2016-17 News

Northeast Girls NPL playoff champions take postseason momentum to 2017 NPL Finals

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WILLINGBORO, N.J. (June 22, 2017) – FC Stars of Massachusetts and PDA South headlined the Northeast Girls NPL playoffs, June 17-18 at the Westampton Sports...

NISL – NPL Division prepares to make impact at next month's NPL Finals

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CHICAGO, Ill. (June 22, 2017) – Twelve teams from eight clubs have won Northern Illinois Soccer League (NISL) – NPL Division titles and are now qualified for the...

NEP – NPL Division adds seven boys teams to group of 2017 NPL Finals qualifiers

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CHARLESTON, S.C. (June 21, 2017) – Seven teams from four clubs are ready to make their mark on next month’s NPL Finals after winning NEP – NPL Division...

Twelve teams from NYCSL – NPL Division ready to contend for titles at 2017 NPL Finals

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CHARLESTON, S.C. (June 21, 2017) – A dozen teams from the New York Club Soccer League’s NPL Division completed regular season play at the top of their age groups...

South Central Premier League playoffs send 12 teams to 2017 NPL Finals

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HOUSTON, Texas (June 14, 2017) - Six clubs claimed 12 league championships during the 2017 South Central Premier League...

FC Wisconsin, Cincinnati United Premier, Minnesota TwinStars win 2017 Midwest Developmental League playoff titles

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LOVES PARK, Ill. (June 13, 2017) - Three clubs combined to win six age groups during the 2017 Midwest Developmental League...

NEP - NPL Division qualifies six teams to 2017 NPL Finals

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CHARLESTON, S.C. (June 12, 2017) - The NEP - NPL Division is sending a half dozen girls teams to the 2017 NPL Finals, after these teams finished atop their...

Thirteen Texas teams clinch 2017 NPL Finals berths via United Soccer Clubs, Texas Champions League

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HOUSTON, Texas (June 6, 2017) – Six boys teams and seven girls teams won their respective age groups after competitive seasons in the United Soccer Clubs (USC)...

EDP NPL Playoffs qualifies 12 teams to 2017 NPL Finals

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BORDENTOWN, N.J. (June 6, 2017) – Twelve EDP teams have qualified to the 2017 NPL Finals after winning league championships at this past weekend’s EDP NPL...

2017 Florida NPL regular season champions ready for NPL Finals

CHARLESTON, S.C. (May 17, 2017) - Twelve teams from six clubs won Florida NPL regular season championships and have qualified to the 2017 NPL Finals.

Jacksonville Armada FC Youth secured four age...

Five clubs grab Gulf States Premier League championships

CHARLESTON, S.C. (May 16, 2017) - Thirteen teams from five clubs won Gulf States Premier League regular season championships and have qualified to the 2017 NPL Finals.

Louisiana Fire Juniors and...

ENPL prepares for inaugural season behind 16 qualifying NPLs, Boys ECNL Conferences

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CHARLESTON, S.C. (May 9, 2017) - As the 2017-18 season approaches, so does the highly anticipated Elite National Premier League (ENPL). The ENPL Playoffs offers two...

Red River NPL bolsters strength of National Premier Leagues in central U.S.

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CHARLESTON, S.C. (May 2, 2017) - US Club Soccer’s National Premier Leagues (NPL) continues to grow at an unprecedented rate, and the latest addition to the nationwide...

Virginia NPL adds Great Falls SC, Gunston SC and Tidewater Sharks for 2017-18 season

CHARLESTON, S.C. (April 18, 2017) - The Virginia NPL welcomes three new clubs to its league for the 2017-18 season, which will be the fourth year in the National Premier Leagues (NPL) and first year...

NPL teams take on 2017 Jefferson Cup (RECAP)

Girls Showcase results | Boys Showcase schedules/results

RICHMOND, Va. (April 2, 2017) - About 200 NPL teams have competed in the 2017 Jefferson Cup. One of the most well-known showcase tournaments...

Florida NPL takes next step with ENPL qualification status

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CHARLESTON, S.C. (March 30, 2017) - One of the NPL’s oldest members has a new title: ENPL qualifying competition. The Florida NPL will enter the 2017-18 season with six...

ENPL announces Florida NPL as qualifying competition

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CHARLESTON, S.C. (March 30, 2017) - The Elite National Premier League (ENPL) has announced an additional qualifying NPL member for the 2017-18 season in the southeast.

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Creation of Central States NPL expands geographical impact of National Premier Leagues

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CHARLESTON, S.C. (March 28, 2017) - The National Premier Leagues is expanding its geographical impact through the creation of the Central States NPL ahead of the 2017-18...

2016-17 NPL update: Northeast (EDP, NEP, NYCSL, NE Girls NPL, NEPAL)

CHARLESTON, S.C. (March 17, 2017) – Six months ago, US Club Soccer previewed all NPLs across the country. The Northeast preview garnered significant attention, as one of the hotbeds of NPL talent that...

