2014 STATE CUP
Part of the US Youth Soccer
National Championship Series
South Texas State Cup, part of the US Youth Soccer National Championships Series, is an open entry competition for top level Division I teams. Top Division I teams are typically defined as teams playing in PLW or SCL. The competition is open to U13 through U19 boys and girls teams. The entry fee for the 2014 State Cup is $975/team.
2014 Pre-Qualified Lists:
Eastern District updated 1/13/14
Western District (any returning team not listed may enter Directors Cup) updated 1/06/14
Registration for the 2014 State Cup is CLOSED. Read the ENTRY LETTER to see important information regarding the 2014 State Cup competition.
The State Cup Schedule is available. The top 2 point finishers after group play will advance to the State Finals Weekend, May 24-26, 2014. The U19 schedule will be published shortly, but will not start play until May.
SCL Qualifying Schedule (U13 Cross-District Games in Brenham ONLY)
Game-Day Procedures (State, Presidents, and Directors Cup)
The 2014 Spring Cup Manual is now available!
For U13 Teams on the pre-qualified list for State Cup:
Please register for State Cup, and select the "SCL Qualifying" option in the registration...once registered, the State Office will transfer your team into the SCL Qualifying GotSoccer event. U13 SCL Qualifying / State Cup ENTRY LETTER.
2014 GENERAL TIMELINE
December 20, 2013: State Cup Registration Opens
January 23, 2014: State 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 State Cup. The lowest seeded State Cup U14 team should be prepared to play on this date, should a Presidents Cup team challenge. The State Office will contact the teams involved.
February 22/23, 2014: Challenge Match Date for those U15-U18 teams challenging into State Cup. The lowest seeded State Cup U15-U18 teams should be prepared to play on this date, should a Presidents Cup team challenge. The State Office will contact the teams involved.
March 18, 2014: Roster Freeze Date for U14-U18 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 State Cup. Club Passes will be allowed at the State Cup State Tournament in accordance with the US Youth Soccer National Championship Series rules.
March 22/23, 2014: District Play Begins (for the U14 age group).
April 12/13, 2014: District Play Begins (For the U15-U18 age groups)
April 29, 2014: Roster Freeze Date for U19 teams. This date may be adjusted based on U19 participation.
May 24/25/26, 2014: State Cup Finals Weekend, Eastern District Hosting, Location: TBA.
June 19-26, 2014: Region III Tournament, Location: Baton Rouge, LA
July 21-27, 2014: Nationals, Location: Germantown, MD