in our home state. Other State Associations being represented in the tournament include Illinois, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, North Dakota, Ohio North, Ohio South, South Dakota and Wisconsin.
The following Indiana teams have advanced and will be competing this weekend:
PC U11B HOOSIER FC 04/05 ELITE WOLVES (IN)
PC U11G FC PRIDE 05 ELITE RED (IN)
PC U12B THREE LIONS UNITED 04B YELLOW (IN)
PC U12G INDIANA FIRE JUNIORS 04G (1) RED (IN)
PC U13B FC PRIDE BOYS '03 ELITE (IN)
PC U13G MICHIANA ECHO 03 BLUE (IN)
PC U14B HOOSIER FC 01/02 ELITE WOLVES (IN)
PC U14G SPORTING SI PRIDE (IN)
PC U15B ECU 00/01 B WHITE (IN)
PC U15G USAI '01 GIRLS PREMIER (IN)
PC U16B BOILERS FC 00B GOLD (IN)
PC U16G FWSC 00G STRIKERS (IN)
PC U17B USAI '99 BOYS PREMIER (IN)
PC U17G WESTSIDE UNITED FC 99 GREEN (IN)
The tournament will feature over 80 US Youth Soccer Region II (Midwest) teams in the Under-13 through Under-17 age groups competing for a regional title and advancement to the 2016 US Youth Soccer National Presidents Cup, July 14-17 in Tulsa, Okla.
“Indiana Soccer, in conjunction with Hamilton County Tourism, and the City of Westfield is honored to host US Youth Soccer’s most prestigious event. It is an honor to share with our friends in Region II, the nation’s best soccer facility and venue. The local organizing committee, along with the Indiana Soccer staff, the grounds keepers and the numerous volunteers, are committed to deliver an exceptional experience and venue. It is my pleasure to personally welcome you to Indiana and more specifically to Grand Park,” Indiana Soccer's Executive Director, Dave Guthrie says about the upcoming games.
Preliminary games will take place from today Thursday, June 16 through Saturday, June 18. Semifinals for the Under-13 and Under-14 girls groups will also take place on June 18. Regional champions will be crowned following final matches on Sunday, June 19.
"We're honored to be hosting the prestigious US Youth Regionals event at Grand Park," said Westfield Mayor Andy Cook. "An event such as this makes a substantial impact on our local economy and allows us to showase our 'Westfield Welcome' hospitality."
The US Youth Soccer Presidents Cup offers teams the challenge of experiencing different types of play by competing from state to regional to national levels. The Presidents Cup provides teams with a progressive, competitive experience that highlights competition, camaraderie and community.
For complete tournament results for Region II Presidents Cup, click here. For more information on all US Youth Soccer Regional and National Presidents Cup events, visit the US Youth Soccer Presidents Cup Homepage at www.USYouthSoccer.org/PresidentsCup.
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