Ohio Cup II – State Championship Dates Announced
MYRTLE BEACH, S.C. (May 19, 2006) - The Ohio Cup II - State Championship, sanctioned by US Club Soccer, will kick off its second year of competition October 14-15, 2006 in Columbus, Ohio. Open to all US Club Soccer members in both Ohio-North and Ohio-South, Ohio Cup II – State champions will be crowned in U9-U14 boys and girls’ age groups (U9 and U10 will be 8v8; U11 and above will be 11v11).
All US Club Soccer clubs, academies and league team members located in Ohio are invited to participate in the Ohio Cup II - State Championship. If you need information on becoming a member, contact US Club Soccer Midwest Representative Chris Baer (614-854-0779). Details for this event will be available during the summer.
About US Club Soccer
US Club Soccer is a non-profit organization whose mission is to develop competitive club soccer in the United States. It has been a member of the United States Soccer Federation since July 2001, and has grown to over 1,200 member clubs and league teams in 47 states. In addition to sanctioning tournaments, leagues, and other competitions and conducting a range of programs for its members, it annually conducts the US Club Soccer National Cup, for member teams for boys and girls’ U12 to U17. The 2006 National Cup V kicks off Memorial Day weekend. US Club Soccer also began its own player identification and development program in the summer of 2004, termed id2. Over the 2006 Easter Weekend, US Club Soccer, in conjunction with Disney’s Wide World of Sports, held the inaugural Champions Cup to determine the nation’s top boy and girls’ clubs. US Club Soccer’s growing list of National Corporate Partners include: Nike, 24 Hour Fitness, American Airlines, Budget Rent A Car, Cendant Hotel Group, Etriptix, Major League Soccer, Slammers® Ultimate Milk and TEKK Athletic; as well as a supplier group of six additional corporations. For more information, visit www.usclubsoccer.org.