The Illinois State Cup is the most prestigious tournament in Illinois and the official state championship tournament of the US Youth Soccer National Championship Series.
The Sports Authority Presidents Cup is part of the nation-wide US Youth Soccer Presidents Cup, a national tournament that provides Under 13 – 17 teams an alternative opportunity to advance and compete against teams from across the country in the regional and national competition.
REGISTRATION FOR THE FALL TOURNAMENTS IS NOW OPEN (CLICK HERE)
All U13-U19 teams will pay a $400 upon registration, $250 registration fee and $150 round-robin fee. Any team that does not advance to the round-robin portion of the tournament will be refunded the $150 round-robin fee by Illinois Youth Soccer. Teams must be registered with an Illinois Youth Soccer competitive member league. All players and coaches must have a valid pass from an Illinois Youth Soccer member league.
Teams play single elimination games (Open Cup) until group play is reached (no earlier than Round of 16). Eight (8) teams will be considered for seeding from the previous year’s competitions directly into the Illinois State Cup competitions. Four (4) teams will be considered for seeding from the previous year's competitions directly into the Illinois Presidents Cup competitions.
- June 1, 2014: Team Registration Deadline
- July 4, 2014: Brackets Released
- August 25 - September 1: Single Elimination Games
- October 5: All Round-Robin Group Play Games MUST Be Played By
- October 18: Semifinals
- October 19: Finals
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