2014 PRESIDENTS CUP

A US Youth Soccer National Competition
 

The South Texas Presidents Cup is an open entry competition that is strongly recommended for Super II and lower level Division I teams.  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 2013 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 entry fee for the 2014 Presidents Cup is $825/team.

2014 Pre-Qualified Lists:
Eastern District updated 1/13/14
Western District (any returning team not listed may enter Directors Cup) updated 1/6/14

Registration for the 2014 Presidents Cup is CLOSED.  Read the ENTRY LETTER to see important information regarding the 2014 Presidents Cup competition.
 

UPDATE: 4/1/14

The Presidents Cup Semi-Final Matches will held on May 10, 2014.  The format of the matches is described in the "Scheduling and Format" section of the Entry Letter, posted above.  The winners of these matches will advance to the Finals Weekend, May 17-18.

The Presidents Cup Schedule is available.

Game-Day Procedures (State, Presidents, and Directors Cup)

The 2014 Spring Cup Manual is now available!

 


2014 GENERAL TIMELINE
 

December 20, 2013: Presidents Cup Registration Opens

January 23, 2014: Presidents Cup Entry and Payment Deadline

February 6, 2014:  Roster Freeze Date for ALL teams involved in Challenge Matches.  No changes are allowed to rosters after this date. Teams may only consist of officially rostered players. Use of the Club Pass system is prohibited during Challenge Matches.

February 8/9, 2014: Challenge Match Date for those U14 teams challenging into a higher Cup.  The lowest seeded State and Presidents Cup U14 teams should be prepared to play on this date, should a Presidents or Directors Cup team challenge.  The State Office will contact the teams involved.

February 18, 2014: Roster Freeze Date for U13-U14 teams NOT involved in Challenge Matches - No changes 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.

February 22/23, 2014: Challenge Match Date for those U15-U19 teams challenging into a higher Cup.  The lowest seeded State and Presidents Cup U15-U19 teams should be prepared to play on this date, should a Presidents or Directors Cup team challenge.  The State Office will contact the teams involved.

Play Begins for the U13 and U14 age groups.

March 18, 2014: Roster Freeze Date for U15-U19 teams NOT involved in Challenge Matches - No changes 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 22/23, 2014: District Play Begins (for the U15 age group).

March 29/30, 2014: District Play Begins (For the U16-U19 age groups)

May 17/18, 2014: Presidents Cup Finals Weekend, Location: Five Mile Dam Park, San Marcos, TX

June 12-15, 2014: Presidents Cup Region III Tournament, Location: Decatur, AL

July 10-13, 2014: Presidents Cup Nationals, Location: Greensville, SC
 


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.