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Today we're going to be taking a look at another Carolina Champions League Club, Asheville Shield FC. Hailing from Western North Carolina, Asheville Shield FC joined the Carolina Champions League to guarantee games week in and week out for their squads. ASFC is slowly growing into a powerhouse and helping to find and untap the potential of kids across the Appalachians. You can read more about Asheville Shield FC below, in one of our featured articles from the Carolina Champions League Newsletter. If you haven't signed up already, click the link here to stay up to date on more in-depth

Today we're going to be taking an in-depth look at another member of the Carolina Champions League: Charlotte Metro FC. Charlotte Metro was founded by Carolina Champions League Technical Committee Member and former professional player Daniel Araujo and John Pietak. Armed with a mission of providing an alternative to pay-to-play youth soccer, the two have grown Charlotte Metro FC into a club with 16 youth teams and amenities both on and off the field for disadvantaged youth in the Charlotte area. Their focus on both player development as well as character development is a boon to the Charl

Today we're highlighting one of the many fantastic Carolina Champions League Clubs, Barefoot FC. Check out the PDF below to learn more about the Club's history and their fascinating training methods revolving around Futsal. Barefoot FC Students go on immersion trips with their families to Medellin, Colombia, practicing Capoeira and training with Colombian National Team Members! You can read more below: This article and more can be found in the next edition of the Carolina Champions League Newsletter! If you aren't already signed up, you can do so by entering your email on the

Today we're going to be taking an in-depth look at another Carolina Champions League Club, Barcelona Academy Charlotte. FC Barcelona are veritable giants in both the Men's and Women's club game, With 4 Primera Division Titles for the Women's side and an astonishing 26 for the Men's. They also have a wonderful track record of producing youth products: Vicky Losada, Jennifer Hermoso, and Alexia Putellas are just some of the many Barcelona products who starred for Spain in the 2019 Women's World Cup in France, and there's an endless list on the Men's side, with Leo Messi, Xavi Hernandez, Andre

Carolina Champions League is happy to announce that our partners at Smoothie King will be providing gameday smoothies and beverages to all Carolina Champions League teams for the Fall 2019 Season! Team Coordinators and Coaches will have Order Forms available and will collect them for your child to enjoy a refreshing Smoothie King beverage on Game Day! Be sure to check out the menu below, and stop in to the numerous Charlotte and Raleigh area Smoothie King locations in order to try out the many options available! You can read more about Smoothie King at their website: https://www.smoothiek

Carolina Champions League is proud to present our two new sponsors for the Fall 2019 season, Academy Sports + Outdoors and Smoothie King! Academy Sports + Outdoors is a sporting goods store and has everything you need to prepare for soccer season! Academy has multiple locations in the Charlotte and Raleigh areas, and their website can be found here: Smoothie King offers plenty of options for athletes, whether it be a protein and nutrient packed offering, or just a tasty blend to celebrate an action packed day. You can find out more about their offerings and

Carolina Champions League is proud to announce an in-shop weekend with our official Sporting Goods Partner, Academy Sports + Outdoors. At 10 stores across the Carolinas, we have arranged a 20% off voucher for the weekend of August 16th. If you need to stock up on equipment or gear for the upcoming Fall 2019 season, Academy Sports is the place to do so! Simply print the voucher below, or just present said voucher on your mobile device at the register, and you'll be all set to take advantage of this offer and prepare yourself for another amazing season of Carolina Champions League play!

Saturday, April 13th at 7pm, the Charlotte Independence take on the New York Redbull 2’sCome play your match at Matthews Sports Plex, and then wear your gear to the Independence game! This will be the official night of the CCL. We will have our own section at the game. One ticket to the game will cost 14 dollars. Each club will pick 1 member of their organization to take a PK at halftime. For the pregame festivities, the first 22 players that purchase a ticket will walk out with an Independence player for the National Anthem. After this, the remaining 78 players