June 16, 2009
From US Youth Soccer

First Teams Advance to the 2009 US Youth Soccer Presidents Cup Finals

Region I Champions to be determined June 20-21 in Kirkwood, Del.

FRISCO, Texas (June 16, 2009) – Three of four US Youth Soccer Regional Presidents Cup Champions have been crowned after their success in the Regional Presidents Cup events held over the weekend.

The Regional Presidents Cup events were held during the weekend of June 11-15, in Madison, Wis. (Region II), Greer, S.C. (Region III), Tri-Cities, Wash. (Region IV). The Region I Presidents Cup will be held June 20-21 in Kirkwood, Del.

These champions in the Under-14 through Under-17 age groups will advance to the US Youth Soccer Presidents Cup Finals to be played in Raleigh, North Carolina, July 17 – July 19, 2009 at the WRAL Soccer Complex. 
US Youth Soccer Region I Presidents Cup Champions
TBD – June 20-21
US Youth Soccer Region II Presidents Cup Champions
Girls - Little Illini (IL)
Boys - Rolla Knights (MO)
Girls – Invaders (IN)
Boys - Scott Gallagher (MO)
Girls - West Michigan Fire Juniors (MI)
Boys - NWI United (IN)
Boys - Magic FC (IN)
US Youth Soccer Region III Presidents Cup Champions
Girls – FC Alliance 96 Black (TN)
Boys – Eclipse 96 Black (S-TX)

Girls – Greenville Stars (NC)
Boys – Hurst United FC 95 Black (N-TX)

Girls – AHFC 94G Blue W (S-TX)
Boys – Thunder United (S-TX)

Girls – MSC Lady Strikers (TN)
Boys – Mako United (FL)

Girls – FC Dallas 92 East (N-TX)
Boys – CASL Premier (NC) 
US Youth Soccer Region IV Presidents Cup Champions
Girls – LAFC (CA-S)
Boys – SCU Di Cassal (CA-S)
Girls - Washington Premier FC (WA)
Boys – Los Alamitos Titans (CA-S)
Girls – So Cal Rush Nike (CA-S)
Boys – Santa Barbara SC (CA-S)
Girls – Snohomish United Black (WA)
Boys – BKFD Brigade (CA-S)
Girls – CFC United (CA-S)
Boys – Conquistamerica (CA-S)

"We are off to a great start. These US Youth Soccer Regional President Cup events have exceeded early expectations and I saw firsthand how the teams were provided a progressive and competitive experience," said Ed Loucks, committee chairman of US Youth Soccer Presidents Cup. "US Youth Soccer is proud of the teams who have made their way into the finals and wish them the best of luck and we look forward to learning who will qualify from Region I this weekend."
The US Youth Soccer Presidents Cup provides a progressive, competitive experience to US Youth Soccer teams from the state to regional to national level.  The Presidents Cup gives players an additional opportunity to compete against teams from across the country at a high level for the joy and the challenge of the game.

The 2009 Presidents Cup Finals will be held July 17-19 at the WRAL Soccer Complex in Raleigh, N.C.