2016 Summer of Soccer

Summer is just around the corner, which means the heat of soccer season in the U.S. This summer is sure to thrill. Between Copa America, the Lamar Hunt U.S. Open Cup, Rio Olympics, international friendlies, MLS, NWSL, USL, NASL, and hundreds of other local professional and semi-pro matches quite literally there is always a match to watch. To help you plan your summer of supporting, here's a calendar of some of this summer's major US Soccer events.


11: 2016 US Open Cup Kickoff: 1st Leg

18: US Open Cup: 2nd Leg

22: MNT v Puerto Rico (AWAY) international friendly

25: MNT v Ecuador (Toyota Stadium, TX) int. friendly

27: WNT U20 v Japan (AWAY)

28: MNT v Bolivia (Children's Mercy Park, KS) int. friendly

30: WNT U20 v Papua New Guinea (AWAY)




1: US Open Cup 3rd Leg

2: WNT v Japan (Dick's Sporting Goods Park, CO) int. friendly

3: Copa America Centenario KickOff

    MNT v Colombia (Levi's Stadium, CA) Copa Group Stage

5: WNT v Japan (FirstEnergy Stadium, OH) int. friendly

7: MNT v Costa Rica (Soldier Field, IL) Copa Group Stage

11: MNT v Paraguay (Lincoln Financial Field, PA) Copa Group Stage

15: US Open Cup 4th Leg

16-18: Copa America Centenario Quarterfinals

21-22: Copa America Centenario Semifinals

26: Copa America Centenario FINAL

     For full Copa American Centenario Schedule click HERE


14: US Soccer Development Academy Semifinals

16: US Soccer Development Academy Championship

20: US Open Cup Quarterfinals


3: WNT v New Zealand (AWAY), Olympic Competition

5: 2016 Rio Olympic Game Opening Ceremony

6: WNT v France (AWAY), Olympic Competition

9: WNT v Colombia (AWAY), Olympic competition

10: US Copen Cup Semifinals

12: Women's Olympic Football Quarterfinals

16: Women's Olympic Football Semifinals

19: Women's Olympic Football Finals

21: 2016 Rio Olympics Closing Ceremony



2: MNT v St. Vincent & Grenadines (AWAY) WC Qualifying

6: MNT v Trinidad & Tobago (EverBank Field, FL) WC Qualifying

21: US Open Cup Final

This calendar shows only a tiny glimpse of this summers soccer events, don't forget to check out your local leagues, NWSL teams, NASL & USL clubs, and more that are happening in your community.

For specific dates and scheduling information for other U.S. soccer leagues check out the resources below:

Is there a soccer event you are looking forward to most this summer? Let us know below in the comments section!


    1 comment

    • Ray Kowalski

      Thanks for the calendar info!

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