2024 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 (Premier I and FDL), or State Classic League (SCL).

2024 State Cup Dates

January 2024

Jan. 29 - Spring Cups Registration Opens: State Cup

March 2024

Mar. 1 - State Cup Registration & Payment Deadline
Mar. 20 - Spring Cups (all Cups) Transfer/Release Deadline (11U-19U)
Mar. 22 - Spring Cups (all Cups) Add Club Pass Player - Activated in GotSport
Mar. 31 - Easter Sunday

April 2024

Apr. 6-7 - State Cup Challenge Bracket Play (if necessary)
Apr. 10 - Roster Freeze Date: NCS State Cup
Apr. 20-21 - State Cup District Group Play
Apr. 27-28 - State Cup District Group Play

May 2024

May 4-5 - State Cup District Group Play / Playoffs
May 11-12 - State Cup District Group Play / Playoffs
May 18-19 - State Cup District Play: Rain Date
May 25-27 - State Cup Finals - Round Rock Multipurpose Complex

June 2024

June 21-27 - US Youth Soccer Southern Regional Championships (13U-19U Only) Tampa & Auburndale, FL

July 2024

July 23-28 - US Youth Soccer National Championships (13U-19U Only) Orlando, FL

2024 State Cup Information

Please continue to check back to this page for information and updates surrounding the upcoming 2024 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)
  • South Texas Member Association Leagues: (AAYSA, BAYSA, BVYSA, BYSA, CAYSA, CBYSA, EPYSA, EVYSA, HYSA, PDN, SYSA, TYSA, VYSO, etc.)

2024 NCS State Cup Documents, Fees & Locations

Fees

11U (2013) - 12U (2012) Age Groups: $600 per team
13U (2011) - 19U (2005) Age Groups:
$825 per team

Note: NCS State Cup team fees cover District Group Play, State Finals & Regional/National competitions.
*US Youth Soccer Regional & Nationals competitions are for 13U (2011) - 19U (2005) Age Groups.

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).

Challenge Bracket

2024 NCS State Cup Challenge Bracket Information

GotSport Registration Link: Register Here

Team Check-in Documents

Teams must read, sign, and upload the completed documents into their GotSport Event Registration prior to the Check-in deadline for District Playoffs. (GotSport Help Link: How Do I Upload Documents) Teams advancing to State Finals are required to attend In Person Check-In on the Friday of the State Finals weekend.

District Play Locations

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.

Eastern District:

  •   Bear Branch Sports Fields
  •   Crossbar Academy
  •   Dave Finkel Fields
  •   El Franco Lee Park
  •   Gosling Sportsfields
  •   Houston Sports Park (HSP)
  •   Meyer Park
  •   Shadow Creek Sports Complex

Western District:

  •   ASP/CC Fields
  •   Five Mile Dam Park
  •   NEMP
  •   Onion Creek Soccer Complex
  •   Soccer Central
  •   Schertz Soccer Complex
  •   WCRP

2024 State Cup Finals Information

Dates

May 25-27, 2024 - Memorial Day Weekend

Location

Round Rock Multipurpose Complex - 2001 North Kenney Fort Blvd, Round Rock, TX 78665

State Finals Teams

2024 State Cup State Finals Qualified Teams (Coming Soon)

Hotels

State Finals: Booking Information (Coming Soon)

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.

  • Date/Times: Friday, May 24, 2024 – 6:00pm-8:00pm
  • Location: To Be Announced (TBA)

Check-In Documents

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.

2024 State Cup Results