The South Carolina United FC Junior Academy is a competitive program for 8U to 12U players. Junior Academy is the normal progression after the recreational program for players that are serious about the game and ready for the next level of competition.
Competitive soccer at South Carolina United FC is designed for the highest skilled player who needs to develop and compete alongside players with equally high skill, ability, and commitment. For players seeking to play on competitive teams in the U13-U19 age groups, South Carolina United FC will, as quality numbers permit, field as many as three or more competitive teams in each age group for both boys and girls.
South Carolina United FC is proud to be a member of the Elite Clubs National League (ECNL) and Elite Clubs National League - Regional. It is the most competitive soccer program in the country, consisting of over 113 member clubs. SCUFC's ECNL teams compete in the Mid-Atlantic Conference playing against teams from North Carolina, South Carolina, and Virginia. ECNL Regional teams compete in Conference Carolinas playing against teams from North and South Carolina. All National teams also compete in the ECNL National Showcase and Regional Showcase events and in the ECNL National Playoffs and Finals.