ELIGIBILITY

The National Cup open to teams in good standing that hold valid US Club Soccer passcards. Those teams that do not currently hold US Club Soccer passcards must obtain them prior to competing in the event.

Please contact your membership services representative for information on how non-carded teams may join to apply.

EVENT FORMAT

  • Teams will play 1 game per day and are guaranteed 3 games
  • Group play will take place on the 25th, 26th and 27th
  • Semi-Finals (if Division requires) will be played the evening of the 27th
  • Finals will be played on the 28th (game and awards to conclude by 2pm at the latest)
  • If Division is made up of 4 or 5 teams, competition will conclude on the 27th with the team with the highest point total after group play being declared the champion
  • U-12 Division will play 2 games per day
  • Games will be played on the 25th & 26th
  • Competition will be completed with a Final on the afternoon of the 26th

NATIONAL CUP POLICIES

PAYMENT POLICY
Application will ONLY be accepted with a valid payment. All payments must be made online with a valid credit card. Once payment is received, the application will be reviewed for acceptance. If a team is not accepted, the fees will be refunded upon notification.

REFUND POLICY
By requesting to enter this tournament, the applicant agrees to abide by all tournament rules and policies of US Club Soccer and U.S. Soccer. US Club Soccer shall have the right to approve or reject this application. Once teams are accepted, application fee will not be refundable.  Please contact your membership services rep with questions regarding this policy. 

DROP POLICY
A drop fee of $1,000 will be incurred, if a team drops from the event within three weeks of the first day of competition. 

CANCELLATION POLICY
In the event that the entire tournament is cancelled prior to any games being played, teams will be refunded 75% of their registration fee. In addition, US Club Soccer has added hotel cancellation insurance for all teams booked through THS, covering up to one night of room & tax, should the tournament be cancelled.

HOTEL POLICY
US Club Soccer has partnered with THS to be the Exclusive Housing Provider for US Club Soccer tournaments. Please book hotel rooms for the South Central Regional here. Questions can be directed to THS at (888) 536-8326. 

GAME FILM POLICY
The use of personal recording devices to record your athletes and teams at our events are permitted, but ask for your cooperation ensuring the safety of yourself and those around you. If utilizing an elevated recording device (this includes the use of high pods / anything over 6ft in height) the device MUST we properly secured with weights and stabilizers. You must be courteous to those around you and not block viewing and if a tournament official asks for the device to be lowered at any time, full compliance is expected.  As the official game film provider, Trace recording devices will receive priority placement.

TRAVEL

 

 

 

All hotel rooms for US Club Soccer events must be booked through THS, the Official Travel Partner of US Club Soccer.

Link to book hotels are coming soon.

MANAGER PACKET / TEAM INFO

 


Complete College Recruiting Info:
 All age groups (U15-U19) are required to have their online scouting profiles completed with our onsite college recruitment partner, ScoutingZone. Team managers will receive emails with instructions. Teams & players that already have profiles in ScoutingZone, only need to make sure they are updated. 

Please contact  ScoutingZone® for more information: support@scoutingzone.com | www.scoutingzone.com  

COLLEGE COACH REGISTRATION

 


ScoutingZone® is our official onsite recruiting/scouting partner:
 College coaches please register with ScoutingZone for our event to access tournament schedules, team rosters and player profiles. 

REGISTRATION LINK COMING SOON

Please contact  ScoutingZone® for more information: info@scoutingzone.com | www.scoutingzone.com   

GAME FILM

 

 

Trace is the exclusive game film, automated editing, video performance tracking, and audio and video live streaming provider of all US Club Soccer events.

Trace Video for National Cup helps players develop faster, work harder, and get seen sooner. Offerings and links for game film systems will be announced later.

ABOUT NATIONAL CUP

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

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

CONTACT INFORMATION

Questions regarding the Mid-Atlantic Regional should be directed to US Club Soccer Mid-Atlantic Membership Services Representative Mike Gould at mgould@usclubsoccer.org.