It’s finally happened, the ECNL Girls National Playoffs, which will take place from June 22 to 29 in Seattle.
More than 325 teams compete in six group age groups, and nearly 100 teams will advance to the knockout stage with a chance to qualify for the ECNL National Finals. With eight days of competition at the ECNL National Playoffs and the most collegiate scouts in attendance all season, the ECNL National Playoffs is the league’s premier event.
Check out all the information below to learn all about the event.
Program: Each team competing in Seattle is guaranteed three games, taking on some of the best teams from across the country. Those who qualify for the knockout stage in each Champions League age group will play a fourth match, vying for a spot in the ECNL National Finals in Richmond, Virginia. To view the full schedule, click here.
Full team list: Over 325 teams, all vying for a chance at the ECNL’s ultimate prize: the ECNL National Championship. To see the full team list, click here.
Champions League: In the U13-U17 age groups, 44 teams are placed in 11 different groups determined by regular season standings. Each team will play all the teams in their group for three guaranteed matches. The team that wins each group, along with the five best second-place teams, will make up the 16 teams that qualify for the knockout stage. Meanwhile, in the U18 age group, 16 teams will compete in a winner’s bracket to determine the league champion. To see the match dates for the Champions League, click here.
North American Cup, Showcase Cup A and Showcase Cup B: The next top 48 league teams in the U16 and U17 age groups are placed into one of three Cups: the North American Cup, Showcase Cup A or Showcase Cup B. Teams are placed into their Cup respective depending on the regular season of the team. to end. To see the teams competing in each Cup, click here.
North American Cup