2017 NPL Finals information

  July 13-17, 2017 | Grand Park | Westfield, Ind.


The 2017 NPL Finals, open to 13-U through 18/19-U boys and girls age groups (birth years: 2004s, 2003s, 2002s, 2001s, 2000s and combined 1998/99s), will be held July 13-17 at Grand Park in Westfield, Ind.

This marks the return of US Club Soccer's league-based national championship competition to Grand Park, as the 2015 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.

COVERAGE:

Schedules will be posted by July 1, as the final qualifying league completes its competition June 26.

IMPORTANT INFORMATION:
GRAND PARK:

Grand Park (19000 Grand Park Blvd. / Westfield, IN) is 20 miles north of downtown Indianapolis and suited well for a national championship setting. It has 31 soccer fields, 26 baseball/softball diamonds and a pair of indoor facilities spanning more than 400 acres.

The City of Westfield recently celebrated the opening of a 370,000 square-foot indoor field sports and event facility at Grand Park, featuring three full-sized indoor soccer fields, a restaurant and administrative offices. Annually, Grand Park receives about 1.5 million visitors.

TEAM CHECK-IN:

Team check-in is mandatory and will occur Wednesday, July 12 from 5-7 p.m. in a meeting room at the Marriott Courtyard Indianapolis Carmel (37 W. 103rd St. / Indianapolis, IN).

Due at registration/check-in:

  • Official team roster (up to 26 players), printed from US Club Soccer’s registration platform, KYCK Play
  • US Club Soccer passcards for all players on the roster and staff passcards for all coaches and managers
  • Player Medical Treatment Authorization forms
TRAVEL:

All lodging must be booked with US Club Soccer travel partner Tournament Housing Services (THS). Please refer to this link for booking.

For planning purposes, participating teams' first three games are round-robin format over three days. The fourth day - for qualified teams - is for semifinals, and the fifth day is for championship games. On the final day, weather permitting, all games will be held at 9 a.m. and 11 a.m.

NEARBY AIRPORT:
  • IND - Indianapolis International Airport (37 miles from Grand Park)
COLLEGIATE RECRUITING:

For participants: All 15-U through 19-U participants are required to have their online scouting profiles completed with our college recruitment partner, www.scoutingzone.com. Team managers will receive an email with instructions. Teams that already have profiles set in SCOUTINGZONE only need to make sure they are updated. Contact SCOUTINGZONE for more information: support@scoutingzone.com.

For college coaches: College coaches can access tournament schedules, team rosters and player profiles by registering with US Club Soccer’s scouting partner SCOUTINGZONE at this link: scoutingzone.com/TournamentArea/NationalPremierLeagues/Login. For questions, please contact SCOUTINGZONE: support@scoutingzone.com or (310) 508-6670.

VIDEO SERVICES:

StreamSports, the Official Video Services Provider of the 2017 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. 

Looking to get recruited? Have StreamSports create the perfect highlight reel for you to showcase your skills. Your highlight reel comes with your very own "Player Portfolio," perfect for sending to coaches and recruiters.

Please order online, call 855-839-3676 or email info@streamsports.com. Cameramen are limited; pre-bookings only.

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.

PHOTO SERVICES:

National Sports Images will be on-site to capture the 2017 NPL Finals action in photos. More information is coming soon, including instructions to make advance reservations.

SOCIAL MEDIA:

Chronicle your team's NPL Finals aspirations through US Club Soccer’s social media channels: Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and YouTube. The official hashtag is #NPLFinals.

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