Applications are now available to the 18th edition of the National Cup, US Club Soccer’s cup-based championship series, which features six Regionals throughout the country in June and early July 2019.
The six National Cup XVIII Regionals comprise of the Mid-Atlantic, Midwest, Northwest, South Central, Southeast and West Regional. The Midwest, Northwest, South Central and Southeast Regionals are now accepting applications for 13-U through 18/19-U (2006s through 2000/2001s) boys and girls age groups, while the Mid-Atlantic and West Regionals are open to 12-U through 18/19-U (2007s through 2000/2001s) age groups. All applications can be accessed at usclubsoccer.org/nationalcup, as well as through the individual links below. Register early to ensure your team receives the early application discount.
In addition to these Regionals, the National Cup also includes various state cups, which begin in the spring. Winning 13-U through 18/19-U boys and girls teams from Regionals and qualifying state cups advance to the National Cup XVIII Finals, which will be held July 19-23, at Dick’s Sporting Goods Park in Commerce City, Colorado.
The National Cup XVIII features both Super Group (most competitive) and Premier Group brackets.
Participating teams should be well-versed in official National Cup XVIII rules (linked below).
South Central Regional
This is the second time US Club Soccer will host a South Central Regional – supported by recent membership influx in Texas, Oklahoma, Louisiana and Arkansas. Mohawk Sports Complex has 17 fields, including 10 with lights.
Davis Legacy Soccer Complex has a long National Cup history, as the venue enters its seventh consecutive year hosting the West Regional. Davis Legacy Soccer Complex recently expanded, and this is the second year in a row that the Regional hosts both boys and girls competition on the same weekend.
The Midwest Regional is the longest running host of a Regional, as Libertyville Township Soccer Complex and Waukegan Sports Park enter their eighth consecutive year. Participants affected by the event cancellation in 2018 have received a 25 percent discount code towards 2019 registration fees. To be eligible for this discount, you must not have withdrawn from the event prior to cancellation, advanced to Finals nor received a full refund. More details have been communicated to those participants.
The BB&T Sports Park has hosted the Southeast Regional the past two summers, as well as from 2008-10. The complex consists of 13 full-size fields and a stadium field.
After stops in Yakima, Wash. and Boise, Idaho the past two summers, the Northwest Regional returns to 60 Acresin Redmond, Wash. after having hosted the event from 2010-14 and 2016. The facility features 25 fields.
The Mid-Atlantic Regional in Somerset, N.J. concludes the Regional slate with competition ending in early July. PDA Soccer Complex and Morningside Farm enter their sixth consecutive year hosting the event.
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