SEPTEMBER IS YOUTH SOCCER MONTH
In September 2018, the National Youth Soccer Month campaign celebrates its 16th year of educating the public about the joys, rewards and benefits of playing youth soccer, and offers a variety of resources to learn more about youth soccer and get involved.
We hope that visitors to this site will join us in September and all year as we reach out to soccer enthusiasts throughout the United States with our messages about youth soccer and the many advantages of the sport.
We hope that you will choose a unique way to celebrate soccer in September and spread the message about your positive experiences. On this website you will find ideas and materials to use for your celebration and increase public awareness of the many benefits of playing youth soccer.
GOALS OF YOUTH SOCCER MONTH
- Raise awareness of Youth Soccer and the benefits of playing the game.
- Emphasize soccer as the number one youth participation sport in America and a leading contributor to the healthy lifestyle of millions of American families
- Bring kids and families of all ages and all abilities together for fun, friendship and fitness.
- Highlight the various programs available to children interested in participating in soccer, including inner-city, special needs, recreational and elite soccer programs.