2017 U.S. Youth Futsal National I.D. Trials
July 13-15, 2017
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.
Champions Crowned - 2017 USYF Regional Championships
Road To The National Championships.
U.S. Youth Futsal National Teams Successful in Colombia
2016 National I.D. Event and International Trip
OVERLAND PARK, KAN. (Aug. 30, 2016) - U.S. Youth Futsal's National Teams recorded an aggregate 13-4-1 record during three days of competition against top Colombian teams, scoring 98 goals and allowing just 48.
Barzacchini, on his third trip with the U.S. Youth Futsal National Team program, was thrilled to spend time with friends old and new, but especially to make new memories.
On Wednesday, after a team-building trip to Guatapé, U.S. players witnessed incredible celebrations throughout the city after Atlético Nacional won the Copa Libertadores. On Friday, the group watched a Liga Argos men's professional Futsal match. On Saturday, the teams played salon, a variation of Futsal popular in South America. In addition, the U16 girls team was granted special access to the Medellin stadium where FIFA Futsal World Cup 2016 matches will take place in September.
"Culturally, it was a remarkable experience," noted Girls Director Jason Miller. " Medellín is a wonderful city that provided an ideal life and Futsal experience for our players and their families. The people, the food, the culture, the setting and the weather were all truly fantastic."
Added Barzacchini: "It is hard to even explain how much I loved this trip. It made a great and big impact on my life. I'll never forget it!"
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 academies across the country, sanctions 10 Regional Championships and a National Championship. USYF is the leader in Futsal player development and Futsal coaching education by offering the Futsal I.D. program, the U.S. Youth Futsal National Teams along with Coaching and Referee training clinics.
U.S. Youth Futsal Teams In Colombia
Three international matches from July 28 to Aug. 1, 2016
After last winter's successful friendlies in Costa Rica and Canada, select U.S. Youth Futsal boys and girls teams will travel to Colombia, July 25 to Aug. 1. Each team will have 3 International Friendly Matches which will be led by U.S. Youth Futsal National Coaching Staff. The age groups that will travel to Colombia are as followis.
Teams will stay in Medellin, one of the most modern and fastest-growing cities in Latin America. The teams will train and play at Estadio Tulio Ospina and El Coliseo Cubierto de Itagüi . The visit will include a day of training, a day of adventure and a day off for shopping and local sightseeing.
U.S. Youth Futsal national teams will have an opportunity to visit the Cup facilities and watch professional men's and women's Futsal games during the trip.
Details regarding the trip for the U12 teams will be announced this summer.
USYF brings the successful FUTSAL I.D. Trials to the local level
FUTSAL I.D. State Trials
USYF Brings the successful FUTSAL I.D Trials to the local level
OVERLAND PARK, KS. (June 14, 2016) - United States Youth Futsal has hired 17 experienced leaders in the U.S. Youth Futsal community to serve as State Directors for the FUTSAL I.D. program.
State Directors will be responsible for delivering FUTSAL I.D. Trials at the local level. The Trials mark an expansion in the successful FUTSAL I.D. Program, increasing opportunities for player identification and coach education across the country.
The U.S. Youth FUTSAL I.D. program is designed to identify and develop elite players in the most challenging and competitive environment possible. Top players from each State Trial are invited to participate in the U.S. Youth Futsal National I.D. Camp for three days of training and matches. The best of the best are selected for U.S. Youth Futsal National Teams.
"The State Trial program will have an immediate and lasting impact on the development of youth Futsal players across the country," said Ty Stauffer, U.S. Youth Futsal Director of Coaching. "In addition to improving the player and coach experience locally, it will bring more -- and better -- players into the national pool and onto U.S. Youth Futsal National Teams."
Since its inception in 2013, more than 800 players have participated in FUTSAL I.D. events and 114 players have represented their country internationally in Canada and Costa Rica. The U14, U16 and U18 national teams will travel to Colombia in July 2016.
Most U.S. Youth FUTSAL I.D. State Directors have completed U.S. Youth Futsal coaching courses and also work as local league directors. Additionally, many serve on the U.S. Youth Futsal regional and/or national coaching staff.
"Our newly hired State Directors are among the most knowledgeable futsal trainers and administrators in the United States," said FUTSAL I.D. Director Soorena Farboodmanesh. "Each has an extensive futsal coaching background, advanced coaching certification and has demonstrated a commitment to player development."
The 2016 National I.D. Camp will take place in Kansas City from July 7-9, 2016.
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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 90 local leagues across the country, sanctions 8 Regional Championships and a National Championship. USYF is the leader in Futsal player development and Futsal coaching education by offering the FUTSAL I.D. program, the U.S. Youth Futsal National Teams along with Coaching and Referee training clinics.