2013 New Jersey Cup details announced
CHARLESTON, S.C. (Oct. 18, 2012) – Applications are now available for the 2013 New Jersey Cup, US Club Soccer’s state championship event for U-10 through U-18/19 boys’ and girls’ teams. The event will be held from March to May and championship-winning teams in the U-13 through U-17 age groups will earn a free berth to a National Cup XII Regional event.
Part of US Club Soccer’s state championship program, the New Jersey Cup is open to all US Club Soccer member teams in the state. Non-member teams may apply to the New Jersey Cup by also registering with US Club Soccer.
The 2013 event will be the ninth edition of the New Jersey Cup. A record 762 teams participated in the 2012 New Jersey Cup, up from 623 teams in 2011.
The New Jersey Cup will begin in March with preliminary-round games at the fields of designated home teams as determined by Cup officials. Teams that win their first game will advance in the single-elimination championship bracket, while teams that lose their first-round game will move into the single-elimination consolation bracket.
The semifinals and finals will be held May 11-12 at a neutral site.
A Super Group (top level) and Premier division will be offered in the U-11 through U-14 age brackets.
New Jersey Cup championship-winning teams in the U-13 through U-17 age groups will qualify for a National Cup XII Regional event, as the $895 registration fee will be waived for the Regional of their choice.
ABOUT US CLUB SOCCER:
US Club Soccer is a non-profit organization committed to the development and support of soccer clubs and players in the United States. A National Association member of the U.S. Soccer Federation, US Club Soccer maximizes flexibility and offers youth and adult player and staff registration, integrated competition platforms at the recreational and competitive levels, as well as a variety of other programming, including the Olympic Development Program-sanctioned id2 Program and Player Development Programs.
Unique to US Club Soccer is the ability of member clubs to unite youth and adult programs within one organization, creating a “members for life” culture within each club.
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