Massachusetts Youth Soccer hosts the Massachusetts State Cups Tournament each year. This tournament brings together some of the best U13 to U19 teams in Massachusetts. The U13 and U14 age divisions will be limited to 16 teams each. The U15-U19 age divisions will be limited to a maximum 12 teams each. The winner of each age/gender grouping is declared the State Champion and goes on to represent Massachusetts in the US Youth Soccer Region 1 Championships in Barboursville, West Virginia. Regional winners will then go on to play in the US Youth National Championships at the Mohawk Soccer Complex, Tulsa Oklahoma.
Semi-Finals and Finals Schedule
All teams applying to participate in the State Cup will be seeded by a three-person Seeding Committee and the Massachusetts State Cup Director.
2015 STATE CUP SEEDINGS
GIRLS TEAM SEEDINGS BOYS TEAM SEEDINGS
In the U13 through U19 age divisions, all competition will be in a round robin format. Each age division will play the appropriate number of games in its bracket based on the number of teams in that bracket. Winners of each bracket, based on total points, will advance to the semi-final round of competition. No more than four (4) teams will advance to the semi-final round from each age division. For the U15 through U19 age divisions, the second place bracket finisher with the highest point total will advance to the semi-final round with the three bracket winners.
The team entry fee for State Cup 2015 for U13 and U14 teams is $500.00.
The team entry fee for State Cup 2015 for U15 and older teams is $550.00.
Teams in the U13 through U18 age divisions that are not selected to participate in the State Cup will be offered the opportunity to participate in the Massachusetts Open Cup.