The Evergreen Premier League will kick off their 8th season on April 30th with three games spanning the state in week one, from Spokane to Bonney Lake to Olympia. It is the first games of a 53 game 2022 season that will span from late April to the championship game over the July 23/24th weekend. To see the full schedule, click here.
10 teams will be split into two groups vying for a top two spot in the I-5 and I-90 Conferences to move onto the semifinals. The conferences break down like this…
Bellingham United (defending champions)
FC Northstar Bellevue
Oly Town Artesians
Each team will play a home and away game against the teams in their conference and then will play one home and one road crossover game against teams in the other conference.
Bellingham United will look to repeat as Evergreen Premier League champions. They will open their campaign in Olympia against the Oly Town Artesians on May 7th and will get a rematch with the 2021 runners-up, PacNW, on the road on June 18th.
FC Northstar Bellevue are the new kids on the block and will play their first EPLWA game on the opening weekend, facing the Everett Jets on April 30th. Kickoff at Bonney Lake High School is set for 7:00 PM.
The Spokane Shadow and Oly-Pen Force will play their first games since the 2019 season. After losing the 2020 season, both opted to sit out the truncated 2021 season. The Shadow dropped out of the NPSL so their first team football will return to EPLWA play this season. The 2014 and 2015 EPLWA champions get an opening weekend game against Yakima United on May 1st. The Force will also host Yakima for their first game of the season on May 7th.