The NPL Finals features the champions of NPLs across the United States in 13-U through 18/19-U boys and girls age groups. Teams play group games before advancing to knock-out rounds to determine the NPL champion in every age group.
The 2018 NPL Finals will be held in four phases from late June to mid-July:
- 2018 Girls NPL Finals (13-U through 19-U age groups): July 12-16 at Aurora Sports Park in Aurora, Colo.
- 2018 Boys Eastern NPL Finals (15-U, 16-U and 17-U age groups): June 29-July 3 at Progin Park in Lancaster, Mass.
- 2018 Boys Western NPL Finals (15-U, 16-U and 17-U age groups): June 29-July 3 at Surf Cup Sports Park in San Diego, Calif.
- 2018 Boys 19-U NPL Finals (only 19-U age group): June 29-July 3 at Progin Park in Lancaster, Mass.
NOTE: The top two 13-U teams from every ENPL qualifying competition (NPL & Boys ECNL) may participate in optional showcases - to be held alongside the ENPL Eastern & Western Playoffs. Neither showcase event includes an opportunity for advancement beyond those events.
Additionally, boys 13-U and 14-U NPL qualifiers (from non-ENPL qualifying competitions: Central States NPL, Great Lakes Alliance, Gulf States Premier League, Red River NPL, Southern California NPL and Washington NPL) will advance to the National Cup XVII Finals, to be held July 20-24 at Aurora Sports Park in Aurora, Colo.
- Give your jerseys a little something extra by ordering NPL patches for your team.
- (Nov. 17, 2017) National Cup XVII Finals expands, returns to Aurora Sports Park in Aurora, Colo.
- (Oct. 17, 2017) 2018 Girls NPL Finals to be held at Aurora Sports Park in Aurora, Colo.
- (Aug. 30, 2017) ENPL qualification and playoff formats for Boys 2018 ENPL National Championships and 2018 Boys NPL Finals announced
Aurora Sports Park is the home of the 2018 Girls NPL Finals and the National Cup XVII Finals. It is a 220-acre site located at 19300 E. Colfax Ave. in Aurora, Colo., and features 27 soccer fields and 12 baseball/softball fields.
Aurora is located just 10 miles east of Denver via E. 13th Avenue. Denver International Airport (DEN) is 13 miles away from Aurora Sports Park.
Progin Park is the home of the 2018 Boys Eastern NPL Finals (15-U, 16-U and 17-U age groups) and the 2018 Boys 19-U NPL Finals (only 19-U age group). The complex has 16 fields - 11 natural grass and five synthetic turf.
Progin Park is located at 512 Old Union Turnpike in Lancaster, Mass.
The Surf Cup Sports Park, formerly known as the San Diego Polo Fields, is home to the 2018 Boys Western NPL Finals (15-U, 16-U and 17-U age groups). The complex has 24 fields and is located in Del Mar, Calif., just outside San Diego.
SCOUTINGZONE is the Official College Recruiting Service for all 2018 NPL Finals events.
Scouting Registration for Teams: 15-U through 19-U age groups (optional for 14-U participating teams) are required to have their online scouting profiles completed with our college recruitment partner, www.scoutingzone.com. Team managers will receive emails with instructions. Teams that already have profiles set in SCOUTINGZONE only need to make sure they are updated. Contact SCOUTINGZONE for more information: email@example.com.
Scouting Registration for College Coaches is available on each postseason event's specific page.
StreamSports, the Official Video Services Provider of the 2018 NPL Finals, will be offering its filming and highlight-reel services to capture your games in HD. StreamSports films from Skypods, reaching a height of 25 feet, providing the perfect viewing angle for coaches, player and parents. StreamSports staff and employees come from soccer backgrounds, and all camera operators are trained specifically to film soccer.
More information, including booking details, is coming soon.
NOTE: Filming from an elevated viewpoint is not permitted, as this is an insurance liability to US Club Soccer. We welcome personal recording of your athletes and teams at the NPL Finals, but ask for your cooperation regarding the height of your personal filming apparatuses.
TRAVEL / LODGING:
Qualified girls teams participating in the 2018 Girls NPL Finals should book their hotel stay through this THS link. Qualified boys teams participating in the 2018 ENPL National Championship (14-U through 17-U boys age groups) can also use that link to make reservations.
Playoff-bound teams should refer to their respective leagues' mini-sites within nationalpremierleagues.com for their specific pathway, including booking links.