Midwest Regional

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National Cup XVII Midwest Regional

Waukegan / Libertyville, Ill.
June 22-25, 2018

About the National Cup XVII:

The National Cup is US Club Soccer’s cup-based national championship series. Qualifying 13-U through 18/19-U teams from National Cup XVII Regionals and qualifying state cups advance to the National Cup XVII Finals.

National Cup XVII Regionals will be open to 12-U through 18/19-U boys and girls age groups in the Mid-Atlantic and West Regionals, while the other Regionals – Midwest, Northwest, South Central and Southeast – will feature 13-U through 18/19-U divisions.

Schedules:

Available here.

Application:

Available here.

Fees:

$895 for 13-U through 18/19-U teams^
^if paid by April 27; thereafter, fees increase by $100
^fee increases an additional $100 on May 25.

*Deadline to apply: June 1, 2018

Venues:

Waukegan Sports Park
3391 W Beach Rd
Waukegan, IL 60087
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There is a $5 per day parking fee at Waukegan Sports Park.

Libertyville Township Soccer Complex
1580 West Winchester Rd
Libertyville, IL 60048
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There is $100 per team parking fee at Libertyville Township Soccer Complex. Please pay via PayPal to [email protected]. Please enter your team name and age group in the memo section. You may also pay via check during team check-in on June 21 (details below).

Team Check-in:

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 (no guest players allowed)
  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. Thursday, June 21 from 6-9 p.m. CT at the Courtyard Chicago Waukegan/Gurnee
  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 Event Manager Justin Peterman at [email protected].***

Important information to review:

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 Midwest Regional, but ask for your cooperation regarding the height of your personal filming apparatuses.

Coaches responsibility: Teams should have their team manager carded/registered and on the official roster. If a coach is removed from the sidelines and no other carded/registered coach or team manager is available, the game will be completed but forfeited. There are no exceptions. 

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.

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 refer to this web page for booking details.

Collegiate recruiting:

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For participants: 15-U through 19-U age groups (optional for 12-U through 14-U participating teams) 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: [email protected].

For college coaches: Please log in or create a free account at this web page to register to attend the Midwest Regional.

Video services:

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StreamSports will be offering its Game Film and Highlight Reel services to capture your games in High Definition. StreamSports films from an elevated height, providing the perfect viewing angle for coaches, player and parents.  StreamSports staff and employees come from sports backgrounds and all camera operators are trained specifically to film soccer. In addition to Game Film, StreamSports has recently released QuickClips – complementary clipping tool software integrated onto StreamSports. Click here to see all StreamSports Tournament packages. Game Film Packages must be pre-booked. As low as $11 per player per game when divided amongst the team. StreamSports is the sole provider of elevated film permitted at US Club Soccer events.

Please order online, call 855-839-3676 or email [email protected]. 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 Midwest Regional, but ask for your cooperation regarding the height of your personal filming apparatuses.

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.

 

Contact information:

Questions regarding the Midwest Regional should be directed to US Club Soccer membership services representative Todd Bailey at [email protected].

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