The National Cup is US Club Soccer’s cup-based national championship series. Qualifying 13-U through 18/19-U teams from National Cup XVIII Regionals and qualifying state cups advance to the National Cup XVIII Finals.
National Cup XVIII Regionals were open to 12-U through 18/19-U boys and girls age groups in the Mid-Atlantic and West Regionals, while the other Regionals – Midwest, Northwest, South Central and Southeast – featured 13-U through 18/19-U divisions.
The application deadline has passed. Please reference this document for National Cup XVIII application fees, deadlines and more.
PDA Soccer Complex
1 Upperpond Rd.
Somerset, N.J. 08873
Field map (below)
5 Manville Causeway
Somerset, N.J. 08873
Field map (below)
NOTE: Filming from an elevated viewpoint is not permitted, as this is an insurance liability to US Club Soccer. We welcome personal recording of your athletes and teams at a filming height not to exceed six feet, but ask for your cooperation regarding the height of your personal filming apparatuses.
Application will ONLY be accepted with a valid payment. All payments must be made online with a valid credit card. Once payment is received, the application will be reviewed for acceptance. If a team is not accepted, the fees will be refunded upon notification.
By requesting to enter this tournament, the applicant agrees to abide by all tournament rules and policies of US Club Soccer and U.S. Soccer. US Club Soccer shall have the right to approve or reject this application. Once teams are accepted, application fee will not be refundable, unless the competition in the team's age group is cancelled. If a team is not accepted, the fees will be refunded upon notification.
I understand and accept that a $1,000 drop fee will be incurred, if I drop from the event within three weeks of the first day of competition.
In the event that the entire tournament is cancelled prior to any games being played, teams will be refunded 75% of their registration fee. In addition, US Club Soccer has added hotel cancellation insurance, covering up to one night of room & tax, should the tournament be cancelled.
US Club Soccer has partnered with THS to be the Exclusive Housing Provider for US Club Soccer tournaments. All non-local teams are required to book their rooms through THS. Hotel reservations are available online at http://thsweb.com/USClubSoccer/ or by calling 888-536-8326. Teams that fail to comply with this policy are subject to disciplinary measures.
The National Cup is restricted to US Club Soccer-carded teams. Teams that are not currently members may join prior to the event. Please contact your membership services representative for information on how non-carded teams may join to apply.
All hotel rooms for US Club Soccer events must be booked through THS Company, the Official Travel Partner of US Club Soccer. Book lodging for the Mid-Atlantic Regional here.
For participants: 15-U through 19-U age groups are required to have their online scouting profiles completed with our college recruitment partner, www.scoutingzone.com. Team manager instructions for creating a team profile can be found here. Instructions have been emailed to managers upon qualification. Teams that already have profiles set in SCOUTINGZONE only need to make sure player rosters and profiles are updated. Contact SCOUTINGZONE for more information: email@example.com.
The National Cup XVIII will offer Trace Soccer's video and player performance technology. Trace uses an automated camera from an elevated height to provide the optimal view for players, coaches and recruiters. In addition to game film, teams will receive automated player moments and individual player stats which can easily be shared with friends and family.
Trace is a subscription-based model, so all Trace equipment will be shipped directly to your home prior to the event. Once you've uploaded all of your footage after the event, you can easily upgrade your package to a Choice or Elite Subscription. Game Film Packages must be pre-booked and all bookings will close 1 week prior to event. Click here to see all of the Trace packages.
Trace services are limited. If you wish to have Trace film your games, please book online by e-mailing firstname.lastname@example.org or call (888) 568-3264.
National Cup participants are developing their skills, getting creative and having fun with TopYa! Skills Challenges. TopYa! is a Players First partner advancing the pillar of Player Development and Club Development.
New in 2019, clubs can incorporate fun player development activities with fundraising goals through this practice-based fundraising solution. To maximize your club's success, TopYa! is waiving its $150 team fundraiser deposit to US Club Soccer members.
Nationwide is the Official Insurance Partner of US Club Soccer. Through this partnership, US Club Soccer members can get reliable protection for all the things that matter to them, including exclusive discounts for select Nationwide products and services. And when you purchase a policy through Nationwide, it helps to support our organization. Please visit nationwide.com/usclubsoccer.
Questions regarding the Mid-Atlantic Regional should be directed to US Club Soccer membership services representative Mike Gould at email@example.com.