2023 State Cup

A US Youth Soccer National Competition

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).

2023 State Cup Dates

January 2023

Jan. 30 - Registration Open

March 2023

Mar. 3 - NCS State Cup Registration & Payment Deadline
Mar. 15 - Transfer/Release Deadline 11U-19U (All Cups)

April 2023

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 - NCS State Cup District Group Play
Apr. 29-30 - NCS State Cup District Group Play

May 2023

May 6-7 - District Group Play / Playoffs
May 13-14 - District Group Play / Playoffs
May 20-21 - District Group Play Rain Date
May 28-30 - NCS State Cup Finals - Veterans Park & Athletic Complex (College Station)

June 2023

June 23-29 - US Youth Soccer Southern Regional Championships (13U-19U Only) Baton Rouge, Louisiana

July 2023

July 17-23 - US Youth Soccer National Championships (13U-19U Only) Orlando, Florida

2023 State Cup Information

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.

South Texas Youth Soccer Qualifying Leagues

  • USYS National League P.R.O.
  • USYS Frontier Conference – Premier I
  • USYS Frontier Development League
  • State Classic League (SCL)
  • Eastern District Players League (EDPL)
  • WDDOA Prime, Challenger, Alpha Leagues
  • Super League of Austin (SLA)
  • Eastern District Division 2 League (D2L)
  • Southeastern Soccer Conference
  • South Texas Member Association Leagues

2023 NCS State Cup Documents, Fees & Locations

Applied Team List: View Teams (Coming Soon)

Seeding List

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).

  • Boys Seeding List (Coming Soon)
  • Girls Seeding List (Coming Soon)

Challenge Bracket

2023 NCS State Cup Challenge Bracket Information (Coming Soon)

GotSport Registration Link: (Coming Soon)

Fees

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.

Team Check-in Documents

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)

District Play Locations

Games will take place at multiple locations. Play sites that will be used in each district are listed below.

Eastern District:

  • To Be Announced (TBA)
  • Eastern District Playoffs Hotels: Booking Information (Coming Soon)

Western District:

  • To Be Announced (TBA)
  • Western District Playoffs Hotels: Booking Information (Coming Soon)

2023 State Cup Finals Information

Dates

May 27-29, 2023

Memorial Day Weekend

Location

Veterans Park & Athletic Complex (College Station)

  • NCS State Cup State Finals Site Map (Coming Soon)

College Station Tourism

Compete College Station

City of College Station Parks & Recreation Department

Qualified Teams

2023 NCS State Cup Finals Qualified Teams (Coming Soon)

Hotels

State Finals: Booking Information (Coming Soon)

NCS State Finals Team Check-in

Teams advancing to State Finals will be required to attend in-person check-in on Friday evening of the finals weekend.

Check-In Documents

  • STYSA Code of Ethics
  • 2023 State Cup Event Checklist (Coming Soon)
  • 2023 USYS Southern Regionals Commitment Form (13U-19U Only) (Coming Soon)
  • 2023 NCS State Cup Roster

Schedule

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.

2023 State Cup Results