REGISTRATION

Registration for all National Cup XXII Regionals will open Jan. 3, and teams will be accepted on a first-come, first-served basis. Regionals are open to U-13 through U-18/19 boys and girls age groups. The competition series features Super Group (most competitive) and Premier Group divisions.

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.

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 representative 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 utilizing the event specific hotel link provided on the website and in the event confirmation emails. 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 six feet 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.

A booking link will be provided at a date closer to the tournament.

COLLEGE RECRUITING

Complete College Recruiting Info: U-15 through U-19 age groups are required to have their online scouting profiles completed with our onsite college recruitment partner, ScoutingZone. Instructions will be released at a date closer to the tournament.

ScoutingZone is also our official on-site recruiting/scouting partner. Please contact ScoutingZone® for more information at support@scoutingzone.com.

ABOUT THE 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.

CONTACT INFORMATION

Questions regarding the Midwest Regional should be directed to US Club Soccer Membership Services Representative Todd Bailey at tbailey@usclubsoccer.org.