Aug 7, 2013

Elite Development League Announces Fall 2013 Schedule

Richmond, VA – The Elite Development League (EDL) has just announced its schedule of games for Fall 2013.  The 5 club league will start play for the Fall 2013 season on the weekend of August 24-25 and conclude games during the weekend of November 2-3.  

There are a total of 15 age groups participating in league play. The 15 age groups consist of the top teams in the U10 thru U16, and U18 boys and U10 thru U15 and U18 girls age groups. The 2013 Fall opening weekend features Culpeper SA playing away at Wake FC (Holly Springs, NC) .

The EDL schedule accommodates tournament play through the inclusion of league bye weekends. This Fall the EDL scheduled byes on Labor Day and Columbus Day weekends respectively. The EDL will also host its second annual EDL Columbus Day Tournament invitational in Richmond.

EDL Executive Director Bill Koeppen states “We are pleased with the simplicity of the scheduling process. The league schedules game dates while the technical directors  arrange kickoff times for each match. The scheduling format affords each club an easier model to manage their staff, an exciting player development environment, and a platform to strengthen club identity.”

A complete  league schedule can be found on the EDL website –

About the Elite Development League

Founded in February 2012, the Elite Development League (EDL) is a youth soccer league that provides an elite club centric environment to develop players and teams.  The EDL features a block scheduling system where all the designated “A” teams in one club play all the designated “A” teams of another club on the same day at the same field location.  The Fall 2013 season will be the second season of operations for the league. For more information, visit the EDL website at