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id2 Training Camp in Arizona concludes with some of country’s best players

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A total of 104 players from 64 clubs participated in the id² Training Camp held at Grande Sports World in Casa Grande, Ariz., Dec. 11-14. While this was the final id² Training Camp for the current age group cycle, which targeted boys born in 2001 and girls born in 2000, it also introduced the upcoming cycle for boys born in 2002 and girls born in 2001.

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NPL teams ready for 2015 Jefferson Cup

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A total of 37 teams from eight NPLs have been accepted into the 2015 Jefferson Cup Boys Weekend field as part of a US Club Soccer/Jefferson Cup partnership in which special slots were allocated for NPL members.

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2015 Florida Cup applications now available

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The 2015 Florida Cup, the 11th edition of US Club Soccer’s state championship event for U-12 through U-18/19 boys and girls teams, is now accepting applications. The deadline to apply for the 2015 Florida Cup is Feb. 1.

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NorCal NPL Fall College Showcase welcomes new and familiar champs

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The NorCal NPL Fall College Showcase, held Nov. 22-23 in Modesto and Davis, Calif., again proved itself as an elite showcase event. With more than 100 college coaches and Player Development Program (PDP) scouts in attendance, teams from five different states battled against new and old foes in a high-stakes environment. Girls teams competed for championships in Davis, while boys teams in Modesto fought for positioning in the upcoming spring Champions League.

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2015 id2 National Selection International Tour in Argentina

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The 2015 id2 National Selection International Tour, Feb. 28-March 10, is heading to South America for the first time in program history. The id2 National Selection will be immersed in a multi-faceted experience on- and off-the-field that includes competing against top Argentinian youth academy teams, watching professional games and playing in some of Argentina’s best facilities.

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CONTEST: id2 National Selection International Tour organized in conjunction with Premier International Tours

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As we look ahead to the 2015 id2 National Selection International Tour to Argentina, US Club Soccer would like to share one of our key resources for organizing international travel with a memorable soccer schedule. Premier International Tours, which helped coordinate previous id2 international trips, is again aiding next year’s tour to Argentina, Feb. 28-March 10.

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ECNL & World Football Academy USA collaborate for coaching development

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The Elite Clubs National League (ECNL) and the World Football Academy USA are announcing a collaboration to further coaching development and education in the top youth female development league in the world. The collaboration will include educational seminars held over the next 18 months to provide specialized information for ECNL coaches in periodisation concepts to maximize long-term development of youth athletes. The seminars will be put on by world renowned football expert Raymond Verheijen, founder of the World Football Academy.

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PDP in Sanford, Fla., continues top area players’ development

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A Player Development Program (PDP) event held Oct. 19 at the Seminole Soccer Complex in Sanford, Fla., continued the development of top players with targeted birth years from 1996-2001. The PDP featured 195 boys and girls players from Florida, Georgia and Texas, representing a total of 21 different clubs.

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Scouts take notice of Northeast Pre-Academy League Fall 2014 Scouting Showcase

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The stakes were high at the Northeast Pre-Academy League Fall 2014 Scouting Showcase, Oct. 11-13, at Classics Park in Manheim, Pa. In addition to scouts from U.S. Soccer and US Club Soccer’s id² Program being in attendance, games between Northeast Pre-Academy League opponents counted towards the league regular season standings.

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ECNL celebrates #BeautifulAmbition of our nation’s premier female athletes

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The Elite Clubs National League (ECNL), the nation’s premier female youth soccer league, today kicked off Amazing Young Women™ and its rallying cry #BeautifulAmbition. The campaign is a dynamic platform of online and local market activations that showcase and celebrate female role models offering an inspirational focus for all female athletes and teens as they prepare to be our next generation of leaders.

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The ECNL College Impact: Big 12 Conference

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The Elite Clubs National League (ECNL) was created in 2009 with the mission to “Elevate the Game” – to improve the daily training and competition environment of the best youth female players in the United States, and by doing so improve and raise the level of female soccer at all levels. In only five years, the ECNL has quickly grown to become the top youth female club league in the world.

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2015 NPL Finals and National Cup XIV Finals to be held at Grand Park in Westfield, Ind.

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US Club Soccer is proud to announce both the 2015 NPL Finals and the National Cup XIV Finals will be held at Grand Park in Westfield, Ind. The 2015 NPL Finals,slated for July 9-13, is the targeted destination for all NPL teams throughout the country, as the culminating event of year-long, league-based competition. The National Cup XIV Finals, which will take place July 17-20, is the closing event of US Club Soccer’s 14th annual cup-based national championship competition open to all members in U-13 through U-17 boys and girls age groups.

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