The league will once again award its championship to the club that finishes atop the table at the end of the 56 matches. Last season the Spokane Shadow clinched the EPLWA trophy in the 56th and final match, finishing a single standings point ahead of South Sound FC. Going into the final weekend of play Vancouver Victory FC were also in the race to finish first.
What’s New in 2015
The Evergreen Premier League remains at 8 clubs in the same 8 home towns as 2014. However, the WestSound FC Men are now operated under new management as the Olympic Force (Bremerton). Here’s a bit more of what’s new, with links to more information.
•New Head Coaches: Vancouver Victory FC have hired Aaron Lewis. Olympic Force have hired Kevin Skinner. Wenatchee FC have hired Cesar Ceppi.
•New Venues: Wenatchee FC will play most of their home matches at Wenatchee Valley Community College as the Apple Bowl is closed to add a Field Turf surface over the summer. Seattle Stars FC are collaborating with Fuerza FC of Marysville and sending most of their matches north to Quil Ceda Stadium. Olympic Force will play their home matches at Gordon Field, also the home of the PDL Kitsap Pumas.
•New League Promotions: The Evergreen Premier League will indrease its use of video to share league news. New this year are “The EPLWA Minute” and “EPLWA Home Towns sponsored by Ruffneck Scarves,” two video programs of varying lengths and purposes. The league will also award Players of the Week (POTW’s) on offense and defense. The honored players will receive custom EPLWA Rock’em socks.
SUBJECT TO CHANGE: Please be aware that this schedule is subject to change. Stay tuned to our schedule page and our social media sites for updates.