The South Texas State Cup, part of the US Youth Soccer National Championship Series (NCS), is the highest level of competition in the South Texas Spring Cup Series. It is an open entry competition for South Texas Youth Soccer registered teams in the 11U to 19U age groups who competed in a South Texas Youth Soccer Association qualifying league. Top Division I teams are typically defined as teams playing in the US Youth Soccer National League P.R.O, Frontier Conference, or State Classic League (SCL).
Jan. 30 - Registration Open
Mar. 3 - NCS State Cup Registration & Payment Deadline
Mar. 15 - Transfer/Release Deadline 11U-19U (All Cups)
Mar. 31 - Anticipated District Play Schedule Release
Apr. 1-2 - NCS State Cup Challenge Bracket Play (if necessary)
Apr. 9 - Easter Sunday
Apr. 12 - NCS State Cup Roster Freeze Date
Apr. 22-23 - District Group Play
Apr. 29-30 - District Group Play
May 6-7 - District Group Play / Playoffs
May 13-14 - District Group Play / Playoffs
May 20-21 - District Group Play Rain Date
May 27-29 - NCS State Cup Finals - Veterans Park & Athletic Complex (College Station)
June 23-29 - US Youth Soccer Southern Regional Championships (13U-19U Only) Baton Rouge, Louisiana
July 17-23 - US Youth Soccer National Championships (13U-19U Only) Orlando, Florida
Please continue to check back to this page for information and updates surrounding the upcoming 2023 NCS State Cup event.
Age Groups: 11U-19U Boys | 11U-19U Girls Teams
Level of Play: Division I
Event Format: Multi-stage tournament where accepted teams will compete in district playoffs scheduled like league play over multiple weekends; typically, district playoff finalists from each competing age group advance to State Finals. State Finals is held over a single weekend at a pre-determined location.
Applied Team List: View Teams
South Texas Teams competing in Top Division I level of play leagues for their age group are to be seeded into State Cup based on their league standings. Non-seeded teams interested in competing in State Cup should register through the Challenge Bracket (see below).
2023 NCS State Cup Challenge Bracket Information (Coming Soon)
GotSport Registration Link: https://system.gotsport.com/event_regs/5be35079bb
11U - 12U: $600
13U - 19U: $825
Note: NCS State Cup team fees cover District Group Play, State Finals & Regional/National competitions.
*US Youth Soccer Regional & Nationals competitions are for 13U (2010) - 19U (2004) Age Groups.
Teams must read, sign, and upload the completed documents into their GotSport Event Registration prior to the Check-in deadline. (GotSport Help Link: How Do I Upload Documents)
Games will take place at multiple locations throughout each district. Play sites that will be used in each district are listed below and subject to availability. Additional play locations may be added pending final game counts/site availability.
May 27-29, 2023
Memorial Day Weekend
Veterans Park & Athletic Complex (College Station)
2023 NCS State Cup Finals Qualified Teams (Coming Soon)
State Finals: Booking Information
Teams advancing to State Finals will be required to attend in-person check-in on Friday evening of the finals weekend.
Teams will play around-robin within their age group, typically one game per day Saturday through Monday. Schedule requests will NOT be accepted.
Award ceremonies to take place following the final match for each age group for both the Champion and Finalist teams.