This tournament is open to all U13–U19 competitive teams. The US Youth Soccer Minnesota State Cup is a tournament designed to select the Minnesota league team or Midwest Regional team at each age level and gender to represent Minnesota at the US Youth Soccer Midwest Regional Championships. Regional winners will go on to compete in the US Youth Soccer National Championships.
Each year a State Cup Committee is formed and reviews the US Youth Soccer National Championship Policies and Minnesota State Cup Rules.
2017 State Cup Rule Update
The Minnesota State Cup U19 division will include U20 for one year due to the change in birth year registration implementation. The U19/20 will be a single division with combined players and/or teams.
Cost: $750 (U13–U18 teams) | $650 (U19/20 teams)
|Feb. 17:||Minnesota State Cup applications (U13–U18) due to MYSA by 5:00 p.m.|
|Mar. 11:||Mandatory State Cup Team Rep. Meetings#: location/times TBD|
|Apr. 7:||Minnesota State Cup applications (U19) due to MYSA by 5:00 p.m.|
|May 2–4:||Minnesota State Cup Games (Play-in Games) ***|
|May 6–7:||Minnesota State Cup Games (U13–U18 Group Games) ***|
|May 13–14:||Minnesota State Cup Games (U13–U18 Group Games) ***|
|May 20–21:||Minnesota State Cup Games (Semi-Finals and Finals) ***|
|June 3–4:||Minnesota State Cup Games (U19 and Make-up Games) ***|
|June 23–28:||US Youth Soccer Region II Championships (Sioux Falls, S.D.)|
|July 24–30:||US Youth Soccer National Championships (Frisco, Texas)|
#Note: All teams must have a representative in attendance for the duration of the meeting. Teams that are not represented or are not present for the duration of the Mandatory Team Rep. Meeting will be subjected to a $350 fine that must be paid prior to team check-in before the first game.
*** Playing dates are subject to change ***