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. The champions in the 13U through 19U age brackets from each regional event will 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.
July 19-24, 2022 - Orlando, FL
midwest regional championships
The US Youth Soccer Midwest Regional Championships takes place annually in June in a host location within the Midwest Region. The event features 13U through 19U boys and girls teams who compete to be the Midwest Region Champion and earn a spot at the US Youth Soccer National Championships in July.
June 23-29, 2022 - Westfield, IN
Iowa State Cup
The Iowa State Cup is an annual state championship that serves as the first step in the US Youth Soccer National Championship Series (NCS) pathway. Properly registered Iowa Soccer member 13U-19U teams that meet eligibility requirements are allowed to enter and compete for a State Cup Championship. Iowa's Champions advance to represent #TeamIowa at the Midwest Regional Championships. Regional winners earn a spot at the US Youth Soccer National Championships.
In Iowa due to the spring high school season, the 15U-19U age groups compete in the fall preceding the Midwest Regional Championships; 13U-14U teams play in the spring.
The US Youth Soccer National Championship Series is the country's most prestigious national youth soccer tournament, providing nearly 185,000 players from over 10,000 teams the opportunity to showcase their skills against the best competition in the nation.
Fall 2021 Competition - October 23-24 & October 30-31, 2021
Spring 2022 Competition - May 28-30, 2022