BLAINE, Minn. (July 13, 2014) – Championship games for all divisions of the 30th Schwan’s USA CUP Weekend Tournament were completed on Sunday, July 13.
This year’s tournament features a record turnout of 1,060 teams from 21 states and 19 countries, making it the largest youth soccer tournament in the Western Hemisphere. The weekend and week-long tournaments together will generate an estimated $20.4 million in economic impact.
During this year’s Weekend Tournament, Schwan’s USA CUP is hosting two special invitation-only tournaments, in the boys’ U14 and girls’ U16 divisions. Called the Super Elite division, these divisions offered the highest level of soccer during the weekend tournament.
It was a great Weekend Tournament for Minnesota and Wisconsin teams, with Minnesota capturing seven championships and Wisconsin four. Iowa and Illinois were the other U.S. states to win titles. Just a single title today went to an international team: EC Pinheiros from Sao Paulo, Brazil, in the 11 boys division.
Here are the championship game results for the top divisions in each age group, the “A” or Super Elite divisions:
Esporte Clube Pinheiros Blue, Sao Paulo, Brazil 6, MTA 03 Blue, Plymouth, Minn. 1.
FC United Hurricanes Red, Cedar Rapids, Iowa 1, Rockford Raptors, Rockford, Ill. 0.
Croatian Eagles Red, Franklin, Wis.2, Allouez Stampede Blue, Green Bay, Wis. 1.
FC United Thunder Red, Cedar Rapids, Iowa 4, Appleton SC Blue, Appleton, Wis. 3.
PSA Elite, Plymouth, Minn. 3, Esporte Clube Pinheiros, Sao Paulo, Brazil 1.
Appleton SC Blue, Appleton, Wis. 7, Green White Knights, Mt. Prospect, Ill. 0.
14 Boys Super Elite:
Minnesota Thunder Academy, Minneapolis, Minn. 2, Eden Prairie SC, Eden Prairie, Minn. 1`.
Minneapolis United Premier, Minneapolis, Minn. 1, St. Croix Academy, Stillwater, Minn. 1.
Minneapolis United Inferno, Minneapolis 3, Colorado United White, Littleton, Colo. 1.
USA Ice FC, Green Bay, Wis. 1, Thunder Bay Chill, Ontario 0.
16 Girls Super Elite:
SC Waukesha Blue, Waukesha, Wis. 1, Centennial SC Premier, Lino Lakes, Minn. 0
Palatine Celtic SC Select, Palatine, Ill. 3, PSA, Plymouth, Minn. 2.
Prior Lake Splash, Minn. 4, Fire SC 97, Blaine, Minn. 1.
St. Croix Academy Red Devils, Stillwater, Minn. 1, Valley United Fusion, Apple Valley, Minn. 0.
Dakota Rev Rampage, Rosemount, Minn. 3, Fire FC, Blaine, Minn. 0.
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