2015 PRESIDENTS CUP

A US Youth Soccer National Competition
 

The South Texas Presidents Cup is an open entry competition that is strongly recommended for mid to lower D1 and upper Super II teams.  Mid to Lower level Division I teams are typically defined as teams that did not qualify for State.  The competition is open to Under-13 (U13) through Under-19 (U19) boys and girls teams from the Fall 2014 seaon, and will play 11v11.  The U18 and U19 teams will play in a combined age bracket, designated U19.  South Texas Presidents Cup state champions in the U13-U17 age groups will represent South Texas at the US Youth Soccer Region III Presidents Cup, with possible advancement to the National finals. The 2015 South Texas Presidents Cup entry fee is $825.
 

UPDATE: 12/17/14

The Spring Cup Manaul and Rules for the South Texas Presidents Cup will be published shortly.

2015 Cup Registration is OPEN.

Western District Cup Pre-Qualification List updated 12/17/14
Eastern District Cup Pre-Qualification List updated 12/18/14

To Register, please follow the below steps:
1)  Check the Pre-Qualification List (above) to see which Cup your team is pre-qualified for.  Your team may not enter a lower competition than your team is qualified for (i.e. State Cup qualified teams may not enter Presidents Cup).
2)  Read the ENTRY LETTER in order to see play dates, format, cost, etc.  By registering you are confirming you team is available for all the play dates posted.  UIL conflicts will be worked out, should that become necessary.
3)  Determine if your team wants to Challenge into a higher Cup competition.  This option will be presented during registration.
4)  Register for the 2015 Presidents Cup - CLICK HERE

 


2015 GENERAL TIMELINE
 

December 16, 2014:
Presidents Cup Registration Opens

January 20, 2015: 
Challenge Match Entry Deadline.  All U13-U19 team either in the Challenge position OR intending on Challenging into a higher Cup competition MUST be registered by this date.


January 27, 2015: 
Presidents Cup entry (with exception to Challenge teams noted above) and payment deadline.


February 4, 2015: 
Roster Freeze Date for ALL U13-U14 teams involved in Challenge Matches.  All releases and transfers must be processed in the GotSoccer system on or before this date.  Use of the Club Pass system
is prohibited during Challenge Matches.

February 7/8, 2015: 
U13-U14 Challenge Matches (if needed)


February 14/15, 2015: 
U13-U14 Challenge Matches (if needed)


February 18, 2015: 
Roster Freeze Date for U13-U14 teams not involved in Challenge Matches - No releases, transfers, or additions are allowed to rosters after this date. Teams may only consist of officially rostered players. Use of the Club Pass system 
is prohibited during the District stage of Presidents Cup. Club Passes will be allowed at the Presidents Cup State Tournament in accordance with the US Youth Soccer National Championship Series rules.

Roster Freeze Date for ALL U15-U19 teams involved in Challenge Matches.  All releases and transfers must be processed in the GotSoccer system on or before this date.  Use of the Club Pass system 
is prohibited during Challenge Matches.

February 21/22, 2015:
U15-U19 Challenge Matches (if needed).  Play Begins for the U13 and U14 age groups.

March 18, 2015:
Roster Freeze Date for U15-U19 teams not involved in Challenge Matches - No releases, transfers, or additions are allowed to rosters after this date. Teams may only consist of officially rostered players. Use of the Club Pass system is prohibited during the District stage of Presidents Cup. Club Passes will be allowed at the Presidents Cup State Tournament in accordance with the US Youth Soccer National Championship Series rules.

March 21/22, 2015:
District Play Begins (for the U15 age group)

March 28/29, 2015:
District Play Begins (For the U16-U19 age groups)

May 9/10, 2015: 
Presidents Cup District "Cross-bracket" Semi-final (A1 vs B2, B1 vs A2).  Winners advance to the Finals Weekend.


May 16/17, 2015:
Presidents Cup Finals Weekend, Location: Eastern District...complex is TBD.

June 11-14, 2015:
Presidents Cup Region III Tournament, Location: Lafayette, LA

July 9-12, 2015: Presidents Cup Nationals, Location: Overland Park, KS
 


Additional information regarding Presidents Cup will be published here as it becomes available.

For any questions regarding the South Texas Presidents Cup, please contact Mike Leland at the South Texas Youth Soccer state office.