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US Youth Soccer Minnesota State Cup

General Information

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 Cup Committee is formed and reviews the US Youth Soccer National Championship Policies and Minnesota State Cup Rules.

Tournament Fee: $850

Note: Teams have the option to enter either the Minnesota State Cup or Presidents Cup but may NOT enter both.


Teams can apply for Minnesota State Cup through their Affinity access during the open registration period between January 5–February 9, 2018. Please contact your club registrar if you’re not set up in Affinity.

2018 Important Dates and Deadlines

Jan 5: Minnesota State Cup registration opens
Feb. 9: Minnesota State Cup registration closes at 11:59 p.m.
March: Brackets announced
Mar. 10: Mandatory State Cup Team Rep. Meetings#:
MYSA State Office (Age Group Times TBD)
May 10–13: Minnesota State Cup: Group Play Weekend
May 14–16: Minnesota State Cup: Group Play (Location TBD by highest seed)
May (tbd): Minnesota State Cup: Semi-Finals & Finals
June 22–27: US Youth Soccer Midwest Regional Championships (Westfield, Ind.)
July 23–29: US Youth Soccer National Championships (Frisco, Texas)