2010 National Cup IX
US Club Soccer's signature national championship competition
2010 NATIONAL CUP IX REGIONALS
Denver, Colo. | Gates Soccer Complex
Web page | DenverRegional@usclubsoccer.org
Modesto, Calif. (Boys) | Turlock Regional Sports Complex*
Web page | ModestoRegional@usclubsoccer.org
Pittsgrove, N.J. (Girls) | Green Branch Park
Web page | PittsgroveRegional@usclubsoccer.org
Seattle, Wash. | 60 Acres Soccer Complex
Web page | SeattleRegional@usclubsoccer.org
Winston-Salem, N.C. | BB&T Soccer Park
Web page | Winston-SalemRegional@usclubsoccer.org
*and additional nearby facilities
2010 NATIONAL CUP IX FINALS AND NATIONAL COLLEGIATE SHOWCASE
Virginia Beach, Va. (Girls) | Hampton Roads Soccer Complex
Apply (showcase only) | Showcase@usclubsoccer.org
JULY 30-AUG. 2:
Virginia Beach, Va. (Boys) | Hampton Roads Soccer Complex
Apply (Showcase only) | Showcase@usclubsoccer.org
WHAT IT IS:
US Club Soccer's national championship competition. U-13 through U-17 winners from each Regional advance to the National Cup Finals, where national champions are crowned in two competitive divisions.
National Cup Regionals: U-11 to U-18/19 boys' and girls' teams
National Collegiate Showcase: U-15 to U-17 boys' and girls' teams
$795 for U-13 through U-18/19 teams^
$595 for U-11 and U-12 teams^
^if paid 45 days prior to the Regional start date; thereafter, fees increase by $100
National Collegiate Showcase: $950 [see special offer below]
*There is no fee to participate in the National Cup Finals. Participation in the event is covered in the initial National Cup application fee.
*Teams that apply for the National Collegiate Showcase and subsequently advance to the National Cup IX Finals will be refunded their Showcase entry fee ($950 or $705 if taking advantage of the special offer below).
*As in previous years, a team that has applied or a National Cup Regional which subsequently qualifies for a US Youth Soccer Regional, and chooses to attend the US Youth Soccer Regional, will receive a full refund.
*In all other cases, the fee is non-refundable.
TWO LEVELS OF COMPETITION:
*Super Group (most competitive)
Teams apply to the Premier level. A tournament committee, consisting of neutral regional club soccer coaches, will provide input on seeding. US Club Soccer will also review all tournament and league history that has been provided by the applicant, and several online rankings will be consulted. Qualified teams will be promoted to the Super Group level.
SPECIAL OFFER FOR PARTICIPATION IN NATIONAL CUP AND NATIONAL COLLEGIATE SHOWCASE:
*The National Collegiate Showcase application fee will be discounted by $245 if a team also applies for the 2010 National Cup IX at the same time (by selecting the appropriate button on the application).
*Both applications must be submitted and paid 45 days prior to the Regional start date.
*As a result of this special offer, teams are encouraged to take advantage of the guaranteed spot in Virginia Beach by applying early and promptly beginning to plan travel, as the dates of competition are already known.
CHOOSING A LOCATION:
No restrictions; teams are able to attend any Regional, regardless of geographic considerations. Each team may only apply to one Regional.
Both the National Cup and National Collegiate Showcase are restricted to US Club Soccer-carded teams. Teams that are not currently members may join prior to the event [How to Apply].
PHOTO AND VIDEO OFFERINGS:
In addition to wide-ranging photo offerings for all participants, those players interested in advancing into collegiate soccer will also stand to benefit from extensive college recruiting-focused video services.
For more information, or to request photo or video services, please visit the F8 Sports Media/US Club Soccer Web portal: http://www.f8sportsmedia.com.
[Competition Policies - 2010 National Cup IX]
Please direct general inquiries to firstname.lastname@example.org. For inquiries related to a specific Regional event, please use the e-mail addresses listed above.
NATIONAL CUP ARCHIVE:
The Doug Hamilton Memorial Trophy and past National Cup champions [link]