(15 June) Once again Region I will host its finals of the Amateur, Werner Fricker & Gerhard Mengel Cups along with the Men's Under-23 Tournament at the Ukrainian American Sport Center. It takes place on 17 & 18 June in Horsham, Pennsylvania. Lansdowne Bhoys of Eastern New York will try to accomplish a Region double but in their path will be Christos FC of Maryland who are looking for their own double and Junior Lone Star of Eastern Pennsylvania. Danbury United of Connecticut completes the field among the three finals.
It starts Saturday morning with the Men's Under-23 Cup with 12 teams competing in group play. Later that evening will be our first final, the Amateur Cup. On Sunday, we conclude the 2017 cup season for the Region.
The winner of the Amateur Cup will play in the national finals to be played on 4 & 5 August among one of the four regional finalists. The national championship for the Werner Fricker and Gerhard Mengel Cups will be played 18 & 19 August at the Ultimate Soccer Arena in Pontiac, Michigan.