21 Teams Crowned As National Champions
2017 U.S. Youth Futsal National Championships | February 17 - 20, 2017
OVERLAND PARK, KS. (Feb. 22, 2017) – 21 teams where crowned as National Champions at the 2017 U.S. Youth Futsal National Championships. The tournament was held February 17 - 20, 2017 at the New Century Fieldhouse and Roeland Park Sports Dome. 147 highly competitive teams faught for the national titles but there could only be one champion in each of the 21 divisions. The ages range from U9 - U19 (Boys and Girls).
Over 19 States and 2 Countres represented. Teams from the Great Lakes and the Midwest Region were the big winners.
Each year, the level of competition has been getting stronger. Better footskils, better ball movement and more excitement. We are seeing more Futsal Academy teams as well.
The tournament which is in it's 11th year is the largest National Youth Futsal Tournament affiliated with US Soccer.
The tournament was officiated by 70 US Soccer Futsal Certified Referees. The referees are under the leadership of Ed Marco, who serves as the FIFA Futsal Instructor and U.S. Youth Futsal Referee Coordinator and Trainer. In addition to Marco, FIFA Futsal Referees Shane Butler, Lance VanHaitsma and Sergio Cabrera were also present.
Congratulations to all the Winners and Finalist. Below is the list:
About United States Youth Futsal
United States Youth Futsal is the largest U.S. Soccer affiliated futsal organization in the country. Launched in 2004, U.S. Youth Futsal oversees more than 100 local leagues and hosts eight Regional Championships and one National Championship as well as the Futsal I.D. program, the U.S. Youth Futsal National Teams and the Leadership Summit.