South Texas State Cup is part of the US Youth Soccer National Championship Series and is an open entry competition for top level Division 1 teams. Top level Division I teams are typically defined as teams playing in the PLW or SCL. The competition is open to Under-13 (U13) through Under-19 (U19) boys and girls teams.
Prior to registering, please check the qualification lists (East Dist. & West Dist.) to ensure that you register for the correct Cup competition. Teams wanting to play in a lower Cup than they are qualified for must submit an exception request to the state office no later than 12p on January 23, 2013.
Please read through the "Guidelines & Entry Instructions" document in the right-hand navigation bar for more information, including details specific to U13 Cup/SCL Qualifying.
Entry Fee: $975/team
December 2012: State Cup Registration Opens
February 7, 2013: State Cup Entry Deadline
Mid March: State Cup Schedules Published (Click Here)
April 1, 2013: Roster Freeze Date - 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 group play stage of State Cup. Club Passes will not be allowed at the State Cup Tournament in accordance with the US Youth Soccer National Championship Series rules.
April 20 - May 19, 2013: Group Play Stage (U14 teams will begin play on April 13)
May 10, 2013: U19 Teams Roster Freeze Date
May 25-27, 2013: State Cup Finals Weekend Location: 5 Mile Dam Park (San Marcos, TX)
June 20-27, 2013: USYSNCS Region III Tournament (for U13-U19 South Texas National Cup Champions) Location: Edmond, OK
July 22-28, 2013: USYSNCS National Championships (for U13-U19 Region III Champions) Location: Overland Park, KS
For any questions regarding the South Texas National Cup, please contact Evan Sanders at the South Texas Youth Soccer state office.