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Central States Cup


The Central States Cup is a US Club Soccer State Championship event for member teams in the 11-U through 18-U boys and girls age groups.  It is an open tournament recommended for elite teams including NPL and ECNL teams from Missouri, Kansas, Nebraska and Iowa.  Preliminary rounds will be held January- April, before the semi-finals and finals take place across two weekends May, in Kansas City.

2020 Cup Dates:

  • November 7-8, 2020: 11-U through 14-U boys and all girls age groups
  • November 21-22, 2020: 15-U through 19-U boys age groups



  • 11-U and 12-U age groups will play 9v9, while all other age groups play 11v11
  • Two levels of competition: Super Group (most competitive) and Premier Group
  • Champions of 13-U age group and older advance to National Cup Midwest Regional.  The entry fees are paid by Central States Cup.
  • All teams will play at least three games


Central States Co-Director Chioma Atanmo:

Central States Co-Director Nate Herrington:

US Club Soccer Membership Services Representative Todd Bailey: or (630) 346-7707