2018 Illinois Cup Registration Open
State Championship Tournament For 3rd Tier Teams Enters 2nd Year

REGISTRATION FOR THE SPRING ILLINOIS CUP IS NOW OPEN. CLICK HERE TO REGISTER.

Ages Competing In Spring:

  • Girls 2005 (13U)  – 2003 (15U) 
  • Boys 2005 (13U) – 1999 (19U)

The Illinois Cup is a state championship tournament open to Illinois Youth Soccer member travel and high-level rec teams. This competition is designed for B/3rd-Level teams and below. This in-state only tournament will follow a similar format as the other Cup competition (State & Presidents) and offer teams that have not gotten the chance to experience a state-wide tournament, that opportunity.

Click here for more details on the Illinois Cup.

Unless otherwise noted*, Teams or players that play in the following groups are NOT eligible for the Illinois Cup:

  • A or A/B Division of the Illinois Women’s Soccer League (IWSL). Open Division teams are also inelgible UNLESS they played in C Division the previous year.
  •  1st or 2nd Division of the Young Sportsmen’s Soccer League (YSSL)
  • Major Club Division of CIYSL North
  • Platinum Division of Central Illinois Youth Soccer League (CIYSL)
  • Platinum Division of St Louis Youth Soccer Association Illinois (SLYSA)            
  • Team that finished in the Top 2 of their Illowa Division the preceding season            
  • Any team  that played in MRL            
  • Any team or player that played in State Cup         
  • Any team or player that played in Presidents Cup                  
  • Any team that played in State Premiership Division

*In Spring, ANY 2003 (15U) Girls team is eligible for the Illinois Cup.

Important Spring 2018 Cup Dates

  • February 6: Registration deadline
  • February 23: Brackets Announced
  • March 16: Illinois Cup game change requests deadline
  • April 21-22: Illinois Cup Game One  – Rockford
  • May 12-13: Illinois Cup Group Play Games 2 & 3 – Rockford
  • May 25-28: Illinois Cup Semis and Finals – Rockford

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