US Club Soccer Announces National Cup XXI Format and Schedule

CHARLESTON, S.C. (Nov. 9, 2021) – US Club Soccer is thrilled to announce the schedule and updated format of the 21st annual National Cup, US Club Soccer’s cup-based championship series. National Cup XXI regionals will take place June 10-28, 2022, and will conclude with the prestigious Finals event, July 14-21, at DICK’S Sporting Goods Park in Commerce City, CO.

 
The National Cup Finals in July will see a new format and extended dates as there will now be separate girls and boys competitions at DICK’S Sporting Goods Park in Colorado. The girls competition will take place July 14-18, while the boys finals will be played July 17-21.
 
Registration is now open for all six regionals of National Cup XXI. Teams are encouraged to register early for the regional events of their choice to ensure a slot and to receive incentivized pricing.
 
National Cup XXI Regionals are open to U-13 through U-18/19 boys and girls age groups for the Midwest, Northwest, South Central and Southeast Regionals and U-12 through U-18/19 for the Mid-Atlantic and West Regionals. The U-12 divisions will play a consolidated, two-day tournament schedule. The competition series features Super Group (most competitive) and Premier Group divisions. Champion U-13 through U-18/19 boys and girls teams from regionals and qualifying state cups advance to the National Cup XXI Finals, held in July at DICK’S Sporting Goods Park.
 
Below are the links and information for each National Cup regional. The majority of these venues have previously hosted National Cup events and US Club Soccer continues to partner with top-notch facilities that deliver the best experience for teams, players and spectators. For additional information or team specific questions, please reach out to your local membership services representative.

NATIONAL CUP XXI REGIONALS

DATE

EVENT

HOST CITY / VENUE(S)

June 9-12

South Central Regional
Web page

Tulsa, OK
Mohawk Sports Complex

June 16-19

Midwest Regional
Web page

Chicago, IL
Waukegan Sports Park / Libertyville Township Soccer Complex

June 17-20

Southeast Regional
Web page

Bermuda Run, NC
Truist Sports Park

June 23-26

West Regional
Web page

Temecula, CA

Galway Downs Soccer Complex

NATIONAL CUP XXI FINALS

DATE

EVENT

HOST CITY/VENUE(S)

July 15-19

National Cup Finals (Boys)
Web page

Denver, CO
DICK’S Sporting Goods Park

July 18-22

National Cup Finals (Girls)
Web page

Denver, CO
DICK’S Sporting Goods Park

Participating teams should be well-versed in official National Cup XXI rules. As a reminder, there are a few recent rule changes, which can be reviewed in the document on the National Cup website.
 
To help celebrate this year’s National Cup, members are encouraged to highlight finals and regional qualifiers, submit story suggestions, as well as share photos and videos by tagging @USClubSoccer on social media and using the hashtag #NationalCupXXI, or emailing communications@usclubsoccer.org.

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