Skip to Main Content

The site navigation utilizes arrow, enter, escape, and space bar key commands. Left and right arrows move across top level links and expand / close menus in sub levels. Up and Down arrows will open main level menus and toggle through sub tier links. Enter and space open menus and escape closes them as well. Tab will move on to the next part of the site rather than go through menu items.

US Youth Soccer Massachusetts State Cup

Please contact Lynn Gugliuzza via with any questions. 


State Cup 2021 Dates

**2021 State Cup pricing and information will be posted when finalized**

May 15

Girls State Cup Round of 16 - Massachusetts Youth Soccer Fields

May 16 

Girls State Cup Quarter Finals - Massachusetts Youth Soccer Fields

May 22 

Boys State Cup Round of 16 - Massachusetts Youth Soccer Fields

May 23 

Boys State Cup Quarter Finals - Massachusetts Youth Soccer Fields

June 5

Boys & Girls State Cup Semi Finals - Massachusetts Youth Soccer Fields

June 6

Boys & Girls State Cup Finals - Massachusetts Youth Soccer Fields

June 25th -July 1st   

Eastern Regional Championships  Boys & Girls 13U-19/20U

Hammonton, N.J.

July 20th -July 25th

US Youth Soccer National Championships   Boys & Girls 13U-19/20U 

Phoenix, Ariz.

The Massachusetts Youth Soccer Association is proud to host the 2021 Massachusetts State Cup.  This tournament is the first phase of the US Youth Soccer National Championship Series.  
The tournament is open to all 13U-19/20U teams who meet the 2021 Massachusetts State Cup Eligibility Requirements.  Please review the requirement link prior to submitting your 2021 Massachusetts State Cup Entry Form and fee.   
Please note - The oldest admissible age group FOR THE 2020-21 SEASONAL YEAR ONLY will be 19/20-U. Eligible players’ must be born on or after January 1, 2001. This one-year change is in place to allow players to participate in one additional year of eligibility due to the missed programming as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic
Official League Team Roster and State Cup maximum size is 22 players and Game Day Roster maximum size is 18 players.
Teams must maintain continuity of 9 common players between their Official League Roster and State Cup Roster.
Tournament Format:
All age groups will play 11v11 and will play a single game elimination format, varying based on the number of teams entered per age/gender group.
Play-in games will be played, if required, to reduce each age/gender group to 16 teams.  These games will be self-scheduled by the teams and must be played by April 27th.
The State Cup tournament fees will be broken down into two categories; Entry Fee and Per Game Fee.  The Entry Fee includes team registration, Mass Youth Soccer/USYS affiliation fees and tournament expenses not included in the Per Game Fee.  The Per Game Fee includes the on-site game day costs, field fees and referee fees. 
Entry Fee
Round of 16 Game Fee
Quarter-finals Game Fee
Semifinals Game Fee
Finals Game Fee
Teams will be invoiced by Mass Youth Soccer, for their Game Fee(s) after they have played their last State Cup game.
For those teams selected to play a “play-in” game, they will have 50% of their entry fee returned if they do not advance to the Round of 16.  There will be no charge to the teams using Progin Park for their “play-in” games.  If teams choose to play at another site, the teams will be responsible for any field charges that might be incurred.
The Massachusetts State Cup winners will advance to the 2021 US Youth Soccer Eastern Regional Championships in Hammonton, N.J.  from June 25 - July 1.

NOTE: Massachusetts State Cup winners who withdraw from attending the Eastern Regional Championships will be subjected to fines up to $3000.00.

Winners of the US Youth Soccer Eastern Regional Championships will advance to the 2021 US Youth Soccer National Championships in Phoenix, Arizona from July 20 - 25.
NOTE: Teams who withdraw from the US Youth Soccer National Championships will be fined $5000.00.
Deadline for submitting the Massachusetts State Cup Entry will be March 1st, 2021.
Please contact Lynn Gugliuzza if you have any State Cup questions: