|Blackbear United Football Club (BUFC) was founded in 2001 to offer youth soccer development for boys and girls. BUFC offers training and competitive teams for boys and girls in age groups U12 - U18, a development program for boys and girls in age groups U10 - U11, and a youth academy for players ages 4 - 13.
Blackbear United is a non-profit organization (501c3) and is affiliated with the SoccerMaine Youth Soccer Association through its participation in the Pine Tree State League, the Northeast Regional League, the New England Soccer League (NESL), and the State Cup tournament. SoccerMaine lies within the boundaries of Region I and is a member of US Youth Soccer, the world largest youth sports organization in the world. US Youth Soccer is the largest affiliate of US Soccer, a member of FIFA, the governing body of world soccer.
Blackbear United has grown from 66 players and 3 teams to over 250+ players with 14 teams, a development program, and a youth academy. Blackbear United is an Adidas Premier Club which allows us to offer incredible discounts to our players through our Club Partner Program and members of our Affiliation Program.
The club continues to grow and anticipates adding teams until a boys and girls team is offered in each division (U12 - U18).