Sioux Falls and the South Dakota State Soccer Association have been chosen to host the 2017 US Youth Soccer Region II (Midwest) Championships as part of the US Youth Soccer National Championship Series, the country’s most prestigious national youth soccer tournament. The event will take place June 23-28 at Yankton Trails Park.

The US Youth Soccer Region II Championships consist of US Youth Soccer State Champions from 14 State Associations, including host South Dakota State Soccer Association, US Youth Soccer Midwest Regional League Premier Division champions, as well as drawn wildcard entries. Following individual State Cup tournaments, the US Youth Soccer Regional Championships are the second leg of the US Youth Soccer National Championship Series.

Bob Hart is Region II (Midwest) Championships Director,

 

"We are pleased to return to South Dakota for the 2017 US Youth Soccer Region II Championships.  We are certain the Sioux Falls park facilities and community support will combine to present a memorable event in the prestigious US Youth Soccer National Championship Series.”

 

The tournament is expected to attract more than 200 Boys and Girls teams, in the Under-13 through Under-19 age divisions, from the 14 Midwest US Youth Soccer State Associations that make up US Youth Soccer Region II (Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, North Dakota, Ohio South, Ohio North, South Dakota and Wisconsin).

Regional winners of the Under-13 through Under-19 brackets will earn a berth to the 2017 US Youth Soccer National Championships.

For more information on the US Youth Soccer National Championship Series, CLICK HERE.