U-20 Division ::2013::
Since kicking off in May 2011, the National Adult Leagues U-20 Division for men and women in the United States provides for top-level competition for college-bound, collegiate and other high-level players throughout the country, with regional divisions offering qualification for a national championship.
Sanctioned by US Club Soccer, the league is open to all clubs with the goal of supporting player development within genuinely regional competition, while minimizing travel costs.
The National Adult Leagues U-20 Division offers the best possible opportunity for cost-effective but high-level summer competition without prohibitive financial or time barriers, while ensuring players receive an outstanding soccer experience.
- Age: U-20, with four overage players on game-day roster.
- Gender: Men and women.
- Timeframe: May 15 through July 31. This summer timeframe coincides with the collegiate offseason and allows players to prepare for the return to preseason, offering continued development opportunities during the summer. For non-college players, eventual plans include year-round play.
- Structure: Summer season includes 8-10 regular-season games. Teams are able to play locally-only, or they have the ability of advancing to a regional and national championship.
- Cost: Specific fee determined by the local league. The National Adult Leagues program is geared to be a low-cost league without prohibitive entrance or franchise fees.