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Dates for Regional Club Championships, National Club Championship & Nexus Championship Events Announced

March 19, 2021, 10:55 a.m. (ET)

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. - USA Field Hockey’s Events and Club Services Department has officially announced the dates for the 2021 Regional Club Championships (RCC), National Club Championship (NCC) and Nexus Championship, presented by Harrow Sports.

First up, the Events and Club Services Department looks forward to working with the following host sites for the 2021 RCC, which are tentatively scheduled from Saturday, April 10 to Sunday, June 6. A detailed list of dates by region and age division are as follows:

  • Regions 1-3:
    • U-14 RCC: June 5-6 | Seacoast United Outdoor Complex | Epping, N.H.
    • U-16 RCC: June 5-6 | Seacoast United Outdoor Complex | Epping, N.H.
    • U-19 RCC: June 19-20 | Sacred Heart Greenwich | Greenwich, Conn.
  • Regions 4-6:
    • U-14 RCC: May 8-9 | Rowan University | Glassboro, N.J.
    • U-16 RCC: April 24-25 | Rowan University | Glassboro, N.J.
    • U-19 RCC: May 8-9 | Rowan University | Glassboro, N.J.
  • Region 5:
    • U-14 RCC: May 7-9 | Spooky Nook Sports | Lancaster, Pa.
    • U-16 RCC: May 28-29 | The Training Center | Spring City, Pa.
    • U-19 RCC: May 30-31 | The Training Center | Spring City, Pa.
  • Region 7:
    • U-14 RCC: May 29-31 | Troy Park | Elkridge, Md.
    • U-16 RCC: May 29-31 | Troy Park | Elkridge, Md.
    • U-19 RCC: May 29-31 | Troy Park | Elkridge, Md.
  • Region 8:
    • U-14 RCC: April 10-11 | Regional Training Center | Virginia Beach, Va.
    • U-16 RCC: May 29-30 | Regional Training Center | Virginia Beach, Va.
    • U-19 RCC: May 29-30 | Regional Training Center | Virginia Beach, Va.
  • Region 9:
    • U-14 RCC: May 29-30 | Miami University | Oxford, Ohio
    • U-16 RCC: May 29-30 | Miami University | Oxford, Ohio
    • U-19 RCC: May 29-30 | Miami University | Oxford, Ohio
  • Region 10:
    • U-14 RCC: May 29-30 | Sport Port and Villa Duchesne | St. Louis, Mo.
    • U-16 RCC: May 29-30 | Sport Port and Villa Duchesne | St. Louis, Mo.
    • U-19 RCC: May 29-30 | Sport Port and Villa Duchesne | St. Louis, Mo.
  • Region 11:
    • U-16 RCC: May 22-23 | Chula Vista Elite Athlete Training Center | Chula Vista, Calif.
    • U-19 RCC: May 22-23 | Chula Vista Elite Athlete Training Center | Chula Vista, Calif.

The top 16 clubs from across the country from the RCC will then compete for the title of 2021 National Club Champions across the U-14, U-16 and U-19 Girls age divisions.

Both the National Club Championship and Nexus Championship will be held at the Virginia Beach Regional Training Center in Virginia Beach, Va. The NCC will take place from Thursday, June 24 to Friday, July 2. Specific age division are detailed below:

 

U-14 Girls        June 24 - 26, 2021
U-16 Girls        June 27 - 29, 2021

U-19 Girls        June 30 - July 2, 2021

 

In 2020, the NCC was canceled due to the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic.

The Nexus Championship will commence the following week from Tuesday, July 6 to Wednesday, July 14. Competition dates for each age division will be released once the full schedule is completed.

Formerly Futures, Nexus is the newly developed Olympic Development Pathway Program, and is designed to help players take their game to the next level while developing the next generation of elite athletes and future Olympians. Note that Nexus is geared toward current field hockey athletes - girls and boys, ages 11 to 19 - in junior high and high school, who are self-motivated to improve and develop their game.

 

For any questions or concerns regarding the RCC or NCC, please contact Ryan Hickey, USA Field Hockey’s Senior Events and Club Services Coordinator, at rhcickey@usafieldhockey.com, or Madeline Hoeppner, USA Field Hockey’s Events and Club Services Manager, at mhopepner@usafieldhockey.com.

For questions regarding Nexus and the Nexus Championship, please contact nexus@usafieldhockey.com.