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Ohio State Cup

Semifinals & finals: May 22-33, 2021
Application

ABOUT:

The Ohio State Cup, presented by Great Lakes Alliance, is US Club Soccer’s state championship event for member teams in the 8-U through 19-U boys and girls age groups.

DATES:

  • 8-U through 12-U age groups
    • Preliminary matches: May 14-16 at Lost Nation Sports Park in Willoughby
    • Semifinals and finals: May 22-23 at Soccer First in Columbus, Ohio
  • 13-U through 19-U age groups
    • Preliminary matches: May 9-16 at Strongsville Soccer Complex in Strongsville, Ohio
    • Semifinals and finals: May 22-23 at Soccer First in Columbus, Ohio

FORMAT:

  • Traditional round robin with championship games
  • 8-U through 10-U teams play 7v7
  • 11-U and 12-U teams play 9v9
  • 13-U through 19-U teams play 11v11
  • All 13-U through 19-U Ohio State Cup Super Group champions advance to the Super Group Competition of National Cup XX Finals in Colorado in July 2021. The Great Lakes Alliance pays the entry fee.
  • All 13-U through 19-U Ohio State Cup Premier Group champions advance to the Premier Group Competition of National Cup XX Midwest Regional in Chicago in June 2021. The Great Lakes Alliance pays the entry fee. 
  • The Tournament Director reserves the right to adjust the team's selected divisions in order to balance the competitiveness of certain divisions, based on the teams entered. Teams will be notified in advance of such changes.

ELIGIBILITY:

In order to participate, all teams must hold valid US Club Soccer passcards at the time of the event. Teams currently not carded with US Club Soccer may do so by contacting Membership Services Representative Todd Bailey (contact information below).

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