The 2016 NPL Finals, open to U-13 through U-18 boys and girls age groups, will be held July 14-18 at Aurora Sports Park in Aurora, Colo.
This marks the return of US Club Soccer's league-based national championship competition to Aurora Sports Park, as the 2013 NPL Champions Cup - now referred to as the NPL Finals - was hosted at the impressive complex.
One of the most prestigious championships in the country, the NPL Finals features the champions of NPLs across the United States. Teams play several group games before advancing to knock-out rounds to determine the NPL national champion in every age group.
The last qualifying league finishes on June 26. The schedule will be posted around July 1.
For advance travel planning, please consider the following:
Team registration (to be conducted by a team manager or coach) is conducted the night before the tournament: Wednesday, July 13.
Games start as early as 9 a.m. on Thursday, July 14.
The kickoff time slots for championship games on Monday, July 18 will be 9 a.m. and 11 a.m.
AURORA SPORTS PARK:
Please confirm attendance within 72 hours of qualifying by providing information at this link.
AURORA SPORTS PARK:
Aurora Sports Park, a 220-acre site located at 19300 E. Colfax Ave. in Aurora, Colo., features 23 soccer fields and 12 baseball/softball fields.
Aurora is located just 10 miles east of Denver via E. 13th Avenue.
College coaches are encouraged to register to attend to ensure receipt of a player profile book and various hospitality benefits.
All hotel rooms for US Club Soccer events must be booked through Tournament Housing Services(THS), the Official Travel Partner of US Club Soccer. Hotel rooms are available at various properties and prices. Rooms may be reserved by visiting this web page.
Please contact THS within 72 hours after qualifying to reserve your hotel rooms. THS has reserved hotels well in advance at the lowest available rates with the most suitable amenities for your team. Hotels are first-come, first-serve, so inventory will go quickly.
DEN - Denver International Airport (13 miles from Aurora Sports Park)
More information will be announced at a date closer to the event. For immediate questions, please contact your respective US Club Soccer membership services representative.
Share your team’s story on US Club Soccer’s social media channels: Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and YouTube. "Follow" those pages throughout the NPL Finals, and be sure to join the conversation by using #NPLFinals.
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