US Youth Soccer Massachusetts State Cup

2018 US Youth Soccer National Championship Series

Massachusetts Youth Soccer State Cup

Boys and Girls 13U – 19U

Massachusetts State Cup is open to any team whose players are properly affiliated with Massachusetts Youth Soccer and is in compliance with the following requirements:

  • All 13U-18U teams must compete in a State Association approved league. The league competition must consist of a minimum of one game against each of three different teams participating in the league.
  • A team must demonstrate continuity of rosters between the league roster and State Cup roster by maintaining a minimum of 9 common players.
  • The team must enter in the competition of the State Association in which at least 50 percent of its players are registered/resides.
  • All teams entering will become properly registered and affiliated with Mass Youth Soccer and US Youth Soccer after paying their entry fee.

The 2018 competition format will consist of two separate pathways, each competing under the US Youth Soccer National Championship Series Policies


2017-18 Soccer Year Age Groups

13U

14U

15U

16U

17U

18U

19U

2005

 2004

2003

 2002

2001

 2000

1999


Single Elimination (SE) Pathway - NEP Member Club Teams:

Knockout matches will be played on May 5th or best date possible to schedule

  • The (8) SE winners will advance to the Quarter-finals on May 19th
  • The (4) SE Quarter-final winners will advance to the Semi-finals on May 20th
  • The (2) SE Finalists will advance to the STATE CUP TOURNAMENT SEMI-FINALS on June 2nd
  • The State Cup Tournament Semi-finalists advance to the STATE CUP TOURNAMENT FINALS on June 3rd

 

Round Robin (RR) Pathway – NSL Member Club Teams and 2017/2018 Mass Youth Soccer Member Teams:

  • The Round Robin groups will have a maximum of 8 teams per gender/age.  If more than 8 teams are entered for a gender/age group, preliminary rounds will be played on or before May 5th.
  • Round Robin matches will be played May 19th and 20th (several matches will be scheduled on May 18th at 6:00PM).
  • The top two teams in each gender/age group will advance to the STATE CUP TOURNAMENT SEMI-FINALS on June 2nd
  • The State Cup Tournament Semi-finalists advance to the STATE CUP TOURNAMENT FINALS on June 3rd

State Cup Tournament Semi-Final and Final Matches – June 2nd & 3rd, 2018

  • Semi-Final matches will be played on Saturday, June 2nd, 2018.

 

Single Elimination #1 vs Round Robin #2

Round Robin #1 vs Single Elimination #2

  • The winners of the semi-final matches will advance the STATE CUP TOURNAMENT FINALS on Sunday, June 3rd, 2018.
  • The US Youth Soccer Massachusetts State Cup winners will represent Massachusetts at the US Youth Soccer East Region Championships in Fredericksburg, Virginia, June 28th – July 3rd.
  • The Boys and Girls 13U-19U US Youth Soccer East Region Championships’ winners will advance to the US Youth Soccer National Championships in Frisco, Texas, July 23rd – July 29th.

 

STATE CUP ROUND ROBIN PATHWAY ENTRY (DEADLINE FEBRUARY 1ST 2018)
NSL Member Club Teams and all 2017/18 Mass Youth Soccer Member Teams:
Click here for Round Robin Pathway entry form
 
STATE CUP SINGLE ELIMINATION PATHWAY ENTRY
NEP Member Club Teams
Contact: Sean Carey
sean@newenglandpremiership.com

Terri Filippetti
Director, National Championship Series
Massachusetts Youth Soccer
tfilippetti@mayouthsoccer.org
(C) 508-868-7835

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