Fox Soccer Broadcasts National Finals

On Thursday, August 11 at 7 p.m. ET, the 2011 US Youth Soccer National Championships will be featured on FOX Soccer during the one-hour US Youth Soccer National Championships Highlights Show.


The highlight show features game footage from all 12 championship matches from Saturday, July 30, and Sunday, July 31, at Reach 11 Sports Complex, in Phoenix, Ariz. In addition to game footage, feature stories will give viewers insight on what it feels like to be one of the top 60 teams in the nation.
 
Girls - National Championship Finals
Under-14: Sting 97 (N-TX) v Eclipse Select (IL)
Under-15: PDA Slammers (NJ) v SAC United Premier (MD)
Under-16: Sting 95 (N-TX) v Hurricane FC 95 (OK)
Under-17: NSA Premier (IL) v St. Louis Scott Gallagher (MO)
Under-18: FC Milwaukee (WI) v Colorado Rush Nike (CO)
Under-19: Dallas Texans 92 Red (N-TX) v Real Colorado National (CO)
 
Boys - National Championship Finals
Under-14: Fullerton Rangers (CA-S) v Chicago Magic (IL)
Under-15: Chicago Fire (IL) v Michigan Jaguars (MI)
Under-16: Concorde Fire Elite (GA) v Albion SC White (CA-S)
Under-17: Grand Rapids Crew Jrs (MI) v Penn Fusion Celtic (E-PA)
Under-18: YMS Thunder (E-PA) v Alpharetta Ambush 93 Red (GA)
Under-19: Baltimore Bays Chelsea (MD) v Chicago Fire (IL)

The national championships consist of US Youth Soccer Regional Champions in the Under-14 through Under-19 Boys and Girls age groups as well as the US Youth Soccer National League qualifiers in the Under-15 through Under-17 Boys and Girls age groups to complete the field of 60 teams.

Each year brings about new challenges and highlights the motivation and commitment of these youth teams as they continue pursuing their dreams of being one of the best in the U.S. The national championships are the final stage of the US Youth Soccer National Championship Series and open to any US Youth Soccer member. The U.S. Soccer Federation initiated the open youth championships with the James P. McGuire Cup, the oldest trophy in youth sport, (Under-19 Boys) in 1935. Since its creation in 1974, US Youth Soccer has added 11 divisions to the national championship tournament, most recently with the Under-14 and Under-15 Boys and Girls divisions in 2001 to create the current format.

Check your local listings for additional show times of the 2011 US Youth Soccer National Championships Highlights Show on FOX Soccer.
 
National Championships Highlight Show Current TV Listing
Thursday, Aug. 11 @ 7 p.m. ET (Premier)
Friday, Aug. 12 @ 6 p.m. ET
Thursday, Aug. 25 @ 7 p.m. ET
Thursday, Sept. 1 @ 7 p.m. ET
*Subject to change. Check your local listing.

In addition to the television coverage of the national championships, The US Youth Soccer Show airs monthly on FOX Soccer. The 30-minute program takes viewers inside the world of US Youth Soccer and offers exciting stories and information for youth players and their families. Past episodes of the program are available for free via iTunes and for download on USYouthSoccer.org.