Mid-Atlantic Regional

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National Cup XVI Mid-Atlantic Regional

Somerset, N.J.
June 26-29, 2017

About the National Cup XVI:

The National Cup is US Club Soccer’s cup-based national championship competition. The Midwest, Southeast and Mid-Atlantic Regionals are open to all member teams in 12-U through 18/19-U boys and girls age groups (birth years: 2005s, 2004s, 2003s, 2002s, 2001s, 2000s and combined 1998/99s). To accommodate the local landscapes in the West and Northwest, those two Regionals will include all those age groups and 2006s.

Winning teams from National Cup XVI Regionals and qualifying state cups in 13-U through 18/19-U age groups (birth years: 2004s, 2003s, 2002s, 2001s, 2000s, 1998/99s) advance to the National Cup XVI Finals, where national championships will be awarded in two competitive divisions (Super Group and Premier Group).

Schedules:

Available here.

Application:

Available here.

Fees:

  • $695 for 12-U teams^
  • $895 for 13-U through 18-U/19-U teams^

^if paid by April 27; thereafter, fees increase by $100. Price increases an additional $100 following May 11.
*Deadline to apply: June 2

Venue:

PDA Soccer Complex
1 Upperpond Rd.
Somerset, N.J. 08873
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Morningside Farm
5 Manville Causeway
Somerset, N.J. 08873
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Important information to review:

At check-in, teams must present the following:

  1. Official team roster (up to 26 players), downloaded and printed from US Club Soccer’s registration platform
  2. US Club Soccer passcards for all players, coaches and managers on the roster
  3. Copies of all Player Medical Treatment Authorization forms

Team check-in takes place at two places for your convenience; you only have to show up to one:

  1. Sunday, June 25 from 5-7 p.m. ET at the Embassy Suites Piscataway (in the atrium)
  2. 90 minutes prior to your team’s first game at the respective facility’s headquarters tent***

*** If you would rather check in via the second option, you must give advance notice to US Club Soccer Director of Events Alexandra Rieben at arieben@usclubsoccer.org.

Eligibility:

The National Cup is restricted to US Club Soccer-carded teams. Teams that are not currently members may join prior to the event. Please contact your membership services representative for information on how non-carded teams may join to apply.

Refund Policy:

A $1,000 penalty will be imposed for any team that drops within three weeks of the Regional for which the team applied. The application fee is non-refundable.

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 follow the booking instructions on this web page.

Collegiate recruiting:

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For participants: All 15-U through 19-U participants are strongly encouraged 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/NationalCupXVIMidAtlantic. For questions, please contact SCOUTINGZONE: support@scoutingzone.com or (310) 508-6670.

Nationwide:

Nationwide is the Official Insurance Partner of US Club Soccer. Through this partnership, US Club Soccer members can get reliable protection for all the things that matter to them, including exclusive discounts for select Nationwide products and services. And when you purchase a policy through Nationwide, it helps to support our organization. Please visit nationwide.com/usclubsoccer.

 

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 Mid-Atlantic Regional, but ask for your cooperation regarding the height of your personal filming apparatuses.

Contact information:

Questions regarding the Mid-Atlantic Regional should be directed to US Club Soccer membership services representative Mike Gould at mgould@usclubsoccer.org.

Look back at National Cup XV Mid-Atlantic Regional: