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12U League

Overview

The 12U League is designed to provide quality games to highly competitive teams and it replaces the Futures program.

Season Dates: May 3-July 11 
Format: 9v9 
Games: The format of the league will be similar to Minnesota League One with an expected 8-10 games in the spring (dependent upon the number of teams that register).
Level: Highly competitive teams that are interested in entering Minnesota League One in the fall or teams looking to play Midwest Conference-National League at 13U.
Registration Deadline: January 25

Spring 2021 Registration
Teams that would like to participate in the 12U League this spring must register by the deadline and pay $500 per team. 

Pathway to USYS National League

12U League will replace the Futures program and will serve as a precursor for prospective National League-Midwest Conference teams. Participation in our 12U League is mandatory for any teams interested in playing in National League at 13U.  

12U Border Battle: MN vs. WI

We added an exciting competition this year for 12U teams - a Border Battle tournament with Wisconsin teams. In conjunction with Wisconsin Youth Soccer Association, teams from both state associations will battle it out on the field and earn points for their state in addition to earning points for themselves.

At the conclusion of the Border Battle, the state with the most points will win Paul Bunyan's Boot! The Boot will go home to the winner's state until next year's Border Battle.

Interested Minnesota teams must participate in our 12U League as league results will help seed for the Border Battle. Tentatively, the Border Battle is slated for end of June.