Tulsa Awarded 2015 US Youth National Championship

 Oklahoma Soccer Association is proud to announce that it will host the 2015 US Youth Soccer National Championships in Tulsa, Okla., on July 20-26 as part of the US Youth Soccer National Championships Series – the country's oldest and most prestigious national youth soccer tournament. Matches will take place at the Mohawk Soccer Complex in Tulsa, Okla.

“Oklahoma Soccer Association is honored to host the 2015 US Youth Soccer National Championships,” said Tom Wedding, president of Oklahoma Soccer Association. “With the 96 teams attending, as well as all parents, spectators, coaches and administrators, this event will bring great economic impact to the city of Tulsa. Oklahoma Soccer, along with Tulsa Sports Commission, look forward to showcasing a great tournament for the elite players who have earned their way to nationals.”

The National Championships are the final stage of the US Youth Soccer National Championship Series and open to any US Youth Soccer member. Each year, more than 10,000 teams play in the National Championship Series, testing their development and skill and pursuing their dreams of being one of the best youth soccer teams in the United States. 

"We look forward to working with the Oklahoma Soccer Association and the Mohawk Soccer Complex staff next year for a great US Youth Soccer National Championships,” said John Sutter, president of US Youth Soccer. “Each year, the National Championships highlight the outstanding motivation and commitment these youth players have for the game.”

Teams participating in the US Youth Soccer National Championships will consist of US Youth Soccer Regional Champions in the Under-13 through Under-19 Boys and Girls age groups, as well as the US Youth Soccer National League qualifiers in the Under-14 through Under-18 Boys and Girls age groups to complete the field of 96 teams.

Annually, the US Youth Soccer National Championship Series provides hundreds of the nation's top collegiate coaches with the premier stage to identify and scout the most coveted players in the country.

For more information on the US Youth Soccer National Championships, visit http://championships.usyouthsoccer.org, – the online home for the US Youth Soccer National Championship Series providing the latest in news, information and more. Follow the moments from the US Youth Soccer National Championship Series on Twitter and share the moments with us on Facebook and Instagram.

2015 US Youth Soccer National Championships | Tulsa, Okla.

Mohawk Soccer Complex
Player Luncheon: July 20
Round Robin: July 21-23
Semi Finals: July 25 (U14-U18)
Finals: July 25 (U13 & U19); July 26 (U14-U18)

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About the US Youth Soccer National Championship Series
The US Youth Soccer National Championship Series provides more than 10,000 teams from US Youth Soccer's 55 State Associations the opportunity to showcase their abilities against the best in the nation while emphasizing teamwork, discipline and fair play. The yearlong competition begins with over 185,000 players in the US Youth Soccer State Championships.  These champions and selected wildcard teams, through US Youth Soccer Regional Leagues, advance to compete in one of four US Youth Soccer Regional Championships. Champions (U-13 through U-19) from each regional event advance to the US Youth Soccer National Championships. The Under-14 through Under-18 Boys and Girls age groups have four teams representing the US Youth Soccer National League, in which the top two teams in each gender age group division earn a direct path to the National Championships. Overall, the US Youth Soccer National Championship Series provides the nation's top collegiate coaches with the premier stage to identify and scout the most coveted players in the country. For more information, visit http://championships.usyouthsoccer.org