UFRISCO, Texas (June 30, 2020) — The USYS North Atlantic EDP Conference, one of the 13 Conferences within the USYS National League, is excited to announce the boys clubs that will compete in the Club vs. Club Divisions for the 2020-21 season.
The standards-based North Atlantic EDP Conference Boys Club vs. Club Divisions will include 11 clubs, with each club fielding a team in the 13U-19U Boys age groups. The 13U and 14U teams will compete in a season spread out during the fall and spring, while the 15U-19U age groups will play their full schedule in the spring.
The 11 clubs include: AC Connecticut (CT), Barca Academy (NY-E), Brentwood Soccer (NY-E), Brooklyn Italians SC (NY-E), Eastern FC (NY-E), NY Hota Bavarians S.C. (NY-E), Inter Connecticut (CT), NY Elite (NY-E), Quickstrike FC (NY-E), SUSA FC (NY-E) and White Plains Youth SA (NY-E)
“The North Atlantic EDP Conference is excited for the inaugural season of Club vs. Club Division play, and we are happy to have 11 well-qualified boys clubs ready to participate,” said Jen Marcella, League Manager for the North Atlantic EDP Conference. “The Club vs. Club format has been successful in other Conferences in the Northeast and around the country, and we expect that to continue with many highly-competitive divisions in the North Atlantic EDP Conference.”
In the North Atlantic EDP Conference, the Club vs. Club Division winners will meet the winners of the team-based Premier I Division to determine the conference’s representative to the 2021 USYS Eastern Regional Championships.
Each of the National League’s 13 Conferences, including the North Atlantic EDP Conference, provide a pathway for their top teams to advance to their respective Regional Championships. Conference teams also have access to the new National League Showcase Series, which provides teams with a chance to play cross-conference matches in a national setting with increased exposure to college, professional and national team scouts.