Massachusetts State Cups Information

2019 US Youth Soccer Massachusetts State Cup

The Massachusetts Youth Soccer Association is proud to host the 2019 Massachusetts State Cup.  This tournament is the first phase of the US Youth Soccer National Championship Series.

The tournament is open to all 13U-19U teams who meet the 2019 Massachusetts State Cup Eligibility Requirements.  Please review the requirement link below, prior to submitting your 2019 Massachusetts State Cup Entry Form and fee.

State Cup Eligibility Requirements

Team Placement:

The  2018 Massachusetts State Cup Champions will be awarded the #1 seed and the Finalists will be awarded the #2 seed (providing these teams have maintained 51% roster continuity between their 2018 and 2019 State Cup Rosters).  The remainder of the teams will be placed using a Live Blind Draw.

Rosters:

Official League Team Roster and State Cup maximum size is 22 players and Game Day Roster maximum size is 18 players.

Teams must maintain continuity of 9 common players between their Official League Roster and State Cup Roster.

All age groups will play 11v11 and will play a single game elimination format, varying based on the number of teams entered per age/gender group.

Play-in games will be played, if required, to reduce each age/gender group to 16 teams.  These games will be self-scheduled by the teams and must be played by April 28th.

The State Cup tournament fees have been broken down into  two categories; Entry Fee and Per Game Fee. The Entry Fee includes team registration, Mass Youth Soccer/USYS affiliation fees and tournament expenses not included in the Per Game Fee.  The Per Game Fee includes the on-site game day costs, field fees and referee fees.

 

Entry Fee $400.00
Round of 16 Game Fee $150.00
Quarter-finals Game Fee $150.00
Semifinals Game Fee $175.00
Finals Game Fee $175.00

 

For those teams selected to play a “play-in” game prior to the round of 16, they will have  50% of their entry fee returned if they lose this game.

Teams will be invoiced, by Mass Youth Soccer, for their Game Fee(s) after they have played their last State Cup game.

 

The Massachusetts State Cup winners will advance to the 2019 US Youth Soccer Eastern Regional Championships in Charleston & Huntington, West Virginia, June 28th – July 4th 2019.

Round Robin:    June 28th – 30th

Quarter Finals:  July 1st and 2nd

Semi Finals:      July 3rd

Finals:               July 4th

 

Winners of the US Youth Soccer Eastern Regional Championships will advance to the 2019 US Youth Soccer National Championships in Overland Park, Kansas July 22nd – 28th.

Player Luncheon: July 22

Round Robin:       July 23-25

Semis:                  July 27

Finals:                   July 27 and July 28

 

2019 US YOUTH SOCCER MASSACHUSETTS STATE CUP
IMPORTANT DATES

March 1st Entry & Fee Deadline   Boys & Girls 13U-19U
TBA Live Draw
April 1st Deadline for 13U-18U teams to submit copy of their Official 2019 Spring League Roster (max of 22 players) to: tfilippetti@mayouthsoccer.org
April 15th

Deadline for 13U-18U teams to complete their Mass State Cup GotSoccer Team Registration.

Roster freeze date* please see below

April 28th Deadline for Play-in Games (self-scheduled) must be completed
May 1st

Deadline 19U teams to complete their Mass State Cup GotSoccer Team Registration.

Roster freeze date* please see below

May 11th Girls State Cup Round of 16
May 12th Girls State Cup Quarter Finals
May 18th Boys State Cup Round of 16
May 19th Boys State Cup Quarter Finals
June 1st Boys & Girls State Cup Semi Finals  – Massachusetts Youth Soccer Fields
June 2nd Boys & Girls State Cup Finals  – Massachusetts Youth Soccer Fields
June 28th -July 4th

Eastern Regional Championships  Boys & Girls 13U-19U

Charleston & Huntington, West Virginia

July 22nd -July 28th

US Youth Soccer National Championships   Boys & Girls 13U-19U

Overland Park, Kansas

 

*Roster Freeze Information

For all 13U – 18U teams, State Cup Team Rosters are frozen on April 15thth 2019 or three days prior to team’s first State Cup Match,  whichever shall occur first.

 

All 19U teams, State Cup Team Rosters are frozen on May 1st 2019 or three days prior to team’s first State Cup Match, whichever shall occur first.

 

Deadline for submitting your Massachusetts State Cup Entry is March 1st, 2019

 

State Cup Entry Link

 

Please contact Terri Filippetti if you have any State Cup questions: tfilippetti@mayouthsoccer.org

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