Online applications available for 2012 Ohio Cup
Championship teams to earn free berth to a National Cup XI event
CHARLESTON, S.C. (Nov. 28, 2011) – Online applications are now available for the 2012 Ohio Cup, US Club Soccer’s state championship event for member teams. The event for U-12 through U-19 boys and girls will be held from March to June.
For the first time in 2012, championship-winning teams will earn a free berth to a National Cup XI event. Winners in the U-12 and U-18/19 age groups will advance to the National Cup XI Midwest Regional, to be held June 29-July 2 in Libertyville, Ill. Champions in the U-13 through U-17 age groups will advance directly to the National Cup XI Finals, slated for July 27-30 in Waukegan, Ill.
The 2012 Ohio Cup will kick off with self-scheduled group play taking place from March through June leading towards the semifinals and finals, which will be held June 16-17 in Columbus.
Registration for the 2012 Ohio Cup is $300 for teams in all age groups. The application deadline is Dec. 19.
A Super Group (most competitive) and Premier Group will be available where necessary. Championship-winning teams in both divisions would be eligible to advance to a National Cup XI event.
For more information regarding the 2012 Ohio Cup, as well as hotel information, contact US Club Soccer North Central Membership Services Representative Chris Baer at (614) 783-2237 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
About US Club Soccer:
US Club Soccer is a non-profit organization whose mission is to develop competitive club soccer in the United States. A member of the United States Soccer Federation since July 2001, US Club Soccer has grown to include member clubs and leagues in all 50 states. In addition to sanctioning and administering tournaments, leagues and other competitions as well as offering a range of programs for its members, US Club Soccer annually conducts the National Cup. US Club Soccer also directs its own player identification and development program – id2.
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