Girls ECNL Announces 2018-19 National Events
RICHMOND, VA (May 22, 2018) – The Girls Elite Clubs National League is nearing its ninth post season, with final qualification spots on the line for the 2018 Girls ECNL Champions League, North American Cup, and Showcase Cup. Many post-season berths and seeds will be set after this weekend’s Girls ECNL New Jersey National Event, the final Girls ECNL regular season National Event of the 2017-18 season.
Girls ECNL National Events provide the top collegiate recruiting platform in the country, and set the national standard for exposure, quality and atmosphere for female youth soccer players. New for the 2018-19 season, the league will feature six regular season National Events for U15-U18/19 players, and four Showcase Events for U13-U14 players.
The 2018-19 Girls ECNL National Events, and age groups competing at each, are below:
- GIRLS ECNL PHOENIX FALL
November 9-11, 2018 | Phoenix, AZ | U15-U18/U19
- GIRLS ECNL GREER
November 30-December 2, 2018 | Greer, SC | U15-U17
- GIRLS ECNL FLORIDA
January 11-13, 2019 | Sanford, FL | U16-U18/U19
- GIRLS ECNL TEXAS
February 16-18, 2019 | Houston, TX | U15-U17
- GIRLS ECNL PHOENIX SPRING
April 5-7, 2019 | Phoenix, AZ | U15-U17
- GIRLS ECNL NEW JERSEY
May 25-27, 2019 | Zarephath, NJ | U15-U17
The U13/U14 Girls ECNL Showcase Events are below:
- U13/U14 GIRLS ECNL SHOWCASE DAVIS
October 6-8, 2018 | Davis, CA | U13-U14
- U13/U14 GIRLS ECNL SHOWCASE TEXAS
February 16-18, 2019 | TBD, TX | U13-U14
- U13/U14 GIRLS ECNL SHOWCASE PHOENIX
April 5-7, 2019 | Scottsdale, AZ | U13-U14
- U13/U14 GIRLS ECNL SHOWCASE GREER
May 10-12, 2019 | Greer, SC | U13-U14
Clubs from across the country will meet at each of these events in 2018-19 for exciting cross-conference competition, individual and team learning and growth opportunities, and to earn the chance to be crowned the 2019 ECNL National Champions.
About Girls Elite Clubs National League: The Girls Elite Clubs National League (Girls ECNL) was founded in 2009 to enhance the developmental experience of female youth soccer players in the United States through: (i) improving the competitive environment through creation of a true national competitive league; (ii) improving the process for identifying elite female soccer players through a systematic scouting and identification program based on national competitions; and (iii) improving the daily training environment at top female youth soccer clubs through developing best practices and training and organizational guidelines for its member clubs. The Girls ECNL is sanctioned by US Club Soccer and is sponsored by Nike Soccer.