South Atlantic Premier League adds ENPL to its expanding competitive calendar

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CHARLESTON, S.C. (March 17, 2017) - Change is good. For the South Atlantic Premier League, change is really good.

The league, which became an NPL member in Fall 2012...

ENPL announces South Atlantic Premier League as qualifying competition

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CHARLESTON, S.C. (March 17, 2017) - The Elite National Premier League (ENPL) has announced an additional qualifying NPL member for the 2017-18 season in the southeast.

...

ENPL announces Boys ECNL Southwest Conference as qualifying competition

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CHARLESTON, S.C. (March 13, 2017) - The Elite National Premier League (ENPL) has announced a qualifying Boys ECNL Conference for the 2017-18 season in the southwest.

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Six teams clinch 2017 NPL Finals berths from South Atlantic Premier League

CHARLESTON, S.C. (March 10, 2017) - Six teams from four different clubs clinched South Atlantic Premier League regular season championships and have automatically qualified to the 2017 NPL Finals...

Washington NPL enters National Premier Leagues landscape for 2017-18 season

CHARLESTON, S.C. (March 2, 2017) - US Club Soccer has announced the creation of the Washington NPL beginning in 2017-18, which will provide quality regional and national club competition.

Currently...

Approximately 200 NPL teams to participate in 2017 Jefferson Cup

CHARLESTON, S.C. (Feb. 16, 2017) - The Jefferson Cup, one of the most well-known showcase events in the country, will feature a strong NPL presence at its 2017 event, which includes more than 1,300...

Four NISL girls clubs qualify for 2017 NPL Finals, two age groups to be decided in spring season

CHARLESTON, S.C. (Feb. 10, 2017) - The inaugural season for Northern Illinois Soccer League (NISL) girls division has just two 2017 NPL Finals slots remaining, after four clubs claimed qualifying...

NPL's Midwest Developmental League expands, welcomes six new clubs for 2017-18 season

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CHARLESTON, S.C. (Feb. 3, 2017) - The Midwest Developmental League, a recently announced NPL qualifier to the Elite National Premier League (ENPL), is adding six new clubs...

Sixteen teams earn regular season titles after Virginia NPL seasons

CHARLESTON, S.C. (Feb. 3, 2017) - Ten clubs claimed 16 regular season age group titles in the Virginia NPL. This is the third season of the league, which has quickly acclimated itself to an array of...

NPL's Midwest Developmental League expands, welcomes six new clubs for 2017-18 season

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CHARLESTON, S.C. (Feb. 3, 2017) - The Midwest Developmental League, a recently announced NPL qualifier to the Elite National Premier League (ENPL), is adding six new clubs...

ENPL announces new NPL in Southern California and NorCal Premier as qualifying competitions

CHARLESTON, S.C. (Jan. 11, 2017) - The Elite National Premier League (ENPL) has announced the qualifying National Premier Leagues for the 2017-18 season in California.

Qualifying 14-U to 19-U boys...

ENPL announces United Soccer Clubs and Boys ECNL Texas Conference as qualifying competitions

 

CHARLESTON, S.C. (Jan. 9, 2017) - The Elite National Premier League (ENPL) has announced the qualifying National Premier Leagues and Boys ECNL Conference for the 2017-18 season in Texas.

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Welcome to the new and improved nationalpremierleagues.com

CHARLESTON, S.C. (Jan. 23, 2017) - US Club Soccer is excited to launch a redesigned National Premier Leagues website, which will better serve NPL members in mobile responsiveness, search engine...

NorCal Premier and new NPL in Southern California add strength to NPL lineup of ENPL qualifiers

CHARLESTON, S.C. (Jan. 11, 2017) - In with the new, and in with the old.

The latest Elite National Premier League (ENPL) announcement introduced two qualifying competitions in the West, both of them...

ENPL announces new NPL in Southern California and NorCal Premier as qualifying competitions

CHARLESTON, S.C. (Jan. 11, 2017) - The Elite National Premier League (ENPL) has announced the qualifying National Premier Leagues for the 2017-18 season in California.

Qualifying 14-U to 19-U boys...

United Soccer Clubs continues ascension in US Club Soccer programming, becomes latest ENPL qualifier from NPL

CHARLESTON, S.C. (Jan. 9, 2017) - As the list of qualifying NPLs to the Elite National Premier League (ENPL) continues to grow, there’s a common denominator: these NPLs are proven. They’re perennial...

ENPL announces United Soccer Clubs and Boys ECNL Texas Conference as qualifying competitions

CHARLESTON, S.C. (Jan. 9, 2017) - The Elite National Premier League (ENPL) has announced the qualifying National Premier Leagues and Boys ECNL Conference for the 2017-18 season in Texas.

