The 13U and 14U schedules for the US Youth Soccer North Atlantic Conference, managed by EDP Soccer, are set and teams are ready to compete this fall in the top USYS league in the region.
Top teams from Eastern New York and Connecticut will battle it out and compete to see who can be the area's best. As one of the 13 Conferences in the USYS National League, teams will also have the opportunity to compete in the new US Youth Soccer National League Showcase Series, which provides opportunities for teams to participate in showcases that match up similar teams from varying areas of the country on a national platform. Teams from the National League Conferences also have the opportunity to qualify for the 2021 USYS Eastern Regional Championships, which will be hosted at Tuckahoe Turf Farm in Hammonton, N.J., and the 2021-2022 USYS National League Playoffs.
“For an elite club like ours, the Premier I and II Divisions of the USYS North Atlantic Conference, managed by EDP Soccer, has consistently proved to be an exceptional platform for our teams,” said Meghan Frey, the Long Island SC Technical Director. “ The quality of competition and superb level of professionalism provided by the USYS and EDP staffs allow LISC to participate in the highest level of regional play while upholding the standards and expectations we value for our players.”
A Look At This Seasons Premier I Divisions
13U and 14U Boys Club vs. Club Division:
The inaugural season of the Club vs. Club in the North Atlantic Conference will feature some of the top clubs in Eastern New York and Connecticut. The 11 clubs include: AC Connecticut (CT), Barca Academy Pro NY (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).
13U Boys Premier I:
The division will feature top teams who had impressive performances in their respective leagues at 12U. French Football Academy Kante, Auburndale SC Blast, Lake Grove Newfield SC Wildlings Blue and DUSC 2008 Blue are some of the teams to keep an eye on in the age group.
14U Boys Premier I Red:
The division is spearheaded by Kings Park X-treme, who finished top of the table in the North Atlantic Conference in Fall 2019 and earned its spot in the National League Playoffs. Also in the division is Fall 2019 runner-up Smithtown Slammers, whose only defeat came to Kings Park.
14U Boys Premier I Blue:
This division consists of 2019 State Cup champion Soccer Stars United Gravity, as well as top side Cedar Stars Hudson Valley 2007, which is coming off a solid performance in Conference play in Fall 2019.
13U Girls Premier I:
New York Rush Select, Real Ole 08G, Auburndale Strikers, Kings Park Fury, FC Somers Lady Hammers, Barca Academy NY G2008, and Manhattan Surge comprise the division, and are ready for their first taste of the National League Conferences.
14U Girls Premier I:
The division features some of the top names in youth soccer and will be very well balanced with teams including Smithtown Fury, New York Surf Academy Blue, Albertson SC Fury, East Islip Scorpions, South Shore United, Capital United SC Blue Crush. Force FC G2007, Real Ole G2007 and New York Rush Select.