RICHMOND, VA (April 27, 2021) – The ECNL Girls is thrilled to announce the continued expansion of the ECNL Girls Regional League platform for the 2021-22 season with the inclusion of eight teams to create the ECNL Girls Regional League – Northwest Pacific. 

“Continued expansion of the ECNL Regional League reflects the growth of soccer and the rising competition level year in and year out,” said ECNL Girls Commissioner Jen Winnagle. “With the creation of the ECNL Regional League – Northwest Pacific, athletes from the region will be able to test themselves against new talent, embark on new opportunities and participate in an environment designed to challenge themselves and reach their full potential.”

The ECNL Regional League – Northwest Pacific will feature divisional competition and a robust regular season schedule for all clubs participating in the U15-U18/19 age groups. This expansion will continue to grow the Regional League platform and enhance overall competition. 

The eight clubs participating in the ECNL Girls Regional League – Northwest Pacific are: 

Northwest Pacific
Crossfire Premier
Crossfire United
Eastside FC
Pacific Northwest
Portland Thorns Academy
Seattle United
Snohomish United
Washington Premier


Currently the ECNL Girls Regional League includes 13 leagues, with more than 1000 teams across the United States. Continued ECNL Girls Regional League expansion, Regional League showcase events and national postseason competitions will be announced at a later date. 


About the ECNL:

The ECNL is the nation’s leading youth soccer development platform. The ECNL respects and celebrates the unique individuality of every youth soccer player and club, supporting and enabling them to unleash their unfettered passion and fierce tenacity in striving to achieve their potential. 

The ECNL mission to Raise the Game is a total commitment to create the best possible environment for players, coaches, referees and administrators, with a determination to constantly question convention and challenge the status quo in youth sports.

The ECNL Commitment:

We will lead, set our eyes on new horizons, and pursue them relentlessly. Born out of the belief in a better way. Continued in the ever-evolving pursuit of excellence. 

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