The USSF Development Academy Championships are football club competitions for young players, based in the United Stated. The United States Soccer Federation organizes these competitions. The USSF Development Academy has divisions for two ranges of ages: U-15/16, and U-17/18. Each range of age presents four conferences: the Central Conference, the East Conference, the South Conference, and the West conference. Each conference is then divided is several divisions, and each division present several teams. There are 81 teams in all. The USSF Development Academy Championships takes place in September and ends in May the following year, in the United States.