25 Jan One week left to register to 2018 Ohio State Cup
Feb. 1 is the deadline to apply to the 2018 Ohio State Cup, US Club Soccer’s state tournament for 8-U through 19-U boys and girls teams.
Open to US Club Soccer member teams in Ohio, 12-U and younger age groups will play at Lost Nation Sports Park in Willoughby and 13-U and older age groups will play at North Coast Soccer Complex in Seville. The Ohio State Cup is hosted by Alliance Premier Soccer League.
New in 2018, the Ohio State Cup will offer a Super Group and Premier Division. All Ohio State Cup champions in the 13-U through 19-U brackets – of both Super Group and Premier divisions – will be awarded entry to the National Cup XVII Midwest Regional. More information on this summer’s National Cup XVII is available at usclubsoccer.org/nationalcup.
Preliminary matches will be held in mid-May, and the semifinals and finals for all age groups will take place June 2-3 at Lost Nation Sports Park. The playing format will be: 7 vs. 7 for 8-U through 10-U teams, 9 vs. 9 for 11-U and 12-U age groups and 11 vs. 11 for 13-U through 19-U teams.
Teams must hold US Club Soccer passcards at the time of the event in order to participate. Teams currently not carded with US Club Soccer may do so by contacting Membership Services Representative Todd Bailey at [email protected] or (630) 346-7707.
For more information about the Ohio State Cup, please contact Ed Bernstein, President of the Alliance Premier Soccer League, at [email protected].
ABOUT US CLUB SOCCER:
A National Association member of the U.S. Soccer Federation, US Club Soccer fosters the growth and development of soccer clubs in order to create the best possible development environment for players of all ages.
Anchored by Players First and its five pillars of Club Development, Coaching Development, Player Development, Parent Engagement & Education and Player Health & Safety, US Club Soccer offers registration, league- and cup-based competition platforms, player identification and a variety of other programming, resources and services.
US Club Soccer is sponsored by Nike and supported by LaLiga through a technical partnership.