L to R:  Claudiu Nedelea, Daniel Taylor, Sara Griggs and Aldemar Jimenez were invited to Richmond, VA to participate in the Jefferson Cup Academy hosted by the Richmond Strikers, Central Virginia Soccer Referee Association (CVSRA) and the DC/Virginia state association.  The hosts, also, invite and include FIFA, National and PRO mentors over the course of four (4) days.  The event begins on Thursday night with a welcome dinner and orientation.

The Jefferson Cup consists of state cup winners (150), state cup runner up teams, regional champions (10), national champions (5) and other, competitive, high caliber teams to include winning WAGS teams.  Several college teams participate in spring training scrimmages on Saturdays.  Jefferson Cup reports over  270 college coaches attend this event.

Congratulation to our four (4) very dedicated South Carolina referees.