2021 East Region Championships Information
The US Youth Soccer National Championship Series is the country’s most prestigious national youth soccer tournament, providing approximately 185,000 players on over 10,000 teams from US Youth Soccer State Associations the opportunity to showcase their soccer skills against the best competition in the nation while emphasizing teamwork, discipline and fair play.
The US Youth Soccer National Championships cap a yearlong series of competitions for boys and girls teams in multiple age brackets as teams earn their way from the top teams in their state to the regional championship tournaments. US Youth Soccer State Champions and selected wildcard teams through US Youth Soccer Regional Leagues in most age groups are eligible to compete in one of four US Youth Soccer Regional Championships. In the East Region, the National Championship Series begins with teams in all 15 State Associations vying for their State Cup Championship titles. These State Cup Champions and champions of the Eastern Regional Premier League are eligible to compete in the US Youth Soccer East Region Championships. These Championships will be held in Hammonton, NJ, June 25 through July 1, 2021. The champions in the 13U through 19U age brackets from each regional event will then converge in July for the US Youth Soccer National Championships.
Annually 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. In 2019, over 600 coaches attended the US Youth Soccer Regional and National Championship events. In 2020, the event was cancelled due to COVID 19.
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Click here to enter your team into the Maine State Cup event! Event is open until April 6th for 12U through 18U teams, and until May 1st for 19U/20U teams.
All teams competing in the Soccer Maine State Qualifying event will be committed to representing Maine at the Eastern Region Championships.
Should there only be a single team in the age group, that team will automatically qualify for the Eastern Regional Championships and no State Cup game will be played.
Should there be two teams entered into an age group, teams will compete in a single State Cup game to determine who is the State Cup Champion, and who will represent Maine at the Eastern Regional Championships.
Should there be 3 or more teams entered into an age group, teams will play in a single elimination group, with seeds determined by a blind draw to be done on April 15th. The winner will be State Cup Champion and will represent Maine at the Eastern Regional Championships.
Cost to Enter: 12U - $350 13U through 20U - $500.
If a team qualifies for The Eastern Regional Championships, the remaining balance of the fee to attend the Eastern Regional Championships will be due. - 12U - $500, 13U through 20U - $700.
Eastern Regional Championship Rules
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