K League Junior
|Number of teams||17|
|Current champions||Maetan HS
Pohang Jecheol Technical HS
|Most championships||Maetan HS (2)
Pohang Jecheol Technical HS (2)
K League U-18 Challenge League (hangul: K리그 U-18 챌린지리그) is the competition for the U-18 team of South Korea professional football clubs. It has started since 2008. The 8 clubs would divide into two group and they do the play-off to make the champion. The first Champion of the competition is Ulsan Hyundai FC U-18 Team (Hyundai High School FC). This competition is sponsored by Seoul Broadcasting System. Since 2009, Jeonbuk Hyundai Motors, Daejeon Citizen, Daegu FC, Gyeongnam FC and Gwangju Sangmu also have started to attend this competition. From 2010, Jeju United have started to attend.
From 2009, U-18 Challenge League is one of the Korean National Youth Football League's thirteen section of under 18 years competition.
Regular season where teams play each other home and away for a total of 12 matches. Upon completion of the regular season, the top two of the two group enter the championship playoff until the eventual championship final involving the prevailing side taking on the first placed team in a home and away series.
Members for 2012 season
The following 16 clubs will compete in the High School Club Challenge League during the 2012 season.
- A Group
- B Group
Titles by season
|2008||Hyundai High School FC||Gwangyang Jecheol High School FC|
|2009||Dongbuk High School FC||Gwangyang Jecheol High School FC|
|2010||Maetan High School FC||Hyundai High School FC|
|2011||Pohang Jecheol Technical High School FC||Jeonju Youngsaeng High School FC|
|2012||Maetan High School FC (Group A)
Pohang Jecheol Technical High School FC (Group B)
Titles by club
|Hyundai High School FC||1 (2008)||1 (2010)|
|Dongbuk High School FC||1 (2009)||0|
|Maetan High School FC||1 (2010)||0|
|Pohang Jecheol Technical High School FC||1 (2011)||0|
|Gwangyang Jecheol High School FC||0||2 (2008, 2009)|
|Jeonju Youngsaeng High School FC||0||1 (2011)|