Qualifying...

ENPL announces Midwest Development League, Northern Illinois Soccer League and Boys ECNL Midwest Conference as qualifying competitions

CHARLESTON, S.C. (Dec. 14, 2016) - With the previous announcement of the ENPL qualifying leagues in the Southeast and the Northeast, the ENPL has now announced the qualifying National Premier Leagues...

2017 id2 Training Camp schedule announced and future id2 expansion planned

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CHARLESTON, S.C. (Jan. 6, 2017) - Three id² Training Camps, targeting boys born in 2004 and girls born in 2003, will span the Central, Northeast and West regions of the country...

NPL Showcase caps 2016 with competition, college scouting

Results | Photos | Daily log

PALM COAST, Fla. (Jan. 4, 2017) - The 2016 NPL Showcase proved to be arguably the most successful in the showcase’s young history with more than 60 girls teams from...

LIVE STREAMING: Watch NPL Showcase games here

 

Schedules/results | Photos

PALM COAST, Fla. (Dec. 31, 2016) - Back by popular demand, US Club Soccer is live streaming three games on the final day of the NPL Showcase.

StreamSports, the Official...

Most popular news articles of 2016 on nationalpremierleagues.com

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PALM COAST, Fla. (Dec. 29, 2016) - 'Tis the season to look back on the NPL digital realm and track the most popular news articles of the year. You can also view a similar...

Keeping up with the 2016 NPL Showcase (Girls)

Schedules/results | College coaches | Photos

PALM COAST, Fla. - The third annual NPL Showcase for top NPL girls teams has kicked off at Indian Trails Sports Complex. The event features '98/'99, '00...

Midwest Developmental League, Northern Illinois Soccer League enter ENPL with NPL experience

CHARLESTON, S.C. (Dec. 14, 2016) - Although new, the Elite National Premier League (ENPL) has already established prestige. With top NPLs and a growing collection of the country’s best clubs joining...

Great Lakes Alliance awarded NPL status for 2017-18 season

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CHARLESTON, S.C. (Dec. 22, 2016) - The Great Lakes Alliance, a new competitive league this season covering Ohio, western New York and western Pennsylvania, has taken the...

ENPL announces Midwest Development League, Northern Illinois Soccer League and Boys ECNL Midwest Conference as qualifying competitions

CHARLESTON, S.C. (Dec. 14, 2016) - With the previous announcement of the ENPL qualifying leagues in the Southeast and the Northeast, the ENPL has now announced the qualifying National Premier Leagues...

First wave of college coaches commit to 2016 NPL Showcase (UPDATED)

Showcase web page | Schedules | List of college coaches

PALM COAST, Fla. (Dec. 6, 2016) - More than 50 college coaches representing 41 programs have already committed to attend the 2016 NPL Showcase...

ENPL announces New England Premiership, New York Club Soccer League, Elite Development Program and Boys ECNL Northeast Conference as qualifying competitions

CHARLESTON, S.C. (Dec. 1, 2016) - Building on the tremendous excitement of the announcement of the first qualifying competitions for the Elite National Premier League (ENPL) ten days ago, the ENPL has...

Letter from Chairman Phil Wright & CEO Kevin Payne to NPL members: Update on ENPL

Nov. 23, 2016

 

Dear NPL member,

As you have probably heard by now, US Club Soccer and ECNL, late last week, announced the first NPL and the first Boys ECNL Conference approved for inclusions in...

ENPL announces Virginia National Premier League and Boys ECNL Southeast Conference as qualifying competitions

CHARLESTON, S.C. (Nov. 18, 2016) - The ground-breaking Elite National Premier League (ENPL) has announced its first qualifying league and first qualifying conference for the 2017-18 season.

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Live streaming lineup set for 2016 NPL Showcase (Girls)

Schedules

PALM COAST, Fla. (Nov. 16, 2016) - Three games will be live streamed on the final day of the 2016 NPL Showcase (Girls), Dec. 29-31 at Indian Trails Sports Complex in Palm Coast, Fla.

  • AFC...

Arizona NPL hosts first PDP featuring players from all six clubs in league

Rosters - Boys / Girls | Photos | 2016-17 PDPs

CASA GRANDE, Ariz. (Nov. 15, 2016) - Fifty-seven players participated in the Player Development Program (PDP) event hosted by the Arizona NPL, which was...

Member Update: US Club Soccer adjusts age group terminology

Nov. 10, 2016

Dear member,

In an effort to reduce confusion caused the adoption of birth-year registration, US Club Soccer is relabeling its age group terminology.

Previously notated “Under-16” (or...

Thirty-three clubs ready for 2016 NPL Showcase (UPDATE: Schedules released)

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PALM COAST, Fla. (Oct. 26, 2016) - Sixty teams from 33 clubs spanning Northeast, Southeast and Central states have been accepted into the 2016 NPL Showcase.

  • UPDATE (Nov. 4 at 4 p.m. ET)...

PDP hosted by Gulf States Premier League includes 62 players, 10 clubs

Rosters - Boys / Girls | 2016-17 PDPs

METAIRE, La. (Nov. 4, 2016) - A total of 62 players from 10 different clubs participated in the Player Development Program (PDP) hosted by Gulf States Premier...

Numerous PDPs scheduled the rest of the year; how PDPs contribute to US Club Soccer's vision, mission & core values

2016-17 PDPs

CHARLESTON, S.C. (Oct. 19, 2016) - Several more Player Development Program (PDP) events are on the schedule for the remainder of the year, meaning plenty of opportunities around the...

2017 NPL Finals and National Cup XVI Finals to be held at Grand Park in Westfield, Ind.

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CHARLESTON, S.C. (Oct. 13, 2016) - US Club Soccer is returning its 2017 national championship events – 2017 NPL Finals and National...

2016 NPL Showcase (Girls) application deadline extended to Saturday; first group of participating teams announced

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PALM COAST, Fla. | Thirty clubs spanning Northeast, Southeast and Central states have been accepted into the 2016 NPL Showcase field. The deadline to apply to US Club Soccer's...

Previewing the 2016-17 NPL season: West

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CHARLESTON, S.C. (Sept. 20, 2016) - With an expansive reach of 22 leagues, about 300 clubs and nearly 2,000 teams across the country, it’s easy to forget that the 2016-17...

Previewing the 2016-17 NPL season: Central

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CHARLESTON, S.C. (Sept. 19, 2016) - With an expansive reach of 22 leagues, about 300 clubs and nearly 2,000 teams across the country, it’s easy to forget that the 2016-17...

Previewing the 2016-17 NPL season: Northeast

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CHARLESTON, S.C. (Sept. 15, 2016) - With an expansive reach of 22 leagues, about 300 clubs and nearly 2,000 teams across the country, it’s easy to forget that the 2016-17...

Previewing the 2016-17 NPL season: Southeast

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CHARLESTON, S.C. (Sept. 15, 2016) - With an expansive reach of 22 leagues, about 300 clubs and nearly 2,000 teams across the country, it’s easy to forget that the 2016-17...

Only two weeks remain to apply to 2016 NPL Showcase in Florida (UPDATE)

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PALM COAST, Fla. (Sept. 15, 2016) - The 2017 NPL Showcase, US Club Soccer's third annual girls college showcase, is about three months away. Applications are being accepted until...

Arizona NPL hosts first-ever play weekend with 73 games across the state

Schedules/standings

CHARLESTON, S.C. (Sept. 13, 2016) - The Arizona NPL, a new NPL member league as a result of realignment within the Mountain Developmental League, began its first season this past...

Northern Illinois Soccer League's inaugural girls NPL season is underway

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SCHAUMBURG, Ill. (Sept. 13, 2016) - The Northern Illinois Soccer League (NISL) officially kicked off its inaugural girls NPL season last month at Olympic Park in Schaumburg. Twelve games...

One month left to apply to 2016 NPL Showcase in Florida (UPDATE)

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PALM COAST, Fla. (Aug. 24, 2016) - The deadline for top National Premier Leagues (NPL) girls teams to apply to the 2016 NPL Showcase is Oct. 1 (update: deadline extended to Oct. 15). This...

South Atlantic Premier League, Northwest Champions League host play weekends to kick off 2016-17 NPL season

CHARLESTON, S.C. (Aug. 24, 2016) - Two NPL member leagues recently hosted "play weekends" to officially kick off the 2016-17 season.

Wake FC, of the South Atlantic Premier League, hosted Charlotte...

Elite National Premier League logo and framework announced

CHARLESTON, S.C. (Aug. 17, 2016) - The format and structure of the Elite National Premier League (ENPL), the new competition and development platform for boys collaboratively launched by US Club...

Fall id2 Training Camp details announced, US Club Soccer accepting DOC recommendations for potential player invitations

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CHARLESTON, S.C. (Aug. 15, 2016) - The final two id² Training Camps of the current cycle, targeting boys born in 2003 and girls born in 2002-03, will be held Sept. 29-Oct. 2 at...

The road to a national championship: How teams qualified for 2016 NPL Finals, National Cup XV Finals

2016 NPL Finals | National Cup XV Finals

AURORA, Colo. (Aug. 9, 2016) - Over the course of two weeks, 32 teams were awarded US Club Soccer national championships. The first dozen came out of the 2016...

LaLiga Formation Methodology taught to coaches in Virginia

Attendees | Photos | Daily log

LORTON, Va. (Aug. 3, 2016) - A total of 125 coaches from 27 clubs attended the LaLiga Formation Methodology Level 3 course, July 29-31 at South County High School in...