Earlier today, US Youth Soccer announced the 256 teams that have earned their place for the 2017-18 US Youth Soccer National League season.
Full US Youth Soccer Press Release
The National League is an extension of the highly successful US Youth Soccer Regional Leagues (Eastern Regional League, Midwest Regional League, Southern Regional Premier League and Far West Regional League). The National League provides an avenue for teams to play in meaningful matches against top competition from across the country for continued development. In addition to recruiting opportunities, National League teams compete for the National League title and one of four slots from each gender age group to the annual US Youth Soccer National Championships.
The seven-game season will begin with the National League Fall Showcase, as all 256 teams compete in Wilson/ Rocky Mount, N.C. The girls will play their first Fall Showcase Nov. 30- Dec. 3, and the boys will play Dec. 7-10. Half of the teams will participate in one of two other events, the first being in Orlando, Fla., alongside the Disney Soccer Showcase, Dec. 28-31 for the boys, and in Bradenton, Fla., at the National League Winter Showcase Jan. 13-15 for the girls. The final play date will be held in Las Vegas, alongside the Player’s College Showcase, March 9-11 for the boys and March 16-18 for the girls. The complete 2017-18 National League schedule will be announced in the fall.
A total of 9 Eastern Pennsylvania Youth Soccer teams will compete in the 2017-18 National League. They are listed below by age group.