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National Cup XVI Finals

Westfield, Ind.
July 21-24, 2017

NationalCup@usclubsoccer.org

About the Event:

Proudly celebrating its 16th year as US Club Soccer’s cup-based national championship competition, the National Cup XVI aims to grow on the success of its 15 predecessors when it concludes with the National Cup XVI Finals, July 21-24 at Grand Park in Westfield, Ind.

Teams in 13-U through 18/19-U age groups advance to the National Cup XVI Finals by winning a National Cup XVI Regional event or through qualifying state cups. National titles are awarded in two competitive divisions: Super Group and Premier Group.

Venue:

Grand Park
711 E. 191st St.
Westfield, IN 46074

US Club Soccer previously hosted its National Cup Finals and NPL Finals in 2015 at Grand Park.

Grand Park is 20 miles north of downtown Indianapolis. It has 31 soccer fields, 26 baseball/softball diamonds and a pair of indoor facilities spanning more than 400 acres. The City of Westfield recently celebrated the opening of a 370,000 square-foot indoor field sports and event facility at Grand Park, featuring three full-sized indoor soccer fields, a restaurant and administrative offices. Annually, Grand Park receives about 1.5 million visitors.

Please click here for a field map.

Coverage:

Important information to review:

Check-in:

Team check-in is mandatory and will occur Thursday, July 20 from 5-9 p.m. in a meeting room at the Marriott Courtyard Indianapolis Carmel (37 W. 103rd St. / Indianapolis, IN).

Due at registration/check-in:

  • Official team roster (up to 26 players), printed from US Club Soccer’s registration platform, KYCK Play
  • US Club Soccer passcards for all players on the roster and staff passcards for all coaches and managers
  • Player Medical Treatment Authorization forms

 

Travel:

THS_master_logo_2014All hotel rooms for US Club Soccer events must be booked through THS Company, the Official Travel Partner of US Club Soccer. Please check back closer to the event when booking details are available.

NOTE: For travel considerations, games on July 24 will conclude by 2 p.m., pending any weather delays.

Collegiate recruiting:

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For participants: All 15-U through 19-U participants are required to have their online scouting profiles completed with our college recruitment partner, www.scoutingzone.com. Team managers will receive emails with instructions. Teams that already have profiles set in SCOUTINGZONE only need to make sure they are updated. Contact SCOUTINGZONE for more information: support@scoutingzone.com.

For college coaches: College coaches can access tournament schedules, team rosters and player profiles by registering with US Club Soccer’s scouting partner SCOUTINGZONE: https://scoutingzone.com/TournamentArea/NationalCupXVIFinals. For questions, please contact SCOUTINGZONE: support@scoutingzone.com or (310) 508-6670.

Video services:

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StreamSports is offering its filming and highlight reel services to capture your games in HD. StreamSports films from Skypods, reaching a height of 25 feet, providing the perfect viewing angle for coaches, player and parents. StreamSports staff and employees come from soccer backgrounds, and all camera operators are trained specifically to film soccer.

Looking to get recruited? Have StreamSports create the perfect highlight reel for you to showcase your skills. Your highlight reel comes with your very own “Player Portfolio,” perfect for sending to coaches and recruiters.

Please order online, call 855-839-3676 or email info@streamsports.com. Cameramen are limited; pre-bookings only!

NOTE: Filming from an elevated viewpoint is not permitted, as this is an insurance liability to US Club Soccer. We welcome personal recording of your athletes and teams at the Finals, but ask for your cooperation regarding the height of your personal filming apparatuses.

Photo services:

National Sports Images will be on-site to capture the National Cup XVI Finals action in photos. More information is coming soon, including instructions to make advance reservations.

Contact information:

Questions regarding the National Cup XVI Finals should be directed to NationalCup@usclubsoccer.org.

A look back on National Cup XV Finals (2